Yamaguchi Kumiko is next in line to be the boss of the Kuroda Ikka yakuza clan due to her parents' death. However, fresh out of college, Kumiko decides to pursue her lifelong dream of being a teacher. Now hired as a mathematics teacher at an all-boys school, Kumiko must hide her true identity. She's assigned to class 3D, inhabited by the worst of the worst delinquents. Popularly called "Yankumi" by her students, she tries her best to gain the respect of and offer help to these students who'd like nothing more to make her life a living hell.
Story: Gokusen is a manga about a math teacher, who outside of work also happens to be grand daughter of a yakuza boss. The concept is somewhat similar to GTO, but both of those do differ quite a bit. Although the heroine faces a number of difficulties similar to those Onizuka had to face, she has a different way of dealing with them. In GTO winning over the students was prominent part of story, but in Gokusen... read more
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