Romance comedy Manga The Quintessential Quintuplets inspires Honeymoon Anime. 

Howdy! Anime Lovers, ready for some great news. The Quintessential Quintuplets manga has inspired a new anime named Gotobun no Hanayome. The news was announced in “ The Quintessential Quintuplets 5th Anniversary event in Yokohama Arena”. The manga author Negi Haurba personalized the story concept for the anime along with supervising all aspects. The anime focuses on Futaru and the quintuplet’s honeymoon trip. 

The Quintessential Quintuplets Anime

Negi Haruba’s The Quintessential Quintuplets began serializing in Kodansha’s weekly magazine from August 2017 to Feb 2020. Kodansha USA acquired the license for its English publication. The Manga was a huge success circulating over 20 million copies, becoming one of the best-selling manga.

The manga follows Futaro Uesugi and his daily life of tutoring quintuplets: Ichika, Nino, Miku, Yotsuba, and Itsuki Nakano. Following the flashbacks, the story ultimately traces back to the present where Futaro is marrying one of the quintuplets, and the identity isn’t revealed. 

The Quintessential Quintuplets

Hajime collaborated with Hajime Asano (Mayo Mayo!) to draft the original story for a new light novel that traces the unknown daily life parts of quintuplets. 

The Manga inspired several anime, the first season produced by Tezuka Productions premiered in Jan 2019 on TBS and other channels. While the second season of the anime aired in Jan 2021. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired. 

The Quintessential quintuplets

The Quintessential Quintuplets The Movie was released in Japan in May 2022.  The movie was a huge success for the franchise selling over 1.7 million tickets for about 2.24 billion yen. Crunchyroll also released the movie in theatres in the United States and Canada both dubbed and subbed in Dec 2022. 

The Anime special also debuted in theatres on July 14, 2023, and aired Sep 2, 2023. The Manga has won several awards including the Kodansha Manga Award in Shonen Manga Category in 2019. 

Source: The Quintessential Quintuplets official website


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