Japanese Science Fictionby karljhickey14 | created - 5 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. The Mysterians (1957)
TV-Y7 | 85 min | Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Shortly after a giant robot destroys a village, aliens from outer space arrive offering friendship. Will stupid Earth creatures tie these two events together?
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2. Latitude Zero (1969)
G | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A journalist is saved by a giant submarine captained by a 200 year old man who takes him to an underwater paradise city where no one ages. That's when monsters and mutants sent by the captain's rival, a 200 year old scientist, attack.
3. The H-Man (1958)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
When a narcotics deal goes sour and a suspect disappears, leaving only his clothes, Tokyo police question his wife and stake out the nightclub where she works. His disappearance stumps the ... See full summary »
4. Gorath (1962)
Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Family, Sci-Fi
In 1980, a giant planetoid named Gorath is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. Even though it is smaller than Earth, its mass is huge enough to crush the Earth and destroy it... See full summary »
5. The X from Outer Space (1967)
PG | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
When a crew of scientists returns from Mars with a sample of the space spores that contaminated their ship, the sample escapes and grows into an enormous, rampaging beaked beast.
6. Nosutoradamusu no daiyogen (1974)
88 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Professor Nishiyama, after studying and interpreting the prophecies of Nostradamus, realizes that the end of the world is at hand. Unfortunately, nobody listens to him until it is too late.... See full summary »
7. Warning from Space (1956)
Unrated | 87 min | Sci-Fi
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 ... See full summary »
10. The Human Vapor (1960)
Not Rated | 81 min | Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A librarian is subject to a scientific experiment which goes wrong and transforms him into 'The Human Vapour'. He uses his new ability to rob banks to fund the career of his girlfriend, a ... See full summary »
13. Tidal Wave (1973)
PG | 82 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and the Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the ... See full summary »
15. The Green Slime (1968)
G | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
After destroying a giant asteroid heading towards Earth, a group of scientists unknowingly bring back a strange green substance that soon mutates into a monster.
16. Message from Space (1978)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In this Star Wars take-off, the peaceful planet of Jillucia has been nearly wiped out by the Gavanas, whose leader takes orders from his mother (played by a comic actor in drag) rather than... See full summary »
17. The War in Space (1977)
85 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Earth is attacked by alien spacecraft from Venus. But a Japanese scientist has constructed a space craft, the Gohten, with which he may save humanity.
18. Day of Resurrection (1980)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
After a virus devastates the global human population, survivors in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure and save the human race.
19. Bye Bye Jupiter (1984)
130 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
While extracting water from the Martian polar ice caps, ancient carvings are uncovered describing an alien spacecraft crashing into Jupiter, postponing plans to turn Jupiter into a second Sun.
20. Blue Christmas (1978)
133 min | Sci-Fi
UFOs appear on Earth, and people who actually see them suddenly find that their blood has turned blue. Soon panic and hysteria result in the new "blue-bloods" being persecuted by the rest ... See full summary »
21. Esupai (1974)
87 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A bad ESP syndicate is planning to kill world leaders through mental telepathy. The good guys are a top secret group called ESPY and they're in charge of stopping the killer psychics.
23. Shuto shôshitsu (1987)
120 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
Based on a science-fiction novel by Sakyo Komatsu. Tokyo is suddendly covered by a dome shaped electromagantic cloud for an unknown reason and is totally blocked and isolated from other ... See full summary »
25. The Terror Beneath the Sea (1966)
79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
While covering a test of guided torpedoes, two reporters believe they saw what appeared to be a strange-looking swimming creature. They investigate the matter further and discover that ... See full summary »
26. The Golden Bat (1966)
73 min | Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
When the Earth is threatened by an evil alien, a group of UN scientists travel to the lost city of Atlantis where they unearth a superhuman mummy named The Golden Bat who is prophesied to help the humans survive this terrible attack.
27. Wolf Guy (1975)
Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Horror
Shinichi "Sonny" Chiba is WOLFGUY, the only survivor of a clan of werewolves who relies on his feral, full-moon-activated superpowers to solve mysterious crimes. One night, a bizarre and ... See full summary »
28. The Visitor in the Eye (1977)
100 min | Sci-Fi
Komori Tiaki is a budding tennis student, however one day in training her coach hits the ball into her eye accidentally. She is taken to hospital but is advised that she will never regain the sight in her eye.
29. I Want To (1979)
85 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the ... See full summary »
30. Tômei ningen (1954)
70 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A car strikes an unseen object; blood spreads from an invisible source which becomes visible as the bleeding man dies. He carries with him a suicide note dedicated to his only friend, who ... See full summary »
32. Star Force: Fugitive Alien II (1987 TV Movie)
75 min | Sci-Fi
In this second film compiled from two episodes of a Japanese TV serial, Captain Joe, reformed interstellar marauder Ken and the rest of the crew of the Backus-3 set off to destroy an alien ... See full summary »
33. Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis (1988)
135 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A demonic reincarnation of a Japanese general from the 10th century appears in the early 20th century Tokyo with a mission to destroy the blooming city.
35. Drifting School (1995)
90 min | Action
A spy satellite has malfunctioned and is going to crash into the Earth. The US government bring on line a power laser. When the laser strikes the satellite, it causes a rip and time and ... See full summary »
37. Invaders from Space (1965 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 78 min | Sci-Fi
A bunch of pernicious salamander men from the planet Kulimon in the Moffit Galaxy plan on taking over Earth by unleashing a lethal plague on mankind. It's up to valiant superhero Starman ... See full summary »
38. Attack from Space (1965 TV Movie)
76 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Benevolent aliens from the planet Emerald send superhero Starman to protect Earth from invasion by an evil alien race called the Spherions. When Starman arrives on Earth, he discovers a ... See full summary »
39. Evil Brain from Outer Space (1965 TV Movie)
78 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A monstrous evil brain from outer space leads his minions on a crusade to conquer the universe, and unleashes hideous monsters on Earth that spread deadly diseases. Superhero Starman must ... See full summary »
40. Atomic Rulers (1965 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Super criminals are planning to infiltrate Earth with mass nuclear destruction! Only Starman can defend civilization by thwarting evil!
42. King Kong Escapes (1967)
G | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
King Kong is brought in by an evil ruler to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot MechaKong is unable to do the task. This leads to the machine and the real Kong engaging in a tremendous battle that threatens to level Japan.
43. Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
During WWII, a human heart taken from a certain lab in Europe (Dr. Frankenstein's) is kept in a Japanese lab, when it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart ... See full summary »
44. The Last Dinosaur (1977)
Not Rated | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A wealthy big game hunter and his group become trapped in prehistoric times where they are stalked by a ferocious dinosaur.