The Best Episodes Directed by Shigeki Hatakeyama

Alone in the Dark

#1 - Alone in the Dark

Great Teacher Onizuka Season 1 - Episode 39

Separated, Anko and Noboru are forced to find their way to safety together. Eikichi, however, believes their disappearance was a ruse to conceal their discovery of the treasure, and searches for them in hot pursuit.

star 8.06
32 votes
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Old Wounds Revisited

#2 - Old Wounds Revisited

Great Teacher Onizuka Season 1 - Episode 42

Miyabi confronts Noboru Saitou, the class's former teacher, about the incident that drove them to hate teachers. When Mr. Saitou is later found stabbed, suspicion immediately falls on Miyabi.

star 7.77
30 votes
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Compromising Positions

#3 - Compromising Positions

Great Teacher Onizuka Season 1 - Episode 24

Mr. Uchiyamada experiences a mid-life crisis, wondering if there is any meaning left to his life. His family has grown apart and now fears for the worst when his daughter Yoshiko takes a liking to Eikichi.

star 7.67
75 votes
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Beauty + Brains = A Dangerous Mix

#4 - Beauty + Brains = A Dangerous Mix

Great Teacher Onizuka Season 1 - Episode 16

Eikichi relishes his newfound hero status until he meets Urumi Kanzaki, a mischievous girl who gets him arrested as a pervert. He is less than amused when he finds out that she is actually one of his students.

star 7.58
80 votes
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Revolution Everywhere

#5 - Revolution Everywhere

Great Teacher Onizuka Season 1 - Episode 21

Unable to cope with the pressures of teaching, Azusa runs away to her former school in Hakuba. Eikichi, Tomoko, Yoshito, and Kunio follow in order to convince her to return.

star 7.45
76 votes
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Money Talks, GTO Walks

#6 - Money Talks, GTO Walks

Great Teacher Onizuka Season 1 - Episode 30

Led to believe that he spent the school's money, Eikichi attempts to raise the money himself while his students investigate who set him up. The school's faculty decides to hold a student assembly so Eikichi can take responsibility for his actions.

star 6.81
66 votes
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