On the official site for the animated adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Negi Haruba, Gotoubun no Hanayome (The Quintessential Quintuplets), a preview of the second episode of the second season was posted, as well as stills from it. The episode will be broadcast on January 14 and is titled “Seven Goodbyes – Part 1”.
The series has been broadcast in Japan since last January 7 and is confirmed with a total of twelve episodes, while its global transmission was left in the hands of the Crunchyroll platform. In fact, its premiere was scheduled for October 2020, but was postponed due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
For his part, Haruba published the manga in Kodansha publisher’s Weekly Shonen Magazine between August 2017 and February 2020. The publisher compiled the work in a total of fourteen volumes and the first season aired in Japan in January 2019 The manga is being published again in color in volume format since April 2020, and recently surpassed 14 million copies in circulation.
Cast of voices
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Fuutaro Uesugi.
Kana Hanazawa as Ichika Nakano.
Ayana Taketatsu as Nino Nakano.
Miku Itou as Miku Nakano.
Ayane Sakura as Yotsuba Nakano.
Inori Minase as Itsuki Nakano.
Kaori Fujita is directing the anime at Bibury Animation Studios, replacing Satoshi Kuwabara and Tezuka Productions.
Keiichirou Ouchi is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
Masato Katsumata is in charge of character design and animation direction.
Hanae Nakamura is in charge of composing the soundtrack, in collaboration with Miki Sakurai.
Synopsis of Gotoubun no Hanayome
One day, poor high school student Fuutarou Uesugi receives a job as a tutor with excellent pay. An excellent opportunity to make money, right? Well, it turns out that his tutee is his classmate! And he will not only teach her but also her four sisters! Yes! They are quintuplets!
They are all beautiful, but unlike their appearances, their attitudes are completely different. Will Fuutarou be able to make the Nakano quintuplets successfully graduate from high school? Will he fall in love with any of them?