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Urusei Yatsura 4: Lum the Forever (1986)

Urusei Yatsura 4: Ramu za fôebâ (original title)
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 »

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Kazuo Yamazaki

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Toshiki Inoue, Rumiko Takahashi (comic) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fumi Hirano ... Lum (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ... Ataru (voice)
Akira Kamiya ... Mendou (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama ... Ten (voice)
Saeko Shimazu ... Shinobu (voice)
Shigeru Chiba ... Megane (voice)
Shinji Nomura Shinji Nomura ... Kakugari (voice)
Akira Murayama Akira Murayama ... Perm (voice)
Issei Futamata ... Chibi (voice)
Kazue Komiya Kazue Komiya ... Ran (voice)
Tomomichi Nishimura Tomomichi Nishimura ... Principal (voice)
Michihiro Ikemizu Michihiro Ikemizu ... Onsen-mark Sensei (voice)
Natsumi Sakuma Natsumi Sakuma ... Ataru's Mother (voice)
Ken'ichi Ogata Ken'ichi Ogata ... Ataru's Father (voice)
Bin Shimada ... Ton (voice)
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Storyline

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 Akira (akira625@comcast.net)

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

22 February 1986 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Lamù - The Forever See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kitty Films, Studio DEEN See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.38 : 1
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Trivia

Lum's "Ultra Super Electric Attack" pose is a parody of Urutora sebun (1967). Her pose is Ultra Seven's main attack pose backwards. See more »

Goofs

Animation error: At the 1:17:34 mark, as the second day of battle is about to begin, the cel with Mendou disappears for a single frame as an explosion in the background goes off. See more »

Quotes

[an earthquake erupts]
Shinobu: [grabs onto Mendo] Ah! Mendo, I'm scared!
Ataru: [grabs onto Shinobu] Ah! Mendo, you're scary!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits show Lum jogging. See more »

Connections

Follows Urusei yatsura (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269, 'La primavera' (Spring)
(uncredited)
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
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the weirdest of the six
22 February 2001 | by GreyFox37See all my reviews

ok, this one confused me more than any other anime, even kite. for example, i didn't know lum could talk to birds. in the beginning, things are going good, makin a movie, shoppin, a nice false front (big trouble in little china is where i got the line), but then, there are the birds, the losing of the powers, the strange voices, the dreams, and the entities. let's just say, you'll need a deep psychological and philisophical understanding to watch this one. overall, its ok, but you'll have to watch it five or six times to grasp it.


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