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Ranma ½: The Movie, Big Trouble in Nekonron, China (1991)

Ranma ½: Chûgoku Nekonron daikessen! Okite yaburi no gekitô hen (original title)
When Prince Kirin of the 7 Lucky Gods shows up at the Tendo dojo looking for his bride-to-be, guess who's accidentally holding the scroll that signifies his future mate? Why, Akane, of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ranma Saotome (male) (voice)
... Ranma Saotome (female) (voice)
Noriko Hidaka ... Akane Tendô (voice)
... Prince Kirin (voice)
... Lychee (voice)
Ryûnosuke Ôbayashi ... Sôun Tendô (voice)
Ken'ichi Ogata ... Genma Saotome (voice)
Minami Takayama ... Nabiki Tendô (voice)
... Kasumi Tendô (voice)
... Tatewaki Kunô (voice)
Kazuhiko Inoue ... Bishamonten / Mikado Sanzenin (voice)
... Ukyô Kuonji (voice)
... Monlon / Tsubasa Kurenai (voice)
... Azusa Shiratori (voice)
... Ryôga Hibiki / P-chan (voice)
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When Prince Kirin of the 7 Lucky Gods shows up at the Tendo dojo looking for his bride-to-be, guess who's accidentally holding the scroll that signifies his future mate? Why, Akane, of course, and the rest of the Ranma crew is forced to take a boat to China in order to save her from the horrors of marriage and a diet of pickled vegetables. Written by Jonathan Michael Ehrich <jehrich@macalester.edu>

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Trivia

Viz Media LLC's title for this film is a parody of the 1986 film Big Trouble in Little China. See more »

Goofs

When Akane is sneaking out to the kitchen in order to cook something, she briefly has a see-through hand. See more »

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Akane Tendo: My, my, my, aren't we formal. Hard to believe coming from a bunch of rotten kidnappers.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits: Akane: A month later, we received this photo and a vat of pickles from China. (everyone is munching on the pickles) Soun: Saotome, I was wondering. While we were in China, why didn't we visit Jusenkyo? Ranma, Shampoo, Ryoga, Genma, Mousse: AAAAAUUUUUGGGGHHHHH!!!!!!! See more »

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Spoofs Big Trouble in Little China (1986) See more »

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What's the point?
15 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

I kinda like Ranma... but the whole thing drags out waaaaaaaaay to much. whenever they run out of material, hey, let's add another character in love with Ranma and have a old one beat him up, or hey, let's add another character in love with Akane and have him beat Ranma up! This movie isn't funny. The Ranma jokes are old, old, old. We've seen it all before. Akane kidnapped, Ranma duels with the guy who did it, and whoever wins gets Akane. Yawn. Some pretty cool fights near the end though. We actually get to see Ranma bleed!

But after seing this movie, I just kinda feel: "what was the point?" There was nothing in here that was even remotely new, so what about this story was considered special enough to make a movie out of?

/Auryn


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