Ranked #2829

Tenjou Tenge

Alternative Titles

English: Tenjho Tenge
Synonyms: Heaven and Earth, Tenjo Tenge
Japanese: 天上天下


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2004 to Sep 17, 2004
Premiered: Spring 2004
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Asahi
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.131 (scored by 51,721 users)
Ranked: #28292
Popularity: #454
Members: 92,034
Favorites: 505
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Souchirou Nagi and Bob Makihara are two delinquents who arrive at Toudou Academy with the objective of ruling over the school with their strength. But on their first day, they encountered the Jyuukenbu, a martial arts group of the school. Members of the group, Maya Natsume, her sister Aya, and Masataka Takayanagi easily overpowered Souchirou and Bob. And what's more, due to what was assumed to be their "connections" with the Jyuukenbu, the two were attacked by members of the Enforcement Group, which oversees the martial arts groups of the school. Drawn into the personal conflicts between the Jyuukenbu and the Enforcement Group, Souchirou and Bob have no choice but to join up with Maya Natsume's group and to hone their skills to become even stronger.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Natsume, Maya
Natsume, Maya
Hisakawa, Aya
Hisakawa, Aya
Takayanagi, Masataka
Takayanagi, Masataka
Seki, Tomokazu
Seki, Tomokazu
Nagi, Souichiro
Nagi, Souichiro
Hoshi, Soichiro
Hoshi, Soichiro
Natsume, Aya
Natsume, Aya
Chihara, Minori
Chihara, Minori


Maruyama, Masao
Maruyama, Masao
Kawase, Toshifumi
Kawase, Toshifumi
Honda, Yasunori
Honda, Yasunori
Sound Director
Mitsuyuki, Masuhara
Mitsuyuki, Masuhara
Episode Director

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Opening Theme

"Bomb A Head" by m.c.A·T

Ending Theme

"Aishitene Motto" by Aiko Kayo

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Oct 24, 2007
Tenjou Tenge a typical shounen anime that takes all the concepts that worked well in other shounen anime and puts it into a High School setting. Tenjo Tenge is basically about two delinquent boys; Souichiro and Bob who enter a school hoping to take it over, like their previous schools but problems occur and then the story turns into a quest to become stronger. Even though this plot (to become stronger) is not the least bit original, the story does become very interesting when it reaches the extremely long flashback, revealing a lot about certain characters. However soon after this flashback arc the story finishes, read more
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Jul 26, 2007
What a waste of time. I picked up this anime because I had read most of the manga, and was interested in seeing the characters of the manga brought to life. However, the anime did NOT bring the manga to life... it killed it.

This anime is best left on the shelf in the store, unless all you want to see is big boobs and panty shots, because, basically, that\'s what the anime comes down to. The story and plot are all over the place and does NOT follow the manga at all. There is no resolution, and you\'re left at read more
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May 29, 2008
Note: I saw all 24 episodes including the 2 episode (OAV).

I feel I must redeem this anime from its horrible reviews. First off, I did not read the manga, so I can't comment on that, but for the most part this anime was really good. The story to me was relatively coherent and intriguing. The authors did a great job in intertwining all the main characters into the main plot giving each character a pretty good background story. The first episode in my opinion is just what I needed to really get me fired up. It was exciting and the fight scenes were well done. read more
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Jan 3, 2015
Honestly i was kind of expecting a lot from this anime since the first 2 episodes had really epic fight scenes and what looked like room for character development. But the support characters became the main characters and the main characters became the support characters. 90% of this anime revolves around flash backs about Maya and Aya Natsumi's older brother Shin Natsumi. The fight scenes were epic i must say, story wise. No. There is no character development and for around 10+ episodes is straight flash backs which really bothered me because there was NOTHING on Souichirou Nagi and Bob, they kept getting their asses read more
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