Rent-a-Girlfriend Creator and TV Anime Staff Celebrate Ruka's First Appearance


The sixth episode of the Lease-a-Girlfriend TV anime aired final night time in Japan – and streamed on Crunchyroll across the similar time –, marking the primary look of the third heroine of the sequence, Ruka Sarashina. This prompted the sequence to pattern on Twitter in Japan, rising to the highest 10 tendencies in Japan for the hashtag for the anime, and Ruka herself coming in at 23rd. 



#彼女お借りします (Lease-a-Girlfriend) is trending in Japan as the most recent episode airs and Ruka seems!

— Dazza (@DoctorDazza) August 14, 2020







— 宮島礼吏 Reiji Miyajima (@Miyajimareiji) August 14, 2020



The manga creator of Lease-a-Girlfriend, Reiji Miyajima, together with the character designer and animation director on the TV anime, Kanna Hirayama, celebrated the primary look of Ruka by illustrating some drawings of her. Miyajima even supplied his to a retweet marketing campaign!




— 宮島礼吏 Reiji Miyajima (@Miyajimareiji) August 14, 2020





— kappe(ひらやま) (@kaaaaaappe) August 14, 2020



Kanna Hirayama launched Ruka's dance animation key animation from the opening theme, exhibiting off Ruka's cute type.




— kappe(ひらやま) (@kaaaaaappe) August 14, 2020



Lease-a-Girlfriend airs each Friday in Japan and seems on Crunchyroll not lengthy afterward.


Sources: Reiji Miyajima on Twitter, Kanna Hirayama on Twitter


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff referred to as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts images of his travels on Instagram.