In proper Japanese name order, Watanabe Shinichi (born September 6, 1964). The director responsible for such anime as Excel Saga, Puni Puni Poemi, Nerima Daikon Brothers, Dotto! Koni-chan and The Wallflower. He likes to implant himself into the series he directs as his alter ego "Nabeshin," a Japanese Shaft who is more powerful and skilled than anyone else in the cast. Famed for his magnificent afro. Likes Texas (it's the steak).
Patron saint of the Gag Series.Not to be confused with Shinichiro Watanabe, the creator of Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo.And if you're looking for Nietzsche Wannabe, it's over at Straw Nihilist now.note