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The Conquest Begins (攻略開始, Kōryaku Kaishi?) is the sixtieth chapter of the 5-toubun no Hanayome manga series and the first chapter of Volume 8.


Fuutarou didn't respond to Nino's confession. Bothered by this, Nino confesses to Fuutarou again after the sisters celebrate their successful exam. Ichika overheard her second confession.

Story Impact[]

  • Nino confesses to Fuutarou again, but this time she makes sure he hears it clearly.
  • Ichika knew about Nino's confession.

Chapter Notes[]

  • Nino questions her decision to confess to Fuutarou and also wonders as to why he didn't respond.[page 1][page 2]
  • The sisters then celebrated their successful tests.[page 2]
  • The teaching-each-other methods is proven successful.[page 3][page 4]
  • Itsuki proposes to share their cakes, and Ichika suspects her real goal is to sample all of the flavors.[page 4]
  • Miku tells Ichika that she won't lose to her next time.[page 5]
  • Itsuki wants to be a school teacher.[page 6]
  • Their Papa is allowing them to do as they please for now.[page 8]
  • Nino tells her sisters about what Fuutarou did earlier, which impress them.[page 9]
  • Raiha gives Fuutarou a small chocolate for the valentine.[page 10]
  • Ichika is having an inner turmoil regarding whether or not she should continue to support Miku or confess to Fuutarou herself.[page 11][page 12]
  • Nino tells Fuutarou to forget about her confession.[page 13]
  • Fuutarou actually didn't hear it.[page 14]
  • Nino confesses to Fuutarou for a second time.[page 16-17]
  • Nino is not expecting a reply, and she will make Fuutarou be conscious of her.[page 18]
  • Ichika secretly listens to the confession.[page 20]


List of characters in order of their appearance :


  • "I said that I love you" - Nino Nakano[page 16]
  • "I told you before that there has to be at least one person that would like a guy like you, right? Well that's me! Too bad, huh?" - Nino Nakano[page 19]


  • This is the first chapter of Volume 8, Fuutarou is confronted face-to-face by a Nakano, and Miku tells Ichika that she won't lose to her. In the last chapter of Volume 8, Chapter 68, Fuutarou is also confronted face-to-face by a Nakano, and it is Ichika who tells Miku that she won't lose to her.
  • This is the second Fuutarou and Nino-only double pages, the first is Chapter 26.
  • Nino is the first Nakano Quintuplets who confesses directly and seriously to Fuutarou.
  • Nino is the only Nakano Quintuplets so far who confesses to Fuutarou twice (which fits her name), albeit the first one wasn't heard by him.
  • Negi's Shoe Panel:
    • page 12: hesitating
    • page 15: coming back
    • page 18: listening