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)
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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)  »

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Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-oh-ki  »

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(20 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Washuu dons her nurse outfit in episode 7, her computer says "Ben Casey". This is a reference to the 60's doctor drama Ben Casey (1961). See more »

Goofs

Kari Wahlgren was originally credited as as Kari Walhgreen in the first Dvd volume of OVA 3 that was released by Funimation. This was corrected in the second volume. See more »

Quotes

Mihoshi: There's no way out?
Washu Hakubi: That's what I'm saying. You see on this diagram that this goes this way and this goes that way, and so, there's no way out. Absolutely not. No way. That's it. Got it?
Mihoshi: Nope, I don't get it at all.
[Washu falls]
Mihoshi: So, I guess what you mean is that there is absolutely no way out of here?
Washu Hakubi: Where were you when they handed out the brains?
Mihoshi: [grabbing Washu's leg, crying] But how can this be? You created this ship, didn't you?
Washu Hakubi: Mm-hmm.
[she gives the middle finger]
Washu Hakubi: And that is why it is so ...
[...]
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Connections

Followed by Tenchi Muyô! Manatsu no Eve (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Tenchi Muyo! Theme Of Ryo-Ohki
Written by Seikou Nagaoka & Kyoko Matsumiya
Performed by Chisa Yokoyama
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a sweet gem
9 September 2002 | by (ATL) – See all my reviews

it's true, it's very true. Anime is Japanese gift to USA. This is my very first encounters with anime and it hooked me up fast. You'll relate with the character and their story. I like every Tenchi episode except the 2 & so forth movie that gets too weird.

Of course you won't compare this with bebop etc, but it's a classic and will always be the sweetest gem.


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