Chapter 281 is the upcoming installment of the popular manga series, Rent A Girlfriend, and fans eagerly await its release. The manga began its serialization in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in 2017 and has released over 28 volumes. Kazuya Kinoshita, a college student who, after his girlfriend dumps him, rents a “girlfriend” named Chizuru Mizuhara through an app, “Diamond,” in a desperate attempt to deal with his loneliness. Kazuya and Chizuru begin to develop feelings for each other as the story progresses.
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In the Latest Chapter, We didn’t see any significant development, just a bunch of Kuguya’s inner monologue. But now that the series is nearing its closure expect something to happen. Maybe not a confession. But definitely something big. The upcoming season 3 of the anime is scheduled to be released this July, so that’s also something to be excited about.
Chapter 280 Recap
Chapter 280 of Rent a Girlfriend, saw Kazuya, Chizuru and minnie going to a Chinese restaurant on a lunch date. They ordered some food, and Chizuru even offered some of her food to Kazuya, which he accepted while blushing. The bill arrived, and Minnie offered to pay for it as a birthday treat, but Chizuru insisted on splitting it.
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Later, they took a stroll together, meanwhile, Kazuya had this long inner monologue about how he had come to appreciate Mizuhara’s true nature over time. Chizuru had always been kind and supportive throughout their fake relationship. He realized that if the girl here was the “real” Chizuru, then this is exactly the person he fell in love with.
He noticed no real difference between her authentic and rental self. He always doubted how much of what he saw from Chizuru was an act, but now he realized that everything that mattered to him had always been real. Kazuya had been wrong from the start. He thought Chizuru was playing make-believe and accused her of not being serious. But she always had been. She always absolutely meant what she was saying and had always been herself. He noticed she even uses the same gestures in private times as during rental times, like the lipstick wiping.
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The chapter ends with Kazuya realizing that only two weeks are left until his rental agreement with Chizuru ends.
What To Expect of Chapter 281 of Rent A Girlfriend?
The story is heading toward its end based on the events leading up to Chapter 281. Reiji has been building so much romantic tension between Kazuya and Chizuru for a long time, and we may finally get some much-needed resolution.
Over the following few chapters, fans can expect some intensely emotional moments between Kazuya and Chizuru. It would be interesting to see what the author decides to do with characters such as Ruka and Mami. And also, would we finally see the “KazuyaXChizuru” ship sail?
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Well, whatever ending the author may choose, the story is heading towards a conclusion that will leave fans feeling satisfied.
Rent A Girlfriend Chapter 281 Release Date
Earlier, Reiji announced he is taking a break next week. With that in mind, the upcoming Rent a Girlfriend Chapter 281 is expected to release on Wednesday, 10 May 2023, at 12:00 a.m. Japanese Standard Time. The international schedule for Rent a Girlfriend Chapter 281 would be as follows:
- Japan (JST): 12:00 a.m. on Wednesday, 10 May 2023
- India (IST): 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 May 2023
- USA (EST): 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, 9 May 2023
- UK (GMT): 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 May 2023
- Philippines (PHT): 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 May 2023
- Australia (AEST): 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday, 10 May 2023
Where to Read Rent A Girlfriend Chapter 281?
Chapter 281 of Kanojo, Okarishimisu Raws will be available to read online on the official Pocket website. The English-translated versions of the same will be available in the latest volumes of the series that you can purchase online on BOOK☆WALKER or your nearest bookstore.
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Chapter 281 promises to be an exciting addition, as Kazuya may finally express his true feelings for Chizuru. As always, Fans can expect plenty of comedic moments. Be sure to mark your calendars for May 10th and catch up on the previous chapters to enjoy what’s coming next fully.