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GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka 

Also known as "Great Teacher Onizuka." Former juvenile delinquent Onizuka finds himself thrust into to role of high school teacher, facing students who behave just as he used to and an ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Takashi Sorimachi ...  Onizuka Eikichi 13 episodes, 1998
Nanako Matsushima ...  Fuyutsuki Azusa 13 episodes, 1998
Aya Enjôji Aya Enjôji ...  Kotani Hiroko 12 episodes, 1998
Naohito Fujiki ...  Saejima Ryuji 12 episodes, 1998
Atsushi Harada Atsushi Harada ...  Todo Shinichi 12 episodes, 1998
Tomoka Hayashi Tomoka Hayashi ...  Tsukushima Erika 12 episodes, 1998
Kunihiko Ida Kunihiko Ida ...  Teshigawara Yuu / ... 12 episodes, 1998
Hiroyuki Ikeuchi ...  Murai Kunio 12 episodes, 1998
Tae Kimura Tae Kimura ...  Miyuki 12 episodes, 1998
Kirari Kirari ...  Mizuki Nanako / ... 12 episodes, 1998
Masahiro Kobayashi Masahiro Kobayashi ...  Hakamada Hajime 12 episodes, 1998
Yoshimasa Kondô Yoshimasa Kondô ...  Nakamata Kouji 12 episodes, 1998
Yôsuke Kubozuka ...  Kikuchi Yoshito / ... 12 episodes, 1998
Miki Kuroda Miki Kuroda ...  Nomura Tomoko / ... 12 episodes, 1998
Erika Mabuchi Erika Mabuchi ...  Uchiyamada Yoshiko / ... 12 episodes, 1998
Rikako Murakami Rikako Murakami ...  Murai Tsubasa / ... 12 episodes, 1998
Aimi Nakamura Aimi Nakamura ...  Aizawa Miyabi / ... 12 episodes, 1998
Akira Nakao Akira Nakao ...  Uchiyamada Hiroshi 12 episodes, 1998
Baku Numata Baku Numata ...  Fujitomi Makoto 12 episodes, 1998
Shun Oguri ...  Yoshikawa Noboru 12 episodes, 1998
Eisuke Sasai Eisuke Sasai ...  Todo Shinjin 12 episodes, 1998
Minami Shirakawa Minami Shirakawa ...  Oshima Chikako 12 episodes, 1998
Reiko Tajima Reiko Tajima ...  Aizawa Reiko / ... 12 episodes, 1998
Reiko Tate-i-shi Reiko Tate-i-shi ...  Uchiyamada Ryoko 12 episodes, 1998
Hidenori Tokuyama Hidenori Tokuyama ...  Yoda Kenji 12 episodes, 1998
Yuta Yamazaki Yuta Yamazaki ...  Watanabe Masaru 12 episodes, 1998
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Also known as "Great Teacher Onizuka." Former juvenile delinquent Onizuka finds himself thrust into to role of high school teacher, facing students who behave just as he used to and an administration that doesn't trust him. Using the brash an unorthodox methods he picked up in his youth, Onizuka manages to reach through to his kids and help them with their problems. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

7 July 1998 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

GTO See more »

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Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Thug: You're Yakuza, aren't you? What "family" are you with?
Eikichi Onizuka: Class 2-C, idiot.
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Connections

Spoofed in Puni Puni Poemy (2001) See more »

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Poison
Performed by Takashi Sorimachi
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Its a blast.
12 August 2000 | by ayuyjSee all my reviews

This series is based on the Japanese manga, "GTO" aka "Great Teacher Onikuza". I must say the TV series certainly did the manga justice and Sorimachi brought the lead character of Onizuka to life. The series is immensely funny and it is filled with many examples of Japanese school life.

Onizuka who has been a deliquent all his life is suddenly thrusted into the role of a teacher which is his lifetime dream. The concept of a gangster type person being a teacher is already comical. Though it is funny, GTO has some serious moments as well. When he first started out as a teacher, the class he was in charge of were all against him but slowly as the series progressed, he came to earn their trust and teach them valuable lessons on life they would never have learnt in the classroom. For anyone who's after a good laugh and a peek into the Japanese student culture, I recommend watching this great series.


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