GTO: The Early Years (manga)

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Alternative title:
Shonan Junai-gumi (Japanese) 
The Pure Love Gang Of Shonan Beach 
Young GTO! Shonan Junai Gumi (French) 
湘南純愛組! (Japanese) 
Genres: action , comedy , drama , slice of life 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary:
Eikichi Onizuka and Ryuji Danma are the deadly duo, Oni-Baku (Demon Explosion), with the sole mission of losing their virginities. As they turn away from the gang life to accomplish this, old enemies resurface to haunt them, and new ones appear to take their fame. Before taking the women, Oni-Baku must first show their adversaries exactly who is the baddest in Shonan Beach. 
Ekichi Onizuka and Ryuji Danma are members of infamous biker gang, Oni Baku. When not out riding around, they can be found in school, trying to pick up young woman. This is the story of the young Onizuka, who would later become the greatest teacher in Japan. 
User Ratings: 75 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 15 votes (sub:7, Eng:5, dub:3)
 Excellent: 18 votes (Eng:11, sub:3, ?:1, dub:1, others:2
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 Very good: 9 votes (Eng:7, dub:2)
 Good: 16 votes (Eng:12, sub:4)
 Decent: 11 votes (Eng:8, sub:2, others:1
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Seen in part or in whole by 255 users, rank: #321 (of 4371)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.760 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.9172, rank: #1451 (of 4390)
Weighted mean: 7.555 (Very good−), rank: #1616 (of 4390) (seen all: 8.14 / seen some: 7.46 / won't finish: 5.79)
Bayesian estimate: 7.568 (Very good−), rank: #1082 (of 2757)
Number of tankoubon: 31 
Number of pages: 180 
Vintage:
1990 to 1996 
2006-06-13 to 2012-10-23 (North America) 
Release dates: We have 116
Links: We have 1
Comment:
The original release featured 31 volumes of approximately 180 pages each. The re-release featured 15 volumes of approximately 370 pages each. While the new third editions contain about 290 pages each and, thus, will likely run for about 23 volumes. 
News: Show:
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Graphic novel
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 1) 2006-06-13
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 2) 2006-10-10 (from $10.39)
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 3) 2007-02-13 (from $10.39)
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 4) 2007-06-12 (from $10.39)
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 5) 2007-10-09
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 6) 2008-02-05 (from $3.25)
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 7) 2008-05-13
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 8) 2008-08-12
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 9) 2008-11-11
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 10) 2009-02-10 (from $4.99)
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 11) 2012-02-21 (from $8.88)
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 12) 2012-04-17 (from $8.15)
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 13) 2012-06-19 (from $8.15)
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 14) 2012-08-21 (from $8.15)
    GTO: The Early Years (GN 15) 2012-10-23 (from $8.15)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Story & Art: Tohru Fujisawa 
Publisher: Kodansha 
Serialized In: KC Magazine 
Japanese cast
(none)
English staff
English cast
Translation: Ko Ransom (vols 11-15) 

Associate Editor: Hope Donovan 
Cover Layout: Christian Lownds 
Layout & Lettering: Jennifer Carbajal 
Translation/Adaptation: Christopher North 
(none)
English companies
Licensed by:
TOKYOPOP 
Vertical (2011) 
French staff
French cast
Translation: Taro Ochiai 

Adaptation: Taro Ochiai 
(none)
French companies
Publisher: Pika Édition 
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Publisher: Dynamic Italia 
Italian cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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