Aniplex USA’s official Twitter account announced on Nov 20, 2022, that the anime film of Kaguya Sama: Love Is War, titled Kaguya sama wa Kokurasetai: First Kiss wa Owaranai (Kaguya-sama: Love is War: The First Kiss Never Ends), will be screened in select U.S. theatres in February 2023.
More info on the release date and format of the film are yet to be announced.
Moreover, it was also revealed that Masayuki Suzuki will perform the opening theme song for the film. The opening theme is “Love is Show”.
It was previously announced that Kaguya-sama: Love is War: The First Kiss Never Ends anime film will be getting a special screening in Japan ahead of TV broadcast on Dec 17, 2022.
The film will also got a world premiere preview screening at Anime NYC on Nov 19, 2022.
The official site describes the film as:
Vice-president Kaguya Shinomiya and student council president Miyuki Shirogane met at Shuchiin Academy’s student council . After a long love battle, the two geniuses communicated their feelings to each other and kissed for the first time at the Annual Cultural Festival. However, they have not reached a clear confession yet, and the relationship between the two, who were thought to be lovers, remains ambiguous, and they come to Christmas with a stronger awareness of each other. Shirogane “wants to be perfect” and Kaguya seeks to be “not perfect”. This is a very “ordinary” love story by geniuses. First kiss never ends.
Kaguya-sama: Love is War: The First Kiss Never Ends anime film will follow the events of season 3.
The new anime movie is also the first ever anime movie for the series.
Like the previous seasons, A-1 Pictures will be in charge of animating the movie. A-1 Picutes’ producer Kenshiro Yamada said that the events of arc in question will only take up about two hours of screen time and it made sense for it to be made into a movie.
The key cast from previous seasons will be returning to reprise their role in the movie. Character Designer and animation director Yuko Yahiro too is set to return as a staff member for the upcoming Kaguya Sama movie.
Kaguya Sama: Love Is War is a manga series written and illustrated by Aka Akasaka. It began serialization in Shueisha’s seinen manga magazine Miracle Jump in May 2015 and was transferred to Weekly Young Jump in March 2016.
A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by A-1 Pictures aired in Japan from January to March 2019. A second season aired from April to June 2020. An OVA episode was released in 2021. Kaguya Sama Season 3 .aired on April 8, 2022.