Tokyo Blackout

(Disappearance of the Capital) is a 1987 Japanese science fiction film directed by Toshio Masuda. It is based on the Sakyo Komatsu's novel Shuto shōshitsu which won the 6th Nihon SF Taisho Award in 1985. This film's score was composed by Maurice Jarre, and special effects were directed by Teruyoshi Nakano.


One day, Tokyo and metropolitan area are suddenly covered by a giant dome-shaped and electromagantic "cloud" for an unknown reason, and the whole thing seemed to disappear and all communications with the outside of "the cloud" are cut off.