The Quintessential Quintuplets ∽ Special to air in Japan in two parts- Here’s everything you need to know
The makers of the popular anime The Quintessential Quintuplets made an announcement on Tuesday, stating that the anime movie of the franchise will be released in two parts in Japan. The first part will air on the 2nd of September while the second part will broadcast on the 9th of September on TBS channel at 4:30 pm. Both parts will also be showcased together on the 10th of September on BS11 at 10:00 pm.
The anime has also received a special screening in Japan starting from the 14th of July and had continued for three weeks. The fans, who haven’t got the chance to witness the special in theatres, can watch it on their TV screens on the given dates.
The Quintessential Quintuplets is a Japanese manga written by Negi Haruba and published by Kodansha in their Weekly Shonen Magazine. The manga was published from the 9th of August 2017 to the 19th of February 2020. It has 14 volumes in total.
An anime adaption for the same was announced in the year 2018 and was originally released on the 10th of January 2019. The first season was directed by Satoshi Kuwabara at Tezuka Productions and had 12 episodes. While the second season was animated at Bibury Animation Studious by Kaori. It was released on the 8th of January 2021 and aired till March 26th.
The cast members for the series- Kana Hanazawa, Miku Ito, Inori Minase, Ayana Taketatsu, and Ayane Sakura performed the opening song “Gotobun no Mirai” and the ending song “Takaramono.” Yukihiro Miyamoto directed the anime movie while Keichiro Ohchi handled the task of series composition. Masato Katsumata and Kazuya Shiotsuki were in charge of the character design. The movie had adapted certain scenes from the manga that hadn’t been revealed in the original television adaptation.
Kodansha has licensed the manga and also publishes it for the international audience in the English language. The portal describes the plot of the 11th volume of the manga series, which had been adapted into the movie 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!!”