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5-toubun no Hanayome Season 2: Premiere Date, Plot, Characters

October 9, 2019
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‘The Quintessential Quintuplets’ is yet another harem anime that is slightly different from others of the same genre. It follows a pretty generic premise but what makes it stand out is its characters and its involvement of a never-seen-before quintuplet gimmick. Also, unlike other Harem shows out there, this one seems to be more “wholesome” because it avoids the use of excessive fanservice and focuses more on the development of its characters. In the first season, the art style is really good, considering the fact that it comes from a relatively smaller studio. Even the quality of its animation remains consistent throughout.

The sound and voice acting are precise and both of these aspects fit right in with their respective scenes. Even the opening and closing themes are very catchy and also have interesting lyrics. Overall, ‘The Quintessential Quintuplets’ is just a fun anime that can be enjoyed by anyone who is not looking for something serious. Many viewers were initially complaining about its ending which literally screamed, “Go read the manga”. But fortunately, the anime is now being renewed and to know more about what happens next in the story, you won’t necessarily have to rely on its source material.

The Quintessential Quintuplets Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?

‘The Quintessential Quintuplets’ Season 1 premiered on January 11, 2019 and with a total of 12 episodes, it came to an end on March 29, 2019. Soon after its release, it received a lot of positive reviews, with many critics praising its entertaining tone. And when it comes to its manga, it has won the prestigious Kodansha Manga Award. So the chances of getting a season 2 were always pretty high and it’s not surprising that it has already been announced.

According to our estimates, ‘The Quintessential Quintuplets’ season 2 will premiere sometime in January 2020. The exact date has not been announced yet, but as soon as we get any updates regarding ‘The Quintessential Quintuplets’ Season 2 release date, we will surely mention it here in this section.

The Quintessential Quintuplets English Dub:

The English dub of ‘The Quintessential Quintuplets’ is available on Funimation.

The Quintessential Quintuplets Plot:

At school, Fuutarou Uesugi is an ideal student but otherwise, his life his far from being perfect. Because of his reclusive personality and selfish behavior, he has no friends at all and to add to his problems, his father is debt-ridden and he is forced to just get by with life.

One day, at school, he confronts a female transfer student who takes his seat in the class and this feud evokes feelings of extreme hatred in both of them. On the same day, Fuutarou hits the lottery when he gets to tutor a wealthy man’s daughter from his school. Seeing this as an opportunity to pay off his father’s debts, he accepts the proposal and arrives at their grand mansion to tutor the girl. But to his surprise, the girl turns out to be the same transfer student whom he had confronted earlier that day.

He finally decides to swallow some bitter pills and to make sure that he is still able to help his family, he tries to convince the girl that he’s not all that bad. But this is not where his miseries end, as his problems further grow when he comes to know that the girl is just one of her quintuplet siblings. He has to now tutor four other girls who are on the edge of flunking their tests. Since his own family is on the line, he must somehow win their hearts and lead them towards graduation.

The Quintessential Quintuplets Characters:

Itsuki Nakano

Itsuki Nakano is the female protagonist of the series who is one of the five Nakano Quintuplets. Compared to her sisters, she is quite serious about everything she does but is also a big-time cry baby. She has long red hair and beautiful blue eyes and her most notable accessory is her star-shaped hairpins. She is very disciplined when it comes to everything in her life and is also polite to almost everyone around her. Even at school, she makes sure that she attends all of her classes on time and has a strong perspective about everything that she learns every day. Among her sisters, she is the best at studies and her favorite subject is science.

Fuutarou Uesugi

Fuutarou Uesugi is the main protagonist of the series who is the top student at his high school. He lives with his father and sister in a very tiny apartment. He is extremely hardworking and because of his family’s impoverished conditions, he decides to take up the tutoring job at the Nakano residence. He is a handsome young man who has bluish hair styled in a standard bowl cut. For his age, he has a lean build and though he is quite tall, he usually slouches when he’s standing. For a very long time, he has lived in an extremely poor condition with his family and because he never really had a mother, he has never tasted good food.

As a kid, he used to be a lot like his father and would never bother studying at all. But after growing up, he starts to take control of his life and really commits to his studies. He is very confident and also slightly egoistic about his excellent grades. He is very straightforward about his thoughts and rarely loses his composure. He usually keeps to himself and tries his best to stay away from other people’s problems. He even despises the whole idea of love and calls it foolish. For a very long time, he shows no interest in being in a relationship. When he’s embarrassed, he covers his mouth with his left hand and just tries to escape the situation as soon as he can.

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