The Kaguya-sama: Love Is War movie titled -The First Kiss That Never Ends- will release in Japanese theaters on December 17, 2022, the Winter 2022 anime season, prior to the TV broadcast.
After the hour-long final episode of Kaguya-sama: Love is War – Ultra Romantic, the official Kaguya-sama: Love is War Twitter account tweeted, “Kaguya wants to tell you, a new animation will be produced.”
Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: First Kiss wa Owaranai movie will adapt The First Kiss Never Ends arc of the manga, which spans from chapters 142-151.
A teaser trailer and a key visual (see below) announcing the theatrical screening date were also released.
Here is the teaser PV released by the production team on the Aniplex Youtube channel:
Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -The First Kiss That Never Ends pre-screening
Aniplex also revealed that the first part (about one episode) of the upcoming Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -The First Kiss That Never Ends- will have its world premiere screening at Anime NYC 2022 on November 19, 2022.
The event will also feature special guests — Aoi Koga (Kaguya), Yuichiro Kikuchi, and Tatsuya Ishikawa for a special panel before the screening. It which will be live-streamed on the Aniplex of America Youtube channel.
Here is the key visual released by the production team:
More about the Kaguya-sama series
Kaguya-sama: Love Is War is a rom-com manga series written and illustrated by Aka Akasaka. The manga was first serialized in Shueisha’s Miracle Jump magazine but was later transferred to Weekly Young Jump. Viz Media has licensed the manga for English publication in North America.
The chapters of the manga have been compiled into 27 tankobon volumes to date. The manga series is scheduled to end with Chapter 281. Volume 28, which will contain Chapter 281, will release on December 19, 2022.
The first season of the TV anime adaptation aired from January to March 2019, the second season from April to June 2021, and the third from April to June 2022. And the story of the Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: First Kiss wa Owaranai movie takes place after the end of the anime’s third season.
You can check out our predictions about the Kaguya-sama: Love Is War Season 4 release date here.
For more information on the series, check out the official Kaguya-sama: Love Is War anime website.