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Tenchi the Movie - Tenchi Muyo in Love (1996)

Tenchi Muyô! In Love (original title)
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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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Hiroshi Negishi

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Masaki Kajishima (creator), Hiroshi Negishi | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Matt K. Miller ... Tenchi Masaki
Megumi Hayashibara ... Achika
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuri Amano ... Kiyone (voice)
Takeshi Aono ... Katsuhito Masaki / Nobuyuki Masaki (voice)
Petrea Burchard ... Ryoko
Jennifer Darling ... Ayeka
John DeMita ... Operative A (voice)
Debi Derryberry ... Ryo-Ohki
Eddie Frierson ... Male GP Controller (voice)
Ellen Gerstell Ellen Gerstell ... Mihoshi (voice)
Jay Hopper Jay Hopper ... Nobuyuki / Katsuhito
Masami Kikuchi ... Tenchi Masaki (voice)
Yûko Kobayashi Yûko Kobayashi ... Washu (voice)
Etsuko Kozakura ... Ryo-Ohki (voice)
Sherry Lynn ... Kiyone / Sasami
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Storyline

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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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 August 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tenchi the Movie - Tenchi Muyo in Love See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

When Ryoko was making fun Ayeka on the train, she said "See?" After that her mouth was still moving, but no words. See more »

Quotes

Achika: I've had enough. I will not allow this! I will pay you back; because forgiveness, for one like you, could never be an option.
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Alternate Versions

In the Japanese version, the song playing during the end credits, "Alchemy of Love", is sung in Japanese by voice cast member Megumi Hayashibara. The English language film's version of the song uses English lyrics and the song is sung by Nina Hagen and Rick Jude. See more »

Connections

Followed by Tenchi Forever!: The Movie (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Alchemy Of Love
Lyrics & Music by Christopher Franke
Sung by Nina Hagen and Rick Jude
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You gotta love the music
6 August 2002 | by mykkSee 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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