Japan 2016, 108’
by Takashi Miike
Sceneggiatura/Screenplay Kazuki Nakashima – Dal fumetto originale di /Based on the original comic by Yu Sasuga, Kenichi Tachibana – Fotografia/Cinematography Hideo Yamamoto – Musica/Music Kôji Endô – Supervisione Effetti Speciali/VFX Supervisor Kaori Otagaki – Interpreti/Cast Hideaki Ito, Emi Takei, Tomohisa Yamashita, Takayuki Yamada, Shun Oguri – Produttori/Producers Misako Saka, Shigeji Maeda – Produzione/Production Terraformars Film Partners – Distribuzione Internazionale/International Distribution Gaga Corporation
500 years ago, to resolve population explosion on Earth, cockroaches were sent to Mars with mosses to make the atmosphere habitable for humankind. Now in 2599, the mission is to exterminate the roaches and colonize Mars. Shokichi and Nanao enlist the Terraforming Project in order to escape conviction and receive a lavish reward. Together with 13 destitute people, they land on Mars and nd out that cockroaches have evolved into huge creatures with unbelievable strength. In the midst of this danger, Shokichi
is informed that all the crew members have actually undergone an operation to ght against the humanoid cockroaches. With this power, they struggle to defeat those bugs with the hope of returning to Earth.