Crunchyroll recently announced that “The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie,” the romantic comedy that’s taken the anime world by storm, to theaters globally (excluding Asia and Middle East) starting October 31. Crunchyroll also revealed English voice cast, and new assets including a trailer for the upcoming film which will be available in both English dub and subtitled.
Mitchel Berger, SVP of Global Commerce at Crunchyroll commented on the announcement:
“The anime has captured the hearts of fans around the globe. We’re thrilled to bring the story’s conclusion to audiences eagerly waiting to find out which of the five sisters captures the heart of Futaro. The enormous popularity of ‘The Quintessential Quintuplets’ provides an exciting opportunity for Crunchyroll to deliver a solid romantic comedy to fans and introduce new fans to the anime series.”
Theatrical release dates for the film include several special theatrical event release dates on the following dates in the following regions and territories:
October 31 in Italy as a special event screening
November 3 & 4 in France as a limited release
November 18 & 19 in Spain
December 1 in Australia and New Zealand
December 2 in the U.S. and Canada
December 7 & 8 in the U.K. and Ireland
March 28, 2023 in Germany
Early 2023 in Poland, Romania, Czech Republic and Hungary
Crunchyroll also revealed the film’s English voice actors including Lindsay Seidel voicing oldest sister Ichika Nakano, Jill Harris voicing second sister Nino Nakano, Felecia Angelle voicing third sister Miku Nakano, Bryn Apprill voicing fourth sister Yotsuba Nakano, Tia Ballard voicing fifth sister Itsuki Nakano, Josh Grelle voicing character of Futaro Uesugi with Terri Doty voicing the younger character of Futaro.
Since the manga was introduced, “The Quintessential Quintuplets” has soared in popularity with fans around the world eagerly following the adventures of five sisters all trying to catch the eye and hand of Futaro. The manga which launched in 2019 has sold over 16 million copies in 2022. In May 2022, “The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie” was released in Japan and grossed over $16.4 million at the Japanese box office. The film was also nominated in eight categories for the 2022 Newtype Anime Awards including Best Picture.
When five lovely young girls who hate studying hire part-time tutor Futaro, he guides not only their education but also their hearts. Time spent has brought them all closer, with feelings growing within the girls and Futaro. As they finish their third year of high school and their last school festival approaches, they set their sights on what’s next. Is there a future with one of them and Futaro?
Run time: 135 minutes
Source: press release