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Lum-chan's Ancient Japanese Fairytales (ラムちゃんの日本昔話, Ramu-chan no Nihon Mukashi Banashi) is the 95th episode of Urusei Yatsura.


Cherry tells Ten a fairytale that's basically a mishmash of Japanese children's stories, featuring Ataru and Lum as an old couple and Ten as their "son".

Plot Overview



  • This is the sixth anime exclusive episode.
  • This episode is mainly based on Momotarō mixed with other stories including Shita-kiri Suzume and the Fountain of Youth.
  • Kintarō and his giant bear make a cameo appearance, probably because Kintarō is also a popular hero from Japanese folklore like Momotarō.
  • While there is some parts where it goes to the normal animation style, the animation for the most part in this one is different and more simplistic than other episodes.
    • Most of this episode in fact takes place in dreams.
  • This is the first episode to air in 1984.