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The Best Anime Like Great Teacher Onizuka

Updated September 9, 2019 1.4k votes 410 voters 17.7k views21 items

Due to the popularity of the manga Great Teacher Onizuka, fans have been gifted with various GTO adaptations, including a 43-episode anime television series that aired from June 1999 to September 2000. For anyone looking for similar anime to Great Teacher Onizuka, there are a number of titles to choose from. The following list ranks the best anime recommendations for people who like Great Teacher Onizuka, with the order determined by votes from anime fans like you.

GTO follows Eikichi Onizuka, an ex-gang member who pursues a teaching degree for the wrong reasons only to grow into a principled, effective educator whose unorthodox style connects with students. For anime similar to Great Teacher Onizuka, consider Golden Boy, Assassination Classroom, and Gintama. Still other anime titles that puts one in mind of GTO include Haven’t You Heard? I'm Sakamota, Fighting Spirit, and the Hiraoaki Sakurai-directed Cromartie High School, a 26-episode anime series about a high school for delinquents.

By voting up and down these anime works like Great Teacher Onizuka, you can help fellow anime enthusiasts choose their next series. Also, if you know of an anime similar to Great Teacher Onizuka that's missing from the list, feel free to add it and help the Great Teacher Onizuka list grow!

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