Classroom of the Elite Season 3 has received a short new commercial ahead of its January 3 release date. Studio Lerche is returning to animate the 3rd season. The new trailer features the opening theme song “Minor Piece” by ZAQ (previously performed both season 1 and season 2 opening themes). You can check it out below:
The third season of Classroom of the Elite will focus on a special exam held among all the grades. There will be groups consisting of students from multiple grades and they’ll have to reach a borderline score to avoid getting expelled. The students will have to work together with their previous competitors if they want to succeed. The episode 1 preview images and synopsis are also available.
In addition, the official ZAQ YouTube channel released a lyric video for the season 2 opening song “Dance in the Game” featuring highlights from the season:
The anime is an adaptation of Shogo Kinugasa’s light novels. The first season premiered in 2017 and had 12 episodes. The second, which was announced alongside the third, ran for a total of 13 episodes, and it took the top of our weekly anime ranking in the last week of Summer 2022 after Ayanokoji confronted Ryuen. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime, and they describe the story:
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: Official YouTube
© Shogo Kinugasa, KADOKAWA / Classroom of Elite Production Committee