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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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 more »

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The original gender-bending martial arts comedy! See more »


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15 April 1989 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Ranma ½: The Digital Dojo  »

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Trivia

Manga creator Rumiko Takahashi derived Ranma's name from the Japanese expression "kaitô ranma" which means "solving a problem swiftly and skillfully". She based it from that phrase because she was having difficulty thinking up a name for him. See more »

Quotes

Ranma Saotome: [Talking about Happosai, who is stuck on him by magic] From now on, we'll live together, like conjoined twins!
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Connections

Referenced in Special Collector's Edition: Matilda (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Jajauma ni Sasenaide
Opening theme
Performed by Etsuko Nishio
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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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