Action, Comedy, Martial Arts, Romance, Ecchi, Harem, School Life, Fantasy, Shounen, Slice of Life, Gender Bender, Adult
- There is a hub of springs in China where martial artists can hone their skills, but it it cursed
- Ranma falls into the "spring of drowned girl" and changes into a girl when splashed by cold water
- He moves to live with an old friend of his father whose daughter is engaged to him, and fun entails!
In China, there lies a famous training springs, a place where martial artists can hone their skills to great levels. Unfortunately, the springs are also cursed! Teenage martial artist Ranma falls into the "spring of drowned girl" and now changes into a woman every time he's splashed with cold water. That doesn't stop his father from engaging him to Akane, the daughter of an old friend and a tough girl who has better thing to do than worry about boys. But Akane isn't the only girl who has a chance for Ranma's affections—two other girls have also been betrothed to him. But Ranma has better things to do than worry about his love life—such as making a plethora of crazy rivals and even more suitors!
Aug 5, 1987 to Feb 21, 1996
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Takahashi Rumiko is a well-known worldwide manga artist with her 3 successful titles: Urusei Yatsura, InuYasha and Ranma 1/2 and the most successful female artist in manga history. Her works set in many different directions but also there is something in common: Sci-fi, fantasy themes that always include unknown creatures (aliens, ghosts, monsters) living among humans and outstanding sense of humor. Her manga is relatively the best and never fail to entertain many generations in Japan, US, and Europe. To become the most successful female mangaka in history has a reason after all.See all 12 titles