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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)
Akira Kamiya ...
Mendou (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama ...
Ten (voice)
Saeko Shimazu ...
Shinobu (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
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

In Ataru's harem dream, Benten and Kurama appear among the dancing girls. Also, one of the girls seen embracing Ataru is Kyoko Otonashi from Maison Ikkoku (1986). See more »

Quotes

[Mendou's tank is submerged in the pool]
Mendou: [Whining] My... my tank. My Leopard.
Megane: Who can blame it, in this heat?
Mendou: Tanks don't go swimming, you idiot.
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Crazy Credits

The film's title doesn't appear until the very end, just before the credits begin to roll. See more »

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References Atragon (1963) 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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weird, but still, the best of the six
22 February 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

its a prelude through the whole thing. this movie contains the core characters of urusei yatsura, involving an old japanese legend of dreams. when you dream, the demon, mujacki, visits you. he makes you ride a turtle to dragon palace. there, you play in your dream till you wake up. this has the updated animation, as well, which is, better. the dubbed and subtitled is so different from one another in dialogue. one problem i can see most people having is that this particular title might confuse people throughout the movie. in the end, it kind of makes sense. to those who have seen this, but didn't understand that race with lum, that was from the first episode.


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