"Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei" is a satire manga written by Kōji Kumeta. It has several anime TV series and OVAs directed by Akiyuki Shinbo and produced by Studio SHAFT. The main character is a teacher, Nozomu Itoshiki, who sees everything from the most pessimistic point of view possible. He teaches a class of 32 students with widely varying personalities.

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Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei is a satire manga written by Kōji Kumeta. It has several anime TV series and OVAs directed by Akiyuki Shinbo and produced by Studio SHAFT. The main character is a teacher, Nozomu Itoshiki, who sees everything from the most pessimistic point of view possible. He teaches a class of 32 students with widely varying personalities.

The original manga was published starting in April 2005 and spanned 30 volumes. There were 4 seasons of an anime TV adaptation and several OVAs:

  • Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, 12 episodes, July 2007
  • Zoku Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, 13 episodes, January 2008
  • Goku: Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, 3 episode OVA, October 2008
  • Zan: Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, 13 episodes, July 2009
  • Zan: Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei Bangaichi, 3 episode OVA, November 2009

For more information, see the Wikipedia page or the SZS Wiki.

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