Assassination Classroom 3DS Game's 3rd Promo Video Previews Gameplay
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for Bandai Namco Games' upcoming Ansatsu Kyōshitsu: Koro-sensei Dai Hōimō (Assassination Classroom Koro-sensei Great Besiegement) Nintendo 3DS game began streaming a promotional video. The video explains the mechanics of the game, including using items to try and trap Koro-sensei, as well as a mode that allows players to play as Koro-sensei and avoid students' attacks.
The website also began streaming a 15-second television commercial for the game on Sunday.
Koro-sensei: A question!
Text: The distance between the school and the game store is 10km. It takes 2 seconds for the entire journey if one leaves the school to go to a cake shop on the way at Mach 20, and then moves from the cake shop to the game store at Mach 10. Find the distance between the cake shop and the game store.
Nagisa: What? Well, at Mach 20...
Koro-sensei: Well then, I'll leave to go buy for real.
Nagisa: He just wants the game, doesn't he?
Text: Trap Koro-sensei!
Koro-sensei: Right, everyone, it's time for a game!
Koro-sensei: Ansatsu Kyōshitsu: Dai Hōimō
Bandai Namco Games also began streaming a TV ad for the game on January 13.
In the "comical assassin action" game, players create their own avatar to become a student of class 3-E, interact with the characters from the manga, and set traps to try to kill their teacher. Missions are cleared if the player assassinates Koro-sensei within the time limit. When missions begin, the player must look around the map for items, traps and weapons to use to complete their goal. Weapons include hand guns, knives, grenades, and even a rocket launcher. Some traps can hurt Koro-sensei, while other items, such as gelato, juice, or erotic books can stall him. Classmates can team up, and Koro-sensei can attack back.
The game will ship on March 12. First printings will come with a download code for a Koro-sensei 3DS theme.
The game is based on the Yusei Matsui's Assassination Classroom manga. Viz Media published the first volume of the manga in North America in December and describes the story:
A humorous and action-packed story about a class of misfits who are trying to kill their new teacher – an alien octopus with bizarre powers and super strength! The teacher has just destroyed the moon and is threatening to destroy the earth – unless his students can destroy him first. What makes things more complicated is that he's the best teacher they've ever had!
The anime of Assassination Classroom premiered on January 9 and airs late Friday nights on Fuji TV. Funimation is streaming the series as it airs. The live-action film adaptation is slated for March 21.
Matsui launched Assassination Classroom in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 2012. The series ranked number seven in Japan's top-selling manga for 2013. It already inspired an event anime by director Keiji Gotoh (Kiddy Grade, Sengoku Collection, Uta∽Kata) and the studio Brains Base in 2013.