Sayonara, Zetsubo Sensei: A Satire Comedy That Critiques Your Surrounding in a Random Manner


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Title: Sayonara, Zetsubo Sensei

Alternative title: Goodbye, Mr. Despair

Type: TV Series

Genres: Comedy Psychological Slice of Life Absurdism Satire

Running time: 25 minutes per episode

Episode per Season: 12

Total Number of Seasons: 4

Official website: Zetsubou Website(Japanese)

Original Creator:  Kôji Kumeta

Animation Production: SHAFT

Age Rating: 17+

Rating: 9.35 / 10

“Im in despair!”

“This money-grubbing world has left me in despair!”

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Did You Know?: Manga With Tennis Background


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History has proven that tennis is one of the most well known sports. Even in the world of Manga, tennis background story turns out to be rather interesting. I’m not talking about the story where the protagonist confesses to a girl who happens to play tennis like Crazy Love Game which the story does not circulate with the tennis concept; I’m talking about a Manga where tennis is the main component in the story development.

You might notice that many Tennis-related Manga have a high school environment in most cases. That’s probably related with the fact that most of the stories are shounen and shoujo, with a cheerful traits and full of energy. It might be cause by the targeted reader, for the reader to be able to understand the characteristic of young boys and girls action. For starter, let me gives you a very short and sharp review of 7 Tennis Manga and my top 2 recommendation of the Tennis Manga.

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I Say, Simply Hilarious!


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Hello AniManga mania! Continuing where we left off about several delicious and simply disastrous concepts found in the line of Fall Anime 2012, now I just want to share some of the ‘simply hilarious’ moments in three fresh titles that may just taken your interest up a notch to watch the shows, if you haven’t, or to become a more faithful follower after initially forgetting about their first episodes. Now, first served to you out of three titles is an anime that endorses a couple of delusional minds as its main casts, “Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai!” Let’s go!

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Spotting Delicious and Trashy Concepts in Fall Anime 2012


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It’s been about a week since my last post, so it’s been a while AniManga mania! After the short fall anime 2012 reviews I’ve been thinking of a change of pace, of writing something other than just your usual reviews. I’d like for it to have something to do with anime or manga trivia… what, that doesn’t feel different at all? Well, unfortunately I haven’t got any better idea, so there you go. Now, I’ve whimsically decided to post about some of the most attention-grabbing scenes or concepts so far in the sea of 6 new fall anime 2012 titles, for better or for the worse. And since I don’t know what else to say in the introductory paragraph, let’s just get down to them!

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Discover Yakuza in Japanese Pop Culture


I bet you guys all have already known about the yakuza. Yes, it is! Yakuza is the term to call the members of organized crime syndicates in Japan. Just like the other big crime syndicates in this world like Triad, Italian mafioso, and the Russian mafia, yakuza is one of the biggest and most popular crime syndicate in the world. Thanks to the anime, manga, and the Japanese video games that often insert yakuza in their stories, the yakuza name became well known in this world. Because of that, in this article we’re going to cover about the existance of yakuza in the Japanese Pop Culture. Let’s take a look…

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Discover Indonesia in Japanese Pop Culture (Part 2: One Piece)


On this post, we’ll try to present some of the Indonesian related things in both of the One Piece manga and anime version.  Similar with the last post, which is the Indonesian related things in Dragon Ball anime, there are some of the Indonesian related things which maybe most of us didn’t realize about that when we were reading the manga or watching the anime. However, I guess it’s normal if we didn’t realize that when we read it or watched in the first time, since we can’t know what in Oda-sensei’s (the author of One Piece) mind when he was making, whether he really took the Indonesian things to put it in his manga and anime or simply just a coincidence. In spite of that, we are going to relate the things that are found in One Piece to the “Indonesian things” by providing proofs of it. Here we go..!

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Discover Indonesia in Japanese Pop Culture (part 1)


Hello there! This is my very first post in this Japanesense ​ blog and starting from this post I’m going to cover about the Indonesian related things that we can find in the Japanese Pop Culture. What I mean by Japanese Pop Culture are the things like manga, anime, game, etc. Maybe most of us don’t realize that there are a lot of things that related to Indonesia that are used in the Japanese Pop Culture. However, if we look more into it, we can find a lot of those Indonesian related things. In this post, we are covering the Indonesian related things in a japanese manga, Dragon Ball. We will also cover the Indonesian related things in One Piece, Harlem Beat, The Strongest Disciple Kenichi and some of the Japanese games in the later posts. So, let’s check it out!!!

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