Aka: 252: Signal of Life

At some point in the distant future, a massive, catastrophic earthquake strikes Tokyo, causing the temperature of the Pacific Ocean to rise meteorically and the largest typhoon in recorded Japanese history to sweep toward the city and inundate it with water. The Tokyo Fire Department and its team of crack rescuers swing into action, and shortly after they do, a distress call arises from an underground subway station - with repeated indications of the rescue code, 252 252, and the exclamation "We Have Survivors." It soon becomes apparent that the local rescue squad must attempt to save the survivors, doing so at the expense of their own lives and safety. Written by Nathan Southern

  1. Nobuo Mizuta

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Yoichi Komori


  3. Hiroshi Saito


Top Billed Cast

  1. Hideaki Ito

    Hideaki Ito

    Yūji Shinohara

  2. Masaaki Uchino

    Masaaki Uchino

    Shizuma Shinohara

  3. Takayuki Yamada

    Takayuki Yamada

    Makoto Shigemura

  4. Yuu Kashii

    Yuu Kashii

    Saki Umino

  5. Taro Yamamoto

    Taro Yamamoto

    Tatsuya Miyauchi

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252: Signal of Life
252: Signal of Life


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Original Title 252 生存者あり

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 6, 2008


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 8m

Budget -

Revenue -



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