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Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer (1984)

Urusei Yatsura 2: Byûtifuru dorîmâ (original title)
Lum is a cheerful alien who now lives with her human fiancée, Ataru and her goods friends on earth. The night before the school festival, the world begins to change, things seem to be ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fumi Hirano ...
Lum (voice)
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Ataru Moroboshi (voice)
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Mendou (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama ...
Ten (voice)
Saeko Shimazu ...
Shinobu (voice)
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Ryuunosuke (voice)
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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)
Michihiro Ikemizu ...
Onsen-Mark (voice)
Masahiro Anzai ...
Ryuunosuke's Father (voice)
Tomomichi Nishimura ...
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Lum is a cheerful alien who now lives with her human fiancée, Ataru and her goods friends on earth. The night before the school festival, the world begins to change, things seem to be repeating themselves. Gradually, all necessary functions come to a stop, people disappearing, streets deserting, buildings decaying except Lum and her friends who live ever happier. When they begin to probe the truth, they find out it's somebody's dream that is changing the world... Written by Tzung-I Lin <tzung@hugo.att.com>

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Trivia

One of the people waiting in line in the school infirmary is Darth Vader. He's the next in line behind the guy Sakura whacked in the head for overeating. See more »

Quotes

[At Megane's Nazi-themed "Third Reich Decadent Cafe"]
Perm: But do you really think anyone'll come to a place that looks like this, Megane?
Chibi: Maybe we should have gone with the 'Hot Babes Coffee Shop' like Ataru suggested. Lum gave it her OK too, after all.
Megane: I won't have Lum acting like a bimbo. Besides, do you know how hard it was to collect money from everyone in class to open this place? I'll be damned if I'll let it be operated according to Ataru's weird tastes.
Perm: [Muttering] 'Weird tastes' he says...
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the film, after the music dies out, the school's clock tower chimes until the screen fades to black. See more »

Connections

Followed by Urusei Yatsura: Ryôko no Kugatsu no Ochakai (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

The Ancient Tavern
(Jidaiokure no Sakaba)
Lyrics, Music, and Vocals by Tokiko Katô
Arranged by Nobutaka Tsugei and Tokihiko Morishita
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Simply The Best
20 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

It's hard to describe the effect that first seeing this movie had on me the first time I saw it five years ago, but it's something that's stuck with me at the very least.

This was the first bit of UY I ever saw, and I quickly became addicted to the series because of it. The animation is wonderful, the characters are all nifty, and the mysteries that abound in the story are all intriguing. I sometimes find myself just randomly whistling the music from this movie as it's so... so simply wonderful. The film is just beautiful in every chord, like a concerto or a painting. It's art.

This is one of my favorite movies ever. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

Rating: 10/10 - Perfect.


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