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The Quintessential Quintuplets Anime Reveals Visual, Cast, Staff

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Negi Haruba's The Quintessential Quintuplets (Gotōbun no Hanayome) manga revealed a key visual, character visuals, cast, and staff for the series on Saturday.

The cast includes:

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Futaro Uesugi

Kana Hanazawa as Ichika Nakano

Ayana Taketatsu as Nino Nakano

Miku Itō as Miku Nakano

Ayane Sakura as Yotsuba Nakano

Inori Minase as Itsuki Nakano

Satoshi Kuwabara (Dagashi Kashi 2, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal) is directing the series at Tezuka Productions (Dagashi Kashi 2, Black Jack). Keiichirō Ōchi is in charge of series composition (Hinamatsuri, La Corda d'Oro Blue Sky). Michinosuke Nakamura (Hajime no Ippo Rising, Kids on the Slope) and Miyabi Uta (name romanization not confirmed) are designing the characters. Natsumi Tabuchi (Castle Town Dandelion, Clockwork Planet), Hanae Nakamura (Clockwork Planet, Convenience Store Boy Friends), and Miki Sakurai are composing the music.

Other staff members include:

The anime will premiere in January 2019 on TBS, Sun TV, and BS-TBS.

Kodansha Comics is releasing the series digitally, and it describes the story:

One day, a poor high school second-year named Futaro Uesugi comes across a private tutoring gig with good pay. But his pupils are his classmates!! And they're quintuplets!! A-and they're all gorgeous girls, but they're also troublemakers who hate to study and are on the verge of flunking out! And his first task is simply gaining the sisters' trust?! Every day is a party! The curtain is rising on the Nakano quintuplets' quirky romantic comedy with five times the cute!!

The manga launched in Weekly Shōnen Magazine on August 9, 2017, and Kodansha shipped the sixth compiled volume on September 14. The series has more than 700,000 copies in print as of August 8.

Sources: Quintessential Quintuplets anime's website, The Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web, Animate Times

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