Ranked #1903


Alternative Titles

English: Please Teacher!
Synonyms: Onegai Sensei
Japanese: おねがい☆ティーチャー


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2002 to Mar 28, 2002
Premiered: Winter 2002
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.391 (scored by 51,903 users)
Ranked: #19032
Popularity: #443
Members: 84,467
Favorites: 634
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Kusanagi Kei, a high-school student living with his aunt and uncle, has an encounter with a female alien. This alien is revealed to be a new teacher at his school. Later, he is forced to marry this alien to preserve her secrets. From there, various romantically-inclined problems crop up repeatedly.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Kazami, Mizuho
Kazami, Mizuho
Inoue, Kikuko
Inoue, Kikuko
Kusanagi, Kei
Kusanagi, Kei
Hoshi, Soichiro
Hoshi, Soichiro
Morino, Ichigo
Morino, Ichigo
Tamura, Yukari
Tamura, Yukari
Kaneda, Tomoko
Kaneda, Tomoko


Morimoto, Kouji
Morimoto, Kouji
Ide, Yasunori
Ide, Yasunori
Kikuta, Hiromi
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Aoki, Ei
Aoki, Ei
Episode Director, Storyboard

More episodes Episodes(0/12)

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Opening Theme

"Shooting Star" by Kotoko

Ending Theme

#1: "Sora no Mori De" by Mami Kawada [ Eps 1-11 ]
#2: "Love a Riddle" by KOTOKO [ Ep 12 ]

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Nov 14, 2008
This is an interesting series to review. First because I think a lot of people are going to read the summery of this show and dismiss it right away without even giving it a try and that is really a shame. As far as romances go this is one of the more satisfying series I have watched.

Let’s face it that for a large number of people the student teacher romance that is the core of this show is probably going to offend or at the least make people feel a little uncomfortable. With so many high profile real life cases, this read more
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Jul 13, 2007
Onegai Teacher review by realanimefan.

Well there is an alternative title to this Anime, and Onegai Teacher is the English title, it’s actually Onegai Teichiya. I would actually rate this into my top 5 best watch Animes but since my favourite Animes to watch are romance ones, some of you probably won't agree me then but if you are a lover of romantic Animes like me, then you should have a watch of this. This series starts of with a 15 year old boy named Kei Kusanagi who is a normal boy that encountered an UFO as he was relaxing near the read more
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Jun 13, 2008
Onegai Teacher is a love story about a forbidden relationship between a teacher and her student. Their relationship starts out as a cover up, but grows into something much deeper and meaningful. There is a fair share of comedic moments, twists, and misunderstandings, but this story is essentially about their marriage: its highs and lows, happy and sad moments, fights and makeups.

It is a very short series, only 12 episodes long, so there is no elaborate plot. The alien aspect does not even play that big of a role. They are merely devices used to create obstacles in their read more
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Aug 21, 2009
Onegai Teacher is an alright show with some interesting ideas and some good characters, but it's wrapped in a completely ridiculous scenario.

The premise behind the events in Onegai Teacher is pretty absurd. Oh, the alien side of things is OK, if fairly standard. There's nothing much to either endorse or complain about that. But I could not suspend my disbelief for any decent amount of time over Kei's illness, it was just soo silly. I don't like the 'mystery illness' plot device as a whole because it always seems so very contrived, and Kei's illness has convenience and contrivity coming out the read more
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Two alien Mary Sues come from space. They have the same basic character designs. One becomes a teacher; one becomes a student. They fall in love with scrawny, four-eyed midgets. There's drama. 
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Both are about attractive female aliens that invade a males house and go to school. They both have to marry the male, against the male's wishes. The plots are practically the same, but I will not say in which cases because my reasons are spoilers.
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Same funny story about a guy who gets visited by a women..same slightly sexual humor as well. The only difference is that in ah my goddess the women are goddesses but in onegai they're aliens.  
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premise of force marriage, with some very well put together comedy and entertaining plot. They both are also comedy/ supernatural (aliens and mermaids) genre. 
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Both have the same cougar to tadpole kind of relationship.

Both cougars have special powers, and the tadpoles is just an ordinary boy.

Both have the same fantasy and romance genre.


One has an extra sci-fi genre while the other has an extra magic genre.

The boy in one anime is just an ordinary high-school student with a bad case of narcolepsy, while the boy in another anime is a bratty ruler.

The cougar in one anime really does maintain a romantic relationship with her tadpole, while the cougar in another anime acts like a  read more 
reportRecommended by Nasty001
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Both female leads are aliens who end up falling in love with a boy in earth. Also though Onegai Teacher is a bit more dramatic, both have nice comedy touches into them 
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