A leak by Twitter user “Pepitochiken (@pepitochike)” from the next edition of the magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine revealed the preview of the bonus episode of the manga written and illustrated by Negi Haruba, Gotoubun no Hanayome (The Quintessential Quintuplets), which will be published in commemoration of the premiere of the next feature film that will end the franchise.
The frames coincide with another of the comments made by the user “Sneaky (@sneakypcr)“, who wrote: «The “Gotoubun no Hanayome” chapter is basically seeing the girls in swimsuits and having them meet their father. There are only like 3 panels of Fuutarou, all on the last page. There are small panels of Fuutarou on the swimsuit page commenting on them.». It had previously been indicated that the manga would tell a future story at the end of the work, although it had not been specified “how important would it be“.
Negi Haruba published the manga in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine from the publisher Kodansha between August 2017 and February 2020, with a total of fourteen compilation volumes. The play inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by studios. Tezuka Productionsunder the direction of Satoshi Kuwabara and premiered in January 2019. A second season of twelve episodes was produced by Bibury Animation Studios and premiered in January 2021.
It should be remembered that the video game for smartphones The Quintessential Quintuplets: The Quintuplets Can’t Divide the Puzzle Into Five Equal Parts is available in the catalog QooApp in this link.
Synopsis for Gotoubun no Hanayome
Fuutarou Uesugi is an excellent high school student, but he leads a difficult life. His aloof personality and lonely nature have left him friendless, and his father is in debt, forcing his family to struggle to survive. One day during lunch break, Uesugi argues with a transfer student who has claimed “her seat” from her, causing them both to dislike each other. That same day, he is presented with a golden opportunity to pay off his family’s debt: a private tutoring job for the daughter of a wealthy family, with a salary five times the market price. He accepts the proposal, but is horrified to discover that the client, Itsuki Nakano, is the girl he’s confronted earlier!
After unsuccessfully trying to get Itsuki’s approval, Uesugi discovers that his problems don’t end there: Itsuki is actually a quintuplet, so in addition to her, he must also be tutor to her sisters: Miku, Yotsuba, Nino, and Ichika. “That, despite the very real threat of failing, they want nothing to do with a tutor. However, his family’s livelihood is at stake, so Uesugi goes ahead, steadfast in his determination to rid the sisters of their hatred for studying and lead them successfully to graduation.
Font: @pepitochiken on Twitter