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Assassination Classroom, Vol. 03: Time for a Transfer Student

(暗殺教室 / Assassination Classroom #3)

4.31  ·  Rating details ·  4,673 ratings  ·  229 reviews
Ever caught yourself screaming, "I could just kill that teacher"? What would it take to justify such antisocial behavior and weeks of detention? Especially if he's the best teacher you've ever had? Giving you an "F" on a quiz? Mispronouncing your name during roll call...again? How about blowing up the moon and threatening to do the same to Mother Earth—unless you take him ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 7th 2015 by VIZ Media LLC (first published March 4th 2013)
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Nov 15, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: manga
I'm surprised how much I'm enjoying this manga series, and the way it seems to be progressing. In a word, this series and the plot, is absurd, and if someone described the plot of this series to you sitting down over some coffee, you'd assume that it wouldn't work. But, it does. I like weird and wonderful, and I enjoy something different and light hearted as opposed to some of the rather heavy novels I've been consuming, as of late.
The main character here, Sensei, is so nerdy and really quite lo
First Second Books
You've got to love a series where the only person rooting for the academically struggling kids at this high school (who are all actively insulted and left behind by the school's principal) is the mysterious alien/assassin who's planning to destroy the earth and already destroyed most of the moon -- and is also the kids' teacher.

This series is just the right amount of crazy!
Dave Schaafsma
Mar 04, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: manga-school
Third volume anymore of the same, with Koro Sensi continuing to be entertaining. Same basic set up. We begin with the last part of the school trip, and there's a new (robot) transfer student, Ritsu, who's a great character, there's a revenge plan and so on. Lots of fun! Maybe this dipped to 3.5 for me, not for the conception, which is great, but because things are settling in. But it's really good!

Dec 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I want a teacher like Koro Senseiiiiii!!!!! He's the best teacher ever, I love him! I want him as teacher in my school & don't want him to destroy thee world & I don't want to kill him. There I said it. ...more
Jim Gorman
Jan 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: magna
Short note here. I am continuing on with this series, since my library has them. I was home with a sick kid so I was glad to have this and my other books. Just another step along the Grade E classroom and their mission to assassinate their teacher before the end of the school year or it will destroy the world. In this one we have the second half of their school trip to Kyoto, and then after with a new student coming to class to help them kill the teacher. Of course by the end of this volume it i ...more
Ahmad Sharabiani
Assassination Classroom, Vol. 3: Time for a Transfer Student (Assassination Classroom #3), Yūsei Matsui
Stewart Tame
Dec 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
I'm still enjoying this series more than I expected to. Yes, it's an absurd premise that shouldn't work. But somehow it does. Matsui brings just the right amount of tongue in cheek to the party. Although he does villainous things like destroying most of the Moon, and threatening to do likewise to the Earth, Koro Sensei is just so goofy and earnest and loveable that you just can't help but root for him. And, in these days of school shootings, the idea of students actively trying to kill their tea ...more
Aug 25, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I didn't enjoy this one as much, but I like how it picks up where the last book ends up. I like Koro Sensei's development, and how he's starting to show feelings. I like that ending too, wonder what's going to happen with these assassins! Starting to get to know the characters, some of their background stuff. Quite a bit of focus on the romances though. ...more
Ruby Bms
Jan 18, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I LOVE this manga series it's my first real one but I simply can't get enough of it!!!! The character development for Nagisa is coming along great I believe. I love Karma's chaotic energy and how his mind is one-way "violence" I think it adds to the edgy aspect of the book. ...more
Sep 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is awesome and funny. I barked out laughing at the jokes and I felt happy when they learned lessons. But it ended on a cliff hanger and I didn't notice I was close to ending. I need the next book but I just went to Barnes and Nobles. I can't go again so soon or my money will disappear. ...more
((Silver O. Smith - I was born to be you.))
- * = Improper show of a woman
Julie (Manga Maniac Cafe)
4 stars

This series is ridiculous and fun. full review to follow
This will be a short review.

I really love this series, but I just notice that it is less fun to read the manga when you already have seen the story animated. It just lacks the fun, the voices and so much more suddenly. Most of this book is also animated by now, only one part seemed new and I was delighted to see it.

In this volume we have the last part of the school trip, a new transfer student, a revenge plan and more. It was all great fun, I especially liked the revenge plan, and the ending of
Nicholas Karpuk
Apr 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
In fitting with the theme of sympathetic monsters, this volume shows us that Koro-sensei can even win over a war-mongering AI.

There's just something so charming about an antagonist who's actually nicer than any of the people you'd conventionally root for. Koro plans to blow them all up, but he actively gives them advice on how their attempts to kill him failed. Delightful.
Samantha wickedshizuku Tolleson
Jan 30, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anime and Manga fans
Recommended to Samantha wickedshizuku by: previous volume
This volume kicks off with Chapter 17: Guidebook Time.

This was just so hysterical. Each volume just gets funnier. I hope that I won't have trouble getting future volumes from my library.

I'll write more when editing mode hits me.
Have fun reading!
Ta-ta Pretties!
Thomas Maluck
Jun 07, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: manga
Still a fun read, but not as outlandish/surprising as the first two volumes.
Julia Sapphire
Jul 27, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016, manga
I am quite enjoying this series. This one was my least favorite so far but it was still good! Just not as good and funny as the previous two volumes.
May 20, 2021 rated it liked it
Shelves: manga-read
Every volume of this manga:
Principal: There's been another failed assassination attempt. Every assassin we send after him fails. What should we do now?
Government Official: Perfect, so we have a new assassin coming to the school

Also in this volume is a robot student that looks like the monolith from 2001: A Space Odyssey and Koro Sensei gives her an upgrade where she has an avatar that looks like a v-tuber.
I'm finding this series a mixed bag of humour and storytelling. I want to like each volume but I find some are gap filling while others have a central focus. I liked chapters of this volume but I didn't care for others. The series isn't without its faults but it is likable and worth enduring if the kinks can be ironed out. ...more
Jul 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Being the best teacher ever, Koro Sensei struggles to improve all his students, no matter what their intentions are - and we very well know his students' purpose is to kill him. :) In this part, I loved discovering Koro Sensei's appetite for gossip and how he gets involved in the love & revenge story of one of his students. ...more
Alicia Day
Jan 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-reads, manga, series
love this series so much but I have no Idea who anyone is or what there names are just here for the story
Righteous payback is sweet.
Lys ♡
Aug 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga-reads
Oh my gosh I LOVE how the relationship is growing between the students Koro Sensei!! I was smiling the whole way through this volume 😆
Dec 12, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this book annd thought it was fun to read
Jul 19, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Creative and capturing
Mary Thomas
This manga is fun but in this volume a male character calls a female character a bitch. IN 2020 Lol it’s a no for me dawg. Will I read the next one? Probably.
Lorelei Miller
Apr 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The students of class 3-E at Kunugigaoka Junior High have it rough. Their school has a strictly enforced hierarchy and they are at the bottom. The principal is determined to keep them there, even going so far as to change the material on their midterms to keep them from getting good grades. This should make them depressed, angry and bitter. Their teacher is something special though, Koro-sensei goes out of his way to make sure each of his students is reaching their full potential. It kind of put ...more
Dec 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
This volume of Assassination Classroom is broken up into three distinct story arcs: centered around a school trip, a "transfer student," and a revenge plot. Each one has a slightly different feel to it, but they all make for an enjoyable read.

The writing continues to be good, and I really feel like I'm getting a solid feel for the students of Class 3-E by this point. Matsui has done an admirable job so far, of taking ridiculous situations, and infusing them with deeper meaning, sympathetic chara
Issei Miyata
Apr 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This manga is “Assassination Classroom”. This is very interesting for me. The protagonist is not human. It looks like alien. He move very very fast. The plot is that the protagonist works at junior high school as a teacher and the students of the classroom must kill him until they graduate. He will destroy the earth if the student can not kill him.

The teacher is not looked as a human. But he is a good teacher. He is kind and he helps his students many time although he will destroy the earth.

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Yūsei Matsui (松井優征 Matsui Yūsei?, born January 31, 1981 in Saitama, Japan) is a manga artist known for manga Majin Tantei Nougami Neuro. He was an assistant of Yoshio Sawai, the manga artist of Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (Shirota Masakage made a cameo appearance in Shinsetsu Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo).

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暗殺教室 / Assassination Classroom (1 - 10 of 33 books)
  • 暗殺教室 1 [Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 1] (Assassination Classroom, #1)
  • 暗殺教室 2 [Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 2] (Assassination Classroom, #2)
  • 暗殺教室 4 [Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 4] (Assassination Classroom, #4)
  • 暗殺教室 5 [Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 5] (Assassination Classroom, #5)
  • 暗殺教室 6 [Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 6] (Assassination Classroom, #6)
  • 暗殺教室 7 [Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 7] (Assassination Classroom, #7)
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