Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei

Japanese name: Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei
Japanese name: さよなら絶望先生
English name: Goodbye, Zetsubo the Teacher
Dates: July 7, 2007-September 22, 2007 (July 8, 2007-September 23, 2007)
Broadcast time: Saturday, 24:30-25:00 (Sunday, 12:30-1:00 am)
Number of episodes: 12
Animation Studio: Shaft
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Television Kanagawa (tvk)
Creator(s): Koji Kumeta (manga)
Series Director: Akiyuki Shinbo
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Atsushi Moriyama, Mitsutoshi Kubota (animation)
Planning: Kenichi Kanemaki (series composition), Toshimichi Otsuki
Art Director: Hiroshi Kato
Art Design: Izumi Takizawa (color design), Jin Hibino (color director)
Character Designer(s): Hideyuki Morioka
Animator(s): Hiroki Yamamura (chief director), Yoshiaki Ito (chief director)
Sound: Toshiki Kameyama (director)
Voice Actors
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Genre(s): comedy, high school, teaching, teenagers
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Note(s): This series is continued by Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei Dainiki (2008)

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

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Last update: June 6, 2009
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