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Tenchi Muyô! In Love (1996)

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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
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Yuri Amano ...
Kiyone (voice)
Takeshi Aono ...
Katsuhito Masaki / Nobuyuki Masaki (voice)
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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 Washu zoomed on Ryoko and said "Kiyone, show them" then moved back, her mouth was still moving, but no words. See more »

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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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Featured in Anime Abandon: Tenchi Muyo in Love (2013) See more »

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Alchemy Of Love
Lyrics & Music by Christopher Franke
Sung by Nina Hagen & Rick Jude
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I'm not into Anime films, but this was really good!
4 June 1999 | by (Sterling Heights, Michigan) – See all my reviews

I'm not into Anime as much as some other people I know, but this movie knocked my socks off! It's really awesome, especially because it reminds people how good animated films without the "Disney" trademark can be. The sound and the detail in the animations are technically superb! Plus, this animated film actually has a story that could have easily been made into a live-action motion picture. Still, I think it works better this way, because you can do anything with animation and cartoons. The only problem I had was that this and "Akira" are pretty much the only Anime films I've actually seen. I know kids in school who discuss and analyze the films as if they were like any other motion picture. To me, I'm just blown away by the film in the first place. I guess I'm inexperienced with Anime films. It's kind of weird, because I'm lost in the film, while the others kids can point out who's who at the snap of a finger! At first, it was a little hard to follow. I also didn't quite get all of the spirituality and the kung-fu fighting. Once I got used to it though, I was really impressed with it! I highly recommend this picture to Anime fans, and to people who are not into Anime! You will like this, I guarantee you!


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