Muse Asia announced on Facebook on Saturday that it will stream the second season of Syougo Kinugasa’s Classroom of the Elite (Ykoso Jitsuryoku Shij Shugi no Kyshitsu e) light novel series on YouTube. The animation will premiere in Japan on July 4 at 8:00 p.m. IST.
Along with India, the animation will be available in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Vietnam. It will also be available in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Singapore, and Thailand, where each episode will be available for 24 hours after its premiere.
The first season’s directors Seiji Kishi and Hiroyuki Hashimoto are returning as chief directors, with Yoshihito Nishōji (first season’s opening sequence, Maji de Otaku na English! Ribbon-chan: Eigo de Tatakau Mahō Shōjo, Seven Senses of the Re’Union) as the credited director at Lerche. Hayato Kazano (first season’s episode scripts, Killing Bites, Rumble Garanndoll) is now overseeing the series scripts, and Kazuaki Morita is back to design the characters. Masaru Yokoyama is now composing the music, joined by Kana Hashiguchi (A3! Season Autumn & Winter, A3! Season Spring & Summer, Black Fox). Singer ZAQ is returning from the first season to perform the new opening theme song “Dance in the Game.” Mai Fuchigami is singing the new ending theme song “Hito Jibai.”
The first season premiered in July 2017. Muse Asia is streaming the first season on YouTube. The anime is also getting a third season in 2023. The second and third seasons will adapt the original story’s complete first-year-student arc.
Kadokawa published the first volume of the original light novel series in May 2015. Seven Seas is releasing the novel series and its manga adaptation in English. The Classroom of the Elite: Year 2 (Yōkoso Jitsuryoku Shijō Shugi no Kyōshitsu e: 2-nen Sei Hen) light novels are a sequel to the main light novel series. The first novel volume of the new second year series debuted in Japan in January 2020 as the 15th overall book in the series (the series has three “in-between” short story anthology volumes prior to the start of the second year arc). Seven Seas is also releasing the sequel novels in English.
Source: Muse Asia’s Facebook page
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