On Friday (22/3), Indonesian book publisher Elex Media Komputindo has teased the release of Negi Haruba’s manga The Quintessential Quintuplets (Japanese title: Gotoubun no Hanayome). The official Twitter account  of Elex Media & Level Comic editor has posted the Japanese first volume of The Quintessential Quintuplets manga. Further details regarding the format, the price, the release date, and the official title to be used in the Indonesian edition has not been revealed yet.

The Quintessential Quintuplets tells the story of Futaro Uesugi, a high schooler who is smart but has no friends since he has a bad habit of looking down on others. However, his family also shoulders a huge debt. One day, he got a lucrative job offer to tutor for a rich family. When he took the job, it turned out he is not going to tutor only one daughter of the family, but a quintuplet. To make things even worse, all of them also have bad personalities, really bad grades, and all of them refuse to be tutored by him. In Japan, The Quintessential Quintuplets has been serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine since August 9, 2017, and has been compiled into eight volumes.

The Quintessential Quintuplets manga has also been adapted into an anime TV series which aired in winter 2019 season. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka is listed as the voice actor of Futaro Uesugi, while Ayana Taketatsu voiced Nino Nakano, Ayane Sakura voiced Yotsuba Nakano, Inori Minase voiced Itsuki Nakano, Kana Hanazawa voiced Ichika Nakano, and Nakano Itou voiced Miku Nakano. The voice actress. The anime adaptation is directed by Satoshi Kuwabara and written by Keiichirō Ōchi, while the animation is handled by Tezuka Productions

Elex Media Komputindo is a publishing unit under the Kompas-Gramedia Group. The publisher releases licensed foreign comics, including manga, and also Indonesian comics

The Indonesian Anime Times

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