Classroom of the Elite Season 2 announced on September 9 that the anime BD and DVD releases will be delayed in order to improve the quality of the product. The release date for BD and DVD Volume 1 was previously slated for October 25, and is now pushed back to December 23. The volume compiles a bonus light novel volume, a prelude to the series, titled Volume 0, which focuses on the protagonist Kiyotaka Ayanokoji’s past.
“We express our deep apology for the great trouble caused to everyone who has looked forward to the release,” the statement reads and says “In order to deliver you customers better products, every one of us, the staff members will work hard, so we would appreciate your understanding and acceptance.” The anime concludes the announcement: “We would greatly appreciate your continued support for ‘Classroom of the Elite Season 2’.“
The release dates of the BD and DVD editions have been rescheduled and are now as follows:
- Volume 1: October 26, 2022 to December 23, 2022
- Volume 2: November 25, 2022 to January 25, 2023
- Volume 3: December 23, 2022 to February 22, 2023
- Volume 4: January 25, 2023 to March 24, 2023
Shogo Kinugasa is writing the story of Classroom of the Elite light novels with art by Shunsaku Tomose. The series is currently being published by Kadokawa under the light novel brand MF Bunko J. Volume 1 was released in May 2015 and the series concluded Year 1 with Volume 11.5 in September 2019. Year 1 received an anime adaptation and aired from July to September 2017, however, the full story from the light novels was not covered. In February 2022, it was announced that the anime’s 2nd and 3rd seasons will cover the remaining part of the story. Studio Lerche is animating Season 2.
Source: Official Website
© Shogo Kinugasa, KADOKAWA / Classroom of Elite 2 Production Committee