Every detail contributed to creating realistic depictions of teachers who are not only undervalued, but also depended upon with little regard for their humanity. Abbott Elementary defies this notion, offering not just chuckles but a better appreciation for the underappreciated labor of teachers. It doesn't elevate them or make light of the challenges they face, as is all too frequently the case. Instead, it sees these individuals for who they really are, and finds comedy in the fact that they are simply trying to get by in a workplace that makes that impossible.
Stepping away from the realities of everyday teaching, we enter into the world of anime, where we binge watch our favorite heroes and foes. What is common in most of these tales is the presence of teachers "sensei". These characters play a special role of being a guidance to those who attend their classrooms or seek to learn from beyond the school walls. Below we've listed some of the best teachers "sensei" from different anime.