Fuji TV Drama Special 2013 ~ GTO (remake) Graduation Special

GTO_Graduation

Date: From 9.54 p.m., 2 April 2013
Cast: AKIRA, Takimoto Miori, Yamamoto Yusuke, Kawaguchi Haruna, Takada Sho, Morimoto Shitaro, Nishiuchi Mariya, Honda Tsubasa, Miyazaki Karen, Shirahama Aran, Nakagawa Taishi, Yamada Yuki, Suzuki Nobuyuki, Sano Gaku, Takara Hikari, Shinkawa Yua, Ishii Anna, Miyake Hitomi, Fujisawa Ayano, Nagasawa Nao, Kobayashi Yumi, Sugi-chan, Fuse Eri, Tayama Ryosei, Shirota Yu, Kuroki Hitomi
Synopsis: The national university entrance examination is coming up and the students of Class 3/4, which Onizuka Eikichi (AKIRA) is in charge of, enter exam mode. Onizuka who conducts career counselling for the students with assistant form teacher Fuyutsuki Azusa (Takimoto Miori), questions their mentality of aiming for a good university in order to get into a good company. One day, a heated exchange breaks out between the students who have divided into the job-hunters and the exam takers. Azusa breaks it up but gets told by the students, “After all a teacher goes to a suitable university and ends up in the secure teaching profession.” This hits the mark and there is nothing that she can say in return. Two days before the national university entrance examination, a workshop with alumni who were accepted into elite universities is held at Meishu Academy. While watching over the students, Onizuka gets up on the stage and exhorts them that their own worth will not be determined by the name of the university, but by a life lived without regrets. However, he gets criticised by them. On the other hand, several of the students’ parents are gathered at Kuse Toshiaki’s (Hasegawa Tomoharu) place. Kuse proclaims himself an “enrolment consultant” who gets students in through the back door in what is described as “special priority admission”. The parents are worried about the future of their children. On the day before the exam, Onizuka asks the academy’s principal Sakurai Ryoko (Kuroki Hitomi) if it is that important to look at reality. She says it is important but reveals that what is most important is the conviction to pursue it. This is what Onizuka taught her. Hearing this, Onizuka makes some decision … …
Website: www.ktv.jp/gto

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