Great Teacher Onizuka 2012

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Great Teacher Onizuka 2012


  • Title: グレート ティーチャー オニヅカ
  • Title (English): Great Teacher Onizuka
  • Also known as: GTO
  • Genre: School, human drama
  • Broadcast network: Fuji TV / KTV
  • Related TV shows: Great Teacher Onizuka (Fuji TV, 1998)

Season 1

  • Episodes: 11 + SP (2012-Oct-02)
  • Viewership rating: 13.1% (Kanto)
  • Broadcast period: 2012-Jul-03 to 2012-Sep-11
  • Air time: Tuesday 22:00
  • Theme song: 24karats TRIBE OF GOLD by EXILE TRIBE


Through the introduction of his friend Danma Ryuji, Onizuka Eikichi, the former legendary bike gang member, visits Meishu Academy to tend to the trees in the garden as a part-time gardener. Learning that Yoshikawa Noboru, a student in teacher Fuyutsuki Azusa’s class is being bullied by Uehara Kyoko and other classmates, Onizuka befriends and saves Yoshikawa. Seeing Onizuka’s unprecedented but visceral, powerful response to problem solving, the school’s president and principal, Sakurai Yoshiko, overrides resistance from her vice principal Uchiyamada Hiroshi and makes Onizuka a teacher. Onizuka goes on to tackle many issues as the teacher in charge of the most problematic class, Class 2-4.

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User/Viewer Ratings

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Class 2-4


Episode Information

Case Subtitle Ratings
01 The birth of an amazing teacher! The students are my friends 15.1
02 The start of class 2-4’s home-room teacher removal! Onizuka VS the dangerous truant girl 13.3
03 The trap behind the extreme relationship! Onizuka yells out what real love is! 12.3
04 The clumsy girl receives a passionate lecture from Onizuka! Don’t give up on your dreams 13.9
05 The most shocking story ever in GTO! Onizuka is infuriated! Saving him from his abusive parents! 11.5
06 An outburst at Onizuka’s summer camp! Female students VS the novice female teacher 12.1
07 Onizuka puts his life on the line! Save the genius girl with an IQ of 200! 13.5
08 The mystery of the home-room teacher removal is finally...Will Onizuka give up on the out of control girl!? 15.1
09 The final lesson...finding out the truth behind the home-room teacher removal. We'll save her! Together!! 11.6
10 Conspiracy of the new principal...Protect the school and the students! 11.7
11 Farewell, Onizuka...every single student in tears! The final great lesson! 14.3
Average 13.1

Source: Video Research, Ltd.

SP 1

  • Title: GTO 秋も鬼暴れスペシャル!
  • Title (Romaji): GTO Aki mo Oni Abare Supesharu!
  • Episodes: 1
  • Viewership rating: 11.8%
  • Broadcast period: 2012-Oct-02


Smile Duck Orphanage

SP 2

  • Title: GTO 正月スペシャル!
  • Title (Romaji): Great Teacher Onizuka: New Year's Special
  • Episodes: 1
  • Viewership rating: 6.7%
  • Broadcast period: 2013-Jan-02


SP 3

  • Title: GTO 完結編〜さらば鬼塚! 卒業スペシャル〜
  • Title (Romaji): Great Teacher Onizuka: Graduation Special
  • Episodes: 1
  • Viewership rating: 10.3%
  • Broadcast period: 2013-Apr-02


Season 2

GTO Season 2
  • Episodes: 11
  • Broadcast period: 2014-Jul-08 to 2014-Sep-16
  • Air time: Tuesday 22:00
  • Theme song: Highschool love by E-Girls


Onizuka Eikichi goes from Meishu Academy in Kichijoji to his alma mater Tsujido High School in his hometown of Shonan. Tsujido High School has gone under the umbrella of Meishu Academy and Onizuka is dispatched on a temporary basis. This time, various difficult problems such as a pregnant female high school student, a truant student who makes light of life, a male stalker and radical images happen to him. Onizuka’s unknown past is also finally revealed as he meets people who know about his past again... --jdramas wordpress

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2nd Grade A Class

Episode Information

Case Subtitle Main Student Ratings
01 New stage, Onizuka Eikichi's old school! Great lesson to problematic child! The cosmetic surgery has always been the regret of the high school girl's mother Hatano Mariko 9.7
02 Crisis of the collapse of the family... Save the innocent boy The outcome of Onizuka's screaming marathon tears Usami Taichi 7.1
03 Save the student from stalker! Onizuka explodes after murder notice Yurihara Satsuki, Tokuyama Hironao 6.2
04 He's other people's father... Is blood ties important? Onizuka conveys the ties of parent and child Kiritani Masaru 6.4
05 Bullying in Class 2-A discovered! Onizuka into decisive action to eradicate bullying! Save the brave girl, protect your friends! Naruse Tsugumi 7.4
06 Onizuka's summer vacation lesson! Dream unfulfilled!? Poor girl's aim to be a singer opposed by mother Hiiragi Sana 6.6
07 High school girl pregnant... Violent incident of honor student! Onizuka in big range! Kuzuki Ryuichi, Shijo Ayuna 6.9
08 Onizuka's lesson to the basketball club ace whose dream has been cut off... Start over your life! Serizawa Kohei 5.9
09 Love forbiddened between truant girl and teacher? Crisis of the collapse of class due to dangerous revenge... Onizuka desperate rescue drama! Miyaji Meiri 6.9
10 - 6.9
11 Shijo Ayuna, Kuzuki Ryuichi 8.5
Average 7.2

Source: Video Research, Ltd. Kanto district

Production Credits

External Links

Spring 2012
Fuji TV
Autumn 2012
37-sai de Isha ni Natta Boku
Season 1 Tuesday 22:00
Going My Home

Fuji TV
Black President
Season 2 Tuesday 22:00
Suteki na Sen TAXI