Rumiko Takahashi revives Ranma 12 with new anime series
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Rumiko Takahashi revives Ranma 12 with new anime series

Jun 26, 2024 11:06 AM

Renowned manga author Rumiko Takahashi is set to revive the classic shonen series Ranma 1/2 with a brand-new anime adaptation. After three decades, this gender-bending comedy will make a comeback, though details about the storyline are still under wraps. Fans can anticipate more information during a special livestream on July 17. The original series, which aired from 1989 to 1992, followed the adventures of martial artist Ranma Saotome, who turns into a girl when splashed with cold water and reverts to a boy with hot water. This revival joins Takahashi's recent reboots of Urusei Yatsura and Inuyasha, solidifying her status as a beloved figure in manga and anime.

What is the plot of Ranma 1/2?

Ranma 1/2 centers on Ranma Saotome, a skilled martial artist who is cursed to transform into a girl whenever exposed to cold water and reverts to a boy with hot water. The series combines martial arts, comedy, and romantic entanglements as Ranma navigates the challenges of his condition.

Ranma 1/2 initially ran from 1989 to 1992 and was animated by Studio Deen, known for titles like Vampire Knight and Higurashi When They Cry. While it's not confirmed if Studio Deen will animate the new series, the revival is highly anticipated by both old fans and a new generation of viewers.

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Sephiroth Sephiroth commented on: 2024-06-26 11:24:03
Glad to see Rumiko Takahashi back at it again with a Ranma 12 revival This could bring a nostalgic blend of martial arts and comedy to a new generation, can't wait to see what twists and turns they'll add this time around.
Mr. Bison Mr. Bison commented on: 2024-06-26 11:18:03
It's awesome to see Rumiko Takahashi bringing Ranma 12 back to life—expect a perfect mix of nostalgia with fresh twists. Can't wait to see how they adapt the classic comedy and action for a new generation
N3rdo N3rdo commented on: 2024-06-26 11:12:03
It’s exciting to see Ranma 12 getting a fresh anime adaptation after all these years Can’t wait to see how they bring back the quirky charm and martial arts madness for both old fans and newcomers.
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