Warning from Space

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Warning from Space
Directed by                   Produced by
Koji Shima Masaichi Nagata
Written by                       Music by  
Hideo Oguni
Jay Cipes
Edward Palmer
Seitaro Omori
Distributed by                       Rating      
  Budget                           Box Office
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Running Time
87 minutesJP
(1 hour, 27 minutes)
88 minutesUS
(1 hour, 28 minutes)
Designs Used

The Warning from Space (宇宙人東京に現わる,   Uchūjin Tokyo ni arawaru?, lit. Spacemen Appear in Tokyo) is a 1956 tokusatsu kaiju film created by Daiei. It was released to Japanese theaters on January 27, 1956.




Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Directed by   Koji Shima
  • Written by   Hideo Oguni, Jay Cipes, and Edward Palmer
  • Produced by   Masaichi Nagata
  • Music by   Seitaro Omori
  • Cinematography by   Kimio Watanabe
  • Edited by   Toyo Suzuki
  • Special Effects by   Kenmei Yuasa


Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

  • Keizô Kawasaki   as   Dr. Toru Itsobe
  • Toyomi Karita   as   Ginko
  • Bin Yagisawa   as   Pairan No. 2
  • Shôzô Nanbu   as   Elderly Dr. Toru Itsobe
  • Bontarô Miake   as   Dr. Kamura
  • Mieko Nagai   as   Taeko Kamura
  • Kiyoko Hirai   as   Mrs. Matsuda
  • Isao Yamagata   as   Dr. Matsuda
  • Gai Harada   as   ???
  • Yûzô Hayakawa   as   Policeman
  • Kanji Kawahara   as   Dr. Takashima
  • Sachiko Meguro   as   Mrs. Tokuko Isobe
  • Toshiyuki Obara   as   News Reporter Hideno
  • Fumiko Okamura   as   Madam Ohana
  • Shiko Saito   as   Mystery Man
  • Koh Sugita   as   News Reporter
  • Tetsuya Watanabe   as   Sankichi


Weapons, Vehicles, and Races


Main article: Warning from Space/Gallery.


Main article: Warning from Space (Soundtrack).

Alternate Titles

  • Spacemen Appear in Tokyo (宇宙人東京に現わる; Japan)
  • Assault to the Earth(Asalto a la Tierra; Spain)
  • The Mysterious Sattelite (Le Satellite Mystérieux; France)
  • The Cosmic Man Appears in Tokyo (United States)
  • Unknown Satellite Over Tokyo (United States)

Theatrical Releases

Video Releases

Alpha Video (2003)[1]

  • Released: October 7, 2003
  • Region: Region 1
  • Language: English
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, NTSC
  • Other Details: 1.33:1 aspect ratio, 87 minutes run time, 1 disc, American version

Miracle Pictures (2005)[2]

  • Released: May 5, 2005
  • Region: Region 0
  • Format: NTSC
  • Other Details: 88 minutes run time (2009)[3]

  • Released: March 12, 2009
  • Region: Region 0
  • Format: NTSC
  • Other Details: 88 minutes run time

AFA Entertainment (2010)[4]

  • Released: July 19, 2010
  • Region: Region 0
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Dolby, Full Screen, NTSC
  • Other Details: 88 minutes run time, 1 disc

Kadokawa (2012)[5]

  • Released: October 26, 2012
  • Region: Region 2
  • Language: Japanese
  • Format: Color, Dolby
  • Other Details: 1.33:1 aspect ratio, 87 minutes run time, 1 disc




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