Ranma ½ (1989– )

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A series of the relationship of a girl who is involuntarily engaged to a boy who turns female when hit with cold water and male with hot.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kappei Yamaguchi ...
 Ranma Saotome Male / ... (18 episodes, 1989)
Megumi Hayashibara ...
 Ranma Saotome Female / ... (18 episodes, 1989)
Noriko Hidaka ...
 Akane Tendo (18 episodes, 1989)
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 Ranma Saotome Male (18 episodes, 1989)
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 Akane Tendo (18 episodes, 1989)
Andrea Kwan ...
Candice Moore ...
 Kodachi Kuno (English version) (18 episodes, 1989)
Venus Terzo ...
 Ranma Saotome Female / ... (12 episodes, 1989)
Brigitta Dau ...
 Ranma Saotome Female / ... (11 episodes, 1989)
Michael Donovan ...
 Jusenkyo Guide / ... (9 episodes, 1989)
Kôichi Yamadera ...
 Ryoga Hibiki (8 episodes, 1989)
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Storyline

Rumiko Takahashi's story of a high school aged girl named Akane who finds herself engaged to be married because of an arrangement by her father. Unfortunately her fiance, Ranma, turns out to be less of a man than expected and was raised by a giant panda. Written by David McGuire <bdm55707@jetson.uh.edu>

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water | panda | 1980s | dojang | cult tv | See All (17) »

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Classic kung fu comedy where anything goes! See more »


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15 April 1989 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Ranma ½: The Digital Dojo  »

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Trivia

Rumiko Takahashi was originally going to have the characters "change" whenever they were hit or punched, but changed it to hot/cold water when she realized the characters would change every few seconds during a fight scene. See more »

Quotes

[Akane imagines Ranma and Nabiki together]
Nabiki Tendo: Oh Ranma, we shouldn't! We aren't even married yet!
Ranma Saotome: Come on, Baby! Give daddy some sugar!
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Connections

Referenced in A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Platonic Tsuranuite
Ending theme (episodes 1-13)
Performed by Kaori Sakagami
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Best Anime Series Ever!
11 March 2000 | by (Burlington, Canada) – See all my reviews

This show is just AMAZING! Best anime I've seen (show). It's just great, especially the love theme between Akane and Ranma is cool. The dubbing is really good. I rented this excepting this to be crappy, but it turns out to be the best thing I've ever rented! Go see it now! Even if you don't like these kids of Animes, it's still incrediably done. 9.5/10


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