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Urusei Yatsura: Only You (1983)
"Urusei Yatsura 1: Onri yû" (original title)

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When everyone in town receives invitations to Ataru's wedding, they are shocked to see that his sweetheart Lum is not the bride. Eventually they learn that when Ataru was playing games as a... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fumi Hirano ...
Lum (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
Moroboshi Ataru (voice)
Saeko Shimazu ...
Shinobu (voice)
Akira Kamiya ...
Mendou (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama ...
Ten (voice)
Ichirô Nagai ...
Sakuramboo (Cherry) (voice)
Machiko Washio ...
Sakura (voice)
Shigeru Chiba ...
Megane (voice)
Akira Murayama ...
Perm (voice)
Shinji Nomura ...
Kakugari (voice)
Issei Futamata ...
Chibi (voice)
Ken'ichi Ogata ...
Ataru's Father (voice)
Natsumi Sakuma ...
Ataru's Mother (voice)
Ritsuo Sawa ...
Lum's Father (voice)
Reiko Yamada ...
Lum's Mother (voice)
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Storyline

When everyone in town receives invitations to Ataru's wedding, they are shocked to see that his sweetheart Lum is not the bride. Eventually they learn that when Ataru was playing games as a little boy, he stepped on a girl's shadow. Unbeknownst to him, the girl was from extraterrestrial culture where stepping on one's shadow is a form of marriage proposal, and now she and her family have come back to see that Ataru keeps his promise. If he manages to get out of this without being killed by her folks, he'll still have to avoid being torn apart by the hands of Lum. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Quotes

[Broadcast over the entire Oni fleet's radio]
Rose: Oh, so you've come to?
Ataru: What the? Where am I? And who are you?
Rose: My name is Rose, the Woman Of Seven Disguises. I work for Babara.
Lum's Father: [yells into microphone] It's a spy. A spy has kidnapped my son-in-law.
Ataru: Thank you. Thank you. I'm saved. There I was, in hell, and along comes an angel, I'm saved. Lum is so persistant, I really thought my luck had run out. Still, you shouldn't give up. At the last moment a savior comes along, and best of all, a pretty girl.
Rose: ...
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits show the residents of Tomobiki receiving invitations to the wedding and their reactions. There is also a scene featuring Lum chasing after Ataru. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Urusei yatsura: Dimensional Switch: Where's Darling? (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Kagefumi no Waltz
(Shadow Tag Waltz)
Music: Kôji Nishimura
Lyrics: Shiori
Arranged by Kôji Nishimura
Performed by Shiori
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a very sweet movie
22 February 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

you know, i must admit, this line of anime is the craziest series i've seen next to ranma 1/2. its fun, funny, exciting, and hilarious (did i mention funny?) anyway, this plot is very interesting. ataru has one of the most bizarre pasts, even more bizarre than his lustful perversion. one things for sure, you'll have to see a few of the episodes to understand the humor and the characters. the only problem i found with this title was those obnoxious endings! when are lum and ataru gonna kiss?? lol. by the way, lum is one of the hottest anime babes in my opinion. overall, this is a definite one to see.


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