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Assassination Classroom 

Ansatsu kyôshitsu (original title)
A powerful creature claims that within a year, Earth will be destroyed by him, but he offers mankind a chance by becoming a homeroom teacher where he teaches his students about how to kill him. An assassination classroom begins.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jun Fukuyama ...  Koro-sensei 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Mai Fuchigami Mai Fuchigami ...  Nagisa Shiota 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Christopher Bevins ...  Additional Voices 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Luci Christian ...  Additional Voices 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Josh Grelle ...  Teppei Araki 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Michael Johnston ...  Additional Voices 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Mike McFarland ...  Gastro 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Vic Mignogna ...  Additional Voices 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Bryce Papenbrook ...  Additional Voices / ... 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Ben Phillips Ben Phillips ...  Additional Voices 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Chris Ryan Chris Ryan ...  Tadaomi Karasuma 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Lindsay Seidel ...  Nagisa Shiota 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Patrick Seitz ...  Additional Voices 47 episodes, 2015-2016
Aya Suzaki Aya Suzaki ...  Kaede Kayano 46 episodes, 2015-2016
Monica Rial ...  Kaede Kayano 46 episodes, 2015-2016
Ryôta Ôsaka Ryôta Ôsaka ...  Yuuma Isogai 44 episodes, 2015-2016
Nobuhiko Okamoto Nobuhiko Okamoto ...  Karma Akabane 44 episodes, 2015-2016
Chie Matsuura Chie Matsuura ...  Megu Kataoka 42 episodes, 2015-2016
Yoshitaka Yamaya Yoshitaka Yamaya ...  Tomohito Sugino 42 episodes, 2015-2016
Subaru Kimura Subaru Kimura ...  Ryouma Terasaka 42 episodes, 2015-2016
Shintarô Asanuma Shintarô Asanuma ...  Hiroto Maehara 42 episodes, 2015-2016
Tomokazu Sugita ...  Tadaomi Karasuma 41 episodes, 2015-2016
Ryô Naitô Ryô Naitô ...  Taiga Okajima 40 episodes, 2015-2016
Manami Numakura Manami Numakura ...  Rio Nakamura 40 episodes, 2015-2016
Jamie Marchi ...  Rinka Hayami / ... 40 episodes, 2015-2016
Shizuka Itô ...  Irina Jelavic 39 episodes, 2015-2016
Eiji Miyashita Eiji Miyashita ...  Sousuke Sugaya / ... 38 episodes, 2015-2016
Ayaka Suwa Ayaka Suwa ...  Touka Yada 38 episodes, 2015-2016
Minami Tanaka Minami Tanaka ...  Hinata Okano 35 episodes, 2015-2016
Hisako Kanemoto Hisako Kanemoto ...  Hinano Kurahashi 35 episodes, 2015-2016
Shinya Takahashi Shinya Takahashi ...  Kouki Mimura / ... 35 episodes, 2015-2016
Kristen McGuire ...  Hinano Kurahashi 35 episodes, 2015-2016
Kana Ueda ...  Yuzuki Fuwa 32 episodes, 2015-2016
Sayuri Yahagi Sayuri Yahagi ...  Manami Okuda 32 episodes, 2015-2016
Shunsuke Kawabe Shunsuke Kawabe ...  Masayoshi Kimura 30 episodes, 2015-2016
Yoshiyuki Shimozuma Yoshiyuki Shimozuma ...  Taisei Yoshida 30 episodes, 2015-2016
Miho Hino Miho Hino ...  Sumire Hara 30 episodes, 2015-2016
Takahiro Mizushima Takahiro Mizushima ...  Koutarou Takebayashi 27 episodes, 2015-2016
Koki Harasawa Koki Harasawa ...  Takuya Muramatsu / ... 25 episodes, 2015-2016
Shiho Kawaragi Shiho Kawaragi ...  Rinka Hayami 25 episodes, 2015-2016
Satomi Sato Satomi Sato ...  Yukiko Kanzaki 25 episodes, 2015-2016
Clint Bickham Clint Bickham ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2016
Corey Cleary-Stoner Corey Cleary-Stoner ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2016
Amber Lee Connors ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2016
Caitlin Glass ...  Hiromi Shiota 25 episodes, 2016
Gray G. Haddock ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2016
Natalie Hoover Natalie Hoover ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2016
Andrew Love Andrew Love ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2016
Matthew Mercer ...  Nagisa's Dad 25 episodes, 2016
Alejandro Saab ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2016
Ian Sinclair ...  The Reaper 25 episodes, 2016
Brad Venable ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2016
Maxey Whitehead ...  Additional Voices 25 episodes, 2016
Saki Fujita Saki Fujita ...  Autonomous Intelligence Fixed Artillery / ... 24 episodes, 2015-2016
Junji Majima Junji Majima ...  Ryuunosuke Chiba 23 episodes, 2015-2016
Leraldo Anzaldua ...  Additional Voices 22 episodes, 2015
Bill Brooks Bill Brooks 22 episodes, 2015
Chuck Huber ...  Additional Voices 22 episodes, 2015
Michelle Rojas Michelle Rojas ...  Toka Yada 22 episodes, 2015
Fuko Saito Fuko Saito ...  Kirara Hazama 21 episodes, 2015-2016
Megumi Ogata ...  Itona Horibe 21 episodes, 2015-2016
Terri Doty Terri Doty ...  Kirara Hazama 19 episodes, 2015-2016
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Storyline

The Earth is threatened by a powerful creature who destroyed 70% of the Moon with its power, rendering into the shape of a crescent moon forever. The creature claims that within a year, Earth will also be destroyed by him, but he offers mankind a chance to avert this fate. In class 3-E at Kunugigaoka Junior High School, he starts working as a homeroom teacher where he teaches his students not only regular subjects, but the ways of assassination. The Japanese government promises a reward of ¥10 billion (i.e. 100 million USD) to whoever among the students succeeds to kill their teacher, whom they have named "Korosensei" . However, this has proven to be an almost impossible task, as he has several inhuman abilities at his disposal, including the capacity of moving at Mach 20.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

10 January 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Assassination Classroom See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$360,475
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Throughout the anime, main protagonist Nagisa Shiota often finds himself teased by the other characters for his androgynous appearance; coincidentally, three of his four voice actors are women. French is the only dub in which Nagisa is voiced by an actor of his actual gender, with women voicing him in both Japanese and English versions. See more »

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Version of Ansatsu Kyoushitsu (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Hello, shooting-star
Performed by Moumoon
Lyrics by Yuka
Music & Arrangement by K.Masaki
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Assassination Classroom: An anime well worth your time
15 September 2017 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

And like that it's over the two seasons of Assassination Classroom are behind me and though I believe the quality dipped I can confidently say I miss it already.

Now I'm "That guy" who wants to like anime but generally struggles. I like darker stuff and avoid the cutesy stuff which seems to make up most of the anime available. For that reason I've genuinely struggled to find both series & movies to watch.

On this occasion against my better judgement I watched the two Assassination Classroom live action movies first and was really quite blown away with how good they were. I figured the anime would be a let down by comparison and I'm still on the fence as to which is truly better.

Assassination Classroom is a beautiful intricate storyline with real depth and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Sadly a large chunk of season 2 feels like filler and that really damaged it but it returned to form in it's final few episodes all leading the incredible finale.

Without a doubt this is heavily underrated as many people I've spoken to have never heard of it. It's well woven, thought provoking and powerful as well as genuinely funny in places.

One odd thing is it's tone, it's so inconsistent. It is fairly cutesy, in places is ridiculously so and yet it can switch on a dime and get really quite dark.

I am so very glad that I experienced the series as it was certainly a memorable one and one that will stay with me.

The Good:

Amazing storyline

Powerful messages

Very well written

Devastatingly good finale

Great characters

The Bad:

Cheesy soundtrack

Some over the top anime tropes

A lot of filler in season 2

Things I Learnt From This Series:

The Japanese are capable of producing something involving tentacles and school girls without blending them in a dirty way

I'm going to miss Koro-sensei and the e-class *Sadface*


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