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The Fuutarou's Birthday Arc (also known as Birthday Arc or National Mock Exam Arc) is the twelfth story arc in 5-toubun no Hanayome series. This arc is about the National Mock Exams, Fuutarou's birthday, and the Nakano Quintuplets who plan to celebrate it.

Fuutarou's Birthday Arc is covered in the latter half of Volume 9.


  • Start of the arc: Nakano Quintuplets notice that Fuutarou's birthday is coming soon (Chapter 75)
  • End of the arc: Fuutarou thanks Ichika for her gift but unsure what to do with Nino's gift (Chapter 77)



Fuutarou's birthday is coming soon, and the Nakano Quintuplets plan to celebrate it.

The Upcoming Birthday (Chapter 75)[]

National Mock Exam (Chapter 76)[]

Aftermath (Chapter 77)[]

Story Impact[]

  • Ichika and Nino begin a small rivalry for Fuutarou.[1]
  • The Nakano Quintuplets will delay their gifts to Fuutarou.[2]
  • Takeda's background story is revealed.[3]
  • Fuutarou ranks 3rd in the National Mock Exam.[4]
  • Fuutarou is hired as the sisters' tutor (again) by Maruo.[5]
  • Itsuki's secret is about having another identity, Rena.[6]


  • The Nakano Quintuplets' gifts to Fuutarou can be linked to his 5 wishes (asked by Miku in Chapter 70):
    • Ichika: money gift for his becoming rich wish
    • Nino: scented candles for his sleep better wish
    • Miku: gym vouchers for his improve strength wish
    • Yotsuba: paper cranes for his improve luck wish
    • Itsuki: energy drinks for his more energy wish


  1. ^ Manga Chapter 75.
  2. ^ Manga Chapter 75.
  3. ^ Manga Chapter 76.
  4. ^ Manga Chapter 76.
  5. ^ Manga Chapter 77.
  6. ^ Manga Chapter 77.