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5Toubun no Hanayome (Japanese: 五等分の花嫁 Hepburn: Go-Tōbun no Hanayome, lit. "5 Equal Brides"), also known as "The Quintessential Quintuplets" in the official English release, is a Japanese romance series written and illustrated by Negi Haruba. The manga has been serialized weekly since August 2017 and the anime starts airing in January 2019.[1]

Negi actively promotes and create contents about the series in his Twitter @negi_haruba and the series' official Twitter @5Hanayome & @5Hanayome_anime. He also tweets various news, pictures, and comments about the series and the heroines.

As of January 2019, there are 7 Japanese volumes published with 1.3 million print counts[2].

Plot

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Fuutarou Uesugi is a poor & anti-social top student. One day, he gets a job tutoring a rich family that's new to town. Fuutarou's soon-to-be students are revealed to be his new classmate, Itsuki Nakano, and her four quintuplet sisters. Despite the girls' poor first impression of Fuutarou, he tries seriously to do his job, only to find they have terrible grades and terribly complex personalities.

Main Characters

Nakano Family

Uesugi Family

Media

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Manga

As of January 2019, there are 7 Japanese volumes published. The series reached one million prints mark after 1 year and 2 months of publications.[3][4] 

Anime

In the series' first anniversary, August 2018, TBS announced the anime adaptation. Tezuka Productions will work on 5Toubun no Hanayome, working with several well-known voice actors such as Kana Hanazawa, Inori Minase, Ayana Taketatsu, Ayane Sakura, and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka. 

Merchandise

There are various merchandises related to 5Toubun no Hanayome series, such as pin, T-shirt, bullpen, pencil case, calendar, and keychain.

Commercial

In October 2017, a TV Commercial for the manga was released where Ayane Sakura voiced all five girls. There are several medium-sized billboards in various public places featuring the volume covers as the display.

In December 2018, a TV Commercial and a PV is made in preparation for the anime.

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Trivia

  • Negi likes to draw shoes, and very often he draws them highly detailed in a close up manner. See "Negi's Shoe Panel"

References

  1. Chapter 49, page 1
  2. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-12-02/roundup-of-newly-revealed-print-counts-for-manga-light-novel-series-november-2018/.139661
  3. https://twitter.com/negi_haruba/status/1055030244506103808
  4. Chapter 60, page 1-2