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Classroom of the Elite Grabs Two More Seasons in 2022, 2023

Classroom of the Elite Grabs Two More Seasons in 2022, 2023A few weeks ago, we reported that Classroom of the Elite would be getting a second season.

Turns out it’s getting a second and third season.

That’s the word from a streaming special about the series from this weekend. The second season will air in July 2022, and the third season will air in 2023. That’ll cover the entire first-year story arc, according to the event.

The staff and cast are largely returning in their same positions and roles. That includes musicians: ZAQ will return to perform the opening song, and Mai Fuchigami will perform the ending song.

Classroom of the Elite is based on a series of light novels by Syougo Kinugasa. Here’s how Crunchyroll describes the first season:

Kiyotaka Ayanokoji has just enrolled at Tokyo Koudo Ikusei Senior High School, where it’s said that 100% of students go on to college or find employment. But he ends up in Class 1-D, which is full of all the school’s problem children. What’s more, every month, the school awards students points with a cash value of 100,000 yen, and the classes employ a laissez-faire policy in which talking, sleeping, and even sabotage are permitted during class. One month later, Ayanokoji, Horikita, and the students of Class D learn the truth of the system in place within their school…

Source: ANN

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.