This Urusei Yatsura
involves a lot of jokes, plots points and characters based upon things
which are commonly understood in Japanese society. This can cause confusion
to UY viewers in other countries who aren't quite so familiar with Japanese
culture. This page will explain many of the more prominent cultural references
that occur in Urusei Yatsura and hopefully lead to a better understanding
of the series.
Who knew Urusei Yatsura could be so educational? Note:
All the most important topics are in bold.
cultural information pertaining to specific episodes of Urusei Yatsura,
check out AnimEigo's liner notes
available on their web site.
TV volumes 1 - 10
volumes 11 - 20