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“Assassination Classroom” Anime Gets a Second Season and a Live-Action Film Sequel

Even before the ongoing anime adaptation series of Yūsei Matsui’s Assassination Classroom manga is over, news about its second season has already been confirmed! The announcement was made by the staff of the live-action film adaptation of the manga at a stage event at TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills in Tokyo on Friday.

©Yūsei Matsui/Shueisha/Studio Lerche

The anime series premiered in January this year and is also scheduled to have 22 episodes. A live-action film adaptation was also screened in Japan on March 21, 2015, and a sequel is also confirmed to take place. The movie, called Ansatsu Kyōshitsu ~Sotsugyō-hen~ (Assassination Classroom ~Graduation Edition~) will be shown in 2016.

(via ANN)

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Promotional Video for “Assassination Classroom” Gets Released

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.

(via animenewsnetwork.com)

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“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.

Source: otakumode.com

(Official website of the movie – ansatsu-movie.com)