|A Class to Remember|
|Directed by||Yōji Yamada|
|Produced by||Shigehiro Nakagawa|
|Written by||Yoshitaka Asama|
|Starring|| Toshiyuki Nishida |
|Music by||Isao Tomita|
|Edited by||Iwao Ishii|
|November 6, 1993|
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