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The Drifting Classroom (1987)

Hyôryu kyôshitsu (original title)
An international school in Kobe, Japan is catapulted into the future after a time-slip occurs.

Director:

Nobuhiko Ôbayashi

Writers:

Izô Hashimoto, Mitsutoshi Ishigami (adaptation) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Yasufumi Hayashi Yasufumi Hayashi ... Sho Takamatsu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aiko Asano Aiko Asano ... Ayumi
Vajra Barzaghi Vajra Barzaghi ... Bernard
Leana D'Aloisio Leana D'Aloisio ... Debbie
Marcus Daub Marcus Daub ... Piggy
Troy Donahue ... Taggart
Dennis Falt Dennis Falt ... Robin
Kwanchai Faulkner Kwanchai Faulkner ... Lisa
Kiwako Harada Kiwako Harada ... Kazuko
Elizabeth Hoffler Elizabeth Hoffler ... Miss Sue
Arthur Johnson Arthur Johnson ... Kenny
Yuki Kitazume Yuki Kitazume ... Tatsuya Fugiki
Nenji Kobayashi Nenji Kobayashi ... Yoshio
Aura Lani Aura Lani ... Jessica
Robert McAfee Robert McAfee ... Rob
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An international school in Kobe, Japan is catapulted into the future after a time-slip occurs.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

11 July 1987 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Drifting Classroom See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color
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Driving for one of two vans of American children who worked as extras, including Kathy Roberts and James Roberts. Met Troy Donahue as he was going to get changed for his next scene, procuring an autograph. Impressed with how approachable he was. This when filming was being done in Yokohama. See more »

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I was in this movie also
14 August 2005 | by csanpedroSee all my reviews

I was also in this movie, it was the best experience I've ever had growing up in Japan. I went to school in Yokosuka and later moved to Atsugi attending Zama, but I'm a Yo-Hi Devil forever!!! Any who, I was not a main character I was playing two different characters (as an extra), we spent all our free times just hanging out waiting for our turn to shoot our scene...got treated to McDonalds a lot :-)

This movie is your typical Japanese "Godzilla" like movie and the special effects back then were cool...notice I said back then! If you were to watch this movie now, you'd think differently, so if ever seeing, please keep in mind that this movie was made back in 1987. I would love to hear from the other two that has posted a comment on this.


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