Yōkoso Jitsuryoku Shijō Shugi no Kyōshitsu e (ようこそ実力至上主義の教室へ, Literally meaning "Welcome to the Classroom of the Supreme Ability Doctrine"), abbreviated as Yō-Jitsu (よう実) or more commonly, its alternative romanization, You-Zitsu, is a light novel series written by Shōgo Kinugasa and illustrated by Tomoseshunsaku.
Kiyotaka Ayanokōji has enrolled at Advanced Nurturing High School, where it's said that 100% of students go on to college or find employment. But he ends up in Class 1-D, which is full of all the school's problem children. What's more, every month, the school awards students points with a cash value of 100,000 yen, and the classes employ a laissez-faire policy in which talking, sleeping, and even sabotage are permitted during class. One month later, Ayanokōji, Horikita, and the students of D-Class learn the truth of the system in place within their school...
Main article: Yōkoso Jitsuryoku Shijō Shugi no Kyōshitsu e (Manga)
The manga adaptation of the series by Yuyu Ichino began serialization in Monthly Comic Alive in March 2016. Thus far, the manga series has published 4 volumes. A spin-off manga titled Yōkoso Jitsuryoku Shijō Shugi no Kyōshitsu e: √Horikita has been serialized in the same magazine since June 27, 2017. An official spin-off anthology book titled Yōkoso Jitsuryoku Shijō Shugi no Kyōshitsu e: Other School Days which mainly covered short stories manga by various artists has released on September 23, 2017.
Main article: Yōkoso Jitsuryoku Shijō Shugi no Kyōshitsu e (Anime)
The light novel series has also been adapted into an anime series of the same name which is written by Aoi Akashiro and animated by Lerche Studio. Its first episode was aired on July 12, 2017 and has currently finished airing on September 27, 2017.
Web Radio Edit
A web radio show Yōkoso Jitsuryoku Shijō Shugi no Radio e (ようこそ実力至上主義のラジオへ, Literally meaning "Welcome to the Radio of the Supreme Ability Doctrine") began broadcasting on July 11, 2017. The show is aired every Tuesday and is hosted by Akari Kitō and Yurika Kubo, who voiced Suzune and Kikyō in the anime adaptation.
As of May 2017, at least 500,000 copies of the light novel have been sold over. Thanks to the TV anime broadcast, the series reaches 1 million sales in total and gets a large reprint on August 17, 2017.
- ↑ Official Web Radio
- ↑ Yōkoso Jitsuryoku Shijō Shugi no Kyōshitsu e Reaches 1 Milion Sales in Light Novel with New TV Commercial
- ↑ Twitter Announcement