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'The Quintessential Quintuplets' releases extended trailer for anime film on May 20

Futaro Uesugi begins steeling his resolve to finally choose one of the five sisters.

By: Nicole S. Castro on May 04, 2022 at 23:45 PHT

An extended trailer has been released for the upcoming anime film of Negi Haruba's The Quintessential Quintuplets.

The film is scheduled to premiere in Japanese theaters on May 20, 2022. It is produced by Bibury Animation Studios.

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In the PV, the cast begin the final stretch of their high school life by making meaningful memories at the school festival.

The five Nakano sisters each share their own thoughts about their growing feelings for Futaro Uesugi (CV: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka). In turn, Futaro admits he is gaining the resolve to finally make his decision.


  • Futaro Uesugi (CV: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka)

  • Ichika Nakano (CV: Kana Hanazawa)

  • Nino Nakano (CV: Ayana Taketatsu)

  • Miku Nakano (CV: Miku Itō)

  • Yotsuba Nakano (CV: Ayane Sakura)

  • Itsuki Nakano (CV: Inori Minase)

  • Isanari Uesugi (CV: Satoshi Hino)


  • Original work: Negi Haruba's "The Quintessential Quintuplets" (serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine)

  • Director: Masato Jinbo

  • Series composition: Keiichiro Ochi

  • Character design: Masato Katsumata

  • Art director: Akihito Ogiyama

  • Color design: Aiko Matsuyama

  • Cinematographer: Daisuke Chiba

  • Editor: Mutsumi Takemiya

  • Sound director: Hajime Takakuwa

  • Music: Hanae Nakamura, Miki Sakurai

  • Music production: Nichion

  • Sound production: Dax Productions

  • Animation production: Bibury Animation Studios

  • Distribution: Pony Canyon


The series follows the daily life of a high school student Futaro Uesugi, who is hired as a private tutor for a group of identical quintuplets: Ichika, Nino, Miku, Yotsuba, and Itsuki Nakano. At the very beginning of the story, it is shown that the events are being told in a flashback, while an adult Futaro prepares to marry one of the Nakano Quintuplets whose identity is only revealed near the end of the series.

About "The Quintessential Quintuplets"

Source: The Quintessential Quintuplets official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.

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