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The Ultimate Teacher (1988)

Kyofun no byoningen saishu kyoshi (original title)
A powerful school girl battles an odious teacher who plans to reform the worst school in the district.


Toyoo Ashida


Toyoo Ashida (screenplay) (as Monta Ibu), Atsuji Yamamoto (comic)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Naoto Takenaka ... Ganpachi (voice)
Marc Smith ... Ganbachi (1993) (voice)
Scott McNeil ... Ganpachi / Umekichi (1996) (voice)
Hiroko Kasahara Hiroko Kasahara ... Hinako (voice)
Annemarie Lawless ... Hinako (1993) (voice) (as Anne Marie Zola)
Kelly Sheridan ... Hinako (1996) (voice)
Yûsaku Yara ... Karima (voice)
John Guerrasio John Guerrasio ... Karima (1993) (voice)
Robert O. Smith ... Karima / Clerk (1996) (voice)
Shinya Ôtaki Shinya Ôtaki ... Watanabe (voice)
Stuart Milligan ... Watanabe (1993) (voice)
Ward Perry Ward Perry ... Watanabe (1996) (voice)
Keiichi Naniwa Keiichi Naniwa ... Umekichi (voice)
Kerry Shale ... Umekichi (1993) (voice)
Ichirô Nagai ... Suzuki (voice)


At a run down school the "Ultimate Teacher" Ganpachi is sent to get things back on track and prepare the delinquent students for the real world. But the students don't want Ganpachi ruining the gang they got going, so their boss, Hinako, fights back Ganpachi aided by her secret power...her lucky kitty underwear. Things get more interesting when we find out Ganpachi is the result of genetic experiments. Written by anonymous

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"I love walls... isn't this a lovely wall?"
11 February 2004 | by boris-26See all my reviews

I'm usually not a fan of animae, but I do love this quirky, very funny animated adventure comedy from Japan. A lab mishap turns a household cockroach into a mean spirited inner city high school principal. Some of his dialog is just wonderful (Cockroach Principal to Teacher asking why he clings to walls when he walks `I love walls. This is such a lovely wall.') The Cockroach is pitted against a super school girl with extreme crime fighting powers and a weakness for charlie-horses. Totally out of left field and great fun because of it.

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