Quotes / Wake Up, Go to School, Save the World

Being an underaged flyboy, he's kinda like a Powerpuff Girl: Saving the world before bedtime. Well, not exactly. The SMS Staff make him earn his paycheck by working him like a dog so the bridge bunnies and Captain Bobby can earn theirs while ogling him. But in the morning, he heads to Miboshi Academy giving his teachers the reason: "The Vajra ated it. If you fail me, I'll lead the Vajra attack near your home the next time they come." when he fails to hand in his homework.
Ghostlightning, on the mechanics of Alto Saotome's daily life in Macross Frontier

"All these amazing powers you possess, and yet you still can't get school canceled."
Paco, Blue Beetle

Rani: (to Santiago) Yeah, we've been to parallel times, dream dimensions, limbo, and then we go home for tea.
Clyde: Yeah, we see all of this and then my Mum's like, "What'd you do today?", and I'm like, "Not much."
Rani: "Went to the library."
Clyde: "Played a bit of footy."
Rani: "Stayed behind after drama club."
Clyde: Oh yeah, and I, uh, fought off a platoon of Judoon in my spare time.
The Sarah Jane Adventures, "Death of the Doctor"

Doctor O., you know I love being a Ranger, but it can really put you in a crunch when it comes to homework.

The Boy: Shelley, it's not that we don't want to save the world. But I don't think our parents will let us leave the country on a school night.
Esther: Thanks, Professor Priorities.

...Through the quiet trials and tribulations of characters like Ami, we see how typical girls in Japanese society live. The sailor soldiers' magical battles and titanic struggles to save the world are juxtaposed over the everyday problems of life, the latter of which are more interesting to the student of culture and humanity.
Jay Navok, Warriors of Legend: Reflections of Japan in Sailor Moon

Peter Parker: I can't go to Germany!
Tony Stark: Why not?
Peter: I have...homework.
Tony: Okay, I'm going to pretend you didn't just say that.

"Five O'clock get a call to go blading at the skate park down by the mall"
"But my mom says I got to prevent hostile aliens from annihilating us all"
—The first two lines to the theme song of My Life as a Teenage Robot

What am I even doing here? I'm from a distant planet with super smart technology! I already know stuff! Superman says I need socialization. Yeah, right. That's going great. I just want to be a superhero. (sadly) I don't need any friends...