Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer


Urusei Yatsura Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: うる星やつら2 ビューティフル・ドリーマー
English: Urusei Yatsura Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer
Spanish: Lamu Película 2: Beautiful Dreamer
French: Urusei Yatsura Film 2: Beautiful Dreamer
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Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 11, 1984
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 37 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.841 (scored by 76967,696 users)
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Ranked: #8302
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Popularity: #4659
Members: 17,349
Favorites: 225

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Synopsis

Not all is normal in Tomobiki, even by its standards. The students have been preparing feverishly for the first day of the student fair, which is scheduled to go on the next day. However, problems arise when some begin to notice that the next day simply will not come. As the students begin to try to find the reason for the problem, their beliefs about reality and the world of dreams are challenged.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Fujinami, Ryuunosuke

Supporting
Tanaka, Mayumi
Japanese

Sakuranbou

Supporting
Nagai, Ichiro
Japanese

Sakura

Supporting
Washio, Machiko
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Satoshi

Supporting
Chiba, Shigeru
Japanese

Ten

Supporting
Sugiyama, Kazuko
Japanese

Staff

Oshii, Mamoru
Director, Script, Storyboard
Matsutani, Yuuko
Theme Song Performance
Takahashi, Rumiko
Original Creator
Kobayashi, Shichirou
Art Director, Setting


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Ending Theme

"Ai wa Boomerang (愛はブーメラン)" by Yuuko Matsutani



Nov 16, 2010
Urusei Yatsura is one of my favorite anime series for many reasons, and one of those reasons is the wacky brand of comedy that comes with it. That said, Beautiful Dreamer is completely different from any other work related to this series. The comedy is still there, but it's greatly toned down and replaced with more of a serious story as the cast of characters find bizarre things happening to the world around them. It's a drastic change to the usual feel of the series, but the end result is something I've long considered a masterpiece.

The story, of course, is fantastic. ...
Nov 17, 2015
"Things are a mess for Yusojusunku, time and space are objective things. Fact is, time is simply a creation of your human consciousness. Now, what if there ain't no human beings anywhere in the world? Wouldn't clocks and calendars be a waste? Maybe there ain't no such thing as time that flows in one direction..."



Ah, the Urusei Yatsura series--one of the flagstones of the 'Rumik' empire, and probably Takahashi's very first legitimate hit series. The last thing someone would expect to go well with Rumiko Takahashi's slapstick wild style of character writing and gag jokes would be Mamoru Oshii, the man best known for directing ...
Nov 16, 2009
The Ursei Yatsura franchise & TV series is an insane, wacky, hyperactive, frantic, comedy show with most of its humour rooted in Japanese culture and in general it's not really my cup of tea. However the director, Mamoru Oshii of Ghost in the Shell fame, whilst using the characters and setting of the TV show tones down the madcap slapstick nonsense a notch or two and instead creates a trippy, surreal, philosophical film concerning dreams and how they interact with reality. It's still a comedy but this has got miles more depth than anything seen in the TV series.

Without any knowledge of the TV series ...

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