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Tenchi the Movie - Tenchi Muyo in Love (1996)

Tenchi Muyô! In Love (original title)
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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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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Tenchi the Movie - Tenchi Muyo in Love  »

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Continuity-wise, this film follows the television series "Tenchi Muyô" (1995)_ while ignoring Tenchi Muyô! (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 »

Goofs

In both the English and Japanese version, when Tenchi says "Yes" or "Hai" while planning to stop Kain, the words come a second too early before the mouth moves. See more »

Quotes

Sasami: 8 millimeter film?
Tenchi Masaki: Yep. People used it to make home movies.
Sasami: Oh.
Tenchi Masaki: Yeah, my father always loved it when he can fool around with the latest gadgets. In fact, this a film that he shot quite some time ago
All: Oh.
Tenchi Masaki: [In the film, Nobuyuki sneaks up on Achika] Wow. It was a pretty sneaky way to pick up my mom, you have to admit.
Ayeka: Huh? You mean that gal we've been watching is your mother?
Tenchi Masaki: Yep.
Ryoko: She's nothing but a child.
Tenchi Masaki: [yelling] Of course, she is! When they shot this film, she was still in high school!
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Connections

Followed by Tenchi the Movie 2: The Daughter of Darkness (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Alchemy Of Love
Lyrics & Music by Christopher Franke
Sung by Nina Hagen & Rick Jude
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You gotta love the music
6 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

The storyline is a little lacking, but it is interesting none the less.

Where this movies really shines is in the music. The music is absolutely fantastic. It just fits so well with the movie. Most of the music is pleasant and flowing, and isn't harsh, but simply sits in the background, moving the storyline along. What's more: You can buy the soundtrack and sit there, listening to it, and see about half the movie in your head, just because the music is so good at pulling the images out of your brain.

Christopher Franke really is a sonic painter.


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