Great news for Kaguya-sama international fans! The latest movie, Kaguya-sama: Love is War -The First Kiss That Never Ends- will be premiering on North America, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and Ireland this February 2023! This is being brought by Crunchyroll, the online platform that streams anime in selected regions beyond Japan. Unfortunately, Asia is not yet included.
What’s even more exciting is that it will premiere on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2023, on North Amercia – and it will be having a 2-day theatrical run there. It is so fitting since Kaguya-sama: Love is War is just the anime that will make you swoon. To buy your tickets online, check out the Fandango website!
The movie will premiere on February 9, 2023 on Australia and New Zealand, in which tickets can be purchased on Crunchyroll Movie Night website.
United Kingdom and Ireland will be getting the chance to premiere the movie too! It will be on February 15, 2023. The tickets will be on sale by February 3, 2023.
Here is the complete release schedule:
- February 9 – New Zealand and Australia
- February 14 and 15 – United States
- February 14 and 18 – Canada
- February 15 and 16 – United Kingdom and Ireland
Let us hope that the move will become available in more territories soon!
You can watch the official trailer for international release here:
The trailer featured the main characters from Kaguya-sama: Love is War – mainly Kaguya, Miyuki, Chika, Yuu, and Miko. Particularly, Kaguya and Miyuki’s battle for love continues. Despite sharing a kiss, this competition seemingly goes on. Will they finally become together in the end after all the frustrations and melancholy?
The opening theme song, “Love is Show” performed by Masayuki Suzuki and Reni Takagi, is also in the trailer.
Kaguya-sama: Love is War -The First Kiss That Never Ends- Synopsis
After a love competition by forcing one another to confess, Council President Miyuki Shirogane and Vice President Kaguya Shinomiya finally confessed their feelings. This led to their very first kiss, and it should have been the start of their relationship.
However, for some reason, their relationship became ambiguous. Now that they are now overly conscious of their feelings, they dread Christmas. Miyuki wanted everything to go perfectly but Kaguya wants an imperfect situation. With these clashing goals, will they ever become a couple?
Kaguya-sama: Love is War Anime Background
This romantic-comedy manga is credited to Aka Akasaka. An anime series adaptation first aired in January 12 to March 30, 2019 with A-1 Pictures as the animation production studio. This was followed by the 2nd and 3rd seasons that aired in 2020 and 2022 respectively.