The BEST Episodes of Great Teacher Onizuka

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 5, 2019

Network: Fuji TV

Tough on the outside, all heart on the inside, Onizuka turned to the life of a high school teacher for less excitement and action... or so he thought. GTO, a.k.a. Great Teacher Onizuka, is the racy story of Onizuka, a former motorcycle gang member who becomes a teacher to make a difference and... to meet girls? Using his street smarts to deal with colleagues, students and troublemakers, Onizuka finds that he too has many lessons to learn!

Outside Looking In

#1 - Outside Looking In

Season 1 - Episode 10

Tomoko is depressed that Miyabi no longer wants her as a friend. Eikichi tries to cheer Tomoko up and enters her into a beauty contest to help her out with her self-esteem.

star 8.50
56 votes
Writers: Hidehito Ueda, Masashi Sogo
To Be Idolized by a Nation

#2 - To Be Idolized by a Nation

Season 1 - Episode 11

At the talent beauty contest, Tomoko's clumsiness makes her a long shot to win, but discovers that being herself is her special talent. Despite losing, she gains newfound respect from her classmates.

star 8.50
56 votes
Writers: Haijime Higashino, Masashi Sogo
The Legend Begins

#3 - The Legend Begins

Season 1 - Episode 1

Eikichi Onizuka begins his career as a teacher-in-training expecting that he will get a class of attractive, nubile high school girls. When he is assigned the problem "O class", a group of delinquents and blackmailers, only his tough love is able to win them over.

star 8.30
84 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Noriyuki Abe
Enter Uchiyamada

#4 - Enter Uchiyamada

Season 1 - Episode 2

Eikichi applies at Holy Forest Academy, and conflicts with the school's vice principal, Hiroshi Uchiyamada. Disgusted by his condescending attitude, he leaves knowing that they never would have hired him anyway. However, the school's chairwoman Ryoko Sakurai, impressed by his character, decides to offer him a job.

star 8.00
84 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Yasushi Murayama, Yoshiyuki Suga
Conspiracies All Around

#5 - Conspiracies All Around

Season 1 - Episode 6

Following Anko's "lesson", Eikichi must face the PTA for his actions. When it appears that Eikichi is fighting a losing battle, Yoshito and Noboru reveal Anko's true nature to the PTA.

star 8.00
84 votes
Writers: Hiroyuki Ishido, Masashi Sogo, Yoshiyuki Suga
The Mother of All Crushes

#6 - The Mother of All Crushes

Season 1 - Episode 7

While preparing for parent-teacher meetings, Eikichi learns that one of his students, Kunio Murai, has a very young mother. He decides that "dates" are an excellent way to get to know the parents, much to Kunio's dismay.

star 8.00
56 votes
Writers: Akihiro Enomoto, Masashi Sogo, Satoru Nishizono
The Formula for Treachery

#7 - The Formula for Treachery

Season 1 - Episode 12

Suguru Teshigawara, the math teacher, has his heart set only on Azusa Fuyutsuki; however, Eikichi inadvertently incurs Suguru's wrath when he ruins Suguru's plans to win Azusa over.

star 8.00
28 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Ryota Yamaguchi, Shigenori Kageyama
Onizuka Meets His Match

#8 - Onizuka Meets His Match

Season 1 - Episode 26

Eikichi learns that Nao, a former street racer, was using the school to help pay her brother's medical costs for an accident that she blames herself for. Eikichi challenges her to a game of no signals to teach her about self-worth.

star 8.00
28 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Shigenori Kageyama, Yoshiyuki Suga
An Eye for an Eye, a Butt for a Butt

#9 - An Eye for an Eye, a Butt for a Butt

Season 1 - Episode 5

Anko Uehara and her gang bullies Noboru for hanging out with Eikichi. After rescuing Noboru from suicide (again), Eikichi decides that revenge is the only way to teach Anko a lesson.

star 7.70
84 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Shigenori Kageyama, Yoshiyuki Suga
The Secret Life of Onizuka

#10 - The Secret Life of Onizuka

Season 1 - Episode 4

Eikichi learns first-hand what tricks his homeroom students are capable of. Yoshito Kikuchi, a computer expert, releases fake images of Eikichi engaged in BDSM and homosexual acts. Instead of getting mad, Eikichi asks Yoshito if he can create nude celebrity pictures for him

star 7.50
56 votes
Writers: Akihiro Enomoto, Masashi Sogo
Bungee Jumping Made Easy

#11 - Bungee Jumping Made Easy

Season 1 - Episode 8

When Kunio and his friends are confronted by local punks, they believe they are saved when Eikichi arrives. However, he refuses to help, believing their predicament will teach them about taking responsibility. Faced with a bungee jump, Kunio proves how far he will go to prevent his mother from dating Eikichi.

star 7.50
56 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Satoru Nishizono
Onizuka and the Art of War

#12 - Onizuka and the Art of War

Season 1 - Episode 9

Eikichi goes head-to-head with the P.E. teacher Hajime Fukuroda. Meanwhile, Miyabi Aizawa enlists her friend Tomoko Nomura to frame Eikichi as an underwear thief. When she accidentally incriminates Mr. Fukuroda instead, Miyabi berates Tomoko for her stupidity.

star 7.50
56 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Ryota Yamaguchi, Shigenori Kageyama
Late Night Roof Diving

#13 - Late Night Roof Diving

Season 1 - Episode 3

The new school year gets off to a rocky start for Eikichi. He has to teach middle school instead of high school students, live in a storage area at school, and rescue a student, Noboru Yoshikawa, from suicide.

star 7.30
84 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Satoru Nishizono
Only the Best Will Do

#14 - Only the Best Will Do

Season 1 - Episode 13

Suguru enlists a parent lobby group to get Eikichi fired. To prove his worth, Eikichi must score the highest mark in a national scholastic achievement test. However, he soon learns that it is no easy task.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Naoyasu Habu, Ryota Yamaguchi
Between a Rock and a Hard Place

#15 - Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Season 1 - Episode 14

Determined to prevent his dismissal, Azusa invites Eikichi to her place for one-on-one all-night study sessions. Meanwhile, believing that studying alone isn't enough to get the highest mark, Eikichi's students attempt to steal the test answers from the school.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Kazunori Mizuno, Masashi Sogo, Yoshiyuki Suga
The Great Sacrifice

#16 - The Great Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 15

On the day of the test, Eikichi witnesses the abduction of a Diet member's daughter and pursues the kidnappers to an abandoned warehouse. During the ensuing brawl, Eikichi rescues the daughter, but is shot in the process. He manages to return to the school, but has to write the day-long test in one hour.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Shigenori Kageyama, Yoshiyuki Suga
Beauty + Brains = A Dangerous Mix

#17 - Beauty + Brains = A Dangerous Mix

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 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Satoru Nishizono
Falling for the Great Onizuka

#18 - Falling for the Great Onizuka

Season 1 - Episode 17

Eikichi learns that Urumi went through a traumatic childhood experience and tries to help her cope with it using his own brand of teaching. His efforts unfortunately backfire when he accidentally pushes her off a building.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Akihiro Enomoto, Masashi Sogo, Satoru Nishizono
How to Dine and Dash

#19 - How to Dine and Dash

Season 1 - Episode 18

Blackmailed by Urumi for pushing her off a building, Eikichi subjects himself to her whims. After meeting her former elementary teacher, Urumi goes on a classroom terrorism spree.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Naoyasu Habu, Satoru Nishizono
Private Investigations

#20 - Private Investigations

Season 1 - Episode 19

Urumi's teacher admits that she was the cause of Urumi's mistrust towards teachers. When Urumi was younger, she accidentally revealed the secret about Urumi's father. Eikichi decides that only a special lesson across an incomplete freeway will teach Urumi about life.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Hidehito Ueda, Masashi Sogo, Satoru Nishizono
Love Letters

#21 - Love Letters

Season 1 - Episode 20

Kunio finds a love letter addressed to him, initially believing it is from Akane Fujita, a girl he likes. However, when Akane dumps him, Kunio realizes his true feelings for his platonic friend, Fuyumi Kujirakawa.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Shigenori Kageyama, Yoshiyuki Suga
Revolution Everywhere

#22 - Revolution Everywhere

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 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Kazunori Mizuno, Masashi Sogo
The Art of Demolition

#23 - The Art of Demolition

Season 1 - Episode 22

Azusa learns that her former school will be demolished. During the countdown, a former student of the school runs into the building to retrieve a precious heirloom. Eikichi pursues in order to rescue her before the school is destroyed.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Kazunori Mizuno, Masashi Sogo
Superstition

#24 - Superstition

Season 1 - Episode 23

Eikichi receives a cursed chain letter, but he dismisses it as superstition. After a series of misfortunes, he begins to believe in the letter and does whatever he can to dispel the curse.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Akihiro Enomoto, Masashi Sogo, Ryota Yamaguchi
Compromising Positions

#25 - Compromising Positions

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 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Masashi Sogo, Ryota Yamaguchi, Shigenori Kageyama