The hype gets even higher as a short promotional video for Assassination Classroom’s anime adaptation series was released last Sunday. It was already announced before that Yūsei Matsui’s manga will have a live-action film adaptation and anime TV series that will both premiere next year. Eiichiro Hasumi is directing the movie that will be released in March 2015.
The 38-second clip that was shown reveals the date for the airing of the anime adaptation series, which will be on January 09 next year. The voice actors who will play the roles of the characters in the anime have also been announced.
Nobuhiko Okamoto as Karuma Akabane
Miho Hino as Sumire Hara
Subaru Kimura as Ryōma Terasaka
Ryota Ohsaka as Yūma Isogai
Eiji Miyashita as Sōsuke Sugaya
Ayaka Suwa as Tōka Yada
Shintarō Asanuma as Hiroto Maehara
Ryo Naitou as Taiga Okajima
Manami Numakura as Rio Nakamura
Kana Ueda as Yuzuki Fuwa
Fuko Saito as Kirara Hazama
Satomi Satou as Yukiko Kanzaki
Chie Matsuura as Megu Kataoka
Takahiro Mizushima as Kōtarō Takebayashi
Shinya Takahashi as Kōki Mimura
Sayuri Yahagi as Manami Okuda
Kouki Harasawa as Takuya Muramatsu
Aya Suzaki as Kaede Kayano
Shunsuke Kawabe as Masayoshi Kimura
Yoshitaka Yamaya as Tomohito Sugino
Yoshiyuki Shimozuma as Taisei Yoshida
Hisako Kanemoto as Hinano Kurahashi
Minami Tanaka as Hinata Okano
Junji Majima as Ryūnosuke Chiba
Shiho Kawaragi as Rinka Hayami
Mai Fuchigami as Nagisa Shiota
Taking the role of Koro-sensei is Jun Fukuyama, while Tomokazu Sugita and Shizuka Itou will play Tadaomi Karasuma and Irina Jelavic, respectively. The series is directed by Seiji Kishi under studio Lerche and will also air on Fuji TV.
The story revolves around the students of Class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Junior High School, who are given the task to kill their homeroom teacher Koro-sensei. The teacher is an artificial creation with a form similar to an octopus with eight tentacles. He threatens to destroy the Earth but at the same time, he is dedicated to his job as a teacher and even imparts his knowledge about assassination to his students. The mission to assassinate Koro-sensei proves to be difficult for the students as he possesses inhuman abilities.