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.