Soul Eater: Rapid Improvement Project (R.I.P.) follows students of Death Weapon Meister Academy (DWMA) as they navigate the trials involved with the creation of a new class of student. These are meisters and demon weapons of exceptional skill trying to work their way to the very top of the pyramid in record times. Meanwhile, Lord Death has his own secret motives as far as this new class is concerned. How long before they come to light?