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 Mendou, directed by Megane, and starring Lum. During filming, Ataru cuts down Tarozakura as called for in the script, but the downed tree starts foaming and disintegrates. Afterwards, bizarre incidents occur all over Tomobiki, a mountain emerges out of the ground, spring gives way to winter, Sakura's ghostly friends disappear, Lum begins losing her powers, and Lum's friends begin acting as though she doesn't exist. Written by
22 February 1986 (Japan)
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Also Known As:
Urusei Yatsura 4: Lum the Forever
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Aspect Ratio: 1.38 : 1
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At the Tarouzakura viewing party, Ataru gives Lum a piece of food from his box-lunch, and she gets angry after tasting it, yelling "What did you feed me?". He had slipped her an umeboshi (pickled plum), which he found out in TV episode #65, makes Oni people intoxicated. He fed it to her as a prank, like some teenagers do at parties when they spike the punch. See more
[the frozen dreams collapse, Lum returns, and Ataru approaches her
And from now on, the days repeat on and on as usual, right?
No, not necessarily.
Even if the days go around, in a path of endlessly nearly concentric circles, as a whole, they should ultimately lead us to a new place.
Uh-huh, no one knows what lies ahead of us.
How naive of me to approve of you and Lum, even for a moment. "Mistakes must be corrected at once." DIE ATARU!
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The end credits feature pictures of characters from the "UY" series and movies. The final scene shows those who appeared at the end of the movie in a group picture. See more
References 2001: A Space Odyssey
Melancholy no Kiseki (The Miracle of Melancholy)
Performed by Kayoko Matsunaga
Lyrics by Giniro Natsuo
Music by Kôji Tamaki
Arranged by Masaaki Oomura See more