Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki

Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 天地無用!魎皇鬼
English: Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki
French: Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 25, 1992 to Mar 25, 1993
Producers: Pioneer LDC
Studios: AIC
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: SpaceSpace
Duration: 29 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.611 (scored by 2353623,536 users)
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Ranked: #13682
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Popularity: #2868
Members: 50,952
Favorites: 560

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Seventeen-year-old Tenchi Masaki grew up hearing stories about how his ancestor used a sword to seal a demon inside a cave seven hundred years ago. When curiosity gets the better of him, Tenchi goes to the cave and stumbles across the sword from the legend. Thinking that the story is nothing more than a fairy tale, he removes the blade and inadvertently releases the demon, who turns out to be a space pirate named Ryouko Hakubi. Furious about being trapped for so long, she attacks Tenchi, but he is able to repel her with the sword, awakening his inner power. After seeing this, Ryouko takes an interest in her unlikely savior and decides to crash at his place.

As if it were a chain reaction, more alien women—Aeka Jurai Masaki, an uptight princess from the planet Jurai; Sasami, Aeka's sweet younger sister; Mihoshi Kuramitsu, a ditzy Galactic Police Officer; and Washuu Hakubi, a wisecracking genius—gradually come in contact with Tenchi and begin living with him. Through his encounters with these five women, Tenchi begins to learn more about his ancestry, newfound power, and the looming threat lurking beyond the skies.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Cook, Justin
Inoue, Hiroaki
Hasegawa, Yasuo
Hayashi, Hiroki
Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki no Theme (天地無用!魎皇鬼のテーマ; Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki's Theme)" by Seikou Nagaoka (eps 1-6)

Ending Theme

"Renai no Sainou" by Chisa Yokoyama

Mar 18, 2009
The prevalent younger age demographic of today's anime viewer may not be familiar with this classic title... but for the slightly older fan this series brings back the memories.

Like the many generic" harem animes" studios seem to spit out every season... this series too has an unlikely hero who suddenly finds himself surrounded by a multitude of hot babes... but that is the only common factor that this classic shares with its modern brethren of failures.

This series is an example of a harem done right with enough story and action to propel it into the category of "something special."
Apr 2, 2009
I'm writing this review about episode 1-13 of the original OVAs.
The last 7 episodes were written in order to accomodate the GXP storyline and were created over 10 years later, so I personally consider them almost a separate series.
This is my favorite anime...period. I know I'm not in the majority on this, but it succeeds on every level. It is the definitive "harem" anime, while maintaining a great plot and fascinating universe/backstory. The fact that each of the women have complex and fascinating pasts and facets to their character is something unique to this genre. It's heartwarming, romantic, raunchy, ...
Sep 11, 2010
I wouldn't call myself a huge fan of relationship comedy anime outside of a few exceptional examples (for me, those would be Nodame Cantabile's first season and Maison Ikkoku) but I did thoroughly enjoy this OVA. The jokes hit the mark more often than they don't and the way in which it mixes a mock-serious sci-fi story with a bunch of very silly subplots is what makes it stand out.

To begin with, the plot. It's a somewhat standard "hopeless boy surrounded by diverse girls embodying different fantasies" comedy on the surface, although the girls are a more interesting bunch than "cute one, tsundere, sister figure ...

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