The Quintessential Quintuplets is a school romance manga series written and illustrated by Negi Haruba. The manga received an anime adaptation in the Winter of 2019. The Quintessential Quintuplets anime has been considered a hit, according to MyAnimeList Top 10000. So if you liked the anime and can’t wait for the next season, you could continue the story in the manga.
The 12-episode season one of The Quintessential Quintuplets anime covered the first 32 chapters, and the 12-episode season two covered upto chapter 86. The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie adapted the final remaining chapters and served as the finale for the series. Therefore, there is nothing to read in the manga except the bonus chapter 122+I, titled The Quintuplets Can’t Share A Secret.
Haruba launched The Quintessential Quintuplets series as a one-shot manga and later received a full serialization in Kodansha’s Weekly Shounen Magazine. Since then, the manga has been compiled into 14 volumes and had over 16 million copies in circulation as of March 2022. In addition, the series won the 43rd Kodansha Manga Award for the shounen category in 2019.
The first season of the anime, animated by Tezuka Productions, aired on TBS and other networks from January 10 to March 28, 2019. The anime’s second season, animated by Bibury Animation Studios, aired from January 8 to March 26, 2021. The movie, also animated by Bibury Animation Studios, premiered on May 20, 2022.
Kodansha Comics began publishing the series in English in 2018 with this synopsis: Futaro Uesugi took a tutoring gig because he was desperate for cash, but when his students—the five beautiful daughters of a wealthy businessman—find five times the excuses to slack off, what can he do?! At this rate, the sisters won’t graduate, so if he wants to get paid, Futaro must think of a plan to suit each of them.