At its Anime Boston industry panel, Crunchyroll announced that it will be streaming Rent-a-Girlfriend Season 2, Orient Second Cour, and Blue Lock.
Anime Boston, for those who don’t know, is an annual three-day anime fan convention held in Boston.
Rent-a-Girlfriend is an anime adaptation of the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Reiji Miyajima. After a successful season one, the series is back with another season.
Kanojo Okarishimasu Season 2 will have Kazuya Kinoshita and Chizuru “Mizuhara” Ichinose struggling to decide their feelings for one another.
Crunchyroll will stream the series in July and describes its story as:
Kinoshita Kazuya is a 20-year-old failure of a college student. He managed to kiss his girlfriend once, but was dumped after a month. “Ugh… Damn it. I never want to go through that again.” Completely spiteful, Kazuya uses a certain method to date a girl. He goes to their meeting place and suddenly hears, “You’re Kazuya-kun, right?” A beautiful girl brushing her long, black hair behind her ear was there, smiling at him. Her name was Mizuhara Chizuru. Something real is born after just a single rental! A reckless rom-com filled with love and excitement is about to begin!
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The Orient anime is based on the manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Shinobu Ohtaka. The second cour of the anime is set to premiere in July 2022 and will cover the longest story arc in the Orient manga series thus far, the Awajishima Battle arc.
Crunchyroll will simulcast the series and describes its story as:
During the Warring States era, the feuding generals were suddenly struck down one after another by the demonic Kishin. In the 150 years since, groups of individuals have continued to resist Kishin control. They are called Bushi bands. When they were young, Musashi and Kojiro would hear tales about the Bushi from Kojiro’s father, and the two of them dream to form the strongest Bushi band. One day, as Musashi struggles with his choices, he witnesses humans being torn apart by oni. Forced to face the truth, Musashi rises up against the powerful oni to make his dream with Kojiro come true!
The Blue Lock anime is based on the manga of the same name written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura.
Crunchyroll will stream the series in October and describes the story as:
After a disastrous defeat at the 2018 World Cup, Japan’s team struggles to regroup. But what’s missing? An absolute Ace Striker, who can guide them to the win. The Japan Football Union is hell-bent on creating a striker who hungers for goals and thirsts for victory, and who can be the decisive instrument in turning around a losing match…and to do so, they’ve gathered 300 of Japan’s best and brightest youth players. Who will emerge to lead the team…and will they be able to out-muscle and out-ego everyone who stands in their way?
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