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Urusei Yatsura Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer


Alternative Titles

Japanese: うる星やつら2 ビューティフル・ドリーマー

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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 11, 1984
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Duration: 1 hr. 35 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Ranked: #7922
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Popularity: #4140
Members: 8,457
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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

Miyake, Shinobu
Supporting
Shimazu, Saeko
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Sakuranbou
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Nagai, Ichiro
Japanese
Satoshi
Supporting
Chiba, Shigeru
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Sakura
Supporting
Washio, Machiko
Japanese
Ten
Supporting
Sugiyama, Kazuko
Japanese

Staff

Oshii, Mamoru
Director
Matsutani, Yuuko
Theme Song Performance
Takahashi, Rumiko
Original Creator
Kobayashi, Shichiro
Art Director


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




More reviewsReviews

Nov 16, 2010
rkoujirou (All reviews)
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. read more
Nov 16, 2009
cobrascope (All reviews)
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 read more
Sep 19, 2015
BowlingJD (All reviews)
What happens when director Mamuro Oshii (Ghost in the Shell) and creator Rumiko Takahashi come together to make a movie? Well, in 1984 the second Urusei Yatsura movie debuted. It is regarded as the best of the Yatsura movies by the fans. An interesting fact was after the “failure” of the first movie; Oshii wanted to stop catering to the fans and do the film his own way. This was so far from the original show that Takahashi almost rejected the script. How did it turn out?

Urusei Yatsura is a wild and crazy time with all of the characters interacting behind Ataru and Lum. It read more
Aug 8, 2018
Cinemasakuga (All reviews)
Well, I must admit that I really did not have big expectations with this movie, I do not really like the works of rumiko and already in case this series was considered the "old haruhi" but I ended up seeing it thanks to the direction was in charge of Oshii. It was a great and funny surprise.

Urusei yatsura 2 is incredible by many aspects, we have the direction at the hands of mamoru oshii which is very attractive with those beautiful camera angles and of course the incredible animation so versatile that the film has. I love how the film decides to show us the read more

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