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Spy Classroom Anime Reveals Promo Video, Visual, January 5 Premiere

posted on by Alex Mateo
Anime gets advanced screening on December 24

The staff of the television anime adaptation of Takemachi's Spy Classroom (Spy Kyōshitsu or Spy Room) light novel series revealed on Wednesday the main promotional video, visual, and January 5 premiere. The video previews nonoc's opening theme song "Tomoshibi" (Lamplight).

The anime will premiere on January 5 on AT-X at 10:30 p.m. JST before airing on Tokyo MX, BS NTV, KBS Kyoto, Sun TV, and TV Aichi.

There will be an advanced screening of the first three episodes as a re-edited compilation on December 24 at the EJ Anime Theater Shinjuku in Tokyo. Cast members will be in attendance. Kadokawa's YouTube channel will also stream the first episode early on the same day at 8:00 p.m. JST (6:00 a.m. EST).

HIDIVE will stream the anime as it airs.

The show's main cast members are reprising their roles from earlier promotional videos and a bonus voice drama:

Keiichiro Kawaguchi (Frame Arms Girl, Hayate the Combat Butler, Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU) is directing the anime at the studio feel., and Shinichi Inotsume (Gangsta., Hayate the Combat Butler, PERSONA 5 the Animation) is supervising the series scripts. Sumie Kinoshita (Dropout Idol Fruit Tart, Forest of Piano, Girlish Number) is designing the characters.

Yen Press is publishing the light novel series and its manga adaptation in English, and it describes the story:

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!

Takemachi launched the light novel series with illustrations by tomari in January 2020. Kaname Seu launched a manga adaptation in Kadokawa's Monthly Comic Alive magazine in May 2020.

Source: Press release

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