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Assassination Classroom (2015)
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Assassination Classroom (2015)
Original name: 暗殺教室
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: 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?
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, humorous, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, education, friendship, murder, school, monster, underdog, death wish, superhuman, classroom, assassination, government agent

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My Hero Academia (2016)
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Duration: 24 min.
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Duration: 24 min.
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