Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei #3 - Volume 3

is a manga book published by Del Rey Manga that was released on 03/17/2006

Plot Summary

Del Rey Edition Release Date: August 25, 2009

One of Zetsubou-sensei's new students - a genius storyteller - can melt even her teacher's black heart. Meanwhile, Chiri, the obsessive-compulsive girl who longs to marry Zetsubou-sensei, is thrilled when the morose young man actually invites her somewhere. Has Zetsubou-sensei asked Chiri out on a date, or is he planning a murder-suicide? Either option may involve flowers!


Honorifics Explained pg. V

Sayonara, Zetsubou-sensei: The Power of Negative Thinking volume 3 pg. 1

Chapter 21 - It's Way Too Gross In This Sad Town pg. 4

Chapter 22 - I've Read Books Full of Shame pg. 18

Chapter 23 - A Cultured Man Was Waiting for the Rain to Stop Under the Rashomon Gate pg. 34

Chapter 24 - The Namayatsuhashi Must Be Burned pg. 50

Chapter 25 - I Am Amakudari. I Still Don't Have Any Work to Do pg. 64

Chapter 26 - As Gregor Samsa Awoke One Morning He Found Himself Carrying a Mikoshi pg. 78

Chapter 27 - Evening Primroses on Mt. Fuji Are a Mistake pg. 92

Chapter 28 - I Was Thinking of Proving It This New Year pg. 106

Chapter 29 - Because of My Hereditary Lack of Energy, I Have Been Hibernating Since Childhood pg. 120

Chapter 30 - The Musashino of Today Is Shrouded in Darkness pg. 134

Bonus Materials pg. 148

Translation Notes pg. 158


Current Charges From This Issue

Letter of Acusation


Kaere Kimura, Occupation: Student

Defendant: Taro Sekiutsu, Occupation: Student

Paper Blogs

  • Foreword
  • Creepy Things Dare
  • Reading
  • Cultural Festival
  • Previewing
  • Amakudari
  • Omikoshi
  • Finding Mistakes
  • Proof
  • Hibernation
  • Yaminabe

Review of The Weekly Edition of Sayonara, Zetsubou-sensei

This is done by Jun Kutou and Chiri Kitsu.

Full Plot Summary

Nozumo and his class attend a gross out test (similar to the bravery test) crafted by Nozumo's sister, Rin Itoshiki, and butler. rin is here to see what poverty is like. After Rin leaves in fear, Nozumo finds a guy who enjoys reading books and is described as a genius story teller. However, Nozumo thinks the guy can read hearts. A slew of events and shenanigans occured such as the class visiting a mortuary hall, Nozumo trying to be a highschooler, Nozumo and the class have an adventure at the Autumn Festival, encountering a child who looks like Nozumo, playing in the snow, and making Yaminabe Stew.


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