Koro-sensei is coming back! Issue #53 of Weekly Shounen Jump! magazine has made a very important announcement regarding the second season of the Assassination Classroom anime, confirming that the sequel will begin airing in Japan on 7 January 2016.
The issue will reveal that the second season will be aired via Fuji TV and Kansai TV, and it will be aired every Thursday night. The second season will pick up where the first anime left off, with the students of Class E still failing on assassinating their powerful and monstrous tentacle monster of a teacher, Koro-sensei.
Danganronpa director, Seiji Kishi, will be returning at the helm of Assassination Classroom, and Lerche will also be animating the new season. Other members of the original staff, such as character designer, Kazuaki Morita (Persona 4 The Animation, Danganronpa The Animation, Arpeggio of Blue Steel) and script writer, Makoto Uezu (Danganronpa The Animation, Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Is This a Zombie?, School Days) are also returning.
Assassination Classroom follows Class E, a class full of misfits who are forced to become assassins to save the world. Their target is their teacher, Koro-sensei, a deadly tentacle monster who could fly to speeds of up to mach 2 and can destroy the earth if he does not get assassinated by graduation time.