Kanojo, Okarishimasuor also called Rent A Girlhas become one of the most popular romantic anime series in recent years, however, it is not without controversies that keep it in constant discussion. Much of its popularity is due to its unique plot involving a hired girl. However, the series has also been the subject of criticism, one of which is the lack of development of the main character.
Interestingly, the main character, Kazuya Kinoshita, is a reflection of the author’s personality. He said so Reiji Miyajima in a recent interview during the launch party for the K Manga service, where a he was asked if any character in the series showed his own personality.
The author replied:
- «Just like Kazuya, there are things I can’t take no matter how hard I try, like dealing with pain. I say what I want through Kazuya. As a result, readers tell me that the story is funny and relatable, which helps me emotionally.».
Talking about it Chizuru MizuharaReiji said:
- «Chizuru, on the other hand, is naturally attractive. She is also a hard worker, but she is definitely an unlucky girl. Despite this, he does not give up. I think the world can be cruel at times, and my stoicism reflects that.».
It’s no surprise that Mizuhara receives praise from Reiji sensei. On Twitter several times, the author expressed his love for the character, even going on a date with her or admitting that Mizuhara is his girlfriend. (although Reiji sensei is married).
There was “Kanojo, Okarishimasu”. subject of constant criticism due to the embarrassment created by the main character, Kazuya Kinoshita, and the lack of development of the romantic relationship between the main characters. Some critics have suggested that the author is too funny to create, specifically the main character Chizuru Mizuhara, which prevents Kazuya from forming a romance with her.
Despite the controversies and criticisms, the anime adaptation of “Kanojo, Okarishimasu” will air its third season this summer. Although some fans may be concerned about the direction of the series, it remains a popular choice among fans of the romance genre. It will be interesting to see how the plot develops and if the concerns raised by the fans are addressed.
As the third season draws to a close, fans of Kanojo, Okarishimasu hope that the main character’s problems will be resolved and that the relationship between the main characters will develop satisfactorily. Although the series has been the subject of criticism, its popularity and success so far shows that it has staying power that is eagerly awaiting its return to the screen this summer.