opens as young [and handsome] Mizuno is interviewed by three newspapermen.
He confesses to being the Human Vapor, the criminal currently sought
by the police. Through various flashbacks, Mizuno tells of a mysterious
Doctor Sano who promised to rescue him from his mundane life [as librarian]
to become an 'astroman.' An intense 10-day treatment turns Mizuno's body
into vapor, yet he is capable of returning to human form at will. An angry
reaction from Mizuno is rather unexpected. Furious, he kills Dr Sano.
But he then realizes that his vapor power could be very useful, especially
for robbing banks and supplying his new girlfriend Fujichiyo with money
for her dancing career. Plagued by a mounting insanity, Mizuno's life
soon spins out of control...
another lost entry in the series of Japanese SciFi movies which became
known as 'Human Mutant Films' (along with SECRET
OF THE TELEGIAN), this time directed by renowned Ishiro Honda
fame]. This is the uncut version (with optional English subtitles), presented
in widescreen, color.
film with optional English subtitles; uncut 91 minutes,
on a DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC WORLD FORMAT.
Extras include original Japanese trailer.