THIS IS CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM THE LIGHT NOVEL
Classroom of the Elite is one of the most remarkable high school anime series that surely love by a lot of fans by its mind-blowing story of elite students in Advanced Nurturing High School, the most prestigious school in Japan.
Because of its reputation, Advanced Nurturing High School’s system is different from any other schools and far from what one could imagine.
Classrooms are divided by 4 categories, Class A, B, C, and D, where Class A considered as highest rank and Class D as the most defective one. Because of that, students in Class-D was often underestimated and belittled by higher classes. Despite of being a Class-D, a lot of smart students resides there that surely will become a formidable opponent for higher classes. Because of that..
Here are the Top 9 Smartest Students in Class-D Classroom of the Elite
9. Karuizawa Kei
Karuizawa Kei is the female central figure of Class D(1st Year) and the ex-girlfriend of Hirata Yosuke, the most popular male student in the class. She is one of the supporting characters in the series that holds a huge influence to the story, especially, she was one of the few students who know Ayanokojie the most.
Compare to other students in Class D, Karuizawa is undeniably a smart student, yet because of her tragic past, it affects her mentality. Karuizawa wasn’t bless when it comes to academics, yet she’s capable to a lot of things, which was the reason why Ayanokojie chose her instead of Horikita.
According to Ayanokojie himself, compare to Horikita, Karuizawa Kei is much more capable of her, knowing that Horikita is a lone wolf, yet Karuizawa is the best person for him to control because of her broad influence.
8. Kikyo Kushida
Despite of her charming and innocent appearance, Kushida Kikyo is one of the antagonist of the series that hides her true self to everyone. After Ayanokojie saw her dark side, Kushida Kikyo promised to him that she will expel Ayanokojie when she expose her real identity.
Kushida Kikyo is one of the smartest students in Class D that often helps those students in needs with an opens arms, which also the reason she’s popular even among the other classes. Kushida isn’t just smart when it comes to academics, but also when it comes to reading people’s emotions and feelings, to the way that even Ayanokojie was wary of her.
She could be considered as the most hated student in the series by a lot of fans because of her actions, which she even sabotaged her own class just to expel Ayanokojie. Compare to Ayanokojie who helped the class behind the scenes, Kushida Kikyo slowly destroying the class behind the without anyone knowing.
7. Yosuke Hirata
Yosuke Hirata is the male central figure of the Class D that holds a huge influence to the whole class. Showing how important he is, Class D is nothing without his existence. Yosuke is the most reliable person in Class D and also one of the smartest.
He was the first person who led the class because of his extreme leadership before it became Horikita. What makes him more special is, Hirata isn’t just one of the most popular students among his class, but also in the entire school.
Compare other students, Hirata truly love every of his classmates without any favoritism, to the point that he’s willing to expel himself for the sake of others. Despite of his care about his classmates, that was also his main weakness. During the Volume 10 of the series, Hirata lost his mind after one of his classmates was expelled and he can’t even do anything about it.
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6. Mei-Yu Wang
Mei-Yu Wang, or mostly known as ‘Mii-chan’ by her class is the student that came from China. Despite of being a foreigner, Mii-Chan could speak japanese fluently, just like anybody in the class.
Because of her experienced overseas, Mii-chan is undeniably of the smartest students in Class-D that even surpassed Horikita when it comes to English subject. She isn’t just well knowledgeable when it comes to her own language, but also in Japanese and English as well.
Mii-Chan is a fond of Hirata, especially how she cared for him even after she was rejected by him numbers of times.
5. Teruhiko Yukimura
Teruhiko Yukimura is also known as ‘Keisei’ and ‘Yukimu’ by his closest friends, Haruka, Airi, Akito, and especially, Ayanokojie, which they also called their group Ayanokojie’s Group. Despite of his short screentime in the series, Yukimura truly is one of the smartest students in Class D, to the point that he’s smarter than Horikita when it comes to academics. When it comes special exams where it needs to strategize, Horikita is much superior.
Showing how dedicated he is when it comes to studying, Yukimura spends most of his time studying, and he is also the student tutor of Ayanokojie’s Group.
4. Chiaki Matsushita
Chiaki Matsushita is one of the strangest students in Class D and also popular when it comes to higher years. What makes her special is, Chiaki is one of the students who realized that Ayanokojie truly is a talented student just by observing, yet hide his abilities for a uncertain reason.
Just like Ayanokojie, Chiaki Matsushita also hide his abilities from everyone, after she admitted it to Ayanokojie himself. Compare to Ayanokojie who hide it to have a peaceful high school life, Matsushita doesn’t want her classmates to rely on her, just like how almost everyone in Class D rely on Horikita.
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3. Horikita Suzune
Horikita Suzune is the leader of Class D(1st Year) and one of the few students who know how smart Ayanokojie truly is. Compare to other students, Horikita has a huge character development in the series, knowing that she was often act alone thinking that everyone are obstacles on her way.
She is the younger sister of the former Student Council President, Horikita Manabu. Compare to other class leaders like Ryuen and Sakayanagi, Horikita Suzune is undeniably has no match against them, yet Class D is slowly becoming a formidable opponent with her leadership.
Even though Horikita was hated by her classmates back then, she became the trustworthy leader of Class D, especially, with the help of Ayanokojie. Ryuen Kakeru, the leader of Class C admitted that Horikita is much more a terrifying opponent compare to Ichinose, the leader of Class B.
2. Koenji Rokusuke
Koenji Rokusuke is one of the mysterious students in Class D, yet undeniably considered as one of the smartest and strongest students throughout the whole school. Just like Ayanokojie, Koenji is a genius but chose not to use it unless it is truly necessary for him.
Despite of his narcissistic personality, Koenji Rokusuke was referred by a lot of students as ‘Monster’, especially after the Uninhabited Island Exam in Y2V3 ,where he defeated all students in the school all by himself for 2 weeks. If Koenji became serious achieving Class A, Class D will be a tough opponent for every classes.
A lot of details about Koenji are still unknown and mystery, yet he already shown how superior he is compare to other students, not even Horikita could match him. What makes him more interesting is, just like Ayanokojie, what he shown was only a glimpse of his capabilities.
1. Ayanokojie Kiyotaka
Ayanokojie Kiyotaka is the protagonist of the series and undeniably smartest student in Class-D. Despite of his capabilities, Ayanokojie preferred to hide it in order to maintain his peaceful high school life, especially freedom that he doesn’t have before he enrolled in Advanced Nurturing High School.
He isn’t just the smartest in Class D, but also throughout the whole school and admitted that there’s no one who could beat him even when he go easy on them. Because of his actions behind the scenes to avoid unnecessary attentions, Ayanokojie was also known as ‘X’ as someone who manipulates the Class-D, which was the reason of their huge improvement.
What makes him very special is, Ayanokojie isn’t just a genius student, but also capable in physical combat. During the Volume 7 of light novel, Ayanokojie was trapped by Ryuen, the leader of Class C and 3 other students to beat him up, yet they miserably failed after they were easily overpowered by Ayanokojie alone.
So far, there’s only few students who’s aware of Ayanokojie’s true identity and potential, which might increase in the upcoming volumes.