When will Kaguya-sama: Love is War Movie 2022 release in the West?

“Kaguya-sama: Love is War” by Aka Akasaka is getting an anime Movie!

The ultra-romantic slice-of-life tussle between Miyuki Shirogane and Kaguya Shinomiya has remained the key attraction and highlight of recently concluded Kaguya-Sama: Love is War Season 3. With the last Episode 13 broadcasted on 24th June, the widely popular anime has been confirmed for another anime season Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen. This is apart from the announcement of Kaguya-sama: Love is War Movie coming up.

Kaguya Sama Love is War physiological rom-com genre anime has been adapted and serialized into both anime television series and live-action films. It has built such a strong fan base that the franchise has adapted 3 seasons of 12 episodes each produced by A-1 Pictures. The original work, by author Aka Akasaka, began in 2015 and continues to be published in Weekly Young Jump. With sufficient material in hand, we can expect more Kaguya Sama Love is War seasons and movies to come our way.

Close to the end of Kaguya Sama Love is War season 3 announcement of a brand-new Kaguya-sama: Love is War Movie project was done! Fans believe the news of this upcoming film could not have arisen at a better time!

In the meantime, there is a leak about Kaguya-sama: Love is War manga coming to an end in 2022. Apparently, Aka Akasaka’s sensational storyline is reaching its conclusion in just over 3 months.

It was in October 2021, there was news of Kaguya-sama: Love is War manga entering its final stretch. The rumors appear to be coming true after almost 9 months. Though there is no mention of where Aka Akasaka’s story stood in narrative terms but a leak from a reliable source reinstates the earlier rumor. It says that end of the Kaguya-sama: Love is War manga is near.

The roller coaster of romance and comedy in Kaguya Sama makes it a perfect joyride to watch until you get really invested in the story (because it will happen). Let’s dig more deep into its Kaguya-sama: Love is War Movie release timeline, trailer, spoilers, and plot?

Is there a Kaguya-sama: Love is War Movie trailer?

Kaguya-sama: Love is War movie trailer has not been released yet however the plot is not unknown to anybody. Since it is too early to get an official teaser trailer, let’s catch up with an old trailer of Kaguya-sama: Love is War

What will be Kaguya-Sama: Love Is War Movie plot?

The story follows two intelligent students of the council namely President Miyuki Shirogane and Vice-President Kaguya Shinomiya. Both of them try to get the other person to confess their love because they believe Love is War.

If the reports are true, according to the @MangaMoguraRE, Kaguya-sama: Love is War Movie 2022 will cover one of the nicest arcs and that is “The First Kiss Never Ends”.

In the original manga, this arc launches in chapter 142 and ends in chapter 151. ‘The First Kiss Never Ends’ arc comes right after the ‘Dual Confessions Culture Festival Arc’ in the manga. In the anime series, we see the Dual Confessions Culture Festival Arc being illustrated in season 3. Leaks also confirm that Kaguya-sama: Love is War Movie will adapt the manga chapters from Christmas immediately where the Kaguya-sama: Love is War 3 ends.

At the end of this season, things start to become thrilling when we find Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane finally having their first kiss. Coming right after the end of Kaguya-sama: Love is War Season 3 there is no trouble understanding that in the film we will see where love takes the couple and what they have in store for their love story. 

Kaguya-sama: Love is War Movie Release Date 

Tweets from various sources have confirmed that Kaguya-sama: Love is War is releasing a new movie that will cover the arc of ‘The First Kiss Never Ends’. The movie is titled Kaguya sama wa Kokurasetai: First Kiss wa Owaranai (Kaguya-sama: Love is War: The First Kiss Never Ends) and is already in production. However, no scheduled release date has yet been determined.

Nonetheless, it is expected for the anime movie to first appear on the big screens in Japan and later broadcast on TV and stream on platforms. 

The anime movie is most likely to be broadcasted before Kaguya-sama: Love is War season 4 makes an appearance. The most likely and speculated Kaguya-sama: Love is War release date should be around Christmas making up the Winter 2023 anime calendar.

Besides tweets from Shonenleaks, Manga Mogura RE, and Today Anime News there is no assurance from the producers about the release date but there is a time frame announced now. Check out the tweet below

Winter 2022 is the timeframe when Kaguya-sama: Love is War -The First Kiss Never Ends movie will premiere in Japanese theaters.

The movie will stream on platforms later but no details have been divulged. Fans are not worried about the missing release date information. They are more excited about the movie adaptation. 

When will Kaguya-sama: Love is War Movie release in the West?

There is n0 official news regarding Kaguya-sama: Love is War movie getting a release in the West. As per the below announcement, one can expect Japan premiere to be followed by broadcast on TV and streaming on channels.

As of now, there is no confirmation if the Japanese theater premiere will be followed by a release for international audiences. However, it is speculated that like most anime movies that release in Japan first and later are broadcast internationally, Kaguya-sama: Love is War new movie will also follow the same path as Aniplex and Crunchyroll are involved with the project. With its popularity, the film is expected to be released in both the Japanese dub/English subs and English dubs.

Taking into account the theatrical release in Japan in Winter 2022 anime lineup, one can be optimistic about its release in the West in Spring 2023 at the earliest. These are mere speculations. We need to wait for an official word.

The seasons of Kaguya-sama: Love Is War can be streamed on CrunchyrollFunimation, and Hulu.

Kaguya-sama: Love is War Movie Cast 

In the anime series Kaguya-sama: Love is War Cast we are likely to find the following names 

  • Aoi Koga and Alexis Tipton behind the voice of Kaguya Shinomiya 
  • Jad Saxton as Chika Fujiwara
  • Austin Tindle as Yu Ishigami
  • Aaron Dismuke as Miyuki Shirogane
  • Heather Walker as Kei Shirogane
  • Madeleine Morris as Miko Iino

In The First Kiss Never Ends, the creators and the studio are most likely to move forward with this same cast and have them voice the onscreen anime identities. Names of the additional characters who may appear in the upcoming anime film are yet to be published. 

Like the previous seasons, A-1 Pictures studios will animate the movie. As per A-1 Pictures’ producer, Kenshiro Yamada, the movie screen time should be 2 hours with the events of arc assumed to get covered up during this slot.

The Kaguya-sama: Love is War Universe presently owns Anime television series, original video animation, and Live-action films. The first season was released in 2019 and was produced by Studio A-1 Pictures and had a total of 12 episodes. The second season was out the next year in April, named Kaguya-sama: Love is War? which also had 12 episodes.

Followed by Kaguya-sama: Love is War live-action 2 full movie. Kaguya-sama: Love is War was broadcasted in 2019 and later another film which is the Kaguya-Sama Love is War final movie was released in 2021. The success of this manga achieved the impossible and Kaguya-sama: Love is War won the 65th Shogakukan Manga Award under the general category. Now the new anime film labeled The First Kiss Never Ends has been announced and it is soon to make its way into the Love is War universe.

As of now the anime adaptation by A-1 Pictures adaptation of Kaguya Sama Love is War is ranked second in the ranking chart next to Spy x Family.


The writer Aka Akasaka started the series first in May 2015 for Shueisha’s Miracle Jump magazine and later the manga was shifted to the publisher’s seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Jump in 2016. The greatness of the manga has generated three seasons of an anime series and two live-action films. With the announcement of its first anime film being under the production Kaguya-sama: Love is War is on the way to creating history and the fans are excited, to say the least. 

With a barrage of anime content scheduled for Fall 2022 to Winter 2023, fans of series like Attack on Titan, Haikyuu are in for a treat. The official announcement with a release date for Kaguya Sama Love is War Season 4 or a movie is soon expected to come by. Till then stay tight with us!

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