The Quintessential Quintuplets: How to Get Started With the Anime & Manga

The Quintessential Quintuplets is a popular ongoing harem manga and anime franchise, and its popularity stems not only from the beloved harem genr, but the unique twist in all five girls being sisters, and quintuplets at that. The male lead, Futaro Uesugi, is surrounded by five identical faces with five very different personalities behind them.

Futaro found himself surrounded by these lovely sisters via his role as their classmate and tutor. The Nakano sisters' father demands that Futaro tutor the girls into shape for high school graduation and university after that. All kinds of touching moments, quintuplet shenanigans, high school hijinks and more await, and new fans will definitely want to find the right starting point for this harem adventure.

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How to Read The Quintessential Quintuplets Manga

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The Quintessential Quintuplets manga was completed in Japan in February 2020, with a total of 14 volumes. The English release, published by Kodansha, has 12 volumes currently available, with the last two due to release in March and May 2021. These volumes can be read either digitally or in print. Hard copies of The Quintessential Quintuplets can easily be found at major retailers like Barnes & Noble, Amazon and For now, there aren't any omnibus or special editions of the series, which makes collecting the series that much simpler.

Readers can also read The Quintessential Quintuplets digitally if they prefer. offers a Kindle and comiXology version of each volume, while Barnes & Noble offers a similar deal for NOOK readers. It should also be noted that the Kindle and comiXology versions of volumes 13 and 14 have already been released, with the print editions due to catch up in March and May. On Barnes & Noble's NOOK, as of this writing, volume 13's digital version is available, and volume 14 is not.

How to Watch The Quintessential Quintuplets Anime

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The Quintuplets anime is currently ongoing, with its second season streaming weekly episodes on a few platforms. FUNimation has the first 12-episode season available for streaming, and Crunchyroll has the first and second seasons alike. For viewers unable or not wanting to stream the series, there is another option in the Blu-Ray set of Season 1, which can be found on as well as, where there is also a limited edition version of the set.

As of now, there are no Quintessential Quintuplets animated or live-action films, but should there be any, it's likely that they will also be available via Blu-Ray. Also, while we currently don't know how many seasons total the anime will have, it is likely that at least a third season will be produced, and possibly a fourth as well. If so, they will likely stream on Crunchyroll and FUNimation.

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