The Quintessential Quintuplets ∽, new anime from the franchise based on Negi Haruba’s manga, has been announced earlier today. The new anime will cover the stories that were skipped in the original adaptation, which ended with a movie last year. The teaser visual and trailer for the new project, which was announced at today’s special event, have been revealed.
The cast from the original The Quintessential Quintuplets anime is also returning for the new project:
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Futaro Uesugi
- Ayana Taketatsu as Nino Nakano
- Ayane Sakura as Yotsuba Nakano
- Inori Minase as Itsuki Nakano
- Kana Hanazawa as Ichika Nakano
- Miku Ito as Miku Nakano
The first season of The Quintessential Quintuplets anime adaptation aired in 2019 and was animated by Tezuka Productions. Bibury Animation Studios took over for the 2nd season, which premiered in 2021. Bibury Animation Studios also animated the final movie.
Kodansha licensed the manga, which also ended last year and has since published an epilogue chapter, in English, and describes the plot of the 11th volume (that the movie begins with) as:
While on a school trip to Kyoto, the sisters’ relationships nearly go south as they vie for Futaro’s affection, but they weather the storm, come out stronger for it, and enjoy the trip in the end. During the chaos, it also comes to light that Yotsuba was the girl Futaro met on that prior field trip six years earlier … The quintuplets’ past will now be revealed!!
Source: Official Website
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NOTE: This is not an April Fools’ Day joke.