When Prince Kirin of the 7 Lucky Gods shows up at the Tendo dojo looking for his bride-to-be, guess who's accidentally holding the scroll that signifies his future mate? Why, Akane, of ... See full summary »
When Prince Kirin of the 7 Lucky Gods shows up at the Tendo dojo looking for his bride-to-be, guess who's accidentally holding the scroll that signifies his future mate? Why, Akane, of course, and the rest of the Ranma crew is forced to take a boat to China in order to save her from the horrors of marriage and a diet of pickled vegetables. Written by
Jonathan Michael Ehrich <email@example.com>
Originally played in Japan as a double-feature with Urusei Yatsura: Always My Darling. Viz Media LLC's title for this film is a parody of the 1986 film Big Trouble in Little China. See more »
When Akane is sneaking out to the kitchen in order to cook something, she briefly has a see-through hand. See more »
After the end credits: Akane: A month later, we received this photo and a vat of pickles from China. (everyone is munching on the pickles) Soun: Saotome, I was wondering. While we were in China, why didn't we visit Jusenkyo? Ranma, Shampoo, Ryoga, Genma, Mousse: AAAAAUUUUUGGGGHHHHH!!!!!!! See more »
I figure since no one's written on this yet, let me be the first. And this is from a fan, not a film critic, so hey. Well, it's Ranma, and for those of you who love Ranma, you must think this movie's like the toast of the town whatever phrases y'all use]. But, looking at it objectively, it's a horrid story. I am of the unfortunate few who don't understand Japanese and have to wait for english dubbed releases of movies, but when you get right down to it, this movie wasn't a great piece of writing. The beginning opens with I think just about every Ranma TV-show character ever made, but then they all vanish so you can get to the real story, which is your standard, "Girl gets kidnapped, it's up to Guy/Girl to rescue her!" It contains a few choice moments (prince Kirin eating meat!) but other than that, it's a pretty lame movie.
But to fans it's great!
I voted it a 4 because the second Ranma movie is better by leaps. [Not bounds, just leaps]
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