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Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer (1984)
"Urusei Yatsura 2: Byûtifuru dorîmâ" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Fantasy  |  11 February 1984 (Japan)
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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 ... See full summary »



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Fumi Hirano ...
Lum (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
Ataru Moroboshi (voice)
Akira Kamiya ...
Mendou (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama ...
Ten (voice)
Saeko Shimazu ...
Shinobu (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
Ryuunosuke (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)
Michihiro Ikemizu ...
Onsen-Mark (voice)
Masahiro Anzai ...
Ryuunosuke's Father (voice)
Tomomichi Nishimura ...
Principal (voice)


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 <>

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Watch that movie!
24 September 2004 | by (Deitschlond, Wissädal) – See all my reviews

Once in your life time you can watch a movie that goes directly into your

heart. Beautiful Dreamer was this movie to me! Every time I watch it I cry

because of that wonderful love story. That doesn't mean that I cry watching every love story! Titanic for example: I didn't cry. Maybe a bit after noticing that still some hours of that s*** were to survive:-C But back to UY.

Rumiko Takahashi is a very gifted story teller and I love everything she creates. UY is hard for new watchers to understand, but if you just keep on laughing you will love it!!! Like Monty Python I also like to laugh about:-D

Watch it and love it*G*

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