The Best Episodes of Assassination Classroom

Last Updated: Nov 15, 2018

The students of class 3-E have a mission: kill their teacher before graduation. He has already destroyed the moon, and has promised to destroy the Earth if he can not be killed within a year. But how can this class of misfits kill a tentacled monster, capable of reaching Mach 20 speed, who may be the best teacher any of them have ever had?

Graduation Time

#1 - Graduation Time

Season 2 - Episode 24

Time is running out, and the E Class students must decide once and for all whether to kill the teacher who so changed their lives over the past year.

star 8.76
82 votes
Directors: 山形孝二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Future Time

#2 - Future Time

Season 2 - Episode 25

Graduation day: one of life's chapters ends and another begins as the students and teachers of Class 3-E go on to forge their own paths in the world.

star 8.23
73 votes
Directors: 幸野浩二
Writers:
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Final Boss Time

#3 - Final Boss Time

Season 2 - Episode 23

A pitched battle between two super-creatures threatens to harm the students of Class 3-E. Can Koro Sensei protect them while fighting for his life?

star 8.17
66 votes
Directors: 幸野浩二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Past Time

#4 - Past Time

Season 2 - Episode 16

Following the traumatic story of Koro Sensei's past, the E Class is left reeling after learning revelations about his past deeds and identity. As the gather themselves with this new information, it begins to affect their assassination plans.

star 8.01
70 votes
Directors: 山形孝二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Outcome Time

#5 - Outcome Time

Season 2 - Episode 18

The battle amongst the E-Class comes down to the final two on each side: Karma vs. Nagisa. But, a new obstacle throws a wrench into the E Class's plans.

star 7.96
68 votes
Directors: 山形孝二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Nagisa Time

#6 - Nagisa Time

Season 1 - Episode 22

Before Nagisa completely gives into his anger, Terasaka throws a stun-gun at him, urging him not to become a murderer and think about what's truly important. Despite being heavily beaten by Takaoka, Nagisa uses what he learned from Lovro to perform his secret technique; shocking Takaoka with a sudden clap before using the stun-gun Terasaka gave him to bring him to his knees, leaving him with the smile he fears so much before shocking him unconscious. Afterwards, the three assassins from earlier reveal the virus they used is nothing more than an enhanced food-poisoning bug that will wear off eventually, as they didn't agree with Takaoka's methods. The next day, after the affected students recover from their symptoms and Koro-sensei emerges from his crystallized state, the students makes the most of the remainder of their vacation before returning to school for the second term of their assassination classroom.

star 7.94
93 votes
Directors: 黑泽桂子
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Before & After Time

#7 - Before & After Time

Season 2 - Episode 6

After an accident, the E Class winds up doing a whole different kind of studying off campus. But will they have a chance to bone up for the midterms?

star 7.88
74 votes
Directors: 山形孝二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Go Time

#8 - Go Time

Season 1 - Episode 18

The summer assassination attempt is followed by a crisis affecting nearly half the E Class. Can the rest think and move fast enough to save them?

star 7.86
93 votes
Directors: 黑泽桂子
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Talent Time

#9 - Talent Time

Season 1 - Episode 13

As Karasuma briefly senses what appears to be a fearsome aura coming from Nagisa, Akira Takaoka, an aquaintance of Karasuma from the Ministry of Defense, is sent to Class 3-E to take over Karasuma's role as P.E. teacher. While initially proving popular with the students to do his light-hearted personality, they soon learn his true nature as a ruthless and sadistic instructor who uses fear and violence to train his pupils. When Karasuma voices his objection, Takaoka challenges him to pick one of his students to face off against him using a real knife. Placing his faith in the aura he felt before, Karasuma nominates Nagisa to fight against Takaoka. Following Karasuma's advice and going against Takaoka's expectations of being afraid of wielding a knife, Nagisa uses the assassination skills he had learned and manages to get the upper hand on Takaoka, winning the match. When Takaoka violently objects to defeat, Karasuma beats him back while Asano fires him, with Karasuma returning to his usual teaching position.

star 7.85
105 votes
Directors: 黑泽桂子
Writers: 上江洲诚
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XX Time

#10 - XX Time

Season 1 - Episode 21

The students take on one last assassin opponent before meeting the shadowy figure who's holding the virus remedy hostage in exhange for Koro Sensei.

star 7.80
84 votes
Directors: 黑泽桂子
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Confession Time

#11 - Confession Time

Season 2 - Episode 15

Koro Sensei begins to come clean about his background after a tense and terrifying encounter with a student who has her own reasons to kill him,

star 7.80
69 votes
Directors: 幸野浩二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Pandemonium Time

#12 - Pandemonium Time

Season 1 - Episode 19

The E Class must put their lessons into practice as they tackle an intimidating hotel brimming with baddies--and all without Koro Sensei's help.

star 7.79
86 votes
Directors: 黑泽桂子
Writers: 上江洲诚
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School's Out - First Term

#13 - School's Out - First Term

Season 1 - Episode 16

After two days of exams, the results are in. Both the ace A Class and the end E Class must come to terms with the outcome--and so must Koro Sensei.

star 7.79
90 votes
Directors: 黑泽桂子
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Vision Time

#14 - Vision Time

Season 1 - Episode 14

Koro Sensei exposes a major weakness, and Terasaka interrupts a fun summer day out with an assassination attempt that goes a little too far.

star 7.78
95 votes
Directors: 黑泽桂子
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Trust Time

#15 - Trust Time

Season 2 - Episode 21

It's time for the last project from Koro Sensei before the E-Class closes out the year, but the government's own plans and threatens to get in the way.

star 7.77
69 votes
Directors: 幸野浩二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Reaper Time, Part 2

#16 - Reaper Time, Part 2

Season 2 - Episode 8

When Koro Sensei and Mr. Karasuma reach the Reaper's hideout, it's anyone's guess who'll come out on top--especially with wild-card Irina in the mix.

star 7.74
69 votes
Directors: 山形孝二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Reaper Time, Part 1

#17 - Reaper Time, Part 1

Season 2 - Episode 7

A well-intentioned act leads to a falling-out with Professor Bitch. Soon the E Class finds itself facing off alone against a formidable assassin foe.

star 7.71
69 votes
Directors: 山形孝二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Happy Birthday Time

#18 - Happy Birthday Time

Season 2 - Episode 22

The students fight to see their teacher one last time. A figure from Koro Sensei's past arrives with a serious grudge against the super-creature.

star 7.70
64 votes
Directors: 山形孝二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Transfer Student Time - Second Period

#19 - Transfer Student Time - Second Period

Season 1 - Episode 11

Class 3-E prepare for the arrival of their second transfer student, who is allegedly more powerful than Ritsu. At that moment, a white-robed man named Shiro arrives with the new student, Itona Horibe, who claims to be Koro-sensei's younger brother. When Itona faces against Koro-sensei later that day, it is revealed that he possesses the same kinda of tentacles Koro-sensei has in his hair. While Shiro uses his knowledge of Koro-sensei's weaknesses to give Itona the advantage, Koro-sensei takes advantage of that Itona's tentacles are identical to his and uses Anti-Sensei knives against them, allowing him to knock Itona out of the ring and win the match. When Itona reacts negatively to the thought of studying and tries to counterattack, Shiro knocks him out and takes him back with him. Afterwards, the class try to ask Koro-sensei about how he and Itona are connected, but he remains tight-lipped, stating they must use assassination to find the answers they seek. The students, determined to kill Koro-sensei before anyone else, decide to have Karasuma teach them more assassination techniques.

star 7.70
103 votes
Directors: 黑泽桂子
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Discord Time

#20 - Discord Time

Season 2 - Episode 17

The E class is divided over whether to kill Koro Sensei or try to save him. Koro Sensei suggests a way of settling the issue between the two sides.

star 7.68
73 votes
Directors: 幸野浩二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Outer Space Time

#21 - Outer Space Time

Season 2 - Episode 19

Class 3-E has agreed to try and save Koro Sensei. In order to do this, they must track down confidential information -- information that takes the class to another height.

star 7.68
65 votes
Directors: 幸野浩二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Valentine's Day Time

#22 - Valentine's Day Time

Season 2 - Episode 20

Nagisa remains uncertain about his future as high-school entrance exams loom over him. It's time for Class 3-E to celebrate Valentine's Day!

star 7.65
66 votes
Directors: 山形孝二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Karma Time - Second Period

#23 - Karma Time - Second Period

Season 1 - Episode 20

Karma must use his head to get past a formidable foe. Nagisa goes undercover as the E Class continues to sneak its way to the hotel's top floor.

star 7.64
89 votes
Directors: 黑泽桂子
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Karma Time

#24 - Karma Time

Season 1 - Episode 3

The brilliant, belligerent Karma Akabane, Nagisa's former classmate, joins 3-E and immediately jumps into the assassination mission with both feet.

star 7.63
134 votes
Writers: 上江洲诚
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Grown-Up Time

#25 - Grown-Up Time

Season 1 - Episode 4

A new foreign-language teacher comes to 3-E with some major ulterior motives... among other things. Will she get any closer to killing Koro Sensei?

star 7.61
137 votes
Directors: 山形孝二
Writers: 上江洲诚
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