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UFOs are seen around Tokyo. Because they look like giant starfish the aliens cannot approach us without creating panic. Hence one of them sacrifices itself and takes the form of a popular female singer. It/she warns mankind that a meteor will crash on Earth. While the approaching meteor causes hotter and hotter weather, mankind runs and builds a last-chance anti-meteor weapon. Written by
This was the first color tokusatsu science fiction film produced in Japan. It beat Toho's science fiction spectacle, Ishirô Honda's The Mysterians (1957) (the first tokusatsu film in widescreen), into theaters by a year. See more »
Originally released in Japan as UNKNOWN SATELLITE OVER TOKYO. Astronomers in Japan discovers an extraterrestrial satellite orbiting in space. Aliens visit Earth to warn of impending doom. The visitors arrive by flying saucers first believed to be meteorites. The aliens that look like giant one-eyed starfish have the ability to assume human form. The visitors bring a desperate message concerning a runaway planet on a collision course with Earth that would by all means destroy our world. The aliens do have a plan. Tidal waves engulf cities like Tokyo and London causing chaos in the streets. Human scientists combine their technology with the exceptional alien brainpower to save this planet Earth. The special effects are somewhat comical...especially the baggy starfish costumes. Starring in this Japanese Sci-Fi are: Keizo Kawasaki, Toyomi Karita, Isao Yamagata and Bontaro Miyake.
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