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Program Title: Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis
EASC Code: JT-11
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: VHS
Director: Akio Jissoji
Producer: Exe Co., Ltd.
Release Date: 1987
Running Time: 135 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: "In the depths of the Earth, an ancient evil stirs as a madman prepares to feed it a city! The total devastration of Tokyo and creature disigns by H. R. Giger (ALIEN, SPECIES) highlight a grim tale of ambition, supernatural horror and undying evil that surpasses the boundaires of physical existence. A thousand years ago, Masakado was executed for crimes against humanity, buth his malevolent spirit refused to die. It is the attraction of this dark sould that renders Tokyo the most haunted city in the world. When a prophet, a physicist and a businessman unite for the purpose of protecting Tokyo from spiritual invasion, they find their way blocked by rogue psychic, Kato. Through Yukari, a young female medium, Kato intends to revive Masakado and use his evil energy as a weapon to destroy the city. One by one, Kato gathers the strands of fate that will cause the ultimate destruction of Tokyo-the last megalopolis!"
Data Entry Date: 2/8/2000