Date a Live Season 5 Release date

If you’re a fan of romantic comedies with a splash of supernatural action, then hold onto your hearts, because Date a Live is back. The popular light novel series by Koushi Tachibana is getting a fifth season. Be with us to know more about Date a Live V (Season 5) release date, where to watch, plot, and more.

  • The first season of Date a Live anime aired in 2013 with 12 episodes, quickly gaining a devoted following among fans of the light novel series. It’s been almost a year since we last saw our beloved characters, but the wait is finally over!
  • So, be ready for more swoon-worthy moments, thrilling battles, and unexpected twists as the beloved harem anime makes its triumphant return.

Date a Live V (Season 5) Release date


On April 5, 2023, during the Date a Live franchise’s live-streamed 10-year anniversary special, the staff and cast unveiled a teaser PV for “Date a Live V” anime.

The teaser for Date a Live V confirms that the cast and crew of the fourth season will return in this season too. While the TV broadcast format has been confirmed, the release date still remains undisclosed.

Date a Live Season 5 Release date
New Key Visual featuring the Spirit of Origin, Mio Takamiya | Image Courtesy of @date_a_info on Twitter
  • During the event, a new key visual was also revealed, showcasing a new character who is expected to play a crucial role in the fifth installment of the Date a Live franchise.
  • Fans can look forward to more details, such as new characters, theme songs, and plot, which will be revealed soon.

Will Season 5 be the last season of the Date a Live series?

At the event, Jun Nakagawa, the director of the fifth season, expressed his excitement at the resumption of production. And also confirmed that “Date a Live” season 5 will be the finale of the series.

Regarding the series reaching its climax, Nakagawa shared his thoughts by saying:

“The story finally reaches its climax, and the battle between the spirits becomes more severe. Please wait for a while as I will depict the battle between the samurai and the Ratatosk, DEM, and the Primordial Spirit.

Plot of Date a Live Season 5: What happened at the end of the fourth season?

The Season 4 finale sets the stage for the next season with a captivating mix of emotion and excitement. After a Valentine’s Day date, Kurumi takes Shido to her secret safe house to reveal the truth, leaving fans eagerly anticipating what’s to come.

Date a Live Season 5 Release date
Image Courtesy of GEEKTOYS

Kurumi transfers her memories to Shido using her Angel, helping him understand her actions in a poignant moment.

In the fifth season, Shido will continue his mission to aid Kurumi as the story unfolds. Armed with the truth about Kurumi, Shido is determined to use his powers to assist her.

Date a Live Season 5 Cast and Staff

Story of Date a Live V
Time of all the Date a Live anime series | Image Courtesy of GEEKTOYS

The teaser unveiled a new character and confirmed the return of the staff and cast for the series’ fifth season. The returning staff includes:

  • Director: Jun Nakagawa
  • Series Script Supervisor: Fumihiko Shimo
  • Character Designer: Naoto Nakamura
  • Music: Go Sakabe
  • Animation Studio: Geek Toys

And the returning cast will be:

Character Voice Actor
Marina Inoue Tohka Yatogami
Nobunaga Shimazaki Shido Itsuka
Misuzu Togashi Origami Tobiichi
Ayana Taketatsu Kotori Itsuka
Iori Nomizu Yoshino
Asami Sanada Kurumi Tokisaki
Maaya Uchida Kaguya Yamai
Sarah Emi Bridcutt Yuzuru Yamai
Minori Chihara Miku Izayoi
Ayumi Mano Natsumi
Hitomi Nabatame Nia Honjō
Akari Kageyama Mukuro Hoshimiya

Where to read the Date a Live Light novel series?

Despite a total of 22 light novel volumes having been published in Japan, only five of those are currently available in English – although volume 6 is scheduled for June 28th and volume 7 on September 20th, 2022.

Although the light novel series has released 11 volumes in Japan, the English-translated versions of the series have yet to make their debut.


That’s everything to know about Date a Live V (Season 5) release date, plot, cast and more. Let’s hope it lives up to our expectations. Are you excited about it? Do let us know in the comments down below.

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