The recent issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed the staff of the upcoming anime adaptation of Yusei Matsui’s manga Assassination Classroom.
Here are the revealed staff members that will be producing the Assassination Classroom anime:
- Director: Seiji Kishi (Persona 4 The Animation, Angel Beats!)
- Character Designer: Kazuaki Morita (Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova, Persona 4 The Animation)
- Script Writer: Makoto Uezu (Carnival Phantasm)
- Animation Studio: Lerche (Fate/Prototype, Unbreakable Machine-Doll)
Additionally, the issue has also revealed that none of the voice actors from the previous 2013 OVA and the upcoming voice comic.
Assassination Classroom is a manga series from Yusei Matsui. The series began in 2012 in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, and was the 7th top selling manga in 2013. To date, a total of 9 compiled volumes have been released. An OVA of the manga released late last year.
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
A humorous and action-packed story about a class of misfits who are trying to kill their new teacher – an alien octopus with bizarre powers and super strength! The teacher has just destroyed the moon and is threatening to destroy the earth – unless his students can destroy him first. What makes things more complicated is that he’s the best teacher they’ve ever had!
The Assassination Classroom anime will be airing next year. Additional information about the anime will release at a later date on the anime’s website: http://ansatsu-anime.com/ which is currently not live.
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