Story Premise


Atami is one of Japan's biggest vacation getaways. It is well known for it's beautiful, white, sandy beaches and natural hot springs. Atami actually means "hot sea" since it was originally thought that the hot springs water came from the ocean.

One of Atami's most well known draws is it's sex museum, which displays various sexual related items from all around the world.

Relevance to Urusei Yatsura

The episode where Lum and Ataru are left alone, Ataru`s parents won a trip to Atami. Also legendary UY director Mamoru Oshii is from Atami.

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Cast of Characters
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The Animated Series
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