Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Jo: Zetsubou Shoujo Senshuu

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei - Preface -Zetsubou Girls Collection-
Japanese: さよなら絶望先生 序〜絶望少女撰集〜


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 1, 2008
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Shaft
Source: Manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Themes: Gag HumorGag Humor, ParodyParody, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 1 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.411 (scored by 63296,329 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #22212
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5267
Members: 16,593
Favorites: 10

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Episodes: /1


A special summary episode of the first season of Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, focusing on seven of the girls: Komori Kiri, Matoi Tsunetsuki, Kobushi Abiru, Kimura Kaere, Kitsu Chiri, Sekiuchi "Maria" Tarou and Hitou Nami.

Note: This entry also includes the 24 minute version which aired on BS11.

Characters & Voice Actors


Shinbou, Akiyuki
Kumeta, Kouji
Original Creator


Opening Theme

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"Hito toshite Jiku ga Bureteiru (人として軸がぶれている)" by Kenji Ohtsuki feat. Ai Nonaka, Marina Inoue, Yu Kobayashi, Miyuki Sawashiro & Ryoko Shintani

Ending Theme

"Zessei Bijin (絶世美人)" by Ai Nonaka, Marina Inoue, Yu Kobayashi & Ryoko Shintani


Oct 23, 2022
Mixed Feelings
(This is a review for the 20-minute version, NOT the 50-minute one)

As a summary for the first season of Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, I'd say this is pretty decent. It gets the basic idea of the show across and re-introduces most of the major characters. It also changes and adds some imagery/dialogue which can make it worth watching even for viewers who don't need a recap.

However, it falls short of excellence by not providing all of the information. It doesn't show off all of the characters, not even all of the main ones. One could argue that this doesn't matter since all of the ...

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