Super criminals are planning to infiltrate Earth with mass nuclear destruction! Only Starman can defend civilization by thwarting evil!

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ken Utsui ...
Super Giant / Starman
Sachihiro Ohsawa
Junko Ikeuchi ...
Toshiko / Sister
Minako Yamada ...
(credit only)
Shôji Nakayama ...
Detective Okamoto
Hiroshi Hayashi ...
Chief of Metropolitan Police (as Kan Hayashi)
Minoru Takada ...
Father
Utako Mitsuya ...
(credit only)
Chisako Hara ...
(as Chisako Tahara)
Reiko Seto ...
Reiko, Okamoto's Sister
Akira Tamura
Tomohiko Ôtani ...
Vice-head of Atom AB
Fumiko Miyata
Jôji Ôhara ...
Member of Atom AB (as Johji Ohara)
Kami Ashita
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Super criminals are planning to infiltrate Earth with mass nuclear destruction! Only Starman can defend civilization by thwarting evil!

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Also Known As:

Atomic Rulers of the World  »

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2.35 : 1
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This feature is edited from two episodes of the Sûpâ jaiantsu (1957) serial. The two episodes were a complete story with each episode running approximately 50 minutes each. See more »

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A lesser Starman outing
27 September 2015 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) – See all my reviews

An alien superhero called Starman is sent to Earth to avert nuclear disaster by the Galactic Council.

Atomic Rulers of the World is an Americanised Japanese movie made by editing some Japanese TV episodes together. It follows the same template as other films made in this exact same way, like Evil Brain from Outer Space and Invaders from Space, both also from 1965. This one is probably the least good of the three, however, in that it lacks the interesting – and sometimes quite sinister – monsters from those other two films and instead seems more squarely aimed at a kiddie audience. This is made more abundantly clear by the appearance of some children in central roles. Starman himself is quite a fun character to be fair but he doesn't get involved with as much interesting action in this one and so this consequently is one mainly for die-hard fans of old Japanese sci-fi.


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