A list of cameos and references that have been seen in and outside of the Urusei Yatsura franchise. Add more if you can find any. It has to be real and not fake.

Cameos of Urusei Yatsura in other Mangas by Rumiko Takahashi

Numerous cameos of Urusei Yatsura were featured in anime adaptations of Rumiko Takahashi's major manga series, this is a list of cameos as seen in anime adaptations of the major works of Rumiko Takahashi:

Maison Ikkoku

  • Onsen-Mark can be seen at the beginning of Episode 1.
  • TOMOBE KECHO ATARU (which is a reference to Tomobiki Cho (Tomobiki Town (友引町)) can be seen at the beginning of Episode 3.
  • Yotsuya says he's going to watch a video of Urusei Yatsura in Episode 96.
  • In Maison Ikkoku Kanketsu-Hen:
    • Ibuki Yagami imitates Lum.
    • McEnroe and Salad's puppies are introduced named Sugar, Ginger & Pepper like the Three Girls Gang.

Ranma 1/2

  • In the episode "The Abduction of P-Chan", after Ranma turns into a girl for skating lessons, and likewise gets Ryoga out of the way by turning him into P-can, one of the two boys who were stunned by their transformations thereafter resembles Ataru while they try to trigger a transformation themselves.

Inuyasha

Kyōkai no Rinne

  • On top of being voiced by Fumi Hirano, who provided the voice of Lum, Sakura's Mother's color scheme may be a strong reference to Lum, and she is physically similar to Fumi Hirano.
  • Three previews of a next episode have characters speaking in reference to Urusei Yatsura:
    • The preview for Episode 35 at the end of Episode 34.
    • The preview for Episode 67 at the end of Episode 66.
    • The preview for Episode 70 at the end of Episode 69.

Maris the Chōjo

Cameos of Urusei Yatsura in Other Media

Dirty Pair

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Others

Cameos in Urusei Yatsura

This is a list of cameos of other works by Rumiko Takahashi as seen in the anime adaptation of Urusei Yatsura:

Maison Ikkoku

Ranma 1/2

Rumic World

Others

  • In Episode 32, numerous characters are featured including Spiderman, Ultraman, Star Wars, Moby Dick...
  • In Episode 46, numerous cameos are featured including Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Ultraman...
  • In Episode 55, numerous cameos are featured including characters of Macross, Batman, Wonder Woman...
  • In Episode 58, Minky Momo of Magical Princess Minky Momo appears.
  • In Episode 61, fighters wear masks of Western and Eastern Characters such as E.T, Aliens, Darth Vader, Mazinger...
  • In Episode 64, numerous cameos are featured including Gundam, Spock of Star Trek, and Betty Boop.
  • In Episode 107, numerous cameos and references are featured including of Superman, Star Wars, Star Trek, Godzilla, Ultraman, Mazinger, Creamy Mami and Minky Momo.
  • In Episode 138, neon signs of Madonna, Ghostbusters, The Spirit of St. Louis and Gremlins can be seen at the end.
  • In Episode 157, scenes of The Exorcist and The Shining are featured in the theater.
  • In episodes 168, 173, 181 and 183, Kei and Yuri of Dirty Pair make a cameo as Tomobiki High School students.
  • In Episode 169, Persia of Persia the Magic Fairy, Baradagi of Prefectural Earth Defense Force, Kei and Yuri of Dirty Pair make a cameo.
  • In Episode 170, Baradagi of Prefectural Earth Defense Force, Persia of Persia the Magic Fairy, Kenshiro of Fist of the North Star and Minky Momo of Magical Princess Minky Momo make a cameo.
  • In Episode 174, various costumes of Western and Eastern culture are featured.
  • In Episode 176, Kei and Yuri of Dirty Pair, Creamy Mami of Creamy Mami the Magic Angel and Persia of Persia the Magic Fairy make a cameo.
  • In Episode 178, numerous characters from other anime including Kenshiro of Fist of the North Star, and Kei and Yuri of Dirty Pair make a cameo in class.
  • In Episode 182, a parody of the 1973 film The Exorcist is featured and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man of the 1984 film Ghostbusters makes a cameo.
  • In Episodes 187 and 193, a poster of Minky Momo is featured in Ataru's room.
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