Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei #9: The Power of Negative Thinking

Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei #9: The Power of Negative Thinking

by Koji Kumeta
     
 

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Teachers are supposed to inspire the younger generation to follow their dreams and achieve great things. However, our hero, Nozomu is not that teacher. Nozomu's probably the most depressive man in Japan—so depressive, in fact, that every little setback in life inspires yet another suicide attempt! But then why is being in Nozomu's class such a blast? Is it his

Overview

Teachers are supposed to inspire the younger generation to follow their dreams and achieve great things. However, our hero, Nozomu is not that teacher. Nozomu's probably the most depressive man in Japan—so depressive, in fact, that every little setback in life inspires yet another suicide attempt! But then why is being in Nozomu's class such a blast? Is it his quirky and endearing students? The bizarre adventures he leads them on? Or is there something after all to "the Power of Negative Thinking"?

A DARKLY OFFBEAT COMEDY BY KOJI KUMETA

Have you ever noticed the “reverse-boy-who-cried-wolf” phenomenon, where normally serious people tell jokes and nobody gets them?  Are recent fashion trends in Japan sophisticated artistic expression, or just gaudy over-decoration?  In volume 9, Zetsubou-sensei loses his job, his freedom, and… his glasses!?  And to top it off, the students of class 2-F are informed that they will all be held back in the eleventh grade… again.

Includes special extras after the story!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935429791
Publisher:
Kodansha International
Publication date:
06/21/2011
Series:
Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei Series, #9
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.34(w) x 5.08(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Meet the Author

KOJI KUMETA was born on September 5, 1967. He is one of Japan's most popular manga humorists. His hit series include the hockey-themed romantic comedy Go!! Southern Ice Hockey Club and Katte Ni Kaizo.

Currently, he's serializing Sayonara Zetsubou-Sensei in Weekly Shonen Magazine, a bestselling manga magazine. It is his first work to be adapted into anime and has also won the prestigious 31st Kodansha Manga Award in the shonen [boys' manga] category. The author lives in Japan.

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