Anime like Assassination Classroom
Anime like Assassination Classroom

What are the Top 10 Anime like Assassination Classroom?

Last Updated on January 23, 2022 by Joydeep Ghosh

If you love Assassination Classroom (Japanese: Ansatsu Kyoushitsu), then the chances that you are a fan of science fiction comedy anime is really high.

A powerful creature claims that he can and will destroy Earth within a year, but he gives humanity a chance by becoming a homeroom teacher, where he trains his students on how to kill him. That is where the Assassination Classroom begins.

If you are looking for anime shows like Assassination Classroom, then you are in the right place.

With the fun anime at its end, is there anything similar to watch? In fact, there are plenty of science fiction comedy shows out there for us.

Here is the list of shows like Assassination Classroom:

My Hero Academia (Japanese: Boku no Hīrō Akademia)

Anime like Assassination Classroom
Anime like Assassination Classroom-My Hero Academia (credit: Kohei Horikoshi)

My Hero Academia is a superhero anime series about a boy who is born without superpowers in a world where everyone has superpowers.

The boy, Izuku Midoriya, still dreams of becoming a superhero despite being bullied by others for not having any superpower.

My Hero Academia is like an upbeat version of Assassination Classroom. Here, instead of learning how to kill their teacher, the students of an academy learn how to save the world.

My Hero Academia shows us a group of students of an academy who fight all the trouble makers who create problems for the innocent people around them.

With the creators of the anime planning to wrap up its narrative in 2022, now is the best time to start watching this amazing anime.

One Punch Man (Japanese: Wanpanman)

Anime like Assassination Classroom
Anime like Assassination Classroom-One Punch Man (credit: Netflix and ONE)

The superhero comedy anime, One Punch Man, needs no introduction. It tells us the story of a superhero, Saitama, who can easily defeat any enemy with just a single punch but he strives to find a worthy opponent after getting bored by a lack of challenge due to his overwhelming power.

One Punch Man does not have much of a story, but it is really entertaining.

Saitama and the other strong heroes in the series are a bit different from the team in Assassination Classroom, but they’re all equally modest and humble, which makes it a must-watch.

One Punch Man is one of the hits in modern anime. With the anime being over in 2019, now is the time to start watching it.

Mob Psycho 100 (Japanese: Mobu Saiko Hyaku)

Anime like Assassination Classroom
Anime like Assassination Classroom-Mob Psycho 100 (Credit: Netflix and ONE)

The story of Mob Psycho 100 revolves around the life of Shigeo Kageyama, an average middle school boy who is nicknamed Mob by people because he lacks a sense of being at a particular place at a particular time.

Although Shigeo Kageyama looks like a secretive guy, he is, as a matter of fact, an immensely strong esper with tremendous psychic ability. He constantly lives a life under a sentimental chain so that he does not lose control of his power.

In both Mob Psycho 100 and Assassination Classroom, we look at hesitant protagonists who are worried about their powers. Both of the characters in Mob Psycho 100 and Assassination Classroom, gradually come out of their shells and grow into leadership positions as the situation requires them to.

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Angel Beats!

Anime like Assassination Classroom
Anime like Assassination Classroom-Angel Beats! (credit: via Aniplex and Jun Maeda)

Angel Beats! is a fantasy anime with relatable high school life, as shown in Assassination Classroom.

Angel Beats! is a fantasy anime that shows us a high school environment of people after their death. It is set in a type of place for people who have gone through trauma, grief and various other adversities in life.

The people in the setting must overcome all their issues before moving forward and being born again.

Assassination Classroom and Angel Beats! ultimately go into different directions, but the characters and comedy elements in both the shows are very same, which makes it a must-watch too.

Danganronpa

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Anime Like Assassination Classroom-Danganronpa (Credit: Kazutaka Kodaka)

Danganronpa is adapted from a video game franchise series of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc.

It is set in an elite high school environment where the students are terrorised by a very powerful bear, known as Monokuma, who gives them only one single way to escape the Academy. The students can only leave after murdering another student of their Academy, only after they are not found guilty in the trial that follows after the death of a student.

Danganronpa does not have a story like Assassination Classroom, but both the shows have very powerful lead characters that look like animals who are the leaders of the school students.

This high school anime will definitely keep you at the edge of your seats, so do give this a try.

Baka and Test: Summon The Beasts (Japanese: Baka to Test to Shōkanjū)

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Anime Like Assassination Classroom-Baka and Test: Summon The Beasts (credit: Kenji Inoue)

Baka and Test: Summon The Beasts is an anime with a comic tone. Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts has a fantastic storyline that will definitely keep you hooked to the anime. It is an underrated anime show that a lot of people do not know about.

Similar to Assassination Classroom, Baka and Test: Summon The Beasts has outstanding students who are at their lowest possible condition, who team up together to form a group and battle against the people that are above them.

The plot twist in the story of Baka and Test: Summon The Beasts is that the students in Baka and Test call beasts to fight in their part, but the monsters are just as strong as their latest test scores.

Baka and Test: Summon The Beasts has a very entertaining take and story, which makes it a show like Assassination Classroom.

Katekyo Hitman Reborn! (Japanese: Katekyō Hittoman Ribōn! )

Anime Like Assassination Classroom
Anime Like Assassination Classroom-Katekyo Hitman Reborn (Credit: Akira Amano)

Katekyo Hitman Reborn! revolves around a theme of turning regular people into some very deadly assassins, which is also the case in Assassination Classroom.

Both the anime shows have a lot in common between them and have some very entertaining parts. In fact, Katekyo Hitman Reborn! has some more exaggerated assassin stunts than Assassination Classroom.

If you loved Assassination Classroom, you would definitely love Katekyo Hitman Reborn!. So do give this show a try.

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Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei! (Japanese: Sayonara Zetsubō Sensei)

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Anime Like Assassination Classroom-Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei! (credit: Kōji Kumeta)

Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei! is a dark comedy satire that revolves around an extremely negative teacher. He wants to kill himself, but every time he tries to do so, he ends up surviving because something goes wrong. It shows us a comic and entertaining take on a slice of life satire.  

Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei! and Assassination Classroom have extremely negative protagonists. If you loved Koro sensei in Assassination Classroom, then you will surely fall in love with the story in Sayonara, Zetsubou Sensei! 

The Squid Girl (Japanese: Shinryaku! Ika Musume )

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Anime Like Assassination Classroom-The Squid Girl ( Masahiro Anbe)

The Squid Girl is a slice of life comedy whose story revolves around a girl who is a squid and is determined to destroy the Earth as an act of revenge for polluting the ocean.

Before going ahead with her plan, she decides to give human beings one last chance and plans on trying to understand human beings and why they do what they do.

The Squid Girl is not about any teacher and does not have any high school setting, but the protagonists in Assassination Classroom and The Squid Girl have the same motto in their lives.

Great Teacher Onizuka (Japanese: Gurēto Tīchā Onizuka)

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Anime Like Assassination Classroom-Great Teacher Onizuka (credit: Kazuhiko Yukawa)

Great Teacher Onizuka is an action and comedy anime show that revolves around the life of Eikichi Onizuka, a 22-year-old ex-gang member who is also a teacher.

Unlike Assassination Classroom, Great Teacher Onizuka does not have any dangerous and highly powered assassins, but it does have a fun high school setting.

The character development in Great Teacher Onizuka is so good that it will make you fall in love with the show’s characters.

Now that we have given you a list of anime shows like Assassination Classroom, which one have you decided to watch first?

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