The BEST seasons of Gokusen

Every season of Gokusen ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best seasons of Gokusen!

Fresh out of college, Kumiko "Yankumi" Yamaguchi becomes a math teacher at Shirokin high school. Unfortunately for her, she's assigned by the school board as the homeroom teacher for class 3-D, which happens to be the class of delinquent students. When the class attempts to make a living hell out of Yankumi's career, they fail as her persistence and aggression gain her respect. However, little does anyone in the school know that Yankumi is actually heir to the Oedo Group - one of Tokyo's most powerful yakuza clans. If anyone finds out that Yankumi is a yakuza member, her career as a teacher could be in jeopardy.

Last Updated: 5/26/2024Network: Nippon TVStatus: Ended
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Season 3
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7.60
5 votes

#1 - Season 3

First Aired 4/19/2008

Her ex-boss, Goro Sawatari (Katsuhisa Namase) now works at Akado Gakuen High School as a vice principal. Although the head director of the school board Rroko Akagi (Kyoko Eba) specifically orders him to handle the problematic class, 3-D, it was way too much for him. Sawatari then tried to reach Yankumi and went far away to a southern island to find Yankumi, and convince her to work for Akado Gakuen High School. Yankumi accepted the offer , only to find out that she'll teaching bunch of mean students. Not only that, there are two group fighting over "who'll rule Akodou" thing. Will Yankumi’s strong belief in students and teaching work this time?

Season 1
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6.91
11 votes

#2 - Season 1

First Aired 4/17/2002

Season 2
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6.88
8 votes

#3 - Season 2

First Aired 1/15/2005

A few years passed since Yamaguchi left Shirokin Gakuen which closed after some time. Everything has been difficult for Yankumi the following years for her new students are little kids that doesn't suit her way of teaching. Change is on the horizon when a bad hair day came but with a little twist became okay. Mr. Sawatari Goro, Shirokin's vice Principal is in need of teacher in the school he is teaching. But not just ordinary teacher... he specifically need Yankumi! The school is Kurogin Gakuen. When she arrived in the school she was really happy till she knew that she is to handle another bunch of 3-D but this time meaner and more violent! As usual, she has to hide her background or else she'll lose her job. She does her best to be nice to every student but it seemed that it'll be harder for the students are worst than the word worst. How will she face them? Is it a new challenge?