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Lamu: Urusei Yatsura, 1 (Urusei Yatsura Wide Edition #1)

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The invaders have come to take over the Earth, but they give the humans one chance: beat their chosen champion in a game of tag! Ataru Moroboshi is randomly selected by computer to represent the humans, and Lum, the tiger-striped-bikini-wearing invader princess and daughter of the leader of the invaders, is the chosen champion of the aliens. Ataru is confident he can win b ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published June 30th 2005 by Glénat (first published July 1989)
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Molly
Mar 24, 2015 Molly rated it really liked it
Wow, this takes me back in time. I watched the anime series on some Italian TV station years ago. Back then it was possible to watch an anime with a scantly clothed girl (and loosing her bra all the time) co-living with a lecherous student, back-to-back with something along the lines of The Smurfs. Good old times. I think this was the only Rumiko Takahashi based anime I watched more than a few episodes. The one that still sticks though, is the episode parodying Agatha Christie's "And Then There ...more
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Dec 17, 2015 Agv rated it it was amazing
Shelves: done, manga
This is about the whole series, not these first chapters

Up until now my favorite manga series ;)
I reckon it could have been better, but it excels in several fields where others just do ok.

Urusei Yatsura was a pioneer in its time and had a great reception in Japan and also, for Rumiko surprise, outside (but of course way less than Japan). This was her first manga and she never expected it to be such a success (actually it started as a sci fi-comedy manga). So her first work catapulted her to fam
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May 21, 2014 Brandon rated it really liked it
the series is a classic. it's funny, crass, predictable, and nostalgic.
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Feb 08, 2015 Anna rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Rumiko is still finding her writing legs here, as each chapter is pretty much a stand-alone gag-fest of crazy things happening to Ataru... while Lum keeps tryin to get into his pants
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Shelves: manga
Lettura: da 1 a 15 (completa)
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Rumiko Takahashi (高橋 留美子) was born in Niigata, Japan. She is not only one of the richest women in Japan but also one of the top paid manga artists. She is also the most successful female comic artist in history. She has been writing manga non-stop for 31 years.

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