GTO Revival: Today Broadcast Takashi Sorimachi becomes “Eikichi Onizuka” for the first time in 26 years! Passionate class for Reiwa high school students Starring Nanako Matsushima, Shun Oguri, Yosuke Kubozuka and others

The special drama "GTO Revival," starring actor Takashi Sorimachi, celebrating the 65th anniversary of the founding of Kansai TV and Fuji TV, will be broadcast from 9:00 pm on April 1st. This is a new special drama based on the serial drama "GTO," which aired from July to September 1998. The legendary teacher Eikichi Onizuka, played by Sorimachi, will once again take on the problems of his students and school with unconventional behavior.

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The drama series "GTO" (Kantere/Fuji TV), starring Sorimachi, aired from July to September 1998, about Eikichi Onizuka, a teacher and the legendary head of a motorcycle gang, who commits outrageous acts against his students. A school drama where students come face-to-face with school problems. Based on Toru Fujisawa's manga of the same name (Kodansha), the live-action version stars Sorimachi and Matsushima as the heroine.The average audience rating for all 12 episodes (according to households and Video Research) was 28.5% in the Kanto region (the final episode 35.7%) and recorded a high audience rating. The theme song, ``POISON~I can't even say what I want to say~'', the theme song written and sung by Sorimachi, was also a big hit.

In "GTO Revival," which is being revived as a new special drama for the first time in about 26 years, Onizuka takes a new job as a teacher at Sotoku Gakuin High School, a private school full of problems, and gives Onizuka's passionate lessons to troubled students.

As with the previous 1998 version, Sorimachi's wife, actor Nanako Matsushima, will appear as Azusa Fuyutsuki, as well as Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Yuta Yamazaki, Yosuke Kubozuka, Hidenori Tokuyama, Shun Oguri, and Naohito Fujiki. It has also become a hot topic that they will reunite for "one night only."