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Top 15 Anime/Manga like The Classroom of The Elite

Have you just finish The Classroom of The Elite anime series? And want to watch more like it? Then you are in the right place. Here you get top 15 anime/manga like The Classroom of the Elite.

The classroom of the elite anime series is quite interesting and enjoyable. The unique storyline, characters’ personalities, and environment setting make this anime and must-watch for every otaku.

The story is about a boy who is overpowered. He is intelligent, smart, and highly observant. He thinks of humans as a tool to win. The main goal is unknown in season one. But his classmate Suzume wants to reach Class A (highest ranking class).

15. CHOYOYU!: High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even in Another World!

Want to watch an Isekai anime series? A group of seven friends reincarnated into another world due to a plane accident. A world that is divided into two different parts. Now, they want to get back to earth. But How? Let’s see in the anime.

Now, they have different settings. Like one is High School and the other is a different world. But in both areas, the main character does not allow or able to the real world. They both anime’s main strength of character is their strategy and tactics.


6 Students were abducted and connected with pain. If one gets hit and others also feel the pain. Strenge concept? Like Kokoro Connect anime series. Because of some reason the main protagonist did not feel any pain. What will happen to them? These anime have depth and sophistication.

In both anime series, High School students have a strict environment. Force to do things that they did not want to do. In both anime series, the main characters have highly low emotional expressions. They have the same vibes related to setting, and characters.

13. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Anime with the smartest anime character. Code Geass is a highly rated anime series with breathtaking plots. A High School boy wants to change the whole country on his own. This is a mainstream anime series and if did not watch it yet go and watch it now.

Both protagonists of anime are smart and intelligent. The setting is also the same – High School. And last they both hide their real identity for different reasons. There is a lot of difference between these two animes. But if you want to watch an anime series with a Highly intelligent MC then this is for you.

12. Love, Election, and Chocolate

Are you hungry? Or want to eat some sweets? Here is Love, Election, and Chocolate for you. The main protagonist struggles to save his Food Research Club from the new Student Council President. He has to somehow stop her to become president before the election. The slightly strange line filled with cute girls.

Both anime is about competition from others to save themself. They are very like each other in many ways except the setting of the environment. And Love, Election, and Chocolate are slightly lite hearted. Which will help you to overcome the seriousness of The classroom of the elite anime series.

11. Munou Na Nana

Earth is attacked by some creatures known as “Enemies of Humanity” from nowhere. There are some people gifted with superpowers. Those powers are known as “Talent.” For students with talents, they have special training schools that train them to become Super Heros. Quite a simple concept like SHIELD from Marvel Studios.

In both anime series, there are special schools and training to become the best. In Muncie Na Nana you get a special touch on the superpower concept. In both anime series, you get psychological, intelligent, and logical thinking characters.

10. The Irregular at Magic High School

Can you imagine the magic in the 21st century? Well, don’t think just watch it. Two siblings get into a new High School – The First High School. This anime is not for everyone. If you are a person who did not like incest anime then did not watch it.

Protagonist with high thinking and problem-solving ability. A High School setting in the environment. In both anime, the students are classified and dived into two or more groups. You have to compete and prove yourself to get respect and promotion.

9. Alderamin on the Sky

Alderamin on the Sky is the story of a guy who becomes an Imperial Knight (anyway he did not want that title and job). In reality, he is a careless but smart and intelligent person. You also get a sweet touch of fanservice in Alderamin on the Sky.

They both have an intelligent and smart protagonist with a careless personality. They also have similarities in their environment. Characters are unique and have the same personality in comparison to The classroom of the Elite.

8. The Fruit of Grisaia

Want a Harem anime like The Classroom of The Elite? Here The Fruit of Grisaia is waiting for you. A new transfer student with lots of Hotties around him. Yuuji Kazami has a duty (because he wants to) to solve all the problems they have. The journey begins…

The Fruit of Grisaia did not have a genius protagonist. But Yuuji Kazami is smart enough to solve common life problems. Both protagonists solving the problems of their classmates. And last but not least both anime series have fan-service in huge amount.

7. Danganronpa: The Animation

First and only Horror anime on the list. In anime, where the High School only accepts exceptional students. But the main protagonist gets admission to this school by his Luck. He is just an ordinary student. Then how he is going to compete with super-intelligent students.

In both anime series, you get a High School far away from normal life. To get the top position they have to eliminate, kill, or expel them. You also get the cold-hearted female lead filled with smartness.

6. No Game, No Life

No Game No Life - Top 20 Anime/Manga Similar To That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime

Anime with two super-intelligent anime characters. They are on the list of smartest characters. Two siblings were invited to play games of conflict with God of Games. Their goal is to defeat the Tet, the God of Games, and become Gods themself. If you want to watch an anime with highly smart anime characters then this is must watch for you.

First, Both have almost genius-level protagonists in anime series. They are extremely similar and while watching remind of each other. The only difference is one is their world. One is the real world and another one is Isekai.

5. Baka & Test – Summon the Beasts

A High School where students are ranked from class A to class F. Their classes are chosen from their merit scores. Find something similar? Because F class students have poor facilities they want to reach the top. To do that they have to compete and win.

Like The classroom of The Elite, they also have an S-Class ranking system. In both anime series, students get points and other facilities according to their class and grades. Both protagonists do not desire to get the attention of others.

4. Assassination Classroom

A popular anime on the list (drum beat) – Assassination Classroom. Do you know Koro Sensi? He is pretty famous anyway. A school where students trained to become assassins. They have to become strong to fight in the real world.

Both anime have a High School where students are trained to become the best. The characters in both anime series are pretty intelligent and smart. Like The Classroom of The Elite, the Assassination Classroom also have a highly engaging storyline.

3. Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler

Have you ever watch an anime about Gambling? Well if you don’t then Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler is for you. A High School where only rich students are allowed or study. The school teaches every regular subject like other schools. But after that, they teach you the art and science of Money and Gambling.

Like The Classroom of The Elite, the Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler is also a quite psychological anime series. Both anime protagonists are Highly intelligent and problem solvers. They are also very observant. At last, they both compete with other students to get the top spot.

2. My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU

The anime is about a High School student. Hachiman Hikigaya is a smart and intelligent boy. And also a loner (without any friends). One day, his homeroom teacher tell her to join The Volunteer Club and help Yukinoshita Yukino. Yukon is the dream student of every teacher. The story starts here, their chemistry of love and life.

Both main protagonists are intelligent, smart, and loners. They hide their true strength from others to avoid attention. Both setting are in High School and surrounded by Kawaii/cute girls.

1. Hyouka

A lazy High Schooler who just wants to relax in peace. But he has to join the Classics Club because her sister told him. Houtarou Oreki is a highly intelligent person but he did not want to use his brain. After joining the club he became a problem solver. To know how his life will go after that must watch the anime series.


In both anime, the series protagonists have eyes like dead fish. Despite having a highly intelligent mind they don’t want to use that. Both help their friends and classmates to overcome the problem. Hyouka is better in many ways in comparison to The Classroom of The Elite.

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