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Film / The War In Space

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11 years from now, on Venus...
First came The Mysterians, then Battle in Outer Space. Then in 1977 the loose trilogy of Toku alien invasion films was concluded with Great Planet War (惑星大戦争, Wakusei Daisensō), screening in the U.S. as The War in Space.

Hot on the heels of George Lucas completely upending blockbuster cinema, Toho leaps into Space Opera using the considerable box of tools available to them. Galactic empires, laser pistol battles, and zooming starfighters galore!

Essentially the last tokusatsu film Released by Toho until The Return of Godzilla, and thus the last of the informal "Showa" era.

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