Hire a Girlfriend Season 3has revealed preview images and a video for episode 6, which is scheduled to premiere on Saturday, August 12. Akira Mano (TONIKAWA: Over the moon for you episodes 1 and 8) directed the upcoming episode, while Koichi Ohata (Healer Recovery episodes 5, 7 and 11) is doing the script, and Mitsutaka Hirota (Why did Raeliana end up at the duke’s manor) is writing the script. Crunchyrollis streams the anime.
TMS Entertainment animated the third season with Kanna Hirayama adapting the character designs based on the manga by Reiji Miyajima. The main cast of the series includes Shun Horie as Kazuya Kinoshita, Sora Amamiya as Chizuru, Rie Takahashi as Sumi Nao Toyama as Ruka Aoi Yuki as Mami, and Yuu Serizawa as Mini.
Kodanshapublished the manga in English and described the plot as:
In today’s Japan, “rental” services can provide an afternoon with a “friend”, “parent”, even a fake girlfriend! After a stunning betrayal by his girlfriend, hapless freshman Kazuya is desperate enough to try. But he quickly discovers how complicated “hiring” an emotional connection can be, and his new “girlfriend,” who tries to keep her side hustle a secret, will panic when she realizes that her real life and Kazuya’s are intertwined in surprising ways! Family, school and life also start to get confused… Cute but naive boy meets cute but ruthless girl in this 21st century manga rom-com!
©Reiji Miyajima, Kodansha / Kanojo, Okarishimasu Production Committee 2023