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Series cast summary:
Yukie Nakama ...  Kumiko Yamaguchi 24 episodes, 2002-2008
Katsuhisa Namase ...  Goro Saruwatari / ... 14 episodes, 2002-2008
Ken Utsui ...  Ryuichiro Kuroda 13 episodes, 2002-2008
Ken Kaneko ...  Tetsu Asakura 13 episodes, 2002-2008
Shinji Uchiyama ...  Minoru Tatsukawa 13 episodes, 2002-2008
Yôsuke Kawamura ...  Yosuke akiyama 12 episodes, 2002-2005
Masayuki Izumi ...  Masayuki Ohuchi 12 episodes, 2002
...  Ken'ichi Mori 12 episodes, 2002
Ryôji Morimoto ...  Ryoji Horibe 12 episodes, 2002
Ryûji Sainei ...  Ryuji Sengoku 12 episodes, 2002
Shô Tomita ...  Sho Takeda 12 episodes, 2002
...  Seiga Baba / ... 11 episodes, 2005-2008
Moto Fuyuki ...  Takashi Kameyama 11 episodes, 2002-2005
Kyosuke Hamao ...  Kyosuke Teruachi / ... 11 episodes, 2008
Atsumi Kanno ...  Atsumi Ishibashi 11 episodes, 2008
Yûya Kido ...  Yuya Okuma 11 episodes, 2008
Gôki Maeda ...  Goki Hamaguchi 11 episodes, 2008
Masei Nakayama ...  Masei Tanaka 11 episodes, 2008
Ryûya Wakaba ...  Ryuya Yoshida 11 episodes, 2008
Tomoya Warabino ...  Tomoya Wakatsuki 11 episodes, 2008
Yûji ...  Yuji Yamamoto 11 episodes, 2008
Jutta Yûki ...  Jutta Murayama / ... 11 episodes, 2008
Kazuya Kamenashi ...  Ryu Odagiri 10 episodes, 2005
...  Hayato Yabuki 10 episodes, 2005
...  Keita Takeda 10 episodes, 2005
Mokomichi Hayami ...  Hikaru Tsuchiya 10 episodes, 2005
Keisuke Koide ...  Kosuke Hyuga 10 episodes, 2005
Otoha ...  Hitomi Shiratori 10 episodes, 2005
Shôsuke Tanihara ...  Takuma Kujo 10 episodes, 2005
Yukiko Ikeda ...  Sayuri Wanibuchi 10 episodes, 2005
Jun Inoue ...  Kurokawa 10 episodes, 2005
Masahiro Kuranuki ...  Masahiro Tamura 10 episodes, 2005
Kengo Kôra ...  Kengo Funaki 10 episodes, 2005
Ryosuke Miura ...  Ryosuke Muto 10 episodes, 2005
Momosuke Mizutani ...  Momosuke Omori 10 episodes, 2005
Yuichi Nakamura ...  Yuichi Kawata 10 episodes, 2005
Yûki Satô ...  Yuki Kojima 10 episodes, 2005
Ryuhei Watanabe ...  Ryuhei Hashimoto 10 episodes, 2005
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Gokusen is the story of recently graduated Kumiko Yamaguchi, aka. Yankumi, and her life as a new high school teacher. Unlike the other new teachers at her school Kumiko gets placed with teh toughest kids there. And has to deal with all their rebellious actions. However as time passes she gains her students respect by helping them out both in school and in their daily lives. Which is easy for her to do as her students remind her of her life at home, since she is a fourth generation crime syndicate member and next in line to head it up. She's gone straight and wants to be a teacher though, but she's one person in whose class you don't want to be caught fooling around! Written by Anonymous

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Hilarious even just with Subs
8 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

Wow, I am very impressed with this show. I laughed non-stop during the first episode and nothing was lost in translation, thanks fansubbers!!!

Anyways, the actress that plays the teacher is so funny, pretty and nerdy at the same time. She is awesome in her role.

The premise: A 23 year old pretty girl/lady becomes a new teacher at a highschool in Japan. Her class is the most rebellious in the school and notorious for picking on their teachers. She is full of hope and determination to teach them well much to their annoyance and hostility.

Unbeknownst to them, she is actually the grand daughter of the head of a powerful Yakuza clan and could easily threaten them.

Very funny stuff especially every time they play the Yakuza samurai theme lol If you can find it, definitely check it out for some serious laughs.


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