Shin Araki’s light novel-turned-manga will premiere as an anime in 2023
MANILA, Philippines — Actas Studio has confirmed that an anime adaptation of a Japanese light novel turned manga Classroom for heroes is under construction!
Classroom for heroes follows the protagonist Blade, a powerful hero who lost his strength after an epic battle with the Demon Lord. The young man takes the opportunity to lead a normal commoner life, go to school and make friends like other teenagers. He enrolls in Rosewood Academy, a school for budding heroes, but to maintain his disguise, Blade must nerf his full powers and blend in.
Shadowverse and sketch dance director Keiichiro Kawaguchi will helm the new anime project. Naoki Kayashi, known for her work in Citrus, will be in charge of writing the screenplay. Kosuke Kawamura, popular for Rebuild our life! and ISLANDwill serve as chief animation director and character designer.
Classroom for heroes began as a light novel written by Shin Araki and illustrated by Haruyuki Morisawa. Its first volume was released under Shueisha’s Dash X Bunko light novel label in 2015. Eventually, Koara Kishida decided to create a manga adaptation of the novel, released under Shueisha’s label. ultra jump magazine of the same year.
Actas Studio has been producing anime since 1999. Some of their most notable works include Transformers: Armada (2002), Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch (2003), Regalia: the three sacred stars (2016), and main princess (2017). – with reporting by Bea Bertuldo/Rappler.com
Bea Bertuldo is a Rappler trainee.