Sōsuke Sugaya
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Kanji 菅谷 創介
Romaji Sugaya Sōsuke
Character Information
Birthday October 25 (Scorpio)
Gender Male Male
Height 179 cm (5'10.5")
Weight 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type B
Relatives Unnamed Father
Unnamed Mother
Older Sister
School Kunugigaoka Junior High School
Class Class 3-E
Seat Number 12
Occupation Student
Manga Chapter 1
Anime Episode 1
Japanese Voice Eiji Miyashita (Anime)
Tomohiro Yamaguchi (OVA)
English Voice Kyle Phillips (Funimation Broadcast Dub)
Actor Ozawa Guami

Sōsuke Sugaya is a student in Class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Junior High School, taught by Korosensei.


Sōsuke is a tall and slender male with light grey/silver hair that goes past his ears and dark/black small eyes.


Sugaya is a well-meaning and easy-going person who's also very creative. He has a love and talent for art and has a calm demeanor.


During his 2nd year, he was treated as a delinquent by teachers because his "needless" artistic tendencies ended up making him stand out too much. In the end, because of his art and his low grades, he was dropped to Class E


Sugaya gets his spotlight in Chapter 37 where he came into class with a henna tattoo on his arm, shocking the whole class. He explains what it is and the class is awed by it and Korosensei is relieved that Sugaya isn't becoming a delinquent. Sugaya offers to draw a henna tattoo Korosensei and he happily accepts. When he starts drawing, part of Korosensei's face begins to melt, surprising both him and the other students. He says it was no good and it was revealed that he had ground some anti-sensei bullets into fine powder and mixed it with the henna paint. Korosensei compliments him on the idea, but then sulks because he wanted a design. Sugaya apologizes and tells him he'll draw one with the normal henna.

After a while, the whole class adopts Sugaya's henna style (subsequently shocking Bitch-sensei when she walks into the room). Korosensei tells Sugaya that watching him draw those makes him want to draw some, but Sugaya tells him that he ended up drawing on everyone so there are no more blank canvases left. Both of hem then turn their attention to Bitch-sensei who tells them to quit screwing around. Before she could finish the rest of her rant, she trips on a tube of henna paint and falls back, hitting her head on the wall and knocking her out in the process. Korosensei tells them to let her rest for the time being and while she's resting he and Sugaya will each take an arm to draw on. As they prepare for their little competition, Okuda tells Sugaya that the designs are amazing and the whole class adopted his style faster than they can blink. His past and how he ended up in Class E is then referred back to and by the time the flashback ends, he's finished his design on Bitch-sensei. The class compliments him and say it's just what they'd expect from him. Sugaya then tells them that henna was supposed to be fashion art in the first place and that going outside with the finished product leaves one with a great feeling.

As the class continue their praises, Korosensei reveals his design which is a manga strip. He tells them that he's bad a art and fashion so he just went with what he knew. The class then exclaims that if he's just going to make excuses then he shouldn't draw. The two sides don't match and Sugaya spruces up Korosensei's side and in response Korosensei says that it'll only make her smug if the result is too pretty. Their competition gets out of hand and they end up drawing on every exposed part of her body. She wakes up and starts examining herself the leaves the room only to come back later with some military machine guns and deadly aura surrounding her, indicating her anger. She starts shooting and is ranting in the process. While Sugino is holding her back, Nagisa tells Sugaya that Bitch-sensei wouldn't be so angry if he'd done all the drawing. He replies by telling Nagisa that it seems that way and tells him that normally, if he doodled on the back of an assignment, he'd get pissed if it was ignored. However, Korosensei (who he referred to as "that octopus") adds improvements to his pointless drawings and has fun with it to boot. He then says that if you think about it, it's only natural and that there's no reason that doodling would make him loose points. He then tells Nagisa that this whole killing ordeal isn't so bad to which Nagisa agrees.

During the summer vacation, he has an important role during the fight with Gastro. While the other students are shuffling around to distract the assassin; Sugaya is creating a scare crow. The scare crow, which greatly resembles Yoshida, is used as a decoy. This allows Chiba to take his shot at the bracket of the stage light disabling Gastro. He did all this in near silence.



Art: Sugaya is the most artistic member of Class E and possibly one of the most artistic students in all of Kunugigaoka. He's very creative when in comes to making things ranging from carvings to drawings. Because of his artistic sense he's able to make disguises quickly and proficiently, along with designing camouflage.


  • (To Nagisa Shiota) "In this class, even guys who are a bit unconventional are considered normal. This killing thing isn't so bad."[1]


  • His favorite subject is Art while his least favorite subject is Math.
  • His hobby/specialty is touring art museums.
  • His favorite food is Coriander.
  • His past club before dropping to Class E was Art Club.
  • He was called "Artsy Bean Pole" during class 3-E training using code names.
  • He was paired with Rio Nakamura in Chapter 74 during Nuru-Nuru Test of Courage.
  • He's the lowest ranked student of Class E on academics, being ranked 95th out of 186 students.
  • In the art rankings of volume 5, he was placed 1st among the male students.
  • During the Civil War, he was eliminated when Kanzaki busted his camouflage and shot him.
  • In the tankobon extras, his statistics were listed as:
    • Physical strength: 2.5
    • Mobility: 2.5
    • Close-range assassination: 3
    • Long-range assassination: 3.5
    • Academic ability: 1
    • Characteristic skill: 5 (Fine arts)


  1. Assassination Classroom manga; Chapter 37, pages 19


e - d - vKunugigaoka Junior High School
Class 3-E
Faculty KorosenseiTadaomi KarasumaIrina JelavićAguri Yukimura
Students Masayoshi KimuraHinano KurahashiYūma IsogaiHinata OkanoHiroto MaeharaMegu KataokaKōtarō TakebayashiTōka YadaKōki MimuraRio NakamuraNagisa ShiotaKaede KayanoTaisei YoshidaYukiko KanzakiTaiga OkajimaRinka HayamiTomohito SuginoYuzuki FuwaTakuya MuramatsuKirara HazamaRyūnosuke ChibaManami OkudaSōsuke SugayaSumire HaraRyōma TerasakaKarma AkabaneItona HoribeRitsu
Main School
Faculty Gakuhō AsanoKiyoshi Terai
Students Tomoya SeoTeppei ArakiNatsuhiko KoyamaRen SakakibaraGakushū AsanoKaho TsuchiyaKazutaka ShindōKokona TagawaNobuta TanakaChousuke Takada