LiveZilla Live Chat Software
Importitall
Register/Login Login Contact UsContacts BlogBlog
Cart Items : 0 | Cart Total : R0
Books > Comics & Graphic Novels > Manga > 0345508939
  1. Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 1: The Power of Negative Thinking
    Image(s) provided for illustrative purposes and may differ from the actual product
  2. Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 1: The Power of Negative Thinking

    [0345508939]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (13 reviews)
    Price R426.00

     pinterest 
Additional Information

GOODBYE, MR. DESPAIR

Nozomu Itoshiki is depressed. Very depressed. He’s certifiably suicidal, but he’s also the beloved schoolteacher of a class of unique students, each charming in her own way: The stalker. The shut-in. The obsessive-compulsive. The girl who comes to class every day with strange bruises. And Kafuka, the most optimistic girl in the world, who knows that every cloud has a silver lining. For all of them, it’s a special time, when the right teacher can have a lasting positive effect on their lives. But is that teacher Itoshiki, a.k.a. Zetsubou-sensei, who just wants to find the perfect place to die?

Similar Products

Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 2: The Power of Negative ThinkingSayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 3: The Power of Negative ThinkingSayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 4Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 5: The Power of Negative ThinkingSayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 6Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 7Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 8Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 9: The Power of Negative Thinking
Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Koji Kumeta
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9780345508935
Feature
Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei 1
ISBN
0345508939
Label
Del Rey
Manufacturer
Del Rey
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
192
PublicationDate
2009-02-24
Publisher
Del Rey
ReleaseDate
2009-02-24
Studio
Del Rey
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Although I am somewhat new to manga, this one is definitely my new favorite. Mr. Itoshiki's nickname, Zetsubou sensei, is a sort of written pun in Japanese. this story is jam-packed with these puns as well as loads of social satire on normal Japanese lifestyles. each student in the class is a hyperbole of some social stereotype. There's the shut-in who is finally convinced to attend school...only to lock herself in a storage closet. Then there's Kafuka, the super positive girl. She refuses to accept the possibility of anything bad happening around her. For example, in the first scene she stumbles across Zetsubou sensei hanging himself. but she insists that no one she knows would ever want to commit suicide, so she concludes that he is trying to make himself taller, perhaps to tryout for basketball.
But the best part, in my opinion, of this manga is the glossary in the back. Some of the jokes require some knowledge of the Japanese lifestyle, and many puns that may be obvious in... Read more
At first, I watched the anime because of the recommendation of a very good friend. I laughed so hard that I decided to, when possible, buy at least the first volume. It was a very good acquisition, but I decided to give it as a farewell gift to a friend.

I know it is in good hands.
I started reading this because I love the anime and wanted more. You find that the anime was a pretty faithful adaptation, so there isn't a lot of new content in volume one, but it is still a blast to read. I have been reading it using the kindle app on my iPad, and while the panels don't zoom in and out like some guided reading comics I have read in other apps, I have found it very easy to read and follow. Check it out if you like dark humor - Zetsubou Sensei is a great read!
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Seeds, Supplements, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, the item and information is displayed for reference purposes only. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.

Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.