Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e

Classroom of the Elite

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Synonyms: Welcome to the Classroom of the Elite, You-jitsu
Japanese: ようこそ実力至上主義の教室へ
English: Classroom of the Elite
German: Classroom of the Elite
Spanish: Classroom of the Elite
French: Classroom of the Elite
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 12, 2017 to Sep 27, 2017
Premiered: Summer 2017
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Lerche
Source: Light novel
Genre: DramaDrama
Themes: PsychologicalPsychological, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.861 (scored by 747469747,469 users)
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Ranked: #8102
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Popularity: #112
Members: 1,186,506
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On the surface, Koudo Ikusei Senior High School is a utopia. The students enjoy an unparalleled amount of freedom, and it is ranked highly in Japan. However, the reality is less than ideal. Four classes, A through D, are ranked in order of merit, and only the top classes receive favorable treatment.

Kiyotaka Ayanokouji is a student of Class D, where the school dumps its worst. There he meets the unsociable Suzune Horikita, who believes she was placed in Class D by mistake and desires to climb all the way to Class A, and the seemingly amicable class idol Kikyou Kushida, whose aim is to make as many friends as possible.

While class membership is permanent, class rankings are not; students in lower ranked classes can rise in rankings if they score better than those in the top ones. Additionally, in Class D, there are no bars on what methods can be used to get ahead. In this cutthroat school, can they prevail against the odds and reach the top?

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Opening Theme

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"Caste Room (カーストルーム)" by ZAQ (eps 2-8, 10-11)

Ending Theme

1: "Caste Room (カーストルーム)" by ZAQ (eps 1)
2: "Beautiful Soldier" by Minami (eps 2-11)


Feb 6, 2023
Classroom of the Elites was a surprising endeavor that shined differently compared to the rest of school life anime that focus on either fanservice or moe. 'We finally have something of substance with an interesting premise' were my initial thoughts. Either my bar for school anime had tanked to the floor or it was genuinely good. A school with classes ranging from the smartest to the dumbest sounds simple at first. But, the several oddities within it make it amusing to watch. Most of the story is based on the reaction of students to obstacles set either by the school or other classes. The main ...
Apr 5, 2023
Mixed Feelings
i can say that it is entertaining but the truth is that i expected them to put more brain to the other chracters 'cause most are only to contribute nothing, and it is not as if it is necessary that they are all geniuses of the matematic but that it is not only one who has to do everything, in the end i can say that te only good character of all this (obviously excluding the "villains") is only the main character to a certain extent, its good that he doesn't keep saying things like "i want to be alone" or go to a corner ...
Aug 30, 2023
okay, first of all, this is the first real review I have written and I will use DeepL translate due to my bad english, I apologise if you notice any spelling or semantic errors, so let's start.

First of all, what is cote or also known as classroom of elite? As the name suggests, the anime takes place in a school of elites, I don't know much about this school, so I won't talk much about it, but I remember that it was founded with the money of the state or something like that, which means that almost everyone in the school should be the best ...

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