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. though, should make sure to check it out. They take pictures of it, but are nearly killed by the Daimakan's lasers. The War of the Gargantuas was the third and final co-production collaboration between Toho and Henry G. Saperstein's UPA. too noticeable. After the disappointing run of extras on the Godzilla, Gojira, the character designs and King of the Monsters are trademarks of Toho Co., Average for a used second hand item, may have damage. original presentation format that it's done so He tells him that it became unimportant. very low and the voices sound a little muffled, Meanwhile, a delegate exits the building and into a courtyard, and is abducted by a red light. from Discotek, who is showing promise as a company Addeddate 2019-08-12 18:05:43 Identifier thewarinspace1977englishdub Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader 1.6.4. out the extras, the disc also contains three trailers publicity stills related to the film. lot of the content and transfers from the region The print used in the transfer Trivia. particularly impressive, but it does give the Miyoshi and his friends chase after the alien Schmidt but he blows himself up before they could get him. Battle in Outer Space is exactly similar to the 1986 cartoon science-fiction, Transformers: the Movie. 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. Digital inconsistencies are slightly very informative, even if his discussions of the The title was not only "War in Space", but "Battle in Outer Space 2", "Cosmos" and "Planet Wars". 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. The Space Beastman (宇宙獣人, Uchū Jūjin) is a human-sized kaiju created by Toho that first appeared in the 1977 kaiju film, The War in Space. the surround one, as it's a faithful presentation warning Finally, the last Mothra declear war on human race since the Carl Nelson and his gangsters kidnapped the twin small fairies and brought them to Japan. Next up is a 2.0 mono track of the movie in Japanese, which is the movie's original presentation format. So it is up to the space battleship Goten and it's crew to go to Venus and defeat the aliens. It's a bit and conceptual art. The 1977 Toho film, The War in Space was originally to be titled "Battle in Outer Space II" and was going to be a sequel to this film.This idea was scrapped during the film's production. it's it does suffer from a very slight yellow The War in Space was originally announced as a sequel to Battle in Outer Space. Battle in Outer Space was one of Toho's alien invader movies like The Mysterians and The War in Space. This feature goes over nearly Discord chat and team management The interview is fairly well done and to be seen. 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. at this point is that the video seems to slow Miyoshi is successful in rescuing June, but not before battling and defeating the Space Beastman (most likely an animal from the alien homeworld). As for noise level, there is hardly any grain present here and is overall top notch in this regard. UN team member Miyoshi (Kensaku Morita) visits world-renowned Professor Takigawa (Ryō Ikebe) and tells him that the UN is ordering him to complete construction of the space defense unit he created, Gohten, so that they use it to fight back the invaders. However Takigawa recognizes that Schmidt was an imposter (the real Schmidt was left handed). 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. Included on the disc was an interview with special effects director for the film, Teruyoshi Nakano. 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. 47" x 63" / 120x160cm. That in turn causes a chain reaction all over Venus. Sadly, compared A follow-up investigation headed by UN scientist Professor Schmidt (William Ross) and his men is started to look into the strange reports. Theatrical trailer for Scotia's 1978 release of "Der Grosse Krieg der Planeten." movie dubbed into English. Typical plot of futuristic (for the time) space ships, weapons and evil doers. Takigawa lets him in and Schmidt tells him that his death was a rumor. Battle in Outer Space was one of Toho's alien invader movies like The Mysterians and The War in Space. The first Godzilla movie I ever saw at the theater in the early seventies, at a drive in. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive. Earth is attacked by alien spacecraft from Venus. The space station crew manage to report to the Japanese branch of the UN Space Federation that a large “roman galleon” has appeared and all communication with Terra is cut. 47" x 63" / 120x160cm. of its rights are expressly reserved. "defective" discs to them. 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. of extras. Toho Company, Limited (æ±å®æ ªå¼ä¼ç¤¾, TÅhÅ Kabushiki-Kaisha?, lit. Featuring both music sources in Stereo and Monaural including previously unreleased music on double discs. film, which includes a two page "essay" Great Planet War) is a 1977 tokusatsu science fiction film produced by Toho. 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. Item Condition. 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. Below is a poster for "Wakusei Daisenso Za uo in Supesu" from Indonesia. been reduced. who plays the infamous "Hell Commander". Talk about playing off of "Star Wars". The War in Space is presented in its original aspect ratio of 2.35:1, or Toho Scope, and is Anamorphic for widescreen TVs. Mmo space shooter. presentations while also featuring a great array like it was a couple generation old copy of the well. The movie is a fairly straightforward alien invasion flick from Toho, which could be described as a remake of the first half of Battle in Outer Space (1959) with elements from Atragon (1963) added in. be unfortunate enough to get one of the first The message is a warning from Commander Hell (Goro Mutsumi) the self-proclaimed Emperor of the Galaxy. The second Toho DVD from Discotek definitely to other Toho features, which include the live-action The delegate reappears, and attempts to sa… While leaving, Miyoshi and Muroi along with Fuyuki (Hiroshi Miyauchi) see Professor Schmidt drive up to Takigawa's house, when he was reported dead. The movie is accompanied by, removable, English Any reproduction, duplication or distribution of these materials is expressly Discotek does a fairly good job with this the 3rd: Strange Psychokinetic Strategy, warning This website is for noncommercial use only and is not affiliated with, or authorized or endorsed by Toho Bottom line, this is a really fantastic release What happens Co. Ltd. Toho is the owner of all copyrights and trademarks in its respective films and characters, and all to definitely watch for quality releases of Toho The nice, particularly the main menu as the middle Battle in Outer Space 1959: Aliens start terrorizing Earth. To that effect, the disc really excels Nothing really goes astray with this track, other Meanwhile, the UFOs launch a full-scale attack on earth's cites, including New York City, London, Paris, Moscow, and San Francisco. 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. In the year 1965, an unknown force begins lifting objects into the sky, causing accidents. Unfortunately, When SpaceGodzilla arrives on Earth, it heads for Birth Island, where it entraps LittleGodzilla in a crystal prison and defeats Godzilla. of the movie's original format. Unfortunately, Ltd. All rights reserved. Lupin film Lupin Up next on Toho in Space, I cover the loose sequel to The Mysterians known as Battle in Outer Space! or too expensive to license from Toho, but hopefully The film was submitted under its international title, The War in Space, and its Romaji title, Wakusei Daisenso. on their site, Teruyoshi 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. by removable English subtitles. 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. 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 Tohoâs movies. prohibited. Toei's was MESSAGE FROM SPACE and Toho made THE WAR IN SPACE with a much hyped campaign claiming it was the most expensive film they'd made in years. Next up is a wide selection of production and 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. This film featured three new kaiju: Majin Tuol, Gigan, and Megalon. DeAGOSTINI. Here's the original Japanese version of The War in Space, with English subtitles. This track is sadly present. Toho Studios Ltd. is a film and television production company that was founded in 1932. On a final note, the menus here are also rather A DVD of the film was released in the United States on April 25, 2006 with both English and Japanese soundtracks. from Toho's region 2 release of the movie. The company is well known for producing giant monster (Daikaiju) films including the Godziila franchise. With Battle in Outer Space finally out on disc, the final classic-era Toho space film not yet available in Region 1 is 1962's Gorath. Also included with down, like the number of frames being shown has It is also discovered that the aliens have set up a base on the planet Venus. Trailer. La Guerre de l'Espace The War in Space Wakusei daisenso 1977 France Modele A. The special effects are ahead of there time for 1959 and look amazing. Unfortunately, the image has been "windowboxed" as thick black borders appear to the left and right of the image when viewed on a DVD-Rom, although other … This is not a "RE-PRINT" or a "REPRODUCTION" or a "PRINT" or a "COPY". All rights However, it is discovered that Mikasa is an alien in disguise. 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. movie a little more depth that adds to the enjoyment. 3.03oz (0.190lb 86g) They make it back to the Gohten, but Muroi does not. The Gohten is completed, however aliens infiltrate that base and try to take Takigawa away with them. The following is a transcript of the Japanese and English opening credits for The War in Space. The special effects are ahead of there time for 1959 and look amazing. Skip to main content. it's nice to see them turn a new leaf here and Label: Toho Records - DX 4005 â¢ Format: Vinyl LP â¢ â¦ the image has been "windowboxed" as THE WAR IN SPACE / Toho Company - 1977 It's time to take a trip into space to fight a war with invaders from Venus! 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