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Urusei Yatsura 5: The Final Chapter (1988)

Urusei Yatsura 5: Kanketsuhen (original title)
Ataru and Lum must replay their fateful game of tag to decide the fate of Earth, that's being threatened by giant space mushrooms, as well as their relationship.

Director:

Satoshi Dezaki

Writers:

Rumiko Takahashi (comic), Tomoko Konparu
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fumi Hirano ... Lum (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ... Ataru (voice)
Akira Kamiya ... Mendou (voice)
Saeko Shimazu ... Shinobu (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama ... Ten (voice)
Machiko Washio Machiko Washio ... Sakura (voice)
Ichirô Nagai ... Cherry (voice)
Noriko Ohara ... Oyuki (voice)
Yûko Mita Yûko Mita ... Benten (voice)
Kazue Komiya Kazue Komiya ... Ran (voice)
Tesshô Genda ... Rei (voice)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ... Inaba (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ... Ryuunosuke (voice)
Masahiro Anzai Masahiro Anzai ... Ryuunosuke's Father (voice)
Michihiro Ikemizu Michihiro Ikemizu ... Onsen-Mark (voice)
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Ataru and Lum must replay their fateful game of tag to decide the fate of Earth, that's being threatened by giant space mushrooms, as well as their relationship.

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Trivia

There is a scene in which Sakura breaks the thong on one of her geta (wooden clogs). This act is considered unlucky in Japan. Her uncle Cherry then shows up and more unlucky events occur. A black cat darts out in front of them, and a hearse drives by. The Japanese also believe that if a hearse drives past them, and if they don't hide their thumbs, an early death will befall their parents. See more »

Goofs

During the closing credits, Kôichi Kitamura is listed as being the voice of Upa (Rupa's great-grandfather). This is incorrect, Upa's voice was in fact performed by Ken'ichi Ogata, who also provided the voice for Ataru's father. Kitamura's actual role was that of Lum's great-grandfather. See more »

Quotes

Lum: Even if it takes a lifetime, I'll make you say it.
Ataru: I'll say it on my deathbed!
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Crazy Credits

The end credits show a picture of Tomobiki while scenes from the movie are shown on the left side of the screen. See more »

Connections

Follows Urusei Yatsura: Ryoko's September Tea Party (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Suki Kirai
(Like it or Not)
Written by Masumi Kawamura (Lyrics) & Takashi Tsushimi (Music)
Performed by Hanako Asada
Courtesy of Victor Music Entertainment
Victor Music Industries
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My favourite UY movie !!
20 December 1999 | by chrisdeutschSee all my reviews

This is certainly my favourite Urusei Yatsura movie. Summarizing the last chapters of the comic it concludes the story of Lum's and Ataru's fight for love and each other more or less (or so I believe; I haven't actually read the comic that far). The story is complex (for UY), the jokes are witty (still no sign of meta-humour, though) and it's altogether more fast-paced and action packed than any preceeding UY-film. As usual this adaption of the comic series puts more emphasis on romance and relationship than the original, making the characters seem rather stern. Especially Ataru's behaviour has changed drastically for the... less weird. This was meant to be the last UY movie, but a sixth one was done as an anniversary-special or so. If you liked the first 4, you'll love this one. If you were dissappointed by said films, this one just might make it up to you.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

6 February 1988 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Urusei Yatsura 5: Final Chapter See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kitty Films, Magic Bus See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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