The official website and Twitter account for Gotoubun no Hanayome (The Quintessential Quintuplets) anime announced on Thursday that the second season has been delayed until January 2021 due to the effects of the new corona-virus disease (COVID-19). The season, titled Gotoubun no Hanayome ∬ (The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬), was originally scheduled to premiere in October. The anime’s production committee asked fans for their continued support as they strive to produce an excellent work while maintaining the safety of the staff and cast.
Kaori (Endro~!, Yuyushiki, How to keep a mummy) is directing the new season, replacing Kuwabara Satoshi. Ouchi Keiichirou is returning from the first season to oversee the series scripts. Bibury Animation Studio (Azur Lane, Grisaia: Phantom Trigger) is animating the second season, replacing Tezuka Productions.
The anime will feature a returning cast.
The anime’s first season premiered in January 2019 and aired for 12 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan, and Funimation offered an English dub.
Kodansha Comics was releasing Haruba Negi’s manga in their Weekly Shonen Magazine from August 2017 to February 19.