The production team for the upcoming Spy Classroom anime series has revealed a new main key visual and PV trailer, featuring many of the series’ central characters. The anime will premiere on January 2023.
The production staff includes Keiichirou Kawaguchi (Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou/Sotsu) as director, Shinichi Inozume (Platinum End) as series screenwriter, and Sumie Kinoshita (Idoly Pride) as character designer. Studio feel. is handling the animation production for the series.
The original light novels were first published on January 18, 2020 and are written by Takemachi and illustrated by Tomari. Eight main volumes and three short story collections have been released as of October 2022 under Kadokawa’s Fujimi Fantasia Bunko label. The light novels were also awarded the 32nd Fantasia Bunko award and inspired several manga adaptations split into three parts. Yen Press releases both the light novels and manga in English for North America.
The voice cast of Spy Classroom includes Yuuichirou Umehara as Klaus, Sora Amamiya as Lily, Nao Touyama as Sibylla, Aoi Yuuki as Monica, Miku Itou as Grete, Sumire Uesaka as Thea, Ayane Sakura as Sara, and Tomori Kusunoki as Annette.
HIDIVE will stream the anime series in English and describes the synopsis as:
Conflict-ravaged nations now deploy covert operatives instead of missiles. Lily is recruited into spy-training… but her practical skills are absolutely abysmal. Desperate to pass, she leaps at the chance to join the mysterious “Tomoshibi” team. Too bad the team is filled with even more hopeless spies. Together they must conquer the Impassible Mission and best their genius instructor, but the true purpose behind their classroom is more harrowing than they can imagine…