Kaguya-sama: Love is War -Ultra Romantic- Crunchyroll Spring 2022 Spotlight

The third season of the adaptation of Aka Akasaka's manga premieres today!



More Kaguya-sama: Love is War is officially here with the arrival of the hotly-anticipated third season! You'll be able to catch the latest episodes adapting Aka Akasaka's manga of the same name as part of the Crunchyroll Spring 2022 Lineup, so read on for an overview to see what's in store for the romantic comedy series in Kaguya-sama: Love is War -Ultra Romantic-


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Launch Info


Launch Time: April 8

Territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

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From a good family? Check! A good personality? Check! Shuchiin Academy is where all these elite students with bright futures flock to. As the two leaders of the student council, Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane have supposedly fallen in love… But after almost half a year, nothing has happened!? They both have too much pride and can’t be honest. Things have gotten troublesome, and they are now caught in a war of "How to get the other to confess their love first." This is a whole new romantic comedy, following an outbreak of cunning warfare between two elite students in love.


Characters and Cast


Kaguya Shinomiya

VA: Aoi Koga (Shoko Komi in Komi Can't Communicate)


Miyuki Shirogane

VA: Makoto Furukawa (Saitama in One-Punch Man)


Chika Fujiwara 

VA: Konomi Kohara (Chitose Kaginoji in KARAKAI JOZU NO TAKAGI-SAN)


Yu Ishigami

VA: Ryota Suzuki (Bisco Akaboshi in SABIKUI BISCO)


Rei Onodera

VA: Yuki Takada (Elma in Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid)


Miko Iino

VA: Miyu Tomita (Riko in Made in Abyss)


Ai Hayasaka

VA: Yumiri Hanamori (Nadeshiko Kagamihara in Laid-Back Camp)


Nagisa Kashiwagi 

VA: Momo Asakura (Iroha Tamaki in Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story)


Kobachi Osaragi

VA: Rina Hidaka (Milim in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime)



VA: Yutaka Aoyama (Dr. Giovanni in Fire Force)




Original Creator

Aka Akasaka 



Mamoru Hatakeyama (Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju)


Series Composition 

Yasuhiro Nakanishi (Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun)


Character Designer

Yuko Yahiro (Aharen-san wa Hakarenai)


Art Director

Risa Wakabayashi


Sound Director

Jin Aketagawa


CGI Director

Yuki Kuribayashi


Color Design

Kanako Hokari



Rie Matsubara



Kei Haneoka


Opening Theme Song Performer

Masayuki Suzuki



Ending Theme Song Performer

Airi Suzuki


Animation Production

A-1 Pictures


Additional Info


In the final days leading up to the premiere of KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR -Ultra Romantic-, the official accounts started sharing countdown illustrations by various members of the anime's staff. Here's how it all went down!


Day 9 by animation director Satoshi Noma


Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-


Day 8 by animation director Yuichiro Mizutani


Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-


Day 7 from A-1 Pictures Key Animation Department


Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-


Day 6 by chief animation director Koji Akitaka


Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-


Day 5 by director Takayuki Kikuchi 


Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-


Day 4 by chief animation director Tetsuya Kawakami



Day 3 by key animator and Four Ramen Kings supervisor Shinobu Nishioka



Day 2 by Animation Director Honoka Yokoyama



Day 1 by Chief Animation Director Hiroshi Yako




Day of broadcast art by Character Designer Yuko Yahiro





Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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