Classroom of the Elite revealed a Valentine’s Day visual that features Kei Karuizawa. Ayana Taketatsu is voicing the character in the JP version of the anime. The illustration will also be given out to one lucky winner who retweets the official announcement on CotE Twitter.
The third season of the anime is coming sometime this year. Studio Lerche is animating the anime which is based on a light novel written by Shogo Kinugasa and illustrated by Tomose Shunsaku. The story is split into high school years. Year 1 was serialized from May 2015 until September 2019 and compiled into 14 volumes. The sequel, Year 2 began in January 2020 and is still ongoing. Manga adaptations of both arcs are currently ongoing with Kawaisounako providing the art for Year 1 and Shia Sasane for Year 2.
The main cast for the Classroom of the Elite anime includes:
- Shoya Chiba as Kiyotaka Ayanokoji
- Akari Kito as Suzune Horikita
- Ryota Osaka as Yosuke Hirata
- Nao Toyama as Honami Ichinose
- Satoshi Hino as Kohei Katsuragi
- Masaki Mizunaka as Kakeru Ryuen
- Konomi Kohara as Akane Tachibana
- Rina Hidaka as Arisu Sakayanagi
- Yurika Kubo as Kikyo Kushida
- Ayana Taketatsu as Kei Karuizawa
- Mikako Komtasu as Mio Ibuki
- Yuichiro Umehara as Manabu Horikita
- Rina Sato as Sae Chabashira
- Rie Takahashi as Hiyori Shiina
- Soma Saito as Miyabi Nagumo
Seven Seas Entertainment licensed both the original light novel and the manga and describes the plot as:
Students of the prestigious Tokyo Metropolitan Advanced Nurturing High School are given remarkable freedom—if they can win, barter, or save enough points to work their way up the ranks! Ayanokoji Kiyotaka has landed at the bottom in the scorned Class D, where he meets Horikita Suzune, who’s determined to rise up the ladder to Class A. Can they beat the system in a school where cutthroat competition is the name of the game?
Source: Official Twitter
© Shogo Kinugasa, KADOKAWA / Welcome to the Classroom of Elite Supremacy Production Committee