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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 consists of:
- 2008 special
- 2009 special
- Uchi chapter (Unscanlated)
- Halloween special
- 4-koma segments (Unscanlated)


Related Series
Deka Wanko (Alternate Story)

Associated Names

Groups Scanlating
Bishounen Project
Completely Oblivious

Latest Release(s)
c.Special 3 by Null & Bishounen Project over 7 years ago
c.Special 2 by Null & Bishounen Project over 7 years ago
c.Special 1 by Null & Bishounen Project over 7 years 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

7 topics, 44 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (1351 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.75 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 20th 2017, 10:38am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
YOU (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #124 increased(+34)
Monthly Pos #129 decreased(-12)
3 Month Pos #96 decreased(-14)
6 Month Pos #85 decreased(-2)
Year Pos #80 increased(+1)

List Stats
On 1664 reading lists
On 1314 wish lists
On 2762 completed lists
On 137 unfinished lists
On 618 custom lists

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Forum Posts
A spoiler Question over 4 years ago
Is this really not fully scanlated? pls answer over 4 years ago
licensing over 5 years ago
Awesomeness over 5 years ago
need a little help re: Gokusen over 5 years ago

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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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Gokusen Anime   
Rating: N/A
by shanteW
August 26th, 2012, 7:54am
I saw the anime long before reading the manga, I wish they would (or have) completed the anime, it followed the manga closely but was different enough for you to enjoy. But i'd recommend this to anyone. -production-of-the-gokusen-anime <--petition to get the Gokusen anime production continued and finished.

... Last updated on August 30th, 2012, 8:41pm
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Good fun   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by Verix
August 7th, 2012, 4:38am
It got a little boring around end volume 4, but picks up again and stays real entertaining. It's not perfect, but the humor and atmosphere is pretty good! Too bad the school didn't go co-ed, and the conclusion was a little underwhelming.
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Rating: N/A
by LittleOddity
August 6th, 2012, 7:23pm
I really adore this series. Seriously, give it a shot. It has its weird moments, like the ones with Shin and Fuji, but it's definitely worth all of them. I only regret that there weren't more moments between
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Yankumi and Shin. However, that wouldn't have worked out since she would never let the line between student/teacher get crossed.

Oh, but
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it'd be great if there was a sequel where they focused on the blooming romance between Yankumi and Shin while he's going through law school.
That just might be romantic wishful thinking ;D
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Favourite Manga   
Rating: N/A
by rvmr
June 20th, 2012, 2:27pm
I'm actually surprised that I haven't commented on this manga before now. I'm on my way to reading it for the third time, and I'm so excited! When I read it the first few times, I laughed so hard I cried. Like it's often mentioned, there isn't much romance, but Shin's such a trooper! I, too would have liked there to be more romance, but it's a great manga as it is.
Don't let the art dissuade you from reading Gokusen! I didn't like it to begin with, either, but it's really a great medium for the story, and I can't imagine it being drawn any other way. I'm quite fond of it now!
About the drama: I was really disappointed. The manga had more romance than the drama did! Romance wasn't a thing in the drama. I couldn't even finish watching it!
Anyway, read this or your life will be lacklustre! bigrazz
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Awesome ♥   
Rating: N/A
by CiellavonNightmare
March 23rd, 2012, 4:52pm
No words to express how awesome this is. Hilarious, action-packed and you won`t even put it down. I`ve been reading it for the past 8 hours and it`s 4 in the morning and I just finished! I wish there was more, a bit more. The ending was a bit abrupt but the story will never get you bored. Wish there was more Kumiko/Shin romance :">
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Good, but not as good as I was expecting   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Saons
March 22nd, 2012, 1:51pm
As the title says.
It was a good read, it really was. But for it's story, it's way too long. There's too much pointless filler, needless specials (what the heck was up with the SawadaxFuji ones??), and incredibly unnecessary story arcs. In its defense, though, it was very funny (I actually laughed out loud at times, very rare in my case), and the characters all had a lot of spunk. The romance felt a little shoehorned in, but it did give a little more oomph to it. Also, I liked
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that the students were the ones who were more often being rescued.

The art... well, it does improve a little bit from the beginning. It's hard to get used to that aspect, but I've certainly seen worse.
It's got its rough patches, but it's still a great read.

... Last updated on March 22nd, 2012, 1:51pm
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