They take pictures of it, but are nearly killed by the Daimakan's lasers. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive. The War in Space / Toho special effects movie DVD Collection 34. be unfortunate enough to get one of the first He then warns them that if they attack they will all die. Unfortunately, Miyoshi is successful in rescuing June, but not before battling and defeating the Space Beastman (most likely an animal from the alien homeworld). Trivia. 7.52 x 5.35 x 0.59in (191 x 136 x 15mm) Weight. the video track in the initial run of this release of the movie's original format. A late 1970's piece of TOHO space madness that appeared in the wake of not only George Lucas' little noisemaking indie, but of a number of surprise elements. of shots and a collection of posters. In all honesty, From what I've read War is Space was Toho Studios answer to Star Wars (1977), but the two features share only a few, relatively minor commonalities. Special edition DVD coming out on region 1 April 25th. Toho sure loves its alien invasion stories. Additionally, Miyoshi is in love with Takigawa's daughter June Takigawa (Yuko Asano), who is engaged with fellow UN team member Muroi (Masaya Oki). Skip to main content. Any reproduction, duplication or distribution of these materials is expressly Uchu Daisenso depicted a paramilitary United Nations space force that resembled what might have evolved after the events of Chikyu Boeigun . DeAGOSTINI. at this point is that the video seems to slow this release is a nice five page booklet on the The Last War (世界大戦争 Sekai Daisensō, lit. Miyoshi, Fuyuki and several crewmen go out in the lander to get on board the Daimakan, while Muroi, Jimmy and other pilots try to destroy the spaceship's force field with their space fighters while also fending off UFOs. of extras. The War in Space / Toho special effects movie DVD Collection 34. To round who plays the infamous "Hell Commander". Size. to the region 2 release this disc is lacking the company's Lupin The year is 1988, and Earth is recovering from a comet near-miss which released an electromagnetic wave that interfered with some of Earth's technology. Here's the original Japanese version of The War in Space, with English subtitles. War of the Gargantuas (1966) King Kong Escapes (1967) Latitude Zero (1969) Space Amoeba (1970) Yamato Takeru (1994) Rebirth of Mothra (1996) Rebirth of Mothra 2 (1997) Rebirth of Mothra 3 (1998) Ringu; Toku. 3.03oz (0.190lb 86g) tracks. prohibited. International title card, credits and "The End" card for the 1977 Toho epic, THE WAR IN SPACE. audio. For war in space, see, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack, Legendary Giant Beast Wolfman vs. Godzilla, Monster X Strikes Back: Attack the G8 Summit, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_War_in_Space&oldid=993087555, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from June 2016, All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Katsutoshi Arata as Tadashi Mikasa, Crewmember, Space Station Terra, David Palen as Jimmy, Space Fighter Pilot, United Nations Space Forces, Takashi Kanematsu as Tetsuo Kusaka, Japan Air Self Defense Forces, Futoshi Kikuchi as Goro Minato, Japan Air Self Defense Forces, Hideji Otaki as Dr. Matsuzawa, Director of United Nations Space Bureau, Japan Branch, Toshikazu Moritagawa as Ishiyama, UNSF Goten Gunnery Group Leader, Isao Hashimoto as Scientist A, United Nations Space Forces, Japan Branch, Go Endo as Scientist B, United Nations Space Forces, Japan Branch, Yosuke Takemura as UNSF Goten Communications Officer A, Shinichi Yoshimiya as UNSF Goten Communications Officer B, Shinji Kawabata as UNSF Goten Bridge Officer A, Koichi Yoshida as UNSF Goten Bridge Officer B, Fumitsugu Hayata as UNSF Goten Bridge Officer C, Osamu Murashima as UNSF Goten Crew Member B, Susumu Ootani as UNSF Goten Crew Member C, Isao Setoyama as UNSF Goten Radar Officer, This page was last edited on 8 December 2020, at 18:42. Sadly, compared This feature goes over nearly Up next on Toho in Space, I cover the loose sequel to The Mysterians known as Battle in Outer Space! Discotek does a fairly good job with this Below is a poster for "Wakusei Daisenso Za uo in Supesu" from Indonesia. the image has been "windowboxed" as However Takigawa recognizes that Schmidt was an imposter (the real Schmidt was left handed). However, it is discovered that Mikasa is an alien in disguise. So in retaliation, the military heads into space to battle the menace. The War in Space, released in Japan as Great Planet War (惑星大戦争, Wakusei Daisensō"), is a tokusatsu science fiction film produced and released by Toho Studios in 1977. Here's the original Japanese version of The War in Space, with English subtitles. H-Man looks striking resemble of The Blob. by removable English subtitles. So in retaliation, the military heads into space to battle the menace. This track is sadly raised just a tad. been reduced. THE WAR IN SPACE / Toho Company - 1977 It's time to take a trip into space to fight a war with invaders from Venus! He too tells Takigawa to complete the Gohten as soon as possible. 2.1 Godzilla (1984, Japan) 2.2 Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989, Japan) 2.3 Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991, Japan) While the concept and production of The War in Space was spurred by the international success of Star Wars, the film is actually an outer space redressing of Toho's undersea adventure Atragon and the groundbreaking anime series Space Battleship Yamato. and is Anamorphic for widescreen TVs. Takigawa then asks him why they want to take over Earth. Directed byJun Fukuda. Murrei, Jimmy and Miyoshi kill the aliens before they can kidnap Takigawa. nice shots in the collection. He tells him that it became unimportant. La Guerre de l'Espace The War in Space Wakusei daisenso 1977 France Modele A. original presentation format that it's done so Trailer. (1992) and the movie's own trailer. on their site in regards to this "video Miyoshi asks him why the UN-ordered space defense unit was forcefully disbanded. on the production with numerous quotes from the interview is conducted in Japanese, and complimented They discover the alien was wearing a latex mask of the dead Schmidt. achieved. Addeddate 2019-08-12 18:05:43 Identifier thewarinspace1977englishdub Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader 1.6.4. The interview is fairly well done and It's a bit of a hassle, but worth it for those who might be unfortunate enough to get one of the first run DVDs.The War in Space is presented in its original aspect ratio of 2.35:1, or Toho Scope, and is Anamorphic for widescreen TVs. Digital inconsistencies are slightly The War in Space's tackiness is forgivable and at times even pretty entertaining, but its lack of originality is unfortunate, given that in the past, in films like The Mysterians (1957), Battle in Outer Space, and Gorath (1962), Toho demonstrated that it was capable of making highly entertaining, sometimes quite ambitious films with outer space settings and alien invasion storylines. The H-Man is a stylish gangster-horror melange about a radioactive slime that cheerfully transforms Guys 'n' Dolls alike into living goo. Of course the speaker distinction isn't While the concept and production of The War in Space was spurred by the international success of Star Wars, the film is actually an outer space redressing of Toho's undersea adventure Atragon and the groundbreaking anime series Space Battleship Yamato. SPACEGODZILLA / Toho Company - 1994 ... another giant robot war machine built by the UN, then, SpaceGodzilla, a beast spawned from Godzilla's particles in space! Part of the Heisei series (1984–1995). it's hard to tell that this isn't the movie's very low and the voices sound a little muffled, it's a pretty good presentation, as the movie Toho Co., Ltd.) is a Japanese film studio. When SpaceGodzilla arrives on Earth, it heads for Birth Island, where it entraps LittleGodzilla in a crystal prison and defeats Godzilla. Miyoshi and his friends chase after the alien Schmidt but he blows himself up before they could get him. these audio commentaries do appear on future titles audio track is a 2.0 mono presentation of the When Miyoshi and June return to the control room they find a tape recording made by Takigawa. What happens At a UN meeting, it is theorized that the attacks are of alien origin, and the frostbite is a result of freezing the objects to reduce their gravitational pull. While crew members repair the ship, Takigawa goes into the ship's drill-bow. The delegate reappears, and attempts to sa… After the disappointing run of extras on the That was why he didn't want to launch the Gohten and why the aliens wanted him. Masaya Oki as Reisuke Muroi, Flight Instructor, Japan Air Self Defense Forces. Space War Attack features several unique giant creature-type enemies that have not appeared in any of the Earth Defense Force games, such as giant scorpions, butterflies, and shrimp. on their site, Teruyoshi to some and it's nice to see it's inclusion, even The movie is accompanied by, removable, English While leaving, Miyoshi and Muroi along with Fuyuki (Hiroshi Miyauchi) see Professor Schmidt drive up to Takigawa's house, when he was reported dead. In the year 1965, an unknown force begins lifting objects into the sky, causing accidents. Item Condition. While the attack was happening, the Gohten team take a submarine and makes it to the island where the spaceship is housed. staff (very nicely constructed, and it's a shame The print used in the transfer The War of the Gargantuas was the third and final co-production collaboration between Toho and Henry G. Saperstein's UPA. of its rights are expressly reserved. Next up is a wide selection of production and The Gohten makes it to Venus and Miyoshi, Muroi and Jimmy use a small lander to find the alien spaceship. or too expensive to license from Toho, but hopefully of a hassle, but worth it for those who might it's it does suffer from a very slight yellow film, which includes a two page "essay" Meanwhile, a delegate exits the building and into a courtyard, and is abducted by a red light. original aspect ratio of 2.35:1, or Toho Scope, shows signs that Discotek could be another company As for noise level, there is hardly any grain present here and is overall top notch in this regard. Unfortunately, THE WAR IN SPACE / Toho Company - 1977 It's time to take a trip into space to fight a war with invaders from Venus! The War in Space, released in Japan as Great Planet War (惑星大戦争, Wakusei Daisensō"), is a tokusatsu science fiction film produced and released by Toho Studios in 1977. portion shows clips from the film while Hell Fighters jerky look to the film. © 1943-2020 Toho Co. Ltd. and its related entities. Skip to main content. material. Battle in Outer Space is exactly similar to the 1986 cartoon science-fiction, Transformers: the Movie. US title: The Mysterians, 1959), Toho’s second space operaUchu Daisenso(The Great Space War) was also based on the works of SF writer Jojiro Okami. The War at sea from Hawaii to Malay (1942) Sanshiro Sugata (1943) The Most Beautiful (1944) Sanshiro Sugata Part II (1945) The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945) ... Battle in Outer Space (1959) The Birth of Japan (1959) Thập niên 1960. While the latter two would eventually have their chances to star in film, the ancient god Majin Tuol was never used again. During the journey, Muroi asks Miyoshi to take care of June if something should happen to him. Battle in Outer Space 1959: Aliens start terrorizing Earth. In Autumn of the year 1988, contact with Space Station Terra is lost while sightings of UFOs are being reported all over America. ... Toho… other setups will view the video without problem. With the second half of the decade seeming primed for a renewed interest in more romantic science fantasy, War is also looking toward anime as a means of influence. it's nice to see them turn a new leaf here and Toho Company, Limited (東宝株式会社, Tōhō Kabushiki-Kaisha?, lit. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive. seen from Discotek in the past, and hopefully Battle in Outer Space 1959: Aliens start terrorizing Earth. Typical plot of futuristic (for the time) space ships, weapons and evil doers. Production. The War in Space is presented in its original aspect ratio of 2.35:1, or Toho Scope, and is Anamorphic for widescreen TVs. Professor Takigawa then gets a call from the Japanese branch that Professor Schmidt was killed by something when he was in the mountains investigating the UFO landings. A follow-up investigation headed by UN scientist Professor Schmidt (William Ross) and his men is started to look into the strange reports. With the second half of the decade seeming primed for a renewed interest in more romantic science fantasy, War is also looking toward anime as a means of influence. In total, there are three audio tracks Jimmy sacrifices himself by destroying the force field. very heavy handed. Ripped from the Discotek DVD. the 3rd: Strange Psychokinetic Strategy, warning Talk about playing off of "Star Wars". Directed byJun Fukuda. Music composed by Toshiaki Tsushima (THE YAKUZA PAPERS). It is also discovered that the aliens have set up a base on the planet Venus. Toho Studios Ltd. is a film and television production company that was founded in 1932. issue replacements for those who send in their tint while the contrast could have stood to be Mothra declear war on human race since the Carl Nelson and his gangsters kidnapped the twin small fairies and brought them to Japan. He detached the drill from the Gohten with him inside and launched it into the Daimakan, causing it to crash into an active volcano. a sign of things to come. War in Space, Lupin Featuring both music sources in Stereo and Monaural including previously unreleased music on double discs. The first is a very well done 5.1 surround Back on the Gohten, it is discovered that there is an air duct in the alien base that they can sneak into. present in the form of some light pixilation on The star attraction here is the 32 minute The following is a transcript of the Japanese and English opening credits for The War in Space. Discotek has issued a SKU. It's also a huge Great Planet War) is a 1977 tokusatsu science fiction film produced by Toho. improvement over the rather mundane menus we have reserved. The second Toho DVD from Discotek definitely Battle in Outer Space was one of Toho's alien invader movies like The Mysterians and The War in Space. It was released to Japanese theaters on December 17, 1977. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1977 Vinyl release of 惑星大戦争 = The War In Space on Discogs. There, he finds the body of one of Terra's crew, Mikasa, which is brought abroad the Gohten. Discotek presents the film with a pretty robust A DVD of the film was released in the United States on April 25, 2006 with both English and Japanese soundtracks. also appears to be in great shape with hardly any scratches (1974), Mikadroid is a good number of them to mill over and some In 1959, Toho produced this similar film (although it is definitely NOT a direct sequel to THE MYSTERIANS). and conceptual art. lot of the content and transfers from the region 47" x 63" / 120x160cm. He tells them that he and his race hail from the third planet of the Yomi system in the Messier 13 nebula, 22,000 light years from our solar system. One of the Gohten's crew, NASA scientist Jimmy (David Palen) makes it to the island but not before getting shot down by one of the many UFOs attacking the island. Also included with Here's the English dubbed version of War in Space, ripped from the Discotek DVD. THE FLYING SAUCERS tradition. When this movie played on TV in America during the 80s, the title card was white, instead of the red version seen here.My copy was apparently ripped from the 1980s Video Action VHS release of the movie, which is incredibly rare. MOGUERA is sent to do battle, but quickly retreats in the face of the power of SpaceGodzilla. for the duration of the feature. Produced in 1977, the movie was more or less Toho's last "hurrah" for their special effects department following the closure of the Godzilla series, which had ended two years prior. Average for a used second hand item, may have damage. Many movie ideas were scrapped from this year, including Godzilla vs. the Space Monsters: Earth Defense Directive. Theatrical trailer for Scotia's 1978 release of "Der Grosse Krieg der Planeten." The War in Space (惑星大戦争 Wakusei Daisensō, lit. tracks. Next up is a 2.0 mono track of the movie in Japanese, Anguirus existed in the MonsterVerse, but died thousands of years ago.A skeleton that looks identical to the Toho kaiju appeared in a brief scene in Godzilla: King of the Monsters.The skeleton was of a creature that appears to be some sort of ankylosaur, which is what Anguirus looked like in Toho’s movies. down, like the number of frames being shown has One obvious aspect was Commander Hell's alien henchman, who looked suspiciously wookie-like, except for large horns on his head and he wields a huge axe instead of a bowcaster. The Gohten becomes crippled by the energy beam and crashes on the Venusian surface. "The Great World War") is a 1961 Japanese film directed by ShÅ«e Matsubayashi. thick black borders appear to the left and right present. The message is a warning from Commander Hell (Goro Mutsumi) the self-proclaimed Emperor of the Galaxy. Toho submitted the movie to the US copyright office on August 9th, 1989 with the registration number of PA0000435902. all of these are in black and white, but there no author appears to be cited), concept art, making A line drawing ... Toho. SKU. a little lacking, as the volume level here is Perhaps this was deemed as too much to subtitle, 47" x 63" / 120x160cm. The Gohten and the Daimakan go head-to-head in a mid-air showdown. The ending result is a slightly some of the darker backgrounds, but it's nothing the Third: Strange Psychokinetic Strategy, All rights The special effects are ahead of there time for 1959 and look amazing. Team fights custom modes. Nothing really goes astray with this track, other Size. 1972 was an intersting year for Toho. Toho Studios decided to make a grab for some of this roll off Star Wars cash by throwing together "The War in Space" which is actually more "classic" Star Trek than anything else. La Guerre de l'Espace The War in Space Wakusei daisenso 1977 France Modele A. Item Condition. This film featured three new kaiju: Majin Tuol, Gigan, and Megalon. Battle in Outer Space was one of Toho's alien invader movies like The Mysterians and The War in Space. Label: Toho Records - DX 4005 • Format: Vinyl LP • … Godzilla fans will love this movie as it echos the TOHO tradition. titles. Other movies involving Venus include QUEEN OF OUTER SPACE, STRANGER FROM VENUS, IT CONQUERED THE WORLD, ZONTAR, THE THING FROM VENUS and FIRST SPACESHIP ON VENUS. George Lucas's film** had been released in America the previous May but, incredibly, wouldn't reach Japanese shores until June 1978, more than 13 months after its U.S. premiere. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1977 Vinyl release of 惑星大戦争 = The War In Space on Discogs. Toho is responsible, associated with or known for: Akira Kurosawa; Gamera - Distributed the Heisei films. It is headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, and is one of the core companies of the Hankyu Hanshin Toho Group. Just when it seems the Gohten has the superior firepower, the Daimakan fires a large energy beam it had hidden under its frontal cannons. The alien kidnaps June and escapes with her on a UFO. Still the track will probably be of interest Conceived by Toho Studios as a fast Star Wars cash-in, the final film owes as much to Gerry Anderson’s television shows UFO and Space: 1999 and the Japanese studios’ own Sixties sci-fi thrillers Atragon and Battle in Outer Space as it does to George Lucas’ intergalactic epic. The War in Space (Wakusei daisenso, 1977) is pretty dreadful but, seen in the right frame of mind, a fairly entertaining attempt by Japanese studio Toho to cash in on the Star Wars craze. That in turn causes a chain reaction all over Venus. In response, a global council meeting is held to determine the source of the attacks and prepare a rocket ship armada for a counter-attack, a true battle in outer space. array of audio options that are sure to keep most The In 1965, the space station JSS-3 is destroyed by a fleet of UFOs, which then begin a global siege on Earth, using rays to manipulate gravity and control the minds of men. Towards the end of 1965, Toho informed director Ishirō Honda that his director's contract would not be renewed and Iwao Mori told him that he would need to speak with producer Tomoyuki Tanaka about each assignment. Much like how Saurous from Monster Attack was a clear reference to Godzilla , the Devil Butterfly in this game is likely inspired by Mothra , while the Giant Shrimp is based on Ebirah . The title was not only "War in Space", but "Battle in Outer Space 2", "Cosmos" and "Planet Wars". 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