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Tenchi Muyou!


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Tenchi Universe TV, Tenchi Muyo!
Japanese: 天地無用!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 1995 to Sep 24, 1995
Premiered: Spring 1995
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Tokyo, Pioneer LDC
Studios: AIC
Source: Original
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.551 (scored by 18,844 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #14012
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1313
Members: 35,019
Favorites: 406
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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

Tenchi Masaki may be a 17-year-old young man in rural Japan, but little does he know how bad his day will be getting. When a space pirate chased by a pair of Galaxy Police officers crash-lands at his grandfather's temple, Tenchi is sucked into a new adventure that will literally blast him off into outer space and beyond.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hakubi, Ryouko
Hakubi, Ryouko
Main
Orikasa, Ai
Japanese
Orikasa, Ai
Hakubi, Washuu
Hakubi, Washuu
Main
Kobayashi, Yuko
Japanese
Kobayashi, Yuko
Masaki, Tenchi
Masaki, Tenchi
Main
Kikuchi, Masami
Japanese
Kikuchi, Masami
Masaki, Sasami Jurai
Masaki, Sasami Jurai
Main
Yokoyama, Chisa
Japanese
Yokoyama, Chisa

Staff

Negishi, Hiroshi
Negishi, Hiroshi
Director
Ishihara, Tatsuya
Ishihara, Tatsuya
Episode Director, Storyboard
Iwasaki, Yoshiaki
Iwasaki, Yoshiaki
Episode Director, Storyboard, 2nd Key Animation
Masunari, Koji
Masunari, Koji
Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

"Tenchi Muyo!" by SONIA

Edit Ending Theme

Ginga de chokuritsu hokô [Walking Tall in the Milky Way] (Up-Walk in the Galaxy) (Japanese version performed by Ai Orikasa and Yumi Takada; English version performed by Diane Michelle)



More reviewsReviews

valce
Jun 27, 2010
Tenchi Universe is a spin-off to Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki. Like its inspiration, the series remains a harem comedy, following the tangled life of Tenchi Masaki and his extraterrestrial visitors.

The story is similar to the first series: progressive events cause an assemblage of characters, mishaps create subplots, a threatening antagonist later appears and the group pits to stop them. The artwork is less shaded and the animation isn't as fluid but it all still looks good. Audio is backed with a library of different music, spot-on sound effects and believably acted voices. Bolder content, like nudity, swearing and sexual references, is a lot more minimal.

One of read more
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AoiMemori
Apr 23, 2008
After following the first 12 episodes of the Tenchi series, what else is there to do? Watch more Tenchi! Although the Universe concentrates on tons of side-stories about enemies, crazy scientist (i.e. Washu), cabbit romances, overthrowing a kingdom (you know, the general line), it is a good fill of episodes until you get to the "in space" storyline in which you are truly set into the "we've got to get Jurai back" storyline. It has it's great comedic moments, it's tearjerker moments (a certain "death" near the end of the series is a killer...) and the ever happy ending is great. Although I personally read more
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Starchaser187
Nov 9, 2015
[Minor spoilers yo]

Tenchi Muyo (along with Dragon Ball Z and Sailor Moon) is one of the anime series I remember watching on the Toonami block when I was growing up (goodness gracious I feel old). Anyway, Tenchi Universe is the first television incarnation of one of the more popular and enduring character-based franchises. This is a slightly different retelling of the story first introduced in the Tenchi Muyo OVA series. For some reason, someone thought it was a good idea that the TV series should be loosely based on the first six episodes of the OVA series while simultaneously remaining original, yet recognizably Tenchi Muyo. read more
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FenrisMarine
Sep 29, 2015
No need for a review!

Especially given that everyone and their dog's probably seen Tenchi Muyo (Universe/TV aka the one who's page you're on). I'm also an unashamed fan. It's not a stretch to say that Tenchi is what got me into anime along with Outlaw Star on the legendary Toonami block a few yonks and a half back now.

Tenchi isn't just a harem anime. It's not going too far in my mind to say it is THE harem anime. A fantastic rom-com with some well placed scifi action and a nice bit of world building here and there, Tenchi has managed to create a read more
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