GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (1998)

The SHORT Pill:

An unconventional teacher was assigned to teach a group of student troublemakers. While his students resisted him at first, and his colleagues criticized his every move, he proved that his passion for teaching can make him an amazing teacher.

The Pharma 5 Watch Guide!

Best Time To Watch:

Any time can be a great time to watch this hilarious adaptation of the classic manga. It is also best to watch if you need to de-stress at the end of a long day.

Prescribed For:

All drama watchers who love comedic scenes. It is also the best prescription if you have read the manga or the anime version. The useful life lessons will also make this drama more endearing and entertaining at the same time.

Love And Romance:

While romance is not the main focus of this drama, the interaction between the ML and one of his co-teachers exude strong chemistry. The unique love confession is considered one of the most iconic scenes on TV.

Cast Chemistry:

You will be impressed with how this stellar group of actors performed in this drama. Everyone did a great job, from the main actors to the supporting cast members. Their comedic timing is spot on.

Addiction Level:

3 pills. Every episode features a particular student who will get drawn to the rude but caring teacher. You would want to find out more about their school dynamics as the series progresses.


Original Network:

Fuji TV

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Who would have thought that a teacher, who broke all the rules in school, would become one of the most well-loved and respected people on campus? This TV adaptation of the classic manga will entertain you from start to finish. It will also teach you plenty of valuable lessons that you can apply in real life. But aside from the plot, the amazing talents shared by the actors will make you want to finish this drama in one sitting.
Hard Pill to Swallow
Not everyone can tolerate bullying and violence. So if you are sensitive to these controversial topics, you may want to skip watching this drama.



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Exam Results:


This funny yet serious drama will make you laugh till you drop in every scene. It will also touch your heart in unexpected ways.

Side Effects:

Expect your sides to hurt while laughing at the funny antics featured in this drama. You will also experience rapid mood swings in every episode.

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