It has been almost 5 years since the 1st season of Classroom of the Elite came out, and fans of the anime have been dying for the announcement of Classroom of the Elite Season 2 release date. Well, the announcement was made a few weeks ago at the end of the trailer for the new season.
The story takes place in the future where a high-schooler named Kiyotaka Ayanokōji goes to Tokyo Metropolitan Advanced Nurturing School, established by the Japanese government. Kiyotaka is quite unpretentious and distant, though very intelligent. He is placed in Class-D where the inferior students of the school are dumped. However, everything changes for him when he meets with 2 other students from his class: Suzune Horikita and Kikyō Kushida.
The good news is that we are going to be able to see these characters again soon: in July 2022, as it can also be seen from the trailer. Another good news is that we do not have to wait for a 3rd season for another 5 years. Season 3 is coming in 2023!
Now, let’s look at other details from the series, like what characters are in it, ways to watch Classroom of the Elite online, and Classroom of the Elite manga!
Where can I watch Classroom of the Elite?
The series is available on Netflix in only 6 Asian countries: Hong Kong, India, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. For people in other countries, there are other options available. One of them is Prime Video, which is quite expensive compared to the other 2 options we are going to provide in a second. You can buy season 1 of Classroom of the Elite on Prime Video for $24.99.
The series is also available in 2 streaming services: Crunchyroll and Funimation. You can buy a premium membership from both of these platforms starting from $7.99.
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Classroom of the Elite characters
- Kiyotaka Ayanokōji (Justin Briner): He is the main character, a 2nd-year student at the Nurturing School. He has a great knowledge of history and has the ability to read people’s emotions. However, he is not good at talking to people, he gets awkward when he has to communicate.
Kikyō Kushida (Sarah Wiedenheft): She is another main character. She has a friendly and loving nature which makes her truly popular in the school. She is organized and likes to show off. Boys find her attractive but she has constant mood changes.
- Suzune Horikita (Felecia Angelle): Her characteristics are quite similar to that of Kiyotaka. That’s why she is placed in Class-D, a place for introverts. She looks blunt and never shows emotions. She believes friends put people down so she doesn’t want to have any friends.
The other known characters of the series are as follows:
- Koenji Rokusuke: A mysterious student of Class-D who also has amazing physical abilities.
- Ken Sudou: He has very low intelligence but good physical abilities as he plays basketball.
- Kanji Ike: With Ken and Haruki, he forms the “3 Idiots of Class-D”. He is also low in intelligence but has great communication skills.
- Haruki Yamauchi: He lies a lot.
Classroom of the Elite manga
Classroom of the Elite is originally a Japanese light novel series, which started its run in 2015 and then adapted into a manga in 2016. The series has 54 chapters, 53 of which are available on this website. The manga series is by Yuyu Ichino and is distributed by the Monthly Comic Alive magazine owned by Media Factory.