The official website for the highly anticipated second season of Yusei Matsui’s Shonen Jump hit Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu) TV anime began streaming a promotional video on Monday. The video introduces the main cast members and previews the opening theme song “Question,” performed by five characters, and Shion Miyawaki’s ending theme song “Kaketa Tsuki” (Damaged Moon).

Nagisa (voiced by Mai Fuchigami), Kaede (Aya Suzaki), Karma (Nobuhiko Okamoto), Yuuma (Ryota Ohsaka), and Hiroto (Shintaro Asanuma) sing the opening theme as a group named 3-nen E-gumi Utatan (Class 3-E Song Representatives). Shouko Fujibayashi wrote the lyrics, and Akimitsu Honma composed and arranged the song. The same group previously performed the opening theme song of the first season.

In addition to this, official website of the Anime Japan 2016 convention listed the series to have a total of 25 episodes.

A new key visual was recently unveiled:


Here’s the previous visual:


The second season of the Assassination Classroom anime will start airing on Thursdays starting from January 7th. The series will air on Fuji TV and Kansai TV on the 7th, though their times have yet to be revealed. The anime will also air on Tokai TV and BS Fuji, and will be streamed on various including Fuji TV’s On Demand service and D Video.

A new commercial was also recently revealed:


Here’s the first commercial:

The official website also unveiled a snowy visual of the upcoming second season:


The first season of the anime began this January in the Winter 2015 anime season and ran for 2 cours spanning 22 episodes. The final episode itself aired on Saturday, June 20th where the second season was unveiled at the end of the episode.

A new key visual featuring the students of Class 3-E for the upcoming climax of the first season was revealed earlier:

Anime visual:

Assassination Classroom Anime Visual Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Visual

Assassination Classroom is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yusei Matsui. The series began serialization Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from July 2012 and is licensed in English by Viz Media. The series follows the daily lives of an extremely powerful octopus-like teacher and his students dedicated to the task of assassinating him to prevent Earth from being destroyed. As of March 2015, thirteen tankobon volumes have been released in Japan with a circulation of ten million copies.

A single original video animation adaptation by Brain’s Base based on the series was screened at the Jump Super Anime Tour on October to November 2013. This was followed by a television anime adaptation by Lerche, which began airing on Fuji TV in January 2015. This adaptation has been licensed by Funimation for release in North America. The series was obtained by Madman Entertainment for digital distribution in Australia and New Zealand. A live action film adaptation was released on March 21, 2015.

Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu) synopsis from Haruhichan.

The students of class 3-E have a mission: kill their teacher before graduation. He has already destroyed the moon, and has promised to destroy the Earth if he can not be killed within a year. But how can this class of misfits kill a tentacled monster, capable of reaching Mach 20 speed, who may be the best teacher any of them have ever had?

Assassination Classroom 2nd Anime Season announced

The second season of the Assassination Classroom anime is currently in production and will air on Fuji TV and Kansai TV on January 7 2016, during the Winter 2015/2016 anime season. Further information about the second season will be revealed later in the year.

Source: Assassination Classroom official website, ANN