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->''New science teacher, Machiko Mai, is a young and attractive woman with healthy mind and body. Being around her makes everyone happy. Students like to play practical jokes on her, but no matter how many times they cause troubles, she does not get upset. She always tries hard to understand her students.''
-->-- Studio Pierrot's description of the series

''Maicchingu Machiko Sensei'' is a series that could be best described as a loose compilation of {{Fanservice}} or {{Ecchi}}, starring a female schoolteacher and her pervy students. It aired in TheEighties in Japan as a [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar kids']] [[ParentService show]]. It had a lot of controversy with the MoralGuardians but somehow managed to survive.

Machiko Mai, a young and inexperienced teacher, is taking her first job as a teacher to a group of elementary students. Unfortunately (for her), Machiko's students, lead by resident troublemaker Kenta, think it's utterly hilarious to grope her, flip her skirt, or find new and exciting ways to get rid of her clothing. Even worse, the very universe itself seems to think it's funny too; despite her best efforts, almost every adventure ends up with her at least slightly humiliated (ie: stripped to her bare ''pantsu'' if not completely naked).

Add a cast of ninnies and perverts, a standard children's show plot, and you have one of the most infamous {{ecchi}} series in history.

It is finally getting an English release, 30 years after the manga started, courtesy of [[http://rgfansub.wordpress.com/2010/10/20/maicchingu-machiko-sensei-1-an/ Anime-RG]].

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!!Tropes in the series include:

* TheAce: Machiko is not just a teacher. She can act, dance, sing, fight, swim, pick up any random skill on a dime and is otherwise perfect aside from her inability to keep dressed.
* ActionGirl: Despite being a victim of a ''lot'' of pranks, Machiko often gives back as much as she takes. She's more athletic than the rest of the staff (including the phys ed teachers), able to pick up skills like skateboarding in one or two tries, and knows martial arts of some kind -- several episodes involve her beating the crap out of someone who goes too far. (One memorable instance of this involved her breasts popping free from her shirt from a thief who had taken her as a hostage, which she used as a the start of a breast-and-karate-chop combo.)
* AllAnimeIsNaughtyTentacles: Animals seem to be pervs in general. One particular octopus had a very good grip on her swimsuit top...
* AllMenArePerverts: The entire school seems to be perverted.
* BarbieDollAnatomy: Averted; see NippleAndDimed below. The "Box" mangas went even farther, with Machiko's naughy bits being non-explicitly visible a few times.
* BeachEpisode: Of course.
* BecauseDestinySaysSo: It does not matter how, it does not matter where, it does not matter when -- somehow, someway, Machiko ''will'' lose her clothing, usually in the most humiliating way possible.
* BigBallOfViolence: One episode ends with all the characters getting into a fight with this effect. And, of course, [[OnceAnEpisode Machiko loses her top in the melee]].
* BodyPaint: A couple of instances of this in the manga. PlayedForLaughs, of course. It would have [[CompletelyMissingThePoint helped]] if Kenta's plan hadn't involved ''painting Machiko solid [[BlackFace black]]'' (instead of, say, trying to paint clothing or somesuch).
* CatchPhrase: "Maichchingu" ("Shame!"). Something she says after something happens to make her lose an article of clothing, get groped, or have her skirt flipped up. Which happens OnceAnEpisode (at least).
* CensorSteam: Completely averted, as in [[ValuesDissonance most shows of the era.]] ''Kids' show!''
* ChildrenAreInnocent: [[AvertedTrope They really, really aren't.]] Some of them aren't up to speed on the {{ecchi}} parts of her situations, but all of her students at least think it's ''[[NakedPeopleAreFunny funny]].''
* ChivalrousPervert: Kenta and Fukuoka-sensei. Special note goes to Fukuoka-sensei, who is ''teaching elementary students nude figuring drawing.''
--> '''Fukuoka:''' A female in the nude is the apogee of beauty.
* ClothingDamage: The RunningGag of the show -- the entire universe seems to have it out for Machiko's modesty.
* DefeatByModesty: Kenta's favorite move while wrestling women (two are school matches and one is a professional event). He does it to Machiko once. Later, he wrestles a blonde wrestler who doesn't seem to care much, averting this trope. In another episode, an American foreign student comes to school. He tries it on her and while it makes her angry, she takes the time to beat him up before covering herself.
* DirtyKid: All of the boys fit this trope but particularly Kenta, who is often the ring leader of the boys and works out several plots to grope, disrobe, or otherwise act pervy to the eponymous Miss Machiko (or their female classmates).
* DoggedNiceGuy: Yamagata-sensei, who frequently ends up getting mixed up with the student's plans, and CannotSpitItOut about his attraction towards Machiko.
* {{Ecchi}}: One of the first TV Ecchi series. Relatively tame by today's standards, it still manages to do some things that would simply not fly on Japanese TV today -- like showing animated nipples[[note]](Although it could be said the censoring isn't for any particularly moral reasons, but to create DVDBonusContent.)[[/note]]. ''In the opening credits.'' ''{{Doraemon}}'', which was shown around the same era, was the same way (kids' show, mild {{Fanservice}} -- and infamously, the rename added CensorSteam, amongst other things.
* {{Fanservice}}: If you took out all of the fanservice, there would be very little of the series left.
** Although in some episodes, the fanservice honestly comes completely out of nowhere. For instance, at the end of one episode, a student [[AllClothUnravels pulls a thread on her sweater]] and exposes her in a skating rink, all within the last 15 seconds of the show. It was a typical cartoon up until that last moment.
*** Said sweater gag was used in the first live action movie -- Machiko's crochet-like sweater gets a single thread snagged while at home, and by the time she makes the full run to her classroom, her shirt is gone.
* {{Flanderization}}: Machiko, particularly in the manga, ''particularly'' in the "Box" series of bonus comics the author released. Machiko goes from being a somewhat naive, good natured young teacher who accidentally gets stripped and groped a lot to being easy to talk into stripping ''herself'', and who often [[InnocentFanserviceGirl doesn't even notice anything's wrong unless someone points it out to her,]] (and even then, she is more bemused than anything else).
* FreezeFrameBonus: One Website/YouTube user noticed that while a guy was trying to pull a perverted octopus off of Machicko, you could see detailed nipples (Well MORE detailed nipples considering the series had no qualms with them) when the swimsuit was almost completely off. [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar Kids' show!]]
* GardenHoseSquirtSurprise: Used in the very first episode.
* GenkiGirl: Machiko-sensei. Her reactions to Kenta's pranks? A {{moe}} pose, her catch phrase, and moving on.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: It's a ''kids' show'' about a bunch of 8 year olds sexually harassing their teacher, who can't keep her clothes on for more than an hour or two at a time.
* GroinAttack: In episode 8, after using a Frisbee that's attracted to women's underwear on the girls all day, Machiko gets a hold of one that manages to fly toward's Kenta's underwear. Not lightly, it would seem.
* HandOrObjectUnderwear: Used repeatedly, although as a rule her breasts and bottom are fair game to be shown.
* HotForTeacher / HotLibrarian: Machiko. ''Everyone'' is attracted to her at least a little bit, which is why ''no one'' stops her students' games. (That, and the very universe conspires to leave her denuded, so any such efforts would be futile.)
* HypnoFool: Episode 8 involves Machiko going under hypnosis for some reason or other. Kenta attempts to mess with her, only to leave her with a mental GenderBender. She then goes to the men's room and ''uses the urinal.''
** Similarly, one of Manga!Kenta's favorite tricks is to convince a just-woken up Machiko, whom he has almost inevitably stripped while she was asleep that she was going to go do something she previously refused to do. Examples from the manga include teaching class in the school pool, wearing a NakedApron to her class's cultural festival MaidCafe, or tormenting Yamagata-sensei in some way.
* LaserGuidedKarma: In some episodes, Kenta and his friends get stripped by the female students, sometimes with Machiko herself helping out. In one episode, Machiko had Kenta's mother called after Kenta took pictures of her in the bath. His mother stripped him down and spanked him in front of an audience, which was PlayedForLaughs. And yes, no one bats an eye to that either so at least there's no DoubleStandard.
** Yamagata-sensei is the {{Buttmonkey}} of the series -- he's head over heels in love with Machiko, but he's also a bit of a hornball and not above joining in with Kenta's schemes, only for them to backfire on Yamagata-sensei, spectacularly. He remains sympathetic because every so often, his schemes involve ''proposing''.
* LongRunners: Would you believe the premise described above lasted for 95 weekly episodes across 2 ''years''? The now out of print DVD boxed set will set you back at least 70,000 yen, usually closer to 100,000 ($1000 USD) -- which is only slightly more expensive than when it was ''in print.''
* MarilynManeuver: Her students often put fans on the ground and other elaborate ways of getting her skirt up. There's also her somewhat unique "Maicchingu" pose, which is a Japanese anime trope in an of itself.
* MegatonPunch: What happens when Yamagata-sensei happens upon Machiko at the exact wrong moment. Like, say, after she's woken up, but before she realized that Kenta has stripped her, ''again.''
* MsFanservice: To her students. And the viewers. Perhaps the most well known and UrExample in Anime.
* ModestyTowel: Subverted, as if she ever dons one it usually falls off.
* NakedPeopleAreFunny: A major point of the series. Be it slightly erotic fanservice or not, Machiko losing her clothing is ''hilarious.'' (And ''very'' {{moe}}.)
** The manga's first chapter is very similar to the first episode of the anime, except instead of biking across town in her underwear, Kenta tricks Machiko up a flagpole while only wearing a towel... and then steals said towel to use as a parachute.
* NippleAndDimed: Machiko's nipples are openly visible, even in the ''opening''. How the hell was this aired as a kids' show again?
* TheNudifier: Kenta often comes up with very elaborate schemes to get Machicko's clothes off, which often reach near RubeGoldbergDevice levels of absurdity -- and always work.
* OncePerEpisode: Either she will lose her clothing (usually her shirt), her skirt will get flipped or ripped off, or she'll be groped, usually by Kenta. Or any combination of the above.
* OnlySaneMan: Tamako, the vice principal. In fact, in one episode, she worries when Machko takes part in a circus. The reason for this is because she is performing in front of a large audience [[GenreSavvy which means that she will end up with her clothes torn off]]. Her warnings fall on deaf ears. Sure enough, a tiger happens to get lose and tear Machiko's costume off.
* PantyShot: OncePerEpisode. At least.
* ParentService: Ooooh boy. The major reason it wasn't killed off. The demographics on the series viewership were absurdly skewed.
* ProWrestlingEpisode: This series had a few episodes centering around either pro wrestling, school-centered Olympic wrestling, or sumo wrestling.
* PublicExposure: One episode revolved around her getting photos taken of her frequent (and mostly accidental) {{Fanservice}}.
* {{Sarashi}}: She wears it once due to being in a festival as a drummer. Kenta takes it as an opportunity to get her on a bike before she can tighten her robe, and the resulting bouncing causes the sarashi to come undone. He doesn't stop the bike, leaving her bouncing around complaining and a large horde of shocked and happy neighborhood men looking on.
* ShowerScene: Even in the opening sequence... Much like Shizuka from ''{{Doraemon}}'', even the kids join in on these, and CensorSteam is completely averted.
* ThanksForTheMammary: Machiko gets groped by almost everyone, including animals.
* VaporWear: Her bra was stolen by a crow once, and her shirt was...[[NippleAndDimed different]].

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