Urusei Yatsura: The Shougaibutsu Suieitaikai

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Synonyms: Urusei Yatsura: Za Shougaibutsu Suiei Taikai, Urusei Yatsura: The Obstacle Course Swim Meet, It's a Rumic World: Urusei Yatsura
Japanese: ザ障害物水泳大会


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 30, 2008
Producers: Atelier Musa
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 27 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.021 (scored by 20622,062 users)
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Ranked: #39002
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Popularity: #7614
Members: 5,589
Favorites: 14


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On a very hot summer day in Tomobiki town, Lum, Ataru, and the rest of the gang are looking forward to using the school's pool. But the teachers have other plans: setting a ludicrous obstacle course between the students in their swimsuits and the pool... naturally this ends in complete chaos.

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Yonetani, Yoshitomo
Director, Storyboard
Kitahata, Tooru
Episode Director
Yokote, Michiko
Takahashi, Rumiko
Original Creator


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Apr 16, 2016
Mixed Feelings
This Special has all the characters from Urusei Yatsura back together again for a "school is an obstacle course" episode.
The jokes rely on two things:
1. putting twists on typical high school sports
2. each character's bit
The story-boarding is dynamic, animation is good and generally fluid which lends to the comedy.
It's mildly interesting to see Urusei Yatsura animated with in a modern digital style but all it really is, is a nod to the fans of the original series.
Nothing special beyond that.

Actually it might be worth seeing the opening minute for the Ranma, Inuyasha and Urusei Yatsura crossover if that is your type of thing.

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Urusei Yatsura: Za Shougaibutsu Suieitaikai Episode 1 Discussion
ezikialrage - Aug 8, 2010
16 repliesby Ayano_Kuma»»
Jan 13, 3:13 PM
Anybody know who is fansubbing this?
ezikialrage - Dec 30, 2009
6 repliesby removed-user»»
May 30, 2011 6:55 PM
It’s time to ditch the text file.
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