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Zoku Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei 2, Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei 2nd Season, Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Dai Ni Ki, So Long Mr. Despair 2nd, ZSZS
Japanese: 俗・さよなら絶望先生


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 2008 to Mar 30, 2008
Premiered: Winter 2008
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Parody, School
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company


Score: 8.061 (scored by 32,804 users)
Ranked: #4512
Popularity: #653
Members: 63,885
Favorites: 291
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More crazy antics abound as Nozomu Itoshiki, a.k.a Zetsubou-sensei, who is the worlds most negative person, tries to teach class 2-F about how life is filled with despair and darkness. A harder task than it first may seem, with his students being far from ordinary themselves, including the likes of the most positive girl he has ever met, his very own stalker, a foreign exchange student with split personalities and a perfectionist acting class president, due to the fact the real class president can't be seen by anyone, among others.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Itoshiki, Nozomu
Itoshiki, Nozomu
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Fuura, Kafuka
Fuura, Kafuka
Nonaka, Ai
Nonaka, Ai
Komori, Kiri
Komori, Kiri
Tanii, Asuka
Tanii, Asuka
Kitsu, Chiri
Kitsu, Chiri
Inoue, Marina
Inoue, Marina


Kubota, Mitsutoshi
Kubota, Mitsutoshi
Shinbou, Akiyuki
Shinbou, Akiyuki
Director, Animation Check
Kameyama, Toshiki
Kameyama, Toshiki
Sound Director
Nishigori, Atsushi
Nishigori, Atsushi
Episode Director

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Opening Theme

#1: "Kuusou Rumba" by Kenji Otsuki and Zetsubou Shoujo-tachi
#2: "Lyricure Go Go!" by Zetsubo Girls (ep 7)

Ending Theme

#1: "Romance Romanesque" by Zetsubou Girls (eps 1-4)
#2: "Marionette" by ROLLY and Zetsubou Girls (eps 5-12)
#3: "Omamori (オマモリ)" by Zetsubou Girls (ep 13)

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May 7, 2008
This is a comedy/satire anime and the jokes are generally based on the problems and absurdities of society and humanity as a whole. It's full of references to the anime industry: both to series, producers, voice actors, character stereotypes etc. To understand many of the jokes, you have to have watched a lot of different animes and know your terminology, otherwise you will instead of laughing end up with a question mark on your face. A lot of jabs are also aimed at recent and old happenings in Japan and are thusly hard to understand for viewers without a profound knowledge of Japanese culture and read more
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