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Tenchi Muyô! In Love 2: Haruka naru omoi (1999)

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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 »

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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 a city, but with a mysterious woman. What's more, Tenchi appears to have aged several years. Whenever Ayeka and Ryoko catch up to him, he disappears into thin air, apparently existing in a fabricated alternate dimension where he has no knowledge of his past. An attempt to rescue Tenchi from the mysterious woman is mounted by Ayeka, Ryoko, Washu and the others. Written by Justin

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In the U.S. the film is known as Tenchi Forever because it was thought to be the last Tenchi Muyo branded product to be produced. In the Japan the film is call Tenchi Muyo in Love 2: Distant Memories. It is considered canon with the TV series Tenchi Universe and the film Tenchi Muyo in Love. This is supported by the fact that clips of Tenchi Universe are shown during the end credits. See more »

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On the home video releases under the American studio credits, "Los Angeles" is misspelled. See more »

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[Tenchi points behind Ryoko and Ayeka]
Tenchi: A bear has come out of the mountains and is airing out its futon!
[Tenchi runs away]
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During the credits, clips from "Tenchi Muyô" (1995) are shown such as the first time Tenchi meets Ryoko. See more »

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Follows Tenchi Muyô! In Love (1996) See more »

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It's good, but not what many Tenchi Muyo fans would expect.
23 January 2000 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Tenchi Forever is a great film. It has quite a bit of drama, action, and some of the humor that the Tenchi Muyo series is known for. The English Dubbed version is top notch, as is everything else Pioneer releases. The plot flows smoothly, though it can be slow at times. The problem I had with the movie at first is that it's not anything a Tenchi Muyo fan would expect. There isn't nearly the same amount of humor in this film than there is in the series or other movies, which may turn some fans off. As a matter of fact, the same plot could probably have been done without the use of the Tenchi Muyo characters, but I digress. It's a fine film, and a good Tenchi film, but not the best of the series.


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