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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.

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Complete credited cast:
Yasufumi Hayashi ...
Sho Takamatsu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aiko Asano ...
Ayumi
Vajra Barzaghi ...
Bernard
Leana D'Aloisio ...
Debbie
Marcus Daub ...
Piggy
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Taggart
Dennis Falt ...
Robin
Kwanchai Faulkner ...
Lisa
Kiwako Harada ...
Kazuko
Elizabeth Hoffler ...
Miss Sue
Arthur Johnson ...
Kenny
Yuki Kitazume ...
Tatsuya Fugiki
Nenji Kobayashi ...
Yoshio
Aura Lani ...
Jessica
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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11 July 1987 (Japan)  »

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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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The best time of my high school years
20 June 2001 | by (San Diego Ca) – See all my reviews

My name is Arthur Johnson, and I was in the movie. I played the role of Kenny. It was a great film from beginning to the end. Even though special effects wasn't that great back then. But all the slob, mud, sand, and fire, we had to endure. I think was well worth it. Especially the huge cock roaches we had to battle in the classrooms. I'm glad I had that experience of doing that movie, because I am currently living in California, trying to revamp my acting career. Even though I am in a 14 yr drout. lol I don't think anybody who was in the movie is going to read this. Since it was in 1987, and filmed in Japan. A lot of people in the states never even heard about it. In american, the movie was called Drifting Classroom. I don't know why everybody post the Japanese translation. It was also an honor to work with Troy Donahue, and all my other high school classmates.


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