Director Says Quintessential Quintuplets Season 2 Will Be Finished Before Airing

On Wednesday Anime director and Bibury Animation Studio founder, Tensho posted on Twitter that the staff of Quintessential Quintuplets (Gotōbun no Hanayome) anime, is planning to complete all the episodes before the second season’s broadcast. Bibury Animation Studio is animating the new season.

The second season of Quintessential Quintuplets will air in January 2021. It was originally supposed to premiere in October 2020 but was delayed due to the effects COVID-19 pandemic in Japan. The second season will be broadcasted on TBS, Sun TV, and BS11 and will feature a returning cast.

Tensho said that he made the information to alleviate the worry of some fans about the impact of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the season’s production.

Kaori is directing the new season, replacing Satoshi Kuwabara. Keiichirō Ōchi is returning from the first season to oversee the series scripts. Bibury Animation Studio is animating the second season, replacing Tezuka Productions. Masato Katsumata is providing the character designs and serving as chief animation director. Hanae Nakamura and Miki Sakurai are returning to compose the music.

The anime’s first season premiered in January 2019 and aired for 12 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the series simultaneously as it aired in Japan, and Funimation offered an English dub.

Quintessential Quintuplets manga series written and illustrated by Negi Haruba. It was serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine from August 2017 to February 2020. The series follows the daily life of a high school student Futaro Uesugi who is hired as a private tutor for a group of quintuplets, Ichika, Nino, Miku, Yotsuba and Itsuki Nakano, who perform poorly academically.

At the very beginning of the story, it is indicated Futaro will marry one of the Nakano quintuplets but the identity of the bride is unknown until near the end of the story.

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