Welcome to the
World Of Rannma 1/2
One day, Soun Tendo calls his three daughters
in and tells them that one of the three sisters is going to be ‘iinazuke’
or fiancee to Ranma, the son of his best friend. Soun faints when Ranma
arrives and turns out to be a ‘girl’. It soon turns out that Ranma is really
a boy, but has a curse where he turns to a girl when cold water is splashed
on him. Hot water, in the mean time, returns him to normal. Nabiki and
Kasumi immediately elect Akane as iinazuke because "she hates boys and
Ranma is only half a boy." Ranma, for his part does not like Akane because
she's violent and uncute. Akane is miffed at Ranma when he beat her in
martial-arts (Ranma was a girl then) and shows her feelings by crushing
Ranma with a table. A wonderful start to a beautiful relationship...
Ranma 1/2 started off as a t.v. series airing in japan in 1992. Before that it was
introduced to them as manga (japenese word for comics) before the series. So far there
are 3 series of Ranma 1/2. The first series has a lot of emphasis on the appearance of characters
and sort of stories based on "how I came to be...." (If anyone could help me out with this part, I myself
haven't seen much of the first series yet, e-mail me). The second along with the third series is more confusing
to new viewers. It can be a turn off, since most people haven't seen the first series (me, for instance) and
and are having trouble what is going on. As usual, new characters are introduced and it just keeps getting more confusing.
For more info about characters click on one of the links on the other frame.