|List of Anime Television Series:|
|Japanese name:||Urusei Yatsura|
|English name:||Those Obnoxious Aliens; Lamu the Invader Girl|
|Dates:||October 14, 1981-March 19, 1986|
|Broadcast time:||Wednesday, 19:30-20:00 (7:30-8:00 pm)|
|Number of episodes:||218|
|Animation Studio:||Studio Pierrot, Studio Deen|
|Production Company:||Kitty Films|
|Broadcaster:||Fuji Television (CX)|
|Creator(s):||Rumiko Takahashi (manga)|
|Series Director:||Mamoru Oshii, Kazuo Yamazaki|
|Episode Director(s):||Mamoru Oshii, Masuji Harada, Tamiko Kojima, Keiji Hayakawa|
|Producer(s):||Yuji Nunokawa, Takaichi Inoue, Makoto Kubo, Masataka Inage, Yu Hasegawa, Yu Kikuchi|
|Planning:||Yu Yamamoto (series composition), Kazunori Ito (series composition), Yoshiyuka Suga (series composition), Shigeru Yanagawa (series compositon), Shigekazu Ochiai|
|Storyboard(s):||Mamoru Oshii, Yuzo Aoki, Tamiko Kojima, Keiji Hayakawa|
|Writer(s):||Hiroyuki Hoshiyama, Shusuke Kaneko, Ichiro Izumi|
|Art Director:||Mitsuki Nakamura, Tatsuo Imamura, Torao Arai|
|Character Designer(s):||Akemi Takada|
|Animator(s):||Asami Endo (director), Yuji Yatabe (director), Hayao Nobe (director), Yuji Moriyama (director)|
|Music:||Shinsuke Kazato, Fumitaka Anzai, Koji Nishimura, Masaru Hoshi, Mickie Yoshino|
|Sound:||Shigeharu Shiba (director)|
|Fumi Hirano (Lum), Toshio Furukawa (Ataru Moroboshi), Saeko Shimazu (Shinobu Miyake), Akira Kamiya (Shutaro Mendo), Ichirou Nagai (Cherry), Kazuko Sugiyama (Jariten), Natsumi Sakuma (Mrs. Moroboshi), Kenichi Ogata (Mr. Moroboshi)|
|Genre(s):||comedy, romance, science fiction, alien visitors, space travel, high school|
|United States: DVD, VHS, Laser disc (AnimEigo, partial)|
Early episodes were composed of two separate short stories.
To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Urusei Yatsura go to the Chronology of Animation.
|Note on finding copies of programs:||
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.
Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.
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|Last update: January 6, 2012
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