MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 28,975 this week

Urusei Yatsura 3: Rimenbâ mai rabu (1985)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 189 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 3 critic

A curse placed on Lum as an infant manifests itself in the present day, causing her to be taken to another dimension. Lum's husband, Ataru Moroboshi is turned into a hippo, and attempts to find Lum with the help of her friends.

Director:

Writers:

, (comic)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Exclusive Trailer

View the Foxcatcher Exclusive trailer with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 958 titles
created 15 Jul 2012
 
a list of 651 titles
created 11 Apr 2013
 
a list of 141 titles
created 01 May 2013
 
a list of 271 titles
created 05 Jun 2013
 
a list of 471 titles
created 18 Jun 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Urusei Yatsura 3: Rimenbâ mai rabu (1985)

Urusei Yatsura 3: Rimenbâ mai rabu (1985) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Urusei Yatsura 3: Rimenbâ mai rabu.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Spawn (1997–1999)
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Spawn goes after his killer, the head of the top secret agency for which he formerly worked.

Stars: Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

After falling asleep in class, Lum has a strange dream of a dark hooded figure coming to her as a child on her home planet of Oni... See full synopsis »

Director: Satoshi Dezaki
Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Akira Kamiya
Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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 »

Director: Mamoru Oshii
Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Akira Kamiya
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Katsuhisa Yamada
Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Naoko Matsui
Animation | Action | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A female cyborg cop and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

Director: Mamoru Oshii
Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Akio Ôtsuka
Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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 »

Director: Mamoru Oshii
Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu
Sci-Fi | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

WWWA Trouble Consultants Kei and Yuri team up with a petty thief to stop a mad scientist and his legions of mutated creatures.

Director: Kôichi Mashimo
Stars: Wendee Lee, Lara Cody, Kerrigan Mahan
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Lupin and his gang are called to action when Goemon's fiancé is held hostage by a mysterious ninja clan.

Director: Masayuki Ozeki
Stars: Toshio Furukawa, Banjô Ginga, Mami Koyama
Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Mendou invites Ataru & Co. to his estate for a viewing of a large, aging cherry tree named "Tarozakura", which is to be featured in an independent film which happens to be financed by ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuo Yamazaki
Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Akira Kamiya
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fumi Hirano ...
Lum (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
Ataru Moroboshi (voice)
Akira Kamiya ...
Shutaro Mendou (voice)
Saeko Shimazu ...
Shinobu (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama ...
Ten (voice)
Machiko Washio ...
Sakura (voice)
Michihiro Ikemizu ...
Shigeru Chiba ...
Megane (voice)
Akira Murayama ...
Perm (voice)
Issei Futamata ...
Chibi (voice)
Shinji Nomura ...
Kakugari (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
Ryûnosuke (voice)
Masahiro Anzai ...
Ryûnosuke's Father (voice)
Mami Koyama ...
Ryooko (voice)
Ken'ichi Ogata ...
Ataru's Father (voice)
Edit

Storyline

A curse placed on Lum as an infant manifests itself in the present day, causing her to be taken to another dimension. Lum's husband, Ataru Moroboshi is turned into a hippo, and attempts to find Lum with the help of her friends.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 January 1985 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Urusei Yatsura 3: Remember My Love  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Ataru looks out of his window and sees a shooting star after Lum disappears. In Japan, shooting stars are considered bad omens. See more »

Quotes

Ataru Moroboshi: With me being a hippo, I can't even go out girl-hunting!
See more »

Crazy Credits

The end credits feature miniature versions of the main cast riding on a merry-go-round. At the bottom of the screen, picutres of the supporting characters from the show and movie appear. When the credits are over all the characters have fallen asleep. See more »

Connections

Follows Urusei Yatsura: Only You (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Remeber My Love
Written by Ralph McCarthy
Sung by Stephane Borgs
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

3rd Urusei Yatsura movie has its charms…and flaws
14 December 2010 | by (Bronx, NY) – See all my reviews

Urusei Yatsura Movie 3: "Remember My Love" (1985) is the third movie spun off from the popular animated series, "Urusei Yatsura" (Those Obnoxious Aliens), which premiered in Japan in 1981 and was based on a manga by Rumiko Takahashi (Ranma ½). The first two UY movies were directed by Mamoru Oshii and were classics in their own right. Directed by Kazuo Yamazaki, "Remember My Love" aims for the dreamlike, otherworldly feel of UY Movie 2: "Beautiful Dreamer," and achieves it for roughly the first hour, but then narrative problems undermine the carefully created atmosphere. Important characters are ignored for too long and the story loses steam before the end. Still, there is much for anime fans to savor in it.

The plot is rather complicated to explain. It all has to do with a glass orb containing a curse meant for Lum, the tiger-skin-bikini'd alien "wife" of high school boy Ataru, that was sent in the mail sometime in the past and received far in the future by a lonely soul who then embarks on some time traveling into Lum's past and becomes obsessed with her. To make a long, convoluted story short, the jealous time traveler turns Ataru into a pink hippo and lures Lum into another dimension, trapping her there. Lum's alien friends go on the hunt and comb the galaxy for clues but give up when the trail gets cold.

There are some poignant dramatic moments on Earth as we see Lum's high school friends abandon their normal lunatic antics and find themselves sitting around listlessly after Lum has vanished. Their affection for her is sweet and their feelings of emptiness after she's gone lend an air of melancholy to the proceedings. Unfortunately, Ataru's situation is resolved—off-screen--without warning or explanation, making the rest of the story almost anti-climactic. The time traveler himself is not a terribly interesting antagonist and a new character, Miss Lahla, is contrived near the end to help set things right. The whole thing would have been much more compelling if more of the main cast had been involved in the final stages of the action. There's a sappy love montage that tries our patience as it shows Lum and Ataru through the ages—as butterflies, dinosaurs and seabirds going through an awkward mating process—accompanied by the insipid English-language title song, recorded by someone identified as Steffanie Borges. Ten minutes later, the same song is played over the closing credits as well. (The opening song, "Born to Be Free" is also in English and also sung by Miss Borges.)

There are still plenty of reasons for fans of anime in general and UY in particular to seek this out. The opening scenes offer a host of imaginative fantasy imagery as a mysterious theme park, Tomobiki Fairyland, opens in town and attracts the entire cast. Weird creatures abound, prompting Ataru's apprehensive classmate Chibi to reassure himself, "They're just robots…aren't they?!" The time traveler, Ruu, appears first as a creepy clown and then as a masked magician (looking forward to Sailor Moon's Tuxedo Mask), before we see his true form midway through the film. The major characters all get play during the early stages of the story. Sakura, the school nurse/resident shaman, has some good scenes, including one where she and Uncle Cherry make repeated attempts to enter Fairyland, but are blocked in a clever way by a barrier keeping out the supernaturally sensitive. We get to see Lum's attractive alien friends, Ran, Benten, and Oyuki, participate in the action, all with their own spaceships. More importantly, we get some very cute flashbacks of Lum as an infant and a little girl.

I had a good time watching it but was disappointed by the way it dragged in parts and the weak resolution. It's not nearly as good as "Only You" (1983) or "Beautiful Dreamer" (1984), the first two UY movies, but those were directed by Oshii, one of anime's acknowledged geniuses (best known for the Patlabor and Ghost In The Shell movies), while this movie's director, Kazuo Yamazaki (Slayers: The Motion Picture, A Wind Named Amnesia), is more of a competent, though talented, workhorse.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Lum's birthday? Sargonarhes

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?