Great Teacher Onizuka

The BEST episodes of Great Teacher Onizuka

Every episode of Great Teacher Onizuka ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Great Teacher Onizuka!

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!

Last Updated: 7/9/2022Network: Fuji TV
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Confessions
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8.44
39 votes

#1 - Confessions

Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired 8/27/2000

Eikichi orders his class to walk through a derelict hotel as a test of nerves. Anko and Noboru make it past Eikichi's test, but when confronted by four local hooligans, Anko stands up for Noboru against the bullies and confesses her feelings towards him.

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Onizuka's Final Battle
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8.35
43 votes

#2 - Onizuka's Final Battle

Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired 9/17/2000

Miyabi's friends and teachers work to protect her from the corrupt teacher's union whose pressure on Mr. Saitou over his unprofessional relationship drove his student lover to suicide. Eikichi decides to take the blame for the stabbing to clear Miyabi of any wrongdoing.

Directors: Noriyuki Abe
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Search and Rescue
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8.22
41 votes

#3 - Search and Rescue

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired 5/28/2000

To teach Miyabi and her friends a lesson, Urumi orchestrates their kidnapping to hold them for ransom. Eikichi literally flies in to save the day and foils Urumi's plans.

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To Be Idolized by a Nation
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8.21
119 votes

#4 - To Be Idolized by a Nation

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/17/1999

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.

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The Mother of All Crushes
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8.06
121 votes

#5 - The Mother of All Crushes

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/1/1999

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.

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Alone in the Dark
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8.06
36 votes

#6 - Alone in the Dark

Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired 8/13/2000

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.

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Matters of the Heart
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8.05
37 votes

#7 - Matters of the Heart

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired 8/20/2000

Following her ordeal, Anko is conflicted over the new emotions that she feels for Noboru. To teach Anko to be true to her heart, Eikichi plans a special nighttime lesson for the class.

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The Legend Begins
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8.03
172 votes

#8 - The Legend Begins

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/30/1999

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.

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Outside Looking In
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8.02
117 votes

#9 - Outside Looking In

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/22/1999

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.

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Destination: Okinawa
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8.00
41 votes

#10 - Destination: Okinawa

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired 5/7/2000

Framed as an embezzler, Eikichi promises to make it up to all of the 3rd year students with a trip to Okinawa. He claims that he can pay for it with a winning lottery ticket, but when he finds out that the ticket was a fraud, he has to find another way to pay for the ¥8 million trip.

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Enter Uchiyamada
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7.99
162 votes

#11 - Enter Uchiyamada

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/7/1999

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.

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The Great Sacrifice
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7.94
90 votes

#12 - The Great Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/12/1999

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.

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Conspiracies All Around
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7.94
149 votes

#13 - Conspiracies All Around

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/25/1999

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.

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Onizuka Meets His Match
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7.91
77 votes

#14 - Onizuka Meets His Match

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 3/19/2000

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.

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The Law of Probability
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7.90
40 votes

#15 - The Law of Probability

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired 5/14/2000

Eikichi wins a Mercedes-Benz E-class sedan in a local contest, worth enough to pay for the trip. Unfazed, Miyabi arranges for a suicidal salaryman to jump in front of Eikichi's car and ruin his chances of selling it.

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Old Wounds Revisited
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7.80
35 votes

#16 - Old Wounds Revisited

Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired 9/10/2000

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.

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An Eye for an Eye, a Butt for a Butt
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7.80
150 votes

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

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/18/1999

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.

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Private Investigations
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7.78
83 votes

#18 - Private Investigations

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 1/30/2000

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.

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The Secret Life of Onizuka
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7.72
119 votes

#19 - The Secret Life of Onizuka

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/11/1999

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

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Self-Improvement: Fuyutsuki's Transformation
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7.71
38 votes

#20 - Self-Improvement: Fuyutsuki's Transformation

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired 6/18/2000

Nao helps Azusa choose a bathing suit for the trip to Okinawa. Asuza tries to get a makeover in order to impress Eikichi, but ends up getting carried away in the process.

Compromising Positions
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7.68
79 votes

#21 - Compromising Positions

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/5/2000

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.

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Falling for the Great Onizuka
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7.68
81 votes

#22 - Falling for the Great Onizuka

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/16/2000

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.

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How to Dine and Dash
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7.67
84 votes

#23 - How to Dine and Dash

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/23/2000

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.

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Love Letters
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7.64
83 votes

#24 - Love Letters

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/6/2000

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.

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Bungee Jumping Made Easy
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7.63
118 votes

#25 - Bungee Jumping Made Easy

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/8/1999

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.

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