|I know this post to this topic is late but don't give up hope! I agree that it took a while for the author to start up but by the first task the "garbage" students (aka the students that didn't go to school) it starts to have that similar vibe of the first publication. By chapter 15
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the little kami announces that they are going to be up against the kids who did go to school which are being tasked by kamimaro (that dude in the first one with the long fingernails in the first publication). Hopefully the author will make this series as good as the first one.