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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 parts of the world. The temperature inside the cloud ...See moreBased 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 parts of the world. The temperature inside the cloud is slowly increasing. The Soviet Pacific fleet is getting closer. The U.S. is forcing Japan to form a new governmemt. Scientists and research workers outside Tokyo have to race against time to find out how to get through the cloud in order to rescue the 12,000,000+ lives in Tokyo and the fate of the country. Written by Augustine Wong See less
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Sakyo Komatsu (novel "Disappearance of the Capital") | Toshio Masuda | Hiroyasu Yamamura
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Updated Jan 17, 1987

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Aug 29, 1987 (United States)
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Midori Ebina
Keiko Yasuhara Keiko Yasuhara   See fewer
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Eimei Esumi
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Renji Ishibashi
Miyoshi Miyoshi   See fewer
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Yôko Ishino
Mieko Matsunaga Mieko Matsunaga   See fewer
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Haruko Katô
Umeko Koide Umeko Koide   See fewer
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Ittoku Kishibe
Yasuhara Yasuhara   See fewer
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Norihei Miki
Matsukichi Kimura Matsukichi Kimura   See fewer
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Yûko Natori
Mariko Koide (Reporter) Mariko Koide (Reporter)   See fewer
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Isao Natsuyagi
Eiji Sakuma Eiji Sakuma   See fewer
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Raita Ryû
Horie Horie   See fewer
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Yoshie Taira
Yumiko Asakura Yumiko Asakura   See fewer
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Tetsurô Tanba
Nakata (states man) Nakata (states man)   See fewer
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Tsunehiko Watase
Tatsuya Asakura (Scientist) Tatsuya Asakura (Scientist)   See fewer
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Shinji Yamashita
Yosuke Tamiya, Reporter Yosuke Tamiya, Reporter   See fewer
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Ichirô Zaitsu
Kawamura Kawamura   See fewer
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Hideji Ôtaki
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6.5 / 10 | 132 votes