The official Twitter account of the upcoming GTO Revival live-action drama unveiled a new trailer previewing the theme song on Feb 5, 2024. Blue Encount will perform the theme song “POISON”.
GTO Revival is scheduled to release on April 1, 2024, on Kansai TV, Fuji TV.
Newly announced cast members include:
- Shinya Kote as Takeshi Fujiyamada
- Sae Okazaki as Miyu Ayahara
- Kosuke Suzuki as Koichi Ichikawa
- Mei Hata as Rin Endo
- Rikako Yagi as Suzuka Ichikawa
- Wataru Hyuga as Haruto Uno
Takashi Sorimachi returned to portray the role of Onizuka.
The plot for the GTO Revival is described as follows:
Onizuka will be assigned as a teacher to a troubled high school, where he will deliver his passionate teaching methods to students facing their own problems. In an era transitioning from Heisei (1989-2019) to Reiwa (2019- present), where social issues such as online harassment and troubles on social media have increased, the divide between the rich and the poor has grown, and life has become more challenging, can Onizuka become a new hero for the Reiwa era? How will the man once known as the Great Teacher interact with high school students in the Reiwa era, and who will be part of the cast? Stay tuned!
Great Teacher Onizuka (GTO), is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tooru Fujisawa. It was originally serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine from January 1997 to February 2002, with its chapters collected in 25 tankobon volumes.
A sequel manga series, titled GTO: 14 Days in Shonan, ran in Weekly Shonen Magazine from June 2009 to September 2011. Another sequel, titled GTO: Paradise Lost, began in Weekly Young Magazine in April 2014.
A twelve-episode Japanese television drama ran from July to September 1998, a live-action film directed by Masayuki Suzuki released in December 1999; and a 43-episode anime television series produced by Pierrot aired in Japan on Fuji TV from June 1999 to September 2000.
A second live-action series aired in Japan during 2012, and two more in 2014.