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 merciless psychological war to make sure that the other admits his feelings first. An anime adaptation by studio A-1 Pictures aired between January 12 and March 30, 2019; a second season, between April 11 and June 27, 2020; an OVA, May 19, 2021; and a third season has been airing since April 9, 2022. In this article, we are going to bring you the complete chronological watch order of the Kaguya-sama: Love is War series.
In this section, we are going to 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, and this is their release order:
In the next section, we are going to tell you the proper chronological order of these works, with information about each work’s plot.
The first season of Kaguya-sama: Love is War premiered on January 12, 2019. It consisted of a total of 12 episodes, which is a standard format these days, and ended its run on March 30, 2019. The episodes should be watched in the following order:
The second season, also having 12 episodes, premiered on April 11, 2020 and ended its run on June 27, 2020. As with the first season, we being you a proper watch order of all the episodes:
The special OVA episode was released on May 19, 2021, and was bundled with the release of the manga’s 22nd volume. The OVA was iniially announced during the Kaguya-sama Wants To Tell You On Stage special event, which was held on October 25, 2020. The official synopsis tells us the following about the OVA episode:
What do Shuchiin Academy’s model students do outside of their student council duties? After a visit to the swimming pool, Kaguya Shinomiya and Chika Fujiwara take to the showers to wash themselves off. When Chika accidentally drops a bar of soap, the two find themselves in a rather slippery mishap.
Meanwhile, Miyuki Shirogane and Yuu Ishigami examine a discarded pornographic magazine—its content bearing an uncanny resemblance to the other student council members. Later on, an intense fried rice cook-off commences as Chika and Miko Iino seek to crown a master chef amongst the council. These eccentric activities reveal a side of the student council that has never been seen before!
The third season had a total of 13 episodes and it aired from April 9, 2022 to July 2, 2022. In terms of episodes, this is the biggest season of Kaguya-sama: Love is War. The episodes should be watched like this: