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.
Did You Know?
A caricature of Urusei Yatsura creator Rumiko Takahashi
appears during the Tomobiki town hall meeting scene. She is sitting in the same row as the man speaking to Mendou. She's the short-haired woman with the glasses and the pink jacket, on the lower right-hand corner of the screen. See more
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
[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 opening credits show Lum jogging. See more
Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269, 'La primavera' (Spring)
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi See more