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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 »

Director:

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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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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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 spots a mysterious student, he gets up and put his left hand in his pocket. In the next shot, it's out, then back in again. See more »

Quotes

Ryoko: This is too exciting!
Ayeka: No!
Ryoko: Come on!
Ayeka: No!
Ryoko: Give me a cookie!
Ayeka: No!
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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 the Movie 2: The Daughter of Darkness (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

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 andy-227See 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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