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Bandai Namco Reveals 1st ‘Classroom For Heroes’ Blu-ray Anime Release Packaging

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Welcome to Rosewood Academy, a school that trains future heroes destined to protect mankind.

The summer 2023 anime adaptation of the Eiyu Kyoshitsu (Classroom For Heroes) light novel series from Shin Araki has its home video release plans set. THe show is getting released through Bandai Namco Arts and they have a three-volume release scheduled for it. The show is on Blu-ray only with each set listed as a limited edition priced at 20,000 yen that begins on January 26th, 2023. It looks like each release will have English subtitles as well.

With the first set out not for quite awhile, we have a look at the first cover and packaging below for it. Check out the known details below.

Keiichiro Kawaguchi is on board to direct it based on the scripts written and supervised by Naoki Hayashi. Kosuke Kawamura is the character designer and chief animation director with Actas handling the production.

The Japanese cast includes Reiji Kawashima as Blade, Misuzu Yamada as Arnest Flaming, Nao Taoyama as Sophi, Hina Kino as Chulainn, Eri Yukimura as Claire, Haruka Shiraishi as Jessica, Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Maria/Moe, Aya Uchida as Iona, Shichi Uchida as Clay, Tomohiro Ino as Cassim, Tomohito Takatsuka as Leonard, Konomi Kohara as Eliza, Rikiya Koyama as King Gilgamesh, and Tetsu Inada as Asmodeus.

The opening has Kaede Higuchi performing while the ending has Akane Kumada, neither of which revealed the song titles.

The light novel series began in 2015 from Shin Araki with Haruyuki Morisawa handling the illustrations for it. The series has thirteen volumes as of July 2022 while the manga from Koara Kishida has fifteen volumes as of August 2022.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: The academy fantasy novel series is set in Rosewood Academy, a school that trains future heroes destined to protect mankind. The school accepts only those with the most potential. Arnest Flaming, a girl who boasts the top record in the academy, is assigned to guide a mysterious but cheerful new student named Blade who rivals her own power.

Volume Date Extras
1 01/26/24 Booklet, 10-Minute OVA, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Promos, Commercials | LE: AnimeJapan 2023 Stage Footage, Pre-Broadcast Event Footage
2 02/28/24 Booklet, 10-Minute OVA, TBA
3 03/27/24 Booklet, 10-Minute OVA, TBA
Classroom for Heroes Japanese Volume 1 Cover

[Source: Classroom for Heroes]