All 3 ‘Kaguya-sama: Love Is War’ Seasons in Order (Including OVA & Movies)

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Kaguya-sama: Love is War is a manga series written and drawn by Aka Akasaka. The story follows the daily life of Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane, who are passionately in love with each other. But, both being too proud to take the first step, they engage in a relentless psychological war to make sure that the other admits his feelings first.

‘Kaguya-sama’ turned out to be a real hit among the fans, so today, the franchise consists of 3 anime seasons with 36 episodes, 1 OVA, and one movie. Today, we’re going to tell you how to watch the franchise in order.

Editor’s Note: This watch order was updated in December 2023.

All 3 seasons of ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’ in release date order

In this section, we will bring you the complete list of ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’ works by their respective release orders. As we have said, ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’ consists of the main anime series, which has three seasons so far, and a special OVA episode that fills in the blanks in the story. Additionally, a single anime movie was also released following the conclusion of the third season:

  1. Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Season 1 (2019)
  2. Kaguya-sama: Love is War?, Season 2 (2020)
  3. Kaguya-sama: Love is War OVA (2021)
  4. Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-, Season 3 (2022)
  5. ‘The First Kiss That Never Ends’ (2022)

Are all seasons of ‘Kaguya-sama’ Connected? What’s the best order to watch them in?

All seasons of ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’ are connected and follow a continuous storyline. The OVA and the movie are also connected, and due to the relatively simple structure of the anime, it’s probably best to watch it in release date order

‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’ anime series in chronological order

As we’ve mentioned, the structure of ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’ is simple, and so far, there are no prequels or time-skips that you should be aware of. Here’s the franchise in chronological order:

1. ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Season 1 (2019)

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At Shuchi’in Academy, the Student Council leaders, Miyuki Shirogane and Kaguya Shinomiya, play a strategic game of romantic tension, each hoping the other will confess first. When Chika Fujiwara offers movie tickets to Miyuki, a complex web of romantic intrigue unfolds as Kaguya secretly desires Miyuki to invite her, and misunderstandings arise over a love letter and shared lunches.

2. ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War?, Season 2 (2020)

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Kaguya instructs Ai to switch Miyuki’s coffee to decaffeinated, leading him to fall asleep on her shoulder. Later, as the Student Council offers romantic advice, they find themselves incredulously witnessing a couple’s suggestive actions, and amidst birthday preparations, Kaguya attempts to coerce Miyuki into revealing his birth date through horoscopes.


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3. ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War OVA (2021)

Yu wants to talk about his favorite manga getting a third anime season but finds it hard to do so in front of the female members of the student council, as he is a “closet otaku,” which greatly frustrates Miyuki.

4. ‘Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -Ultra Romantic-, Season 3 (2022)

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Miyuki and Kobachi work to improve the relationship between Yu and Miko, convincing them to overcome their disdain for each other. Meanwhile, Kaguya sends Ai undercover to a karaoke party, leading to a series of events where Ai tries to make Kaguya jealous, culminating in Kaguya taking an exhausted Ai home.

5. ‘The First Kiss That Never Ends’ (2022)

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Following the events of the third season, Kaguya Shinomiya accompanies Miyuki Shirogane to America for school, accidentally giving him an “adult kiss” in the process. The next day, as Shirogane anxiously seeks to discuss their relationship, Kaguya transforms into “Little Kaguya,” leading to a dream where her various personalities debate the best course of action while other student council members navigate social events.

Where to watch ‘Kaguya-sama’?

All three seasons of the ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’ anime can be watched on Crunchyroll and Funimation. ‘The First Kiss That Never Ends’, however, is not yet available on Western streaming services or digital marketplaces.

Will there be more seasons of ‘Kaguya-sama: Love is War’?

Following the finale of season three, the studio announced a new project, and everyone expected it to be the fourth season of the anime. However, it turned out to be a movie. Now, ever since the movie was released, there has been no news regarding the franchise, and even if season 4 is in the works, we can expect it to air in 2024. We will definitely update you in case more information resurfaces.

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