Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki
No Need for Tenchi!
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Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 天地無用! 魎皇鬼
English: No Need for Tenchi!
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 80
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 9, 1993 to 2000
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: Harem Harem
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Comic Dragon
Authors: Okuda, Hitoshi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.271 (scored by 13431,343 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #51012
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5520
Members: 3,514
Favorites: 72


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Volumes: /12
Chapters: /80


A spin-off of Tenchi OVA 1 and 2, Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki follows the usual hijinx of the Tenchi gang, as well as throwing several new characters in the mix including a Ryoyko's clone, and Washu's other lab assistant.

(Source: ANN)


Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki was published in English as No Need for Tenchi! by VIZ Media from March 28, 1997 to May 6, 2002, with a second printing from November 2004 to February 2008. It has additionally been partially published in German, Italian, French and Indonesian.

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Feb 10, 2021
As someone not familiar with the Tenchi Muyou! series, it felt a little weird to see a manga adaptation of an anime, combined with multiple movies, OVA's and spin-offs. It's a little dated, so it may have been more popular than the members of MAL may suggest.

The Tenshi Muyou! series is a little weird. Being a manga adaptation, it didn't introduce the characters and jumped right into a story that could take place at the halfway point of a longer running anime show. And the funny thing is: it didn't even matter. At first, I felt like the scans for the volumes must have ...
Jul 4, 2023
Preliminary (68/80 eps)
I read the first two Tenchi manga adaptations around the same time as tackling the first two OVA series and the three True Tenchi Muyo novels. Personally, I think that's the best way to get the most out of the original Tenchi Muyo universe and it adds so much to the overall characterization, worldbuilding, and excitement of the series.

This manga picks right up with new stories in the Tenchi universe so this is really recommended for those who are at least aware of the characters and general setup. That said, the manga manages to capture the addicting character interactions (which I believe are the core ...

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