Obviously, the producers decided to go beyond it at some point in development, and a major drop in animation quality showed throughout the series afterwards. It was a magic wand that made people do whatever the French wanted them to do. Bonds Beyond Time movie, and the animation is consistently extremely good, especially when you compare it to the quality of GX and 5Ds, which aren't always that good. The first time Ichigo ever fights Grimmjow was of very high quality. In the end, the girls decided that their friendship was more important than the egos of all involved and selected a slightly less prestigious high school that they could both attend. Nishimura who is definitely one of these when he takes the students away for remedial lessons is a Reasonable Authority Figure as well. This happens in Bleach as well. Sadist Teachers are some of their more frequent victims, ranging from a literal sadist who felt sexual pleasure from humiliating one of her female students, to an extremely strict teacher who kept a notebook full of details about the students' misbehavior which, it turns out, was actually blank. On good animation days, his hair might actually, y'know, MOVE and he can be seen grinning maniacally as he whacks around a Roachmon with a giant teaspoon. To be fair, he's the only dead headmaster to come back to life, implying the others were nice enough to go Heaven, but even before the dead rose, the school was shown as a very depressing place. Treating other kids like dirt. Hank came through the door, pushing a heavy metal table mounted on wheels. Since the episode was pretty much a Shout-Out and Continuity Nod to the first movie, they wanted to have the same art style and, even with a smaller budget, Hosoda did an amazing job with it. With that description, it's worth pointing out that Stein is a decent guy, who seems to genuinely care about his students.