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Miyano Mamoru, Kenta Miyake Join the Cast of Assassination Classroom

©Yūsei Matsui/Studio Lerche

Voice actors Mamoru Miyano and Kenta Miyake will join the cast of the anime series adaptation of Assassination Classroom! Shueisha announced the news on its 10th issue of Weekly Shounen Jump magazine where Yūsei Matsui’s manga is currently being serialized. Mamoru Miyano will take the role of Gakushū Asano while Kenta Miyake will be Akira Takaoka. The two will be joining the current line-up of voice actors in the ongoing anime series led by Jun Fukuyama (Koro-sensei), Tomokazu Sugita (Tadaomi Karasuma) and Shizuka Itou (Irina Jelavic).

Miyano Mamoru as Gakushū Asano

Kenta Miyake as Akira Takaoka

A live-action film adaptation which casts Hey! Say! JUMP band member Ryosuke Yamada also premiered in Japan on March 21.

(Source: ANN)

“Assassination Classroom” to Premiere Its Live-Action Movie and Anime Series Next year

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 –