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Fresh out of college, Kumiko "Yankumi" Yamaguchi becomes a math teacher at an all-boys high school. Unfortunately for her, she's assigned by the school board as the homeroom teacher for class 2-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 their respect. However, little does anyone in the school know that Yankumi is actually heir to the Kuroda Group - one of Tokyo's most powerful yakuza clans.


Gokusen Kanketsuhen is a collection of special chapters:
*2008 special
*2009 special
*Uchi chapter (Unscanlated)
*Halloween special
*4-koma segments (Unscanlated)


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Associated Names
Gokudo no Sensei

Groups Scanlating
Bishounen Project
Completely Oblivious

Latest Release(s)
c.Special 3 by Null & Bishounen Project (1460d ago)
c.Special 2 by Null & Bishounen Project (1532d ago)
c.Special 1 by Null & Bishounen Project (1617d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
15 Volumes + Gokusen Kanketsuhen (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 7, Chap 7

User Reviews
Gokusen by celinae

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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (1174 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.74 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 20th 2014, 6:14pm PST

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YOU (Shueisha)

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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by bull3thole
October 16th, 2014, 1:36am
I remember watching the anime years ago when I only watched anime. I finally get the finish this because the the anime only covers half of the manga. I like that the teacher is female and a strong one at that. I was surprised how the art was different from the anime, but it does get better after each volume.

The ending was okay, but I thought it could have been better. Everything started to wrap up in 5-10 chapters and I felt it was kind of rushed. For the romance, there aren't much build up between the characters and you only really see some romance between the characters near the end of the manga. For me, it's more of a comedy manga then a romance one.

Overall, I like it. I only give this a 8/10 because some chapters are fillers. The author could have used those chapters to make a better ending.
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Great read but...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by himemai
September 28th, 2014, 10:52pm
...For me, there's somewhat missing. I hope for more romance between Shin and Yankumiii > < Arghh I really really hope for more since I really like them together, but well never mind^^
Some of the joke is really hillarious, some of itis so-so^^ and about the art... It's improved little by little, and I like how the mangaka draw the expression ╭(′▽`)
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Wonderful, Original and Heart-warming   
Rating: N/A
by Disremembrance
May 23rd, 2014, 1:15am
I loved this series overall, and the students became so entertaining after a while.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
90% of the time it was the female lead who ended up saving the male(s), and that was quite refreshing.
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Don't miss out!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by F0rcefi3ld
May 15th, 2014, 2:41pm
Reminds me of Tokyo Crazy Paradise (only because I read that first), but with a little less emphasis on romance. I agree with all the other comments that says how great this manga is. Go read it if you haven't!

Well, I forgot what else I wanted to add, but I'll come back to edit this comment. Conclusively, to describe this manga in one word: WONDERFUL.

... Last updated on May 15th, 2014, 2:42pm
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by moonmystery
January 21st, 2014, 1:34am
oh dear.

Shin is the love of my life. And I adore the overwhelming chemistry between Shin and Yamaguchi!! They are so perfect for each other in my eyes even though the spicier scenes don't even start until wayyyy later in the series!!

Yamaguchi is also a wonderful human being. She is hilarious omg.

And the lawyer dude is amusing as well. Although he never did much as the third wheel, I love him as a character on his own. He is relatable, and his actions are more understandable than the actions of typical third wheelers out there in the shoujo world.

All in all, this manga is the love of my much that I watched the anime and Japanese live adaption starring Jun Matsumoto (this was how I fell in love with Jun too...ha ha ha)

... Last updated on January 21st, 2014, 1:37am
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Good but...   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by PZcolo
August 11th, 2013, 3:34pm
This was a great series in some aspects, fun, entertaining, some action, good characters... but at the same time if fails in a few important points, imo the ending sucks, in more than one way
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
basically, because Shinohara and Shin doesn't really compete in the end and luckily the specials came out and even so there is a gap, a very important one that's not covered, so it goes from shin declaring to them dating already or something like that, it's not very clear, and that sucks
and second, because it dragged more than necessary, there are a lot of fillerish things going on of zero importance, if the author had so much chapters to waste, a decent ending would have been a way better choice.

... Last updated on August 11th, 2013, 4:32pm
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Great all-round   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by XileDragon
January 1st, 2013, 7:21am
This manga is one of the rare works that can be called 'complete'. It truly never does let you down, as 99% of mangas do. It was entertaining, comedic and touching. It has one of the more satisfying endings (including the special chapters following the main storyline), but it still leaves you wanting for more. That just shows how great it is.

For those commenting on the art, I was one of those who originally dropped it because I couldn't get used to the art. But once I picked it up again and got over it, I have to say that there is not much to regret. Wonderful manga from this author.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Ginny
December 27th, 2012, 7:45am
It's worth the all nighter! Sad to say the drama does it no justice. The drama's great! But this... THIS IS SPECTACULAR!!! The only flaw is that I don't know how it end for the couple! What about that guy talking to Shin and Yukumi at the end? At least not a cliff-hanger or the treacherous axed ending! Those make me "CRAY". Anyway it's a 10
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awasome manga   
Rating: N/A
by natkyolee
December 7th, 2012, 7:21am
i watched anime first and i was not satisfied with the ending so searched for the manga it' great manga i don't know how many times i have repeatedly read it ...Read the second season also happy with the ending
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no regrets   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Nernel
November 14th, 2012, 11:00am
I've read literally hundreds of different mangas, but this is and always will be my favorite. the Gokusen anime is my favorite anime, too, simply because it came from this manga. the dorama, not so much, but it still holds a special place in my heart.

the art isn't great in the beginning, but it gets better and you'll be so drawn in by the story that you won't care anyway. and is it funny! i've re-read Gokusen more times than i can count but i still LOL each time.

I have two great dreams regarding this manga: 1) that the manga-ka writes us a sequel showing the development of the ShinKumi relationship (yes I'm a shipper) and 2) that this series will be licensed and released officially in English so that i no longer need to hurt my eyes staring at scanlations on my computer screen during my periodic gokusen binges. oh, and so that i can help support the mangaka.

so yeah, read it. you will not regret it. unless you're one of those 15 people who gave it a 1. then you obviously need help.
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