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Aniplex Japan Schedules ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War – The First Kiss Never Ends’ Anime DVD/BD Releases

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© Aka Akasaka / Shueisha · Kaguya-sama Production Committee

The winter 2019 anime adaptation of the Kaguya-sama: Love is War manga led to the spring 2020 second season that wrapped up very well for fans. The new season started up with an April 8th, 2022 premiere and Crunchyroll is handling the simulcast for it. With the finale now out there, the end of the episode that came out on June 24th, 2022 revealed that more anime is coming for it.

We learned in July 2022 that the feature film comes with the subtitle The First Kiss Never Ends. That’s from the manga arc itself and takes place after the third season, giving us a good idea of where things will fit in. The film saw a formal December 17th, 2022 premiere for it in Japan and it did well with its theatrical run.

The Japanese home video releases are now scheduled with a planned June 7th, 2023 release with this setup:

– BD LE: 8800yen + tax
– BD Reg: 5800yen + tax
– DVD LE: 7800yen + tax
– DVD Reg: 4800yen + tax

Check out the cover artwork below!

Mamoru Hatakeyama directed it based on the series composition and supervision by Yasuhiro Nakanishi. Yuuko Yahiro worked on the character designs and A-1 Pictures was behind the animation production.

The Japanese cast includes Aoi Koga as Kaguya Shinomiya, Makoto Furukawa as Miyuki Shirogane, Konomi Kohara as Chika Fujiwara, Ryōta Suzuki as Yū Ishigami, and Yumiri Hanamori as Ai Hayasaka.

The English dub of the TV series saw Aaron Dismuke, Morgan Garrett, and Michelle Rojas serving as the ADR directors. Jessica Sluys is handling the scripts for the show. The English cast includes Alexis Tipton as Kaguya Shinomiya, Aaron Dismuke as Miyuki Shirogane, Jad Saxton as Chika Fujiwara, Austin Tindle as Yu Ishigami, Madeleine Morris as Miko Iino, AmaLee as Ai Hayasaka, Jeremy Inman as Adolphe Pescarolo, Heather Walker as Kei Shirogane, Hope Endrenyi as Maki Shijo, and Ian Sinclair as rgw Narrator. Additional voices for the first episode include Kevin Thelwell, Oscar Seung, and Jeremy Inman.

The English dub for the second season was directed by Morgan Laure based on scripts by Jessica Sluys. The cast includes Aaron Dismuke as Miyuki Shirogane, Alexis Tipton as Kaguya Shinomiya, Amanda Lee as Ai Hayasaka, Austin Tindle as Yū Ishigami, Brandon McInnis as Tsubasa Tanuma, Bryn Apprill as Nagisa Kashiwagi, Heather Walker as Kei Shirogane, Ian Sinclair as Narrator, and Jad Saxton as Chika Fujiwara.

The manga began in Miracle Jump in early 2015 from Aka Akasaki and moved to Young Jump in 2016.

Check out our review of the first volume of the manga.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

lot Concept: Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane are two geniuses who stand atop their prestigious academy’s student council, making them the elite among elite. But it’s lonely at the top and each has fallen for the other. There’s just one huge problem standing in the way of lovey-dovey bliss-they’re both too prideful to be the first to confess their romantic feelings and thus become the ‘loser’ in the competition of love! And so begins their daily schemes to force the other to confess first!

Kaguya-sama Love is War – The First Kiss Never Ends Cover

[Source: Kaguya-sama]