Ataru's Mother: [Weeps] How in the world could this happen?! I don't recall raising you to be a hippo! Ataru Moroboshi:
Until today, I don't recall growing up to be a hippo, either!
Lum: Like Shinobu was saying at the library, two people destined to be together are connected by a red string. You and I are too! You and I are! 'Cause... 'Cause... I'm your wife! Lum: Who would want to put Darling through such a terrible ordeal? Sakura: The answer to that is... [Suspenseful music begins] Sakura: The same someone who invoked the curse. And that is... someone even we don't know! Ataru Moroboshi: With me being a hippo, I can't even go out girl-hunting! Shinobu: That was the night, leaving behind only those three twinkling trails, that Ten and Lum and all their friends left Tomobiki Town for good. Those of us left here were all struck by a sadness, almost as if a great festival had finally come to an end.