Trivia / Gokusen

  • Adaptation First: The 13-episode anime series is the only part of the Gokusen franchise that got exported stateside.
  • Dawson Casting: Avoided in the live-action series. High school seniors 17-18 are played by actors aged 18-22.
  • Portmanteau Series Nickname: Gokusen is a portmanteau that comes from "Gokudo no Sensei", which can be translated as "Gangster Teacher".