The sequel was officially announced last February 21 and a special program was held today to provide more details about the project. Surprisingly, a third season was also announced for 2023!
By: Jei Beltrano on March 06, 2022 at 19:48 PHT (GMT+8)
The special program for the TV anime adaptation of ‘Classroom of the Elite’ based on the light novel series by Shōgo Kinugasa and Shunsaku Tomose of the same title has announced that the previously-announced second season has been scheduled to premiere on July 7, 2022 and also a third season has been announced for 2023!
In addition, the performers for the theme songs of the sequel have been announced. Japanese singer, lyricist, composer, and arranger ZAQ is performing the opening theme song and Mai Fuchigami is performing the ending theme song.
Watch the special program:
Original voice actors of Kiyotaka Ayanokōji (CV: Shōya Chiba) and Kikyou Kushida (CV: Yurika Kubo) have been confirmed to return for the sequel as they served as guests for the upcoming presentation of the sequel on March 6.
A project visual was also unveiled.
Classroom of the Elite will also be having a stage presentation in Anime Japan 2022 on March 26 at 12:25 PM.
Kiyotaka Ayanokōji (CV: Shōya Chiba)
Kakeru Ryuuen (CV: Masaaki Mizunaka)
Suzune Horikita (CV: Akari Kitō)
Kei Karuizawa (CV: Ayana Taketatsu)
Kikyou Kushida (CV: Yurika Kubo)
Yousuke Hirata (CV: Ryōta Ōsaka)
Arisu Sakayanagi (CV: Rina Hidaka)
Kouhei Katsuragi (CV: Satoshi Hino)
Honami Ichinose (CV: Nao Tōyama)
Mio Ibuki (CV: Mikako Komatsu)
Manabu Horikita (CV: Yūichirō Umehara)
Akane Tachibana (CV: Konomi Kohara)
Sae Chabashira (CV: Rina Satō)
Original work: Shōgo Kinugasa and Shunsaku Tomose's "Classroom of the Elite (serialized in Media Factory's MF Bunko J imprint)
Character draft: Tomoseshunsaku
General directors: Seiji Kishi x Hiroyuki Hashimoto
Director: Yoshito Nishoji
Series composition: Hayato Kazeno
Character design: Kazuaki Morita
Music: Masaru Yokoyama, Kana Hashiguchi
Sound director: Satoki Iida
Animation production: Lerche
Production: Classroom of the Elite S2 Production Committee
About Classroom of the Elite
The Classroom of the Elite manga series is a Japanese light novel series written by Shōgo Kinugasa and illustrated by Shunsaku Tomose which was published under Media Factory's MF Bunko J imprint since 2015. As of October 2021, sixteen volumes and four short volumes have been released.
The series inspired a manga adaptation illustrated by Yuyu Ichino began serialization in Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive magazine on January 27, 2016. It has been collected in eleven tankōbon volumes as of June 23, 2021. It also inspired a TV anime series adaptation by Studio Lerche aired from July 12 to September 27, 2017 on AT-X and other channels in Japan consisting of 12 episodes.
Source: Classroom of the Elite Official Twitter
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