Creator: Shinichi Watanabe

aka: Watanabe Shinichi
Shinichi Watanabe

In proper Japanese name order, Watanabe Shinichi. 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).

Nabeshin

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 

Alternative Title(s):

Nabeshin, Watanabe Shinichi