Super Giant: The Space Mutant Appears (1958)

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Super Giant films
Super Giant: The Spaceship and the Clash of the Artificial Satellite
Super Giant: The Space Mutant Appears
Super Giant Continues: The Devil's Incarnation
Super Giant: The Space Mutant Appears
The Japanese poster for Super Giant: The Space Mutant Appears
Alternate titles
Flagicon Japan.png Super Giants Space Mutant Appears (1958)
Flagicon United States.png Evil Brain from Outer Space (TV 1964)
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Directed by Akira Mitsuwa
Producer(s) Sosuke Kasane (organizer)
Written by Akira Mitsuwa, Ichiro Miyagawa
Music by Ko Ishimatsu
Distributor ShintohoJP
Walter Manley Enterprises Inc.US
Running time 45 minutesJP
(0 hours, 45 minutes)
78 minutesUS
(1 hour, 18 minutes)
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
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Super Giant: The Space Mutant Appears (スーパージャイアンツ 宇宙怪人出現,   Sūpā Jaiantsu Uchū Kaijin Shutsugen, lit Super Giants Space Mutant Appears) is a 1958 tokusatsu kaijin film produced by Shintoho, and the seventh installment in the Super Giant series. The film was released to Japanese theaters on April 29, 1958.

Plot

TBA

Staff

Main article: Super Giant: The Space Mutant Appears/Credits.

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

  • Directed by   Akira Mitsuwa
  • Written by   Akira Mitsuwa and Ichiro Miyagawa
  • Produced by   Sosuke Kasane (organizer)
  • Music by   Ko Ishimatsu
  • Cinematography by   Hiroshi Suzuki

Cast

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

  • Ken Utsui   as   Super Giant
  • Akira Nakamura   as   Dr. Sakurai
  • Tomohiko Otani   as   Dr. Kurokawa
  • Hiroshi Asami   as   Minoru Kawada
  • Den Kunikata   as   Detective Okamoto
  • Hiroshi Maki   as   Policeman A
  • Kyoji Murayama   as   Policeman B
  • Masao Takamatsu   as   Yamanaka, Prime Minister
  • Yoshijuro Suzuki   as   Satomi, Minister of Justice
  • Hiroshi Maki   as   Space Mutant A
  • Ryuji Shima   as   Space Mutant B

Appearances

Characters and Monsters

Alternate titles

  • Super Giants Space Mutant Appears (literal translation)
  • Super Giants Space Mutant Arrives (alternate translation)
  • Evil Brain from Outer Space (United States)

Theatrical releases

U.S. release

U.S. Evil Brain from Outer Space DVD cover

The American companies Walter Manley Enterprises and Medallion Films purchased the rights to the nine Super Giant films and edited them together into four English films for television. Super Giant: The Space Mutant Appears, Super Giant Continues: The Devil's Incarnation, and Super Giant Continues: The Poison Moth Kingdom were edited into Evil Brain from Outer Space. Since all three of the original films were meant to be standalone stories, three radically different plots had to be combined in to one cohesive story. Within the film, this was often helped along by the narration, which often further explains plot points which would otherwise be left as plot holes. Another large issue in combining the films arose from the fact that Super Giant: The Space Mutant Appears was filmed in the Academy ratio, while the remaining two films were filmed in anamorphic widescreen. The final product, as described by kaiju historian August Ragone, is "an alternately mind-blowing and mind-numbing adventure... a non-ending cavalcade of characters, chases, captures, rescues and fight scenes."

Video releases

Pioneer LDC (2000)[1]

  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 4
  • Audio: Japanese

Avex Trucks (2005)[2]

  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 4
  • Audio: Japanese

Image Entertainment (2002)[3]

  • Region: 1
  • Discs: 1
  • Audio: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono)

Alpha Home Entertainment (2012)[4]

  • Region: 0
  • Discs: 3
  • Audio: English

Videos

Full movie
Evil Brain from Outer Space full film

References

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