Yūsei Matsui‘s manga series Assassination Classroom, which began its serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2012, is going to have its live-action film adaptation next year! It is directed by Eiichiro Hasumi and is scheduled to be released on March 21, 2015, under the production of Robot. Some of the actors/actresses included in the movie are as follows:
- Ryosuke Yamada as Nagisa Shiota
- Masaki Suda as Karuma Akabane
- Maika Yamamoto as Kaede Kayano
- Seika Taketomi as Rio Nakamura
- Mio Yuki as Yukiko Kanzaki
- Miku Uehara as Manami Okuda
Kippei Shiina, on the other hand, will play the role of Class 3-E’s assistant teacher Tadaomi Karasuma. However, the actor who will portray the character of Koro-sensei, has not been revealed yet.
Aside from the live-action film, Assassination Classroom will also broadcast its anime adaptation series in January next year 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.
(Official website of the movie – ansatsu-movie.com)