A live-streamed special for the anime adaptation of Syougo Kinugasa’s Classroom of the Elite light novel series debuted a new PV and a new visual for the anime’s season 2.
The video reveals that the series is getting two seasons with its season 2 airing in July 2022 and season 3 airing in 2023. The anime will adapt the whole First-Year-Student arc of the light novels. Studio Lerche is returning to animate the series. The cast members also returns for the new seasons.
Singer ZAQ returns from the first season to perform the new opening theme song. Mai Fuchigami will perform the ending theme song.
▍Classroom of the Elite Anime Trailer
▍Classroom of the Elite Story
Students of the prestigious Tokyo Metropolitan Advanced Nurturing High School are given remarkable freedom—if they can win, barter, or save enough points to work their way up the ranks! Ayanokoji Kiyotaka has landed at the bottom in the scorned Class D, where he meets Horikita Suzune, who’s determined to rise up the ladder to Class A. Can they beat the system in a school where cutthroat competition is the name of the game?
▍Staff & Production
Original story by Akio Kinugasa (Classroom of the Elite published by KADOKAWA)
Character Planning: Tomose Shunsaku
General Director: Seiji Kishi and Hiroyuki Hashimoto
Director: Yoshito Ninjoji
Series Composition: Hayato Kazano
Character Design: Kazuaki Morita
Music: Katsu Yokoyama, Kana Hashiguchi
Sound Director: Satoki Iida
Animation Production: Lerche
Production: Classroom of the Elite Production Committee
■ Kiyotaka Ayanokouji – CV: Shōya Chiba
■ Kakeru Ryuuen – CV: Masaaki Mizunaka
■ Suzune Horikita – CV: Akari Kitō
■ Kei Karuizawa – CV: Ayana Taketatsu
■ Kikyou Kushida – CV: Yurika Kubo
■ Yōsuke Hirata – CV: Ryōta Ōsaka
■ Airi Sakura – CV: M・A・O
■ Arisu Sakayanagi – CV: Rina Hidaka
■ Kōhei 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