Shougo Kinugasa and Shunsaku Tomose’s light novels “Classroom of the Elite” were confirmed as winners in the “Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! 2023” listing in the Bunkobon (small book) category.

The literary franchise also won other awards, such as first place in the web popularity poll; Kiyotaka Ayanokouji in first place for best male characters; and Shunsaku Tomose in first place for best illustrators of the year.