Tenchi Muyô! (1992– )

TV Series  -   -  Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 699 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 8 critic

Every man needs a good woman. Tenchi Masaki has six.

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 29 May 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 23 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 36 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Tenchi Muyô!" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tenchi Muyô! (1992– )

Tenchi Muyô! (1992– ) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tenchi Muyô!.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
2005   2004   2003   1997   … See all »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Outlaw Star (TV Series 1998)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The adventures of an outlaw crew of an advanced starship.

Stars: Bob Buchholz, Bridget Hoffman, Emilie de Azevedo Brown
Tenchi Muyô! Ryô Ôki (TV Series 1992)
Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Masami Kikuchi, Yûko Kobayashi, Yûko Mizutani
Animation | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This film takes a more serious turn from the Tenchi TV series and movies. One day, Tenchi disappears in the forest near his house. Six months later, Ayeka and Ryoko locate Tenchi living in ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Negishi
Stars: Masami Kikuchi, Ai Orikasa, Petrea Burchard
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (TV Series 1998)
Action | Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Set in 2039-2040, This series is set in Megalo City, a city built over the ruins of Tokyo. Boomers, a line of android workers created by the Genom Corporation, perform dozens of tasks, from... See full summary »

Stars: Yu Asakawa, Satsuki Yukino, Rio Natsuki
FLCL (TV Series 2000)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening.

Stars: Steve Blum, Melissa Fahn, Barbara Goodson
Ranma ½ (TV Series 1989)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A series of the relationship of a girl who is involuntarily engaged to a boy who turns female when hit with cold water and male with hot.

Stars: Kappei Yamaguchi, Megumi Hayashibara, Noriko Hidaka
Tenjho tenge (TV Series 2004)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Chris Kent, Aya Hisakawa, Sôichirô Hoshi
Love Hina (TV Series 2000)
Animation | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

When Keitaro was a child, he was friends with a little girl. When the girl had to move away, the two made a promise to meet each other at Tokyo University when they grew up. Years later, ... See full summary »

Stars: Yûji Ueda, Yui Horie, Masayo Kurata
The Big O (1999–2003)
Animation | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A futuristic city with lost memories, an expert negotiator fights threats to the city with the help of an android and his own giant robot.

Stars: Mitsuru Miyamoto, Steve Blum, Akiko Yajima
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic. Since he has such a bad personality, even the Spirit World ... See full summary »

Stars: Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Laura Bailey
Trigun (TV Series 1998)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Vash the Stampede is the most infamous outlaw on the planet Gunsmoke and with a 60 billion double dollar price on his head the most sought after!

Stars: Masaya Onosaka, Hiromi Tsuru, Satsuki Yukino
Steel Angel Kurumi (1999–2000)
Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Stars: Jason Douglas, Kelli Cousins, Atsuko Enomoto
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Takeshi Aono ...
 Katsuhito / ... (1 episode, 1995)
...
 Ryoko / ... (1 episode, 1995)
...
 Additional Voices / ... (1 episode, 1995)
Jay Hopper ...
 Katsuhito Masaki / ... (1 episode, 1995)
...
 Cooking Show Host / ... (1 episode, 1995)
...
 Checkpoint Official / ... (1 episode, 1995)
Mark Tracy ...
 Azaka / ... (1 episode, 1995)
K.T. Vogt ...
 Mecha-Washu / ... (1 episode, 1995)
Edit

Storyline

Life for Tenchi Masaki, a "normal Japanese schoolboy", is shattered one day when a spaceship falls from the sky! Space Pirate Ryoko emerges, attaching quite quickly to Tenchi...and that isn't all! More alien females land at the planet, including the royal princess from the planet Jurai, starting Tenchi off on an adventure he won't forget! Written by David Goodwin

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 September 1992 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Tenchi Universe  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the final episode, the psychic explosion from the beginning of Akira (1988) can be seen on a television screen. See more »

Quotes

[final lines]
Ryoko: I'll tell you something, my Tenchi. You know, the carnival comes and goes... if you wait for a while, it'll always come back to you, Tenchi.
Tenchi: I guess you're right, Ryoko... I guess you're right.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Shadow Warrior (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Tenchi Muyô!
(No Need For Tenchi!)
Opening theme
Performed by SONIA
Music by Masato Ishida
Lyrics by Natsuko Karedô
Arrangement by Shintarô Itô & TAKU
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Of Course its the best Anime!
21 August 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

this is by far the best anime ever EVER! just from seeing the first episode made me love this show its that good. Tenchi is just an ordinary kid who eventually finds out he is a descendant of an interstellar Monarchy and in the meantime of training and doing chores he gets fought over by two gorgeous girls who have bad habits and freaky powers! OK it can be a little sexist and weird in its own Japanese way, but it also add to the charm and the animation is excellent. a cult classic and the best in the 'Tenchi' Series hands down. Btw, Ryoko is the best character ever, END! 10/10 x

this is by far the best anime ever EVER! just from seeing the first episode made me love this show its that good. Tenchi is just an ordinary kid who eventually finds out he is a descendant of an interstellar Monarchy and in the meantime of training and doing chores he gets fought over by two gorgeous girls who have bad habits and freaky powers! OK it can be a little sexist and weird in its own Japanese way, but it also add to the charm and the animation is excellent. a cult classic and the best in the 'Tenchi' Series hands down. Btw, Ryoko is the best character ever, END! 10/10 x

this is by far the best anime ever EVER! just from seeing the first episode made me love this show its that good. Tenchi is just an ordinary kid who eventually finds out he is a descendant of an interstellar Monarchy and in the meantime of training and doing chores he gets fought over by two gorgeous girls who have bad habits and freaky powers! OK it can be a little sexist and weird in its own Japanese way, but it also add to the charm and the animation is excellent. a cult classic and the best in the 'Tenchi' Series hands down. Btw, Ryoko is the best character ever, END! 10/10 x


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
favorite characters thirty_seconds_to_Tomo
Why did all the Tenchi series do this? hardcorecactus2003
wait so... thirty_seconds_to_Tomo
question of order valkyrie_chick
No Need for "Money" stzr3
DVD... katluver
Discuss Tenchi Muyô! (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?