THIS CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM LIGHT NOVEL..
The light novel series ‘Classroom of the Elite’ written by Syougo Kinugasa and illutrated by Shunsaku Tomose is one of the most popular light novel since 2015 after its first released by Media Factory.
A lot of fans was piqued its interest after it got an anime adaptation mainly to promote the light novel. The anime series tackled only the volumes of light novel, yet it has now 19 volumes so far(2021). Because of that, a lot of events and characters wasn’t fully introduced in the anime series.
The story revolves around the high school life of Ayanokojie Kiyotaka after he transferred in the most prestigious school throughout the whole country that owned by Government. The series doesn’t just revolves around the competition amd battle of every class but also the captivating beauty of every characters that love by a lot of fans. Because of that..
Here are the Prettiest Characters in Classroom of the Elite
10. Horikita Suzune
Horikita Suzune is one of the classmates of Ayanokojie and could be considered as his first friend, yet they referred themselves as just ‘neighbor’. Horikita is the leader of Class D and could also one of the smartest students in the series.
In spite of her intellect, Horikita was placed in Class. D saying that because of her superiority complex attitude that distant herself from everyone, thinking that they were all nothing but a mere liabilities to rank up in Class A. Later on, Horikita became the leader of Class D with the help of Ayanokojie by giving all the credits he all had done for the class, making Class D trust Horikita.
Knowing Ayanokojie, Horikita could be considered as the first person that Ayanokojie had manipulated without her realizing it especially during Sudo’s case, when Ayanokojie hinted her to come up a good scheme for Class C. Horikita Suzune was often mistaken as Ayanokojie’s girlfriend, knowing that they were always together, when in fact Ayanokojie was assisting her because of the fact that she will be the one that will carry the Class D and not him. Ayanokojie used Horikita as his cover in order for him to hide his actions behind the scenes.
9. Maya Satou
Satou Maya also one of the classmates of Ayanokojie Kiyotaka and also one of the supporting characters in the series. She was introduced a little in the volume 6 of light novel after she asked Kiyotaka for his number. Later on, Maya Satou developed a romantic interest towards Ayanokojie after she saw how ‘cool’ Kiyotaka in her eyes especially during Sports Festival (Volume 5).
Satou wasn’t blessed when it comes to academic abilities nor popularity among the opposite sex yet, she’s popular among girls, making her have a lot of friends. What’s more interesting is Maya Satou is the favorite character of the Classroom of the Elite illustrator himself, Shunsaku Tomose. Satou Maya was one of the first few students that realized Ayanokojie and Karuizawa Kei’s romantic relationship after she slowly noticed it.
8. Sakurako Tsubaki
Sakurako Tsubaki is one of the newly transferred in Advanced Nurturing High School, making her a junior. In spite of being new, Tsubaki is one of the smartest in their year, knowing that she was one of the chosen students to make Ayanokojie expel.
A lot of details are still unknown about her but the certain is her keen intellect. Tsubaki was first introduced during the exam(V1Y2), which they need to partner with the higher years. Because of that Tsubaki invited Ayanokojie to be her partner, yet Ayanokojie refused. During the uninhabited Island Exam (V4Y2), Tsubaki along with other first years attempted to get rid of Ayanokojie, yet was miserably failed.
Tsubaki truly is a smart and pretty student at the same time comparable to Horikita, but compare to Ayanokojie, she doesn’t stand a chance.
7. Nanase Tsubasa
Nanase Tsubasa is also one of the newly transferred in Advanced Nurturing High School and considered as central figure of Class D. Just like Tsubaki, Nanase Tsubasa was one of the few students who was chosen to expel Kiyotaka Ayanokojie.
Among the first years, Nanase is the one closest to Ayanokojie after she come along with him during Uninhabited Island Exam for a period of time(V3Y2). Just like Kushida, Nanase has cheerful and sparkling attitude especially towards to Ayanokojie, but everything changed when she tried to fight Ayanokojie.
For a certain reason, Nanase was badly beaten by Ayanokojie in hand-to-hand combat when she used the chance to fight him. In spite of her lost, Ayanokojie acknowledged her physical abilities that could par with Ibuki or even Horikita. Later on, Nanase and Ayanokojie became friends regardless of their battle, showing her trust to Ayanokojie. Needlessly to say, Nanase has a huge contribution for Ayanokojie during the Uninhabited Island Exam for all the things she has done for him.
6. Ichika Amasawa
Ichika Amasawa isn’t just one of the smartest students but also one of the physically strongest in Advanced Nurturing High School. She’s belong to Class A and a year younger than Ayanokojie, just like Tsubaki and Nanase.
Compare to other students, Ichika Amasawa is one of the few students who knows Ayanokojie the most and especially, his capabilities since she was a little. Ichika grew up from the place where Ayanokojie was raised and educated before he enrolled in Advanced Nurturing High School. Because of that, Ichika could be considered as mini version of Ayanokojie making her the 1st or 2nd smartest student in her year.
Ichika isn’t just intellectually superior but also physically capable. During the Uninhabited Island Exam, a lot of events had happened, after all students in every years competed(V3Y2) and one of them was confrontation of Horikita and Ichika.
Horikita known for capable of martial arts just like her brother, yet she was easily defeated by Ichika on hand-to-hand combat. Ibuki, the student of Class C tried to help Horikita fighting her but both of them combine still wasn’tn’t enough, showing how powerful Ichika truly is.
Ichika truly admire Ayanokojie to the way that she will protect him no matter what the situation despite of her trying to expel Ayanokojie back then, just like Nanase and Tsubaki.
5. Shiina Hiyori
Shiina Hiyori is one of the supporting characters that was introduced in the Volume 7 of light novel and was belong to Class C. In spite of her being in Class C, Shiina Hiyori is undoubtedly smart and sharp student knowing that Ayanokojie also secretly acknowledged her abilities.
Just like Ichinose, Shiina doesn’t like fights among classes, thinking that it doesn’t worth fighting for. Regardless of her intellect, she chose to remain neutral most of the time and spend her time reading books. Later on, Shiina met Ayanokojie out of the blue in the library, which started their friendship. Shiina considered Ayanokojie as her first friend, knowing that he was the only person she know that has the same hobby, which is reading books.
Class C, where she was belong was full of outlaws, especially their leader, Ryuen Kakeru. But despite of that, she was completely opposite of it. Knowing Ryuen, who was one of the most terrifying student in their school, Shiina Hiyori was one of the few students he truly respect because of her intellect. According to her, if there is one thing that she wants the most, it is to talk to Ayanokojie and especially, is to be on the same class with him.
4. Sakayanagi Arisu
Sakayanagi Arisu is the leader of Class A and could be considered as the smartest student next to Ayanokojie. Sakayanagi always has a noticable cane on her hand, knowing that she has a crippled leg since she was a kid. In spite of her disability, it doesn’t affect her rationality, instead she’s praised and acknowledged by her class, making her worthy as a leader.
Just like Ichika, Sakayanagi knew Ayanokojie since she was a little, yet Ayanokojie had no idea of her identity back then. Sakayanagi often called by fans as ‘Smug Loli’ knowing that she has a smug attitude especially towards those who are inferior to her.
Sakayanagi admitted that her high school life has no interest but everything when she met Ayanokojie(Volume 5). She knows that there’s no one who can beat her or give her a challenge until Ayanokojie appeared during the Sports Festival(Vol 5).
Just like Ayanokojie or Ryuen, Sakayanagi doesn’t care about her methods in every plans she had do, to the way that she’s willing to expel anyone on her way in order for her to achieve what she wants. Sakayanagi has a deep admiration to Ayanokojie to the way that she’s willing to sacrifice her class just to protect to protect him.
3. Ichinose Honami
Ichinose Honami is the central figure of Class B and could be considered as the most popular student in their years. Unlike any other class leaders, Ichinose is complete opposite of them knowing that she doesn’t want to compete with other classes. Ayanokojie referred Ichinose as ‘pacifist’, a person which against war and violence that Sakayanagi or Ryuen often do.
Because of that, Class B is full of kind-hearted students that makes them united as a class, which is the best weapon of Class B. The thing about Ichinose that is truly admirable is she’s not just beauty but indeed smart as well. Throughout the whole series, Ichinose was the first and only person so far that saw through Ayanokojie’s plan especially during the Cruise Ship Special Test, where she exposed Ayanokojie’s plan. Ayanokojie admitted that she underestimated Ichinose and needs to change his evaluation about her.
Ichinose will do anything for the sake of her class to the way that she would have a fake relationship to Nagumo, the current Student Council President in order to save her classmate, yet didn’t happened because of Ayanokojie’s help. As time goes by, Ayanokojie’s abilities is slowly getting exposed and a lot of students are falling in love with Ayanokojie and one of them is Ichinose after she confessed during the Uninhabited Island Exam V4Y2.
2. Kiryuuin Fuuka
Kiruin Fuuka is a 3rd year Class B student, making her a year older than Ayanokojie. In spite of her new appearance, Kiryuin Fuuka piqued the interest of a lot of fans by her superiority complex personality towards to everyone. She was first introduced in the Volume 2 Year 2 of light novel when Ayanokojie along with Kiriyama met her sitting on the bench.
Just like Koenji, or even Ayanokojie, Kiryuin is capable enough to defeat almost everyone in their school yet chose not to, thinking that moving to Class A wasn’t her actual goal. According to Ayanokojie, Kiryuin could be much more capable than Nagumo physically or even intellectually if she just become more cooperative, knowing that among all the 3rd years, Kiryuin is one of the few students that has 2 A+ in OAA app, where abilities of every students can be seen. If simply academics are the only basis for every student, Kiryuin could be on the top spot.
Kiryuin is comparable to Koenji, saying that if Ayanokojie doesn’t know her, he would think that he is talking to Koenji because of their similar attitude and reasonings.
During the Volume 4 Year 2 of light novel, Kiryuin and Ayanokojie teamed up together unexpectedly to take down Tsukishiro after trying to take down Ayanor. Kiryuin doesn’t socialize or talk to everyone but only to those who piqued her interest, and one of them is Ayanokojie.
1. Karuizawa Kei
Karuizawa Kei is one of the classmates of Ayanokojie Kiyotaka and has one of the huge role in the series. Among most of the girls in Class D, Karuizawa Kei considered as central figure and has a lot of followers knowing that she was the ex-girlfriend of the most popular man in Class D, Hirata Yosuke.
Compare to anime, Karuizawa Kei has a lot of screentime in the light novel that didn’t encountered by anime adaptation, knowing that the anime took only the 3 volumes in Light Novel. What’s more surprising is Karuizawa Kei is the first person that Ayanokojie Kiyotaka, the protagonist of the series fell in love with and formed romantic relationship.
Because of her status, Ayanokojie once tried to control her using her tragic past in order for her to be his ears that gather information, knowing she’s has a numbers of friends compare to Ayanokojie. Furthermore, that was also the reason why Ayanokojie told that she’s much more reliable and superior than Horikita, who was moving on her own.
In spite of her being manipulated by Ayanokojie back then, Karuizawa accepted him knowing that he’s the only person who can protect her, just like what happened in Volume 7 of Light Novel.