The appearance of a giant destructive robot near Mount Fuji heralds the arrival of the Mysterians, an extra-terrestrial race from a planet destroyed by nuclear war. A group of scientists accept a request to meet the visitors at their dome-like base but soon discover that the aliens’ intentions are far from benign.
The creative team behind ‘Godzilla’ (1954) was reunited for Toho Studio’s first colour widescreen sci-fi.
“This is pretty bad, but it also has a very strong ‘cool’ factor. Let your hair down and I can’t possibly see how you cannot help but enjoy this to bits – the innocent production values, the bad special effects, the hokey costumes… It’s a blast!” (Gary W. Tooze, DVD Beaver)