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The Quintessential Quintuplets” Anime Gets New Visual, Staff, Main Cast

This is a truly quintessential reveal.

Earlier today, the official The Quintessential Quintuplets (Go-Tōbun no Hanayome) anime website updated with a new key visual, as well as the crew and main voice cast.

We break the details down below.

Key Visual

The image features the titular quintuplets, laying among a field of flower petals.

The Quintessential Quintuplets Anime Visual


Satoshi Kuwabara (Dagashi Kashi 2, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal) will direct the project at Tezuka Productions, with Michinosuke Nakamura providing character designs. Keiichirō Ōchi (Hinamatsuri, La Corda d’Oro Blue Sky) is in charge of series composition.


The series will star the following:

  • Fūtarō Uesugi: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
  • Ichika Nakano: Kana Hanazawa
  • Nino Nakano: Ayana Taketatsu
  • Miku Nakano: Miku Itō
  • Yotsuba Nakano: Ayane Sakura
  • Itsuki Nakano: Inori Minase

Character visuals for the characters were also revealed, which you can check out below.

The Quintessential Quintuplets airs in January 2019.

Negi Haruba’s The Quintessential Quintuplets manga launched in the pages of Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine in August 2017. The series currently spans five compiled volumes, with the latest hitting Japanese stores on July 17.

Kodansha Comics currently distributes the title in North America. They describe it as:

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!!

Source: Hachima Kiko

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