Kodoani.com – Official website for the television anime of the light novel series Eiyū Kyōshitsu (Classroom For Heroes) by Shin Araki revealed a new promotional video and a new visual for the anime on Wednesday. The video further reveals the staff, the July release date, and the theme vocal artists for the anime.
VTuber Kaede Higuchi will perform the anime’s opening theme song. Akane Kumada will perform the anime’s ending theme song. The anime’s website does not reveal the titles of the songs.
The newly announced employees include:
Assistant Director: Hideaki Nakano Animation Director: Eri Kojima Main prop designer: Noboru Jitsuhara Mechanical & monster design: Yasuhiro Moriki , Miki Matsuda Accessory designer: Ryou Akizuki Color lead artist: Sachiko Harada Art Director: e-caesar Art Supervisor: Junichi Higashi Author: Shinya Tanaka Art Designer: Ryota Fukai Background: Resurrection Studio 3D Director: Makoto Endo 2D Artwork/CG Producer: Tsutomu Nagai Director of Photography: Kōhei Tanada Special Effects Synthesis: Mika Narukawa Photography: Grafinica Editing: Gō Sadamatsu Sound Director: Takayuki Yamaguchi Sound Effects: Yui Ando Recording Engineer: Shiori Saitou Producer sound: Jinnan Studio Music: Kotaro Nakagawa Music producer: Lantis
The cast includes:
Kawashima Reiji as Blade Misuzu Yamada as flaming Arnest Nao Toyama as Sophi Hina Kino as Cú Chulainn
Keiichiro Kawaguchi directed the anime at Actas. Naoki Hayashi wrote and supervised the script. Kōsuke Kawamura is the character designer and animation director.
The academy fantasy novel series is set at Rosewood Academy, a school that trains future heroes with a mission to protect humanity. The school only accepts those with the most potential. Arnest Flaming, a girl who boasts the highest achievements in the academy, is tasked with guiding a mysterious but cheerful new student named Blade, who is at odds with her own powers.
Araki published the first volume under Shueisha’s Dash X Bunko light novel label in January 2015, with illustrations by Haruyuki Morisawa. The 13th volume will release on Friday.
Koara Kishida launched a manga adaptation of the novel in Shueisha’s Ultra Jump magazine in February 2015.
Araki previously wrote the GJ Club light novel series which had nine main volumes from 2010 to 2012 and the sequel to the secondary series that spanned eight main episodes from 2012 to 2014. The novel has inspired a traditional anime Figure 2013.