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Tenchi Muyô! In Love (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Drama  |  16 August 1996 (USA)
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Tenchi and co. find their existence unsettled by a time-travelling entity called Kain. Desiring revenge upon the Juraian emperor, Tenchi, Kain travels back in time to kill Tenchi's mother. ... See full summary »

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Megumi Hayashibara ...
Achika
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuri Amano ...
Kiyone (voice)
Takeshi Aono ...
Katsuhito Masaki / Nobuyuki Masaki (voice)
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Jennifer Darling ...
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Operative A (voice)
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Eddie Frierson ...
Male GP Controller (voice)
Ellen Gerstell ...
Jay Hopper ...
Nobuyuki / Katsuhito
Masami Kikuchi ...
Tenchi Masaki (voice)
Yûko Kobayashi ...
Washu (voice)
Etsuko Kozakura ...
Ryo-Ohki (voice)
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Tenchi and co. find their existence unsettled by a time-travelling entity called Kain. Desiring revenge upon the Juraian emperor, Tenchi, Kain travels back in time to kill Tenchi's mother. Trying to preserve the timestream, Tenchi and friends follow him back. Unfortunately, Tenchi must also deal with the pain that seeing his mother causes him. Since she died in the future, seeing her alive in the past reopens his old wounds. Written by Claude J Smith III <tsath@hotmail.com>

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Continuity-wise, this film follows the television series"Tenchi Muyô" (1995)_ while ignoring Tenchi Muyô! Ryô Ôki (1992). On a related topic Tenchi's mother who was named Kiyone in the Tenchi Muyo Ryo-Ohki continuity was renamed to Achika for this movie. See more »

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When Ryoko was making fun Ayeka on the train, she said "See?" After that her mouth was still moving, but no words. See more »

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Achika: I've had enough. I will not allow this! I will pay you back; because forgiveness, for one like you, could never be an option.
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Followed by Tenchi Muyô! Manatsu no Eve (1998) See more »

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Alchemy Of Love
Lyrics & Music by Christopher Franke
Sung by Nina Hagen & Rick Jude
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second only to the best
11 July 1999 | by (Annapolis, Maryland) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most well-done movies I have ever seen. This movie brought me to my knees. Few films have ever made me cry, but this... this just does it so well. I can't say enough good things about this movie.

I love the mix of styles. The technology (mostly I like Washu), the romance, the action, and the originality. This movie is candy for mind that doesn't rot your teeth.

One thing for those of you who haven't seen it. You don't have to have seen any of the TV series. You don't have to know anything about the characters to understand what is going on. This movie ranks (to me at least) just bellow Akira, and and just above 'Ghost in the Shell'.


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