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The Quintessential Quintuplets Anime Reveals More Cast, Theme Song Artists, January 10 Debut

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Natsumi Takamori, Satoshi Hino join cast; 5 main voice actresses, Aya Uchida sing songs

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Negi Haruba's The Quintessential Quintuplets (Gotōbun no Hanayome) manga revealed more cast members, the theme songs' artists, and the January 10 premiere on Monday. The newly announced cast members are:

Natsumi Takamori as Raiha Uesugi, Fūtarō Uesugi's little sister

Satoshi Hino as Isanari Uesugi, Fūtarō Uesugi's father

The main female cast members Kana Hanazawa, Ayana Taketatsu, Miku Itō, Ayane Sakura, and Inori Minase are performing the opening theme song "Gotōbun no Kimochi" (Quintuplet Feelings) as the group Nakano-ke no Itsuko (The Nakano Family's Quintuplets), while Aya Uchida is performing the ending theme song "Sign." The two songs' CD singles will go on sale on January 30 and March 6, respectively. Nakano-ke no Itsuko is also releasing a character song mini-album on March 6.

The series will premiere on TBS on January 10 at 25:28 (effectively, January 11 at 1:28 a.m.), and it will then run on Sun TV and BS-TBS.

The cast includes:

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Fūtarō 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:

  • Prop Design: Miki Ogino, Tetsuya Kawaishi
  • Art Director: Masami Saito
  • Color Design: Yumi Aburaya
  • Director of Photography: Kazumasa Someya (T2 Studio)
  • Editing: Wataru Uchida (Conquest)
  • Sound Director: Takuya Hiramitsu

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 Shonen 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, Comic Natalie


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