The winter 2019 anime series Quintissential Quintuplets revealed back in May 2019 that a second season was coming and it’s taking a bit to get here. Originally set for the fall 2020 season before the pandemic created quite the anime shuffle, the series is set for a January 7th, 2021 debut for it on TBS. Now, Crunchyroll has re-confirmed their pickup of the series earlier in the week and have now dropped their first English-subtitled promo for the series for the fans.
Funimation has confirmed that they will once again being creating and streaming a simuldub for the series. They don’t have a date for it yet but it definitely comes across as a priority simuldub from them.
The second season has Kaori directing the series and that Bibury Animation Studio has taken over the production for it. The main cast are all returning.
The first season was directed by Satoshi Kuwabara based on the series composition by Keiichiro Ochi. Michinosuke Nakamura and Miyabu Uta are handling the character designs with Tezuka Productions working on the animation.
The Japanese cast includes Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Futaro Uesugi, Kana Hanazawa as Ichika Nakano, Ayana Taketatsu as Nino Nakano, Miku Itō as Miku Nakano, Ayane Sakura as Yotsuba Nakano, Inori Minase as Itsuki Nakano, Natsumi Takamori as Raiha Uesugi, and Satoshi Hino as Isanari Uesugi.
Plot Concept: One day, a poor high school second-year named Futaro Uesugi comes across a private tutoring gig with good pay. But his pupils are his classmates!! And they’re quintuplets!! A-and they’re all gorgeous girls, but they’re also troublemakers who hate to study and are on the verge of flunking out! And his first task is simply gaining the sisters’ trust?! Every day is a party! The curtain is rising on the Nakano quintuplets’ quirky romantic comedy with five times the cute!