In real life, the latest addition to a school might get a few questions before class resumes as normal.
let’s take a look at some of the great transfer students of anime.
These are students whose arrival sparked a new mystery to unravel. Some became heroes. Some hold secrets that are crucial to the story.
A few will bring fun and excitement to a group of new friends. Others heighten the drama.
All will remind you that it’s not a teen anime unless there’s a transfer student.
1. Itsuki Koizumi from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.
Haruhi finds her transfer student.
2. Haruka Kotoura from Kotoura-san.
Haruka has had a traumatic life, but will transferring to a new school make things better?
3. Alice Cartelet and Karen Kujo from Kinmoza!.
Alice and Karen are British girls who reconnect and make new friends in Japan.
4. Ryuko Matoi from Kill la Kill.
A transfer student is on a mission in Kill la Kill.
5. Rukia Kuchiki from Bleach.
Rukia as a school girl in Bleach.
6. Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter from Sailor Moon.
Usagi makes friends with the transfer student.
7. Homura Akemi from Puella Magi Madoka Magica.
Homura makes her first appearance in class, but Madoka recognizes her from somewhere else.
8. Ranma Saotome from Ranma 1/2.
Ranma is ready for his first schoolyard fight.