Shin Tenchi Muyou!

Tenchi in Tokyo

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: New Tenchi Muyo
Japanese: 新・天地無用!
English: Tenchi in Tokyo
German: Tenchi Muyo! Tenchi in Tokyo
Spanish: Tenchi Muyo! Tenchi in Tokyo
French: Tenchi Muyo! Tenchi in Tokyo
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 1997 to Sep 23, 1997
Premiered: Spring 1997
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 18:00 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo, Pioneer LDC
Studios: AIC
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: HaremHarem
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.871 (scored by 1841218,412 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #47772
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3696
Members: 37,811
Favorites: 83

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Tenchi Masaki heads out to tackle the big world, setting off to school in Tokyo! But not everyone is happy to hear he is moving away, as his female friends sulk and complain at the prospect of him being alone. However, Tenchi is not by himself for very long, as he soon meets a kind and compassionate girl named Sakuya Kumashiro who helps him get used to life in Tokyo.

The two become close friends, but Sakuya wants more than just that, so she proclaims her love for Tenchi. This confession comes as a shock not only to Tenchi, but also the girls back home. In response, the girls decide to step up their game, and they immediately flock to Tokyo to take Tenchi for themselves.

With the girls competing for his love, Tenchi must decide once and for all who the most important woman in his life is. However, he is going to have a hard time deciding, as strange events start happening that drive Tenchi further apart from his friends.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Takamoto, Yoshihiro
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Hanyuu, Naoyasu
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Yume wa Doko he Itta? (夢はどこへいった)" by Linda Maramote

Ending Theme

1: "Yamerarenai Yamerarenai (やめられない やめられない)" by Tenchi Muyo! cast (eps 1-23,25-26)
2: "Kataomoi (かたおもい)" by Mayumi Iizuka (eps 24)

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Jun 11, 2008
As one of the less popular Tenchi series, I felt like I should try and even out the opinions a little.

STORY - I'll admit it. The first time I saw this series, I hated it too. But I rewatched the whole thing more recently and found that it actually wasn't as bad as I remembered. Like the Tenchi Forever movie, I think most fans were indignant at the introduction of a "Mary Sue" character and consequently abhorred the entire series. But while yes, Sakuya was more or less an "intruder" character to our good ol' harem, she forces a very interesting situation onto the rest ...
Jan 30, 2007
Mixed Feelings
I'm a huge fan of the Tenchi franchise. But believe me when I say that this attempt was ill fated from the start. I just couldnt get into the story. I guess it had something to do with the main cast splitting up for the majority of the series- which I hated. The best part of Tenchi is the characters and the romantic conflicts that erupt between them. When Yugi was introduced I immediately began to dread what I knew was coming. This was going to suck. And it did. Maybe not completely but certainly for the most part. Yugi looked like she had a ...
Jan 21, 2010
Mixed Feelings
If you were a fan of the original Ryo-ohki ova's but were let down by the dramatic differences in the Tenchi Universe series... then stay the heck away from this. the amount of sillyness from the universe series has been amplified and the story pales in comparison. As a fan of the original ova's, Tenchi in Tokyo has made me wish i had never even watched them and gotten hooked on the tenchi series' to begin with.

However, if you enjoy the Tenchi-Muyo series simplyfor its pure silliness then you will definitely like this anime. I would say it's only slightly more intelligent than 'Ninja Nonsense'. ...

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