Tenchi Muyô! Ryô Ôki (1992– )

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Tenchi Masaki is a normal high school student in Japan, who spends the summers doing chores around his grandfather's family shrine. One day, Tenchi manages to steal the key to a mysterious ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Masami Kikuchi ...
Yûko Kobayashi ...
Yûko Mizutani ...
 Mihoshi / ...
Ai Orikasa ...
 Ryoko / ...
Yumi Takada ...
 Ayeka Masaki Jurai
Chisa Yokoyama ...
 Sasami Masaki Jurai / ...
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 Ryoko / ... (voice) (as Celeste Burch)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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 Galaxy Police Officer (voice)
Zita Campisi ...
 Innkeeper - OVA 1 (voice)
Lara Cody ...
 Mashisu Makibi / ... (voice)
Jennifer Darling ...
 Ayeka Masaki Jurai / ... (voice)
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 Ryo-Ohki (voice) (as Marie Cabbit)
Mari Devon ...
 Tokimi / ... (voice)
Jack Fletcher ...
 D3 - OVA 2 (voice)
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 Mihoshi Kuramitsu - OVA 3 (voice) (as Becky Olkowski)
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Tenchi Masaki is a normal high school student in Japan, who spends the summers doing chores around his grandfather's family shrine. One day, Tenchi manages to steal the key to a mysterious cave where an oni (Japanese demon) is said to have been sealed away by his ancester Yoshou, whose sword still stands guard over it. When he enters this cave, he finds that, much to his surprise, the legend is indeed true when the oni's dessicated skeletal form ("mira"--Japanese mummy) comes to life and attacks him. Tenchi flees the cave in a panic, and later returns to high school, taking the hilt--seemingly all that remains of the ancestral sword--with him. At school, Tenchi is again attacked by the oni, whose name is Ryouko, who has now completely revived herself. Tenchi manages to defeat her with the sword's help, but this is only the beginning of a hilarious Japanese romantic comedy OAV (Original Animation Video, the Japanese equivalent of American made-for-video movies) series which has spawned... Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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25 September 1992 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-oh-ki  »

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Trivia

Another possible meaning for Tenchi Muyo can be "No need for Heaven and Earth." See more »

Goofs

In Tenchi Muyo OVA 3 (which it was made around 2000) the sound effects, when you set your DVD language to Japanese, doesn't match the motions of the character at all. In the English one it does match. See more »

Quotes

Mihoshi: Hello, Masaki home. Oh, that sounds like if I were married to the family. How embarrassing. What do you think? Do you think it sounds that way?
Ryoko: Get a grip! And listen up detective!
[Ryoko makes deep breathes, than she makes her voice deep]
Ryoko: This is oyur very nasty superior at the Galaxy Police, Mihoshi.
Mihoshi: Oh my! Hello. How did you know I was here?
Ryoko: Ah, unimportant detail. Now come on back and make your report.
Mihoshi: Yes! Detective Mihoshi is on her way! You can count on me, sir!
Ryoko: Good!
[...]
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Connections

Followed by Tenchi Muyô! In Love 2: Haruka naru omoi (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Tenchi Muyo! Theme Of Ryo-Ohki
Written by Seikou Nagaoka & Kyoko Matsumiya
Performed by Chisa Yokoyama
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One of the finest anime's ever....

When people run down the list of classic anime shows, Tenchi Muyo! is almost always overlooked. Why? just because it was on Cartoon Network? because it doesn't feature heart stopping action or deep philasophical issues? if so you need to give a look over because what the series lacks in the above two things, it makes up for in comedy, drama and it's characters which is the heart of the series.

The story starts out simple, with Tenchi Masaki a typical teenager meeting a variety of exotic space women who all fall for him on some level and live with him but grows more complex with the various relationships each character has with one another and how it's never the same thing through out.

The characters are amongst some of the most interesting I've ever seen in an anime. From it's star Tenchi to Ryoko to Aeka and Washu and others the show introduces characters who always manage to surprise you in showing a different aspect of their personality or something you didn't think they where capable This adds terrific depth to the characters and makes you care about them a great deal as they become more and more interesting with each episode.

The next thing that makes this show great is the mix of drama and comedy. Both are never overdone and when can coexsist at the same time without ever being goofy or annoyingly dramatic.

What else makes this a good anime is the extremely talented voice cast which for the most part is leaps and bounds ahead of the japanese cast. From Washu's voice to Ryoko who is one of the sexiest characters in anime based on her tone of voice. Music is also top notch and is a must listen for any J-pop or anime song fan. Though a few tracks are pretty annoying.

In the end, Tenchi Muyo! is a great series in the tradition of Urusei Yatsura and Ranma 1/2 and is not to be missed. At the very least it should be given a shot, you won't be disappointed.


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