"Danganronpa The Animation" Team Reunites on "Assassination Classroom" Anime

TV adaptation of hit "Shonen Jump" series coming in 2015

Next week's issue 31 of Weekly Shonen Jump is set to reveal that Danganronpa The Animation director Seiji Kishi, writer Makoto Uezu, character designer Kazuaki Morita and studio Lerche will be reuniting on the 2015 Assassination Classroom TV anime.


Cast will be announced later.




Viz has a release of the manga series planned:


ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM · Rated ‘T+’ For Older Teens ·

MSRP: $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN · Print & Digital Available December 2014

A humorous and action-packed story about a class of misfits who are trying to kill their new teacher – an alien octopus with bizarre powers and super strength! The teacher has just destroyed the moon and is threatening to destroy the earth – unless his students can destroy him first. What makes things more complicated is that he's the best teacher they've ever had! The bimonthly ongoing series will also be available digitally.



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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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