TEACHER OF DARKNESS
Meet the most melancholy high school teacher in Japan: Nozomu Itoshiki, whose fashion sense is strictly nineteenth-century, whose personal goal is self-annihilation, and whose signature phrase is ?URoeI?UR(TM)m in despair!?UR? He?UR(TM)s similar to Franz Kafka and Jean-Paul Sartre?UR"if Kafka and Sartre had had to deal with a classroom of short-skirted, lovesick students. And to make matters worse, Itoshiki?UR(TM)s family wants him to get married. Forget the bride, here comes the gloom!