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... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Yukie Nakama Yukie Nakama ...  Kumiko Yamaguchi 24 episodes, 2002-2008
Katsuhisa Namase ...  Goro Saruwatari / ... 14 episodes, 2002-2008
Ken Utsui Ken Utsui ...  Ryuichiro Kuroda 13 episodes, 2002-2008
Ken Kaneko Ken Kaneko ...  Tetsu Asakura 13 episodes, 2002-2008
Shinji Uchiyama Shinji Uchiyama ...  Minoru Tatsukawa 13 episodes, 2002-2008
Yôsuke Kawamura Yôsuke Kawamura ...  Yosuke akiyama 12 episodes, 2002-2005
Masayuki Izumi Masayuki Izumi ...  Masayuki Ohuchi 12 episodes, 2002
Ken'ichi Matsuyama ...  Ken'ichi Mori 12 episodes, 2002
Ryôji Morimoto Ryôji Morimoto ...  Ryoji Horibe 12 episodes, 2002
Ryûji Sainei Ryûji Sainei ...  Ryuji Sengoku 12 episodes, 2002
Shô Tomita Shô Tomita ...  Sho Takeda 12 episodes, 2002
Mikihisa Azuma ...  Seiga Baba / ... 11 episodes, 2005-2008
Moto Fuyuki Moto Fuyuki ...  Takashi Kameyama 11 episodes, 2002-2005
Kyosuke Hamao Kyosuke Hamao ...  Kyosuke Teruachi / ... 11 episodes, 2008
Atsumi Kanno Atsumi Kanno ...  Atsumi Ishibashi 11 episodes, 2008
Yûya Kido Yûya Kido ...  Yuya Okuma 11 episodes, 2008
Gôki Maeda Gôki Maeda ...  Goki Hamaguchi 11 episodes, 2008
Masei Nakayama Masei Nakayama ...  Masei Tanaka 11 episodes, 2008
Ryûya Wakaba ...  Ryuya Yoshida 11 episodes, 2008
Tomoya Warabino Tomoya Warabino ...  Tomoya Wakatsuki 11 episodes, 2008
Yûji Yûji ...  Yuji Yamamoto 11 episodes, 2008
Jutta Yûki Jutta Yûki ...  Jutta Murayama / ... 11 episodes, 2008
Kazuya Kamenashi Kazuya Kamenashi ...  Ryu Odagiri 10 episodes, 2005
Jin Akanishi ...  Hayato Yabuki 10 episodes, 2005
Teppei Koike ...  Keita Takeda 10 episodes, 2005
Mokomichi Hayami ...  Hikaru Tsuchiya 10 episodes, 2005
Keisuke Koide ...  Kosuke Hyuga 10 episodes, 2005
Otoha Otoha ...  Hitomi Shiratori 10 episodes, 2005
Shôsuke Tanihara ...  Takuma Kujo 10 episodes, 2005
Yukiko Ikeda Yukiko Ikeda ...  Sayuri Wanibuchi 10 episodes, 2005
Jun Inoue Jun Inoue ...  Kurokawa 10 episodes, 2005
Masahiro Kuranuki Masahiro Kuranuki ...  Masahiro Tamura 10 episodes, 2005
Kengo Kôra Kengo Kôra ...  Kengo Funaki 10 episodes, 2005
Ryosuke Miura Ryosuke Miura ...  Ryosuke Muto 10 episodes, 2005
Momosuke Mizutani Momosuke Mizutani ...  Momosuke Omori 10 episodes, 2005
Yuichi Nakamura Yuichi Nakamura ...  Yuichi Kawata 10 episodes, 2005
Yûki Satô Yûki Satô ...  Yuki Kojima 10 episodes, 2005
Ryuhei Watanabe 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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Official Sites:

NTV [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

5 April 2002 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Gokusen 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Nikkatsu Studios, Tokyo, Japan

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Version of Gokusen: The Movie (2009) See more »

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Performed by Masayuki Sakamoto (as V6)
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OK For A Sequel
9 April 2007 | by lia00027See all my reviews

The plot of the story is same with Gokusen (1st), however the love story here is different because Yankumi liked a teacher from other school and there was none of the story for Shin (a student from gokusen who liked her and also the police officer who also liked her in gokusen). Still I like gokusen 2 better than gokusen. The bound between the students were stronger and they did respect Yankumi more than the students in gokusen 1 but I cannot say that it's different story because it is not.

In gokusen 2 we find out that Sawatari (head teacher from gokusen 1) also appeared and became much better head teacher than in gokusen, also appearance of Kuma (yankumi's student from gokusen) whom already run his father's ramen shop.

I like this drama compare to gokusen because in Gokusen Shin (one of Yankumi's student) liked her. Thank goodness it doesn't like the anime where Yankumi and Shin (from what i've heard) ended-up together. Just make the story that a teacher is willing to help her students without love story between student-teacher is enough.

Just watch this drama even though gokusen is more interesting.


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