An anime adaptation of the espionage-themed Spy Classroom light novels has been announced with a trailer, visual, and cast and staff information.
The main staff for the anime includes Keiichiro Kawaguchi (Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou/Sotsu) as director, Shinichi Inozume (Platinum End) as series composer, and Sumie Kinoshita (Idoly Pride) as character designer. feel. is the animation production company. Meanwhile, the main cast includes Sora Amamiya as Lily and Yuuichirou Umehara as Klaus.
The Takemachi–written and Tomari-illustrated light novel series began in 2020 and has six main volumes and two short story collections as of December 2021. The series was the winner of the 32nd Fantasia Bunko award.
Yen Press describes the premise as:
INTELLIGENCE IS THE MOST DANGEROUS WEAPON
Following a devastating military conflict, countries fight their wars in the shadows. One unusual spy, Klaus, has never failed on the job despite his quirks, and he is building a team to take on an Impossible Mission—one with over a 90 percent chance of failure. However, his chosen members are all washouts with no practical experience. They’ll have to use every trick in the book (and some that aren’t) to prove they’re up to the task!
The Spy Classroom books are published under Kadokawa’s Fujimi Fantasia Bunko label. A manga adaptation began in 2020.
Source: Spy Classroom website