Ranma ½ Season 1

Season 1

Ranma ½ Season 1

First Air Date: April 15, 1989

First Aired on    :   1989
Episodes    :   161 episodes



Episodes

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1x161 Boy Meets Mom - Part Two (September 25, 1992)


Nodoka's stay is rather short, and Ranma hears that she is planning on returning home soon. He decides that he would really like for her to meet him as himself rather than as Ranko. Genma warns Ranma and constantly tries to stop him. When a water main explodes and sends Nodoka flying, Ranma saves her and Nodoka catches a glimpse of her son before passing out. When she awakens, she sees Ranko and thinks it was all a dream. Nodoka says that in her dream Ranma was very manly. Ranma tells Akane that he will wait until he can be normal before he tells his mother the truth. At the end, Ranma and Akane head off to school, and then turn towards the screen and say 'Goodbye!'.


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1x160 Boy Meets Mom - Part One (September 18, 1992)


While visiting Mrs. Tendo's grave Ranma begins to wonder about his own mother. Nodoka Saotome, Ranma's mother, had just sent a postcard telling the Tendos she was going to visit. Ranma is quite eager to meet his mother, but Genma explains to everyone that he made a promise to Nodoka when Ranma was first born. He made a death pact to Nodoka, which states that Ranma, be either reared as man among men or they be put to the sword. Genma and Ranma decide to hide their true identities and tell Nodoka that Ranma is actually Ranko, a cousin of the Tendos.


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1x159 The Tendo Dragon Legend (September 11, 1992)


While on their way home from school, Akane and Ranma discover a strange fish in a puddle. Dr. Tofu tells Ranma he should take it home and use it for a class project he has to do. Kasumi invites Dr. Tofu to come stay with them because of the tsunami that is about to hit. Once they get home, they realize the fish is actually an infant dragon. Dr. Tofu learns that the dragons meat will grant immortality, and the Frogman (from episode 100) arrives and tries to eat the dragons meat.


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1x158 A Ninja's Dog Is Black and White (September 04, 1992)


Ryoga encounters Checkers (Shirokuro) a black and white dog. The dog saves P-chan when they went over a waterfall, so Ryoga starts to take care of the dog and feed it. The dog takes a love letter Ryoga had written out of his backpack and delievers it to Akane. Akane doesn't know who the letter is from because Ryoga didn't sign it, but gives Checkers a letter to give to return. The letter said that she had someone that she loved, and was sorry she couldn't return the writers feelings. Ryoga is horrified when he reads this, but then Ranma asks him if he had signed the letter Akane read. Upon realizing that he hadn't, Ryoga believes that the 'somebody' Akane is talking about is actually him.


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1x157 The Musical Instruments of Destruction (August 28, 1992)


During an annual cleaning of the estate, Kuno comes across an ancient taiko drum that's got the devasting power of a howitzer. And what good is a weapon if you don't turn it on your friends, right? As if that weren't enough, now Kodachi's got an equally devastating lute...which she promptly turns over to the principal. Cue the music!


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1x156 Battle for Miss Beachside (August 21, 1992)


This is like no bathing-suit competition you've ever seen! The contestants are Akane, Shampoo, Ukyo and Kodachi...plus girl-type Ranma, and Tsubasa Kurenai to boot. Knowing these girls, it's going to be one hot competition!


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1x155 Love of the Cheer Leader - Part Two (August 14, 1992)


Ranma's got the basic moves down, sure, and that uniform really is cute, but then it turns out that it's Kuno's kendo match he has to cheer for. No way! Worse, Mariko's crush on the so-called 'Blue Thunder' means the only way Ranma can win-and avenge Akane's honor-is to somehow best Mariko in a cheerleading contest. Under these circumstances, how cheerful can Ranma be expected to be?!


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1x154 Love of the Cheer Leader - Part One (August 07, 1992)


Having learned (or been the victim of) almost any martial-arts style imaginable, Ranma's never-the-less about to learn a whole new one: Martial-Arts Cheerleading! Mariko Konjo, pep leader extraordinaire, is fixing to put a hurt on Akane...and Ranma can't allow that. But is he willing to pick up a pair of pom-poms to stop her?


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1x153 Gosunkugi's Summer Affair (July 31, 1992)


The ever-so-morose Hikaru Gosunkugi has met the girl of his dreams. The weird thing is, she even seems to like him back! The trouble is, the girl is Kogane, the teenage ghost. What can Ranma and Akane possibly do to make this ghostly love story work?


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1x152 Battle for the Golden Tea Set (July 24, 1992)


Once again, it's return of Martial Arts Tea Ceremony master, Sentaro. This time, he needs Ranma and Akane's aid to rescue his kidnapped grandmother. The whole incident seems to be over some treasured tea set that rival schools have fought over for generations, and now it's Sentaro's turn to prove his worth!


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1x151 The Kuno Sibling Scandal (July 17, 1992)


Oh those wacky, squabbling, Kuno siblings. Tatewaki (age seventeen) is in love with girl-type Ranma, while Kodachi (a.k.a 'the Black Rose') adores the boy-type. Brought to blows by jealousy, where's King Solomon where you need him?


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1x150 The Dreaded Happo Mold-Burst (July 10, 1992)


Happosai's always relied on his Happo Dai-Karin or 'Happo Fire-Burst' technique to get what he want, but when the 'karin' part changes to 'kaBIN', Happosai's mold starts gettin' old real quick....


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1x149 Wretched Rice Cakes of Love (July 03, 1992)


And lo, it is said, if he who eats of the sakura-mochi or 'cherry blossom rice-cake' is meant to be with you forever, the mark of the sakura shall appear on his forehead, but if it should be that he is not....


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1x148 Meet You in the Milky Way (June 26, 1992)


Held every year on July 7th, Japan's 'tanabata' festival celebrates the celestial reunion of the Weaver Princess and her beau, the Cowherd. When the two descend from the sky, their story seems suddenly so much less romantic....


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1x147 Madame Saint Paul's Cry for Help (June 19, 1992)


A vat of forbidden, blue wine is having a strange effect on Picolet Chardin, that memorable, masterful monsieur of martial-arts dining. Fearing for her charge, Mme. St Paul askes for help...though she may wish she hadn't.


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1x146 The Cradle from Hell (June 12, 1992)


In the life of every father, there must eventually come a time when the son challenges his authority, tests his own strength, declares himself a man. But is Cup Ramen worth losing your dad for?


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1x145 Let's Go to the Mushroom Temple (June 05, 1992)


'The soul of the mushroom is the soul of the Earth,' or so it's said by those in the know. Love mushrooms...poison mushrooms...can a relationship based on fungus survive among us?


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1x144 Run Away With Me, Ranma! (May 29, 1992)


A recurring dream...a romantic couple...their destiny, somehow tied to the blooming cherry blossoms. Ranma gets roped into helping a ghost 'have not regrets' before shuffling off this mortal coil. But the ties that bind can be stubborn...


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1x143 Shampoo's Cursed Kiss (May 22, 1992)


'Be my bri-i-i-i-i-de----!!' It's been awhile, but at last the 'Ghost Cat' from episodes past has come back... and he won't release Shampoo until she agrees to marry him! Can Ranma prevent the 'cat's trophy'?


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1x142 From the Depths of Despair - Part Two (May 15, 1992)


To perfect the dangerous Shishi Hoko-Dan technique, one must travel to the depths of despair. Where Ryoga lives most of the time anyway! But why is Ranma trying to make Ryoga even more miserable?!


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1x141 From the Depths of Despair - Part One (May 08, 1992)


Shishi Hoko-Dan - the Lion's Roar Blast! Better than the construction specific 'Breaking Point' technique (which worked only on rocks), Ryoga's new move has got Ranma on the run. Can he get away fast enough?


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1x140 Pick-a-Peck o' Happosai (May 01, 1992)


A pack of magical, powerful cards has fallen into the wrong hands, and now Happosai is several times as much a pain as before! It was bad enough when there was just one of him- now there are six!


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1x139 Nihao! Jusenkyo Guide (April 24, 1992)


The Jusenkyo guide shows up in Japan! He will perform a ceremony which will tap the water table that is the source of the 'Spring of Drowned Man' to where there is a new Jusenkyo spring in Japan! Where is that spring? Naturally, it's the pond directly outside the Tendo dining room.


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1x138 Ranma's Greatest Challenge!? (April 17, 1992)


Ranma and Happosai team up to conquer the Ogre Festival of the Dark. Happosai prepares Ranma personally for the match of his life. If Ranma loses The Ogre Festival of the Dark it will be the end of the Anything-Goes School of Indescriminate Grappling. Winning the tourney, the true horror of the situation is revealed.


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1x137 Tatewaki Kuno, Substitute Principal (April 10, 1992)


Aloha the Principle decides he needs a vacation. He leaves Kuno on in charge not because Kuno is his son (so he says), but to give Kuno the opportunity to show responsibility. Kuno declares himself a champion of virtue. He runs into some trouble trying to enforce a school rule of no close personal relationships between sexes on school grounds.


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1x136 Master and Student... Forever!? (April 03, 1992)


Happosai's plan to teach Ranma some manners backfires, when the magic pill he took makes them stick together - literally.


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1x135 A Teenage Ghost Story (March 27, 1992)


When Akane reads out aloud words of an old notebook in Toramasa's store, the ghost of a teenage girl appears, reciting a haunting rhyme.


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1x134 Akane's Unfathomable Heart (March 20, 1992)


A young boy capable of reading people's minds shows up at the Dojo, but gets upset when nobody believes in his talent, and starts taking it out on Ranma.


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1x133 Gosunkugi's Paper Dolls of Love (March 13, 1992)


Gosunkugi sees a chance for a date with Akane when he obtains a set of magic paper dolls, capbale of forcing someone to obey whatever command is written on them when they're stuck to the individual's back.


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1x132 Mystery of the Marauding Octopus Pot! (March 06, 1992)


Soun, Genma and Ranma are hired to rid a seaside resort of the nasty marauding octopus pot that has been terrorizing the guests.


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1x131 Akane Goes to the Hospital! (February 28, 1992)


Distracted by Ranma scuffling with Gosunkugi, Akane gets a bone fracture during gym class and has to spend the next few days in Dr. Tofu's clinic. Everyone comes to visit her... except Ranma, who just can't decide what he's going to say to her.


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1x130 The Missing Matriarch of Martial Arts Tea! (February 21, 1992)


Sentaro shows up fearing for his life, wanting Ranma's help to rescue his kidnapped grandmother.


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1x129 Ukyo's Secret Sauce - Part Two (February 14, 1992)


Trying to keep Ukyo off his back, Ranma goes along with Nibiki's plan, pretending that he and Akane are already married. She's not the kind of girl who gives up easily however, forcing the 'newlyweds' to keep up the charade around the clock.


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1x128 Ukyo's Secret Sauce - Part One (February 07, 1992)


After 10 whole years of fermentation, it's finally time for Ukyo to try out the special okonomiyaki sauce she made as a child. Unfourtunaly it tastes so horrible that she collapses, and the Tendos take her in while she recovers. While she's there, Akane grows increasingly jealous, especially since Ranma is going out of his way to be nice to someone he claims he just sees as a childhood friend...


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1x127 Legend of the Lucky Panda! (January 31, 1992)


While out in the wilderness, Genma falls into a river and hits his head. When he wakes up he finds himself in an earlier time, near a village inhabited by familiar faces.


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1x126 The Date-Monster of Watermelon Island (January 24, 1992)


Kuno washes up on the beach, with a watermelon on his head and suffering from amnesia.


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1x125 Curse of the Scribbled Panda (January 17, 1992)


While fighting with his father over a takoyaki, Ranma accidentally sets free three unspeakably evil spirits, one of which is a living panda doodle that wants a date with him.


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1x124 A Cold Day in Furinkan (January 10, 1992)


After a night of sudden snowfall, Ryoga shows on the Tendo's doorstep, half frozen to death and rambling about a giant snow monster.


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1x123 A Xmas Without Ranma (December 20, 1991)


Ranma isn't home yet due to an important business and Akane goes out looking for him.Shampoo,Kodachi and Ukyo end up looking for him to because they want to spend Christmas Eve with Ranma alone. Akane gets fed up and tells them that Ranma will spend Christmas with her(revealing her feelings for Ranma). At the park, Ranma gives Akane presents that she wanted(which is the important business, isn't that sweet?). They go home together and everybody end up spending Christmas Eve together at the Tendo residence.(Shampoo, Kuno, Ryoga, and the rest of the gang.)


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1x122 The Demon from Jusenkyo - Part Two (December 13, 1991)


There's water everywhere as Ranma, Ryoga, Shampoo and Mousse try to take Taro's cliff topp hideout and save Akane.


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1x121 The Demon from Jusenkyo - Part One (December 06, 1991)


Akane is kidnapped by a pantyhose wielding youth capable of turning it to huge winged monster.


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1x120 The Case of the Furinkan Stalker! (November 29, 1991)


A masked man sporting a black pigtail is stalking the girls of Furinkan at night, with Ranma being the prime suspect.


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1x119 Tendo Family Goes to the Amusement Park! (November 15, 1991)


Dr. Tofo gets a free pass to an amusement park and invites Kasumi, who takes the rest of household with her. Once there, the money starts flying, and suddenly they discover that an unwanted guest has eaten their lunch.


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1x118 Ryoga Inherits the Saotome School? (November 01, 1991)


Furious at Ranma for eating his sweets, Genma decides to make Ryoga his disciple and heir.


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1x117 Back to the Way We Were... Please! (October 25, 1991)


Ranma, Ryoga and Mousse each get a bag of magic powder. One of them is capable of curing their curse - the others can turn them into anything...


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1x116 The Secret Don of Furinkan High (October 18, 1991)


Deep within the bowels of Furinkan High, Ranma discovers a second school store, run by a crazy old man with a secret the Principal is desperate to keep from getting out.


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1x115 Ranma's Calligraphy Challenge (October 11, 1991)


A master of martial arts calligraphy is about, so far undefeated. Naturally, Ranma wants to change that, but finds it difficult when the man will only accept challenges from people with beautiful handwriting.


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1x114 Enter Gosunkugi, the New Rival!? (October 04, 1991)


While trying to save him from one of Akane's lunches, Ranma inadvertently becomes the object of the wrath of one Hikaru Gosunkugi... the most incompetent Voodoo-practicing geek the world has ever seen.


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1x113 Dear Daddy... Love, Kodachi! (September 27, 1991)


Kodachi is shocked to learn that the Principal is her father. When she invites him to stay at the Kuno residence, the scene is set for her brother's worst nightmare.


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1x112 Ranma Versus Shadow Ranma! (September 20, 1991)


Ranma buys a magical incense supposed to let him increase his skills by training against his own shadow. At first it works great, but then it becomes apparent that the shadow has a mind of it's own.


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1x111 Case of the Missing Takoyaki! (September 13, 1991)


Everyone is a suspect as the denizens of the Tendo Dojo try to figure out which of them ate the newly bought box of delicious octopus puffs.


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1x110 Nabiki, Ranma's New Fiance! (September 06, 1991)


Furious at both Ranma and Nabiki, Akane tells them to go marry each other. Much to her surprise, Nabiki decides to take her younger sister up on the offer.


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1x109 Into the Darkness (August 30, 1991)


Something strange is in the air, as one by one the members of the Tendo household fall asleep and enter a twisted dream world controlled by Happosai.


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1x108 Ryoga, Run Into the Sunset (August 23, 1991)


While out on one of his journeys, Ryoga gets taken in by a farmer and his daughter who's convinced he's the legendary hero 'Joe', come to save them from the crooks that have been terrorizing the area.


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1x107 Swimming with Psychos (August 16, 1991)


Akane is chosen to represent the the school in the regional swimming contest, not telling anyone she doesn't know how. Luckily, the Principal is there to 'help' her learn.


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1x106 Dinner at Ringside! (August 09, 1991)


With the wedding date fast approaching, Ranma's only hope is to master the fearsome Parley du Foie Gras and beat Picolet at battle dining.


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1x105 Bonjour, Furinkan! (August 02, 1991)


A french nobleman comes to Soun and Genma to collect on an old debt, demanding one of their daughters as a bride. Having been beaten by him at 'battle dining' previously, Ranma volunteers, hoping for a chance to get even.


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1x104 Sasuke's Mission: Improbable (July 26, 1991)


Dissatisfied with Sasuke's performance as protector of the household, Kuno gives him a final chance to prove himself - arrange a date with the pigtailed girl.


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1x103 Shogi Showdown (July 19, 1991)


A master of the mysterious martial art of Battle Shogi seeks out Genma, demanding a rematch for the defeat that cost him the respect of his wife. When Genma 'wins' again, the man decides to turn the entire lawn into a gigantic Shogi board...


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1x102 Ranma the Lady-Killer (July 12, 1991)


Under the influennce of a magic bandage, Ranma starts hitting on every girl in sight, and Ukyo and Shapmoo are determined to remain within his field of vision.


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1x101 Revenge! Raging Okonomiyaki...! (July 05, 1991)


When a craepes cook steals all her business, Ukyo starts to doubt her prowess as an Okonomiyaki maker. Under the guidance of a monk from the Temple of the Satisfied Stomach, she beings an intense training program, leaving Ranma and Akane to mind the store...


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1x100 The Frogman's Curse! (June 28, 1991)


A strange old man with a small army of pet frogs comes to town, and he's keeping his eyes on Ranma. Is it really the Frog Hermit, and mysterious stranger with the ability to turn people into frogs?


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1x99 The Mixed-Bath Horror! (June 21, 1991)


An invitation takes Ranma and the rest to a run-down hot-springs resort. But what are those strange noises in the bathhouse... Is it really haunted?


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1x98 A Leotard Is a Girl's Burden (June 14, 1991)


Out to prove that martial arts rhythmic gymnastics is a manly sport for manly man-like men, a group of boys are stealing the local team's special gymnastics treasures. Naturally, it's up to Ranma to strike a blow for womankind and get the treasures back.


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1x97 The Matriarch Takes a Stand (June 07, 1991)


Sentaro need's Ranma's assistance once more, as the Daimonji matriarch prepares to do something so dangerous, so unprecedented, that the result is sure to be catastrophic...


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1x96 Me Is Kuno's Daddy, Me Is (May 31, 1991)


When the Principal starts going on about his long lost son, Sasuke starts to have his suspicions. But can get to the bottom of this as the school is turned into a war zone by the Principal's 'Get out of all school rules' class tournament fight.


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1x95 Hot Springs Battle Royale! (May 24, 1991)


A hotsprings resort is having a big obstacle course race as a PR gimmick, with the first prize being a trip to another resort of the contestants choice. Seeing a chance to get back to Jusenkyo, the whole gang enters, unaware that the resort is trying their best to stop anyone from winning, since they're broke and can't afford to pay for the prize...


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1x94 And the Challenger Is... a Girl?! (May 17, 1991)


A mysterious gang of martial artist using old fashion toys as weapons are about, and one of them, a young girl, challenges Akane for the Dojo's sign... and wins. Can Akane manage to win it back?


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1x93 The Gentle Art of Martial Tea Ceremony (May 10, 1991)


Ranma is kidnapped by Sentaro - a practitioner of Martial Arts Tea Ceremony, looking for a bride. To determine the bride's suitability, she has to defeat his grandmother, and as usual, Ranma's completely incapable of walking away from a challenge.


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1x92 Genma Takes a Walk (May 03, 1991)


After a disagreement over the rules oh Shogi, tensions between Soun and Genma rise, until Genma moves out of the Dojo, taking Ranma with him...


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1x91 Ryoga's Proposal (April 26, 1991)


After being saved from a pack of wolves by Ryoga, the Ghost Cat decides to repay the debt by possessing him and proposing to Akane.


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1x90 Ling-Ling and Lung-Lung Strike Back! (April 19, 1991)


Honorbound to remain single until their big sister marries, Ling-Ling and Lung-Lung return to Japan armed with an even deadlier technique, determined to eliminate all of Ranma's other fiancees.


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1x89 When a Guy's Pride and Joy Is Gone (April 12, 1991)


Ranma gets no peace at all, as everyone's after the Dragon Whisker. Things get even more tense as he learns that if he doesn't get it back soon, he might just run out of hair - permanently.


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1x88 Gimme That Pigtail (April 05, 1991)


Why are there strange small men running around chopping off people's pigtails? And what's the Dragon Whisker? What is Ranma hiding...?


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1x87 Ranma, You Are Such a Jerk! (March 29, 1991)


Akane runs away after Ranma ruins her anniversary dinner, and the entire household has to spend the rest of the night looking for her.


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1x86 Kuno Becomes a Marianne! (March 22, 1991)


Azusa becomes convinced Kuno is a tanuki, a legendary creature with magical powers, and promptly adopts him as her 'Marianne'. Ranma and Akane are just happy that the two are keeping each other busy, until Azusa starts to suspect Akane wants to take her new pet away form her again.


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1x85 The Dumbest Bet in History! (March 15, 1991)


10 years ago, Ranma gambled away the Tendo Dojo. Now the 'Gambling King' has come to collect, and Ranma has to win it back. However, in spite of his name, the King is so bad at gambling he only manages to beat children. Sadly, that provides little comfort as Ranma's even worse...


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1x84 Mousse Goes Home to the Country! (March 08, 1991)


After betting it all on a final fight with Ranma, Mousse loses and is forced to give up on Shampoo and go home to China. But before he leaves, he's determined to make Shampoo happy by forcing Ranma to give up his other suitors.


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1x83 Shampoo's Red Thread Of Dread! (March 01, 1991)


Ranma suddenly falls head over heels for Shampoo when she ties him to her with the magical Red Thread of Fate. Just a few more hours and the effect will be permanent, and Akane doesn't care one bit... does she?


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1x82 Ranma And Kuno's... First Kiss (February 22, 1991)


Kuno's got a magic sword capable of granting 3 wishes, and Ranma smells a cure for his curse. The 'upperclassman' has already used two of them... How far is Ranma willing to go to get the third?


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1x81 The Egg-Catcher Man (February 15, 1991)


Kasumi seems unusually cheerful after a chance encounter with a stranger, leading Nabiki to speculate that she's found herself a new boyfriend.


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1x80 Close Call! P-chan's Secret (February 08, 1991)


Terrified that Akane has figured out that he's really P-Chan, Ryoga tries to leave the town forever. Ranma continues to try to figure out a way to beat Ryoga, while Akane tries to force him to tell her what he knows about the mark shared by Ryoga and P-Chan.


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1x79 Ryoga the Strong... Too Strong (February 01, 1991)


After sharing his food with an old hermit, the man repays Ryoga by making him the strongest man in the world. But is it worth the price?


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1x78 Extra, Extra! Kuno and Nabiki: Read All About It! (January 25, 1991)


A fortunetelling friend of Sasuke's divines that Nabiki is the girl Tatewaki is destined to spend his life with. Still torn over having to abandon Akane and 'the pig-tailed girl', Kuno starts to court Nabiki, who naturally welcomes the opportunity to milk him for everything he's worth.


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1x77 Happosai's Happy Heart! (January 18, 1991)


Happosai falls head over heels in love with a pre-school teacher, but is he willing to give up the underwear stealing for her sake?


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1x76 Ryoga's Tendo Dojo Houseguest Diary (January 11, 1991)


Ryoga decides to try to enroll at Furinkan High, though first he has to pass the placement test. Akane agrees to tutor him, but with all the commotion that happens in the Tendo Dojo on a regular basis, can he manage to keep his mind on his studies?


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1x75 Step Outside! (December 21, 1990)


Off to the mountains to find a Christmas tree for the Master, Ranma and Genma become separated. When Ranma and Akane go looking for him, they find him living in luxury as a panda, having been adopted by a rich woman as a playmate for her sickly son.


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1x74 A Formidable New Disciple Appears (December 14, 1990)


A young man is awestruck when he sees Happosai in action, and seeks out the Tendo Dojo, wishing to become a student of Anything Goes Martial Arts. The master accepts, and it soon becomes apparent that he's a very dedicated pupil... at bit too dedicated if you ask Ranma.


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1x73 Blow, Wind! To Be Young Is to Go Gung-Ho (December 07, 1990)


The Principal hires a new teacher, who takes it upon himself to get Ranma and Akane to openly express their feelings towards each other while they're still young.


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1x72 My Fiance, the Cat (November 30, 1990)


Shampoo shows up with an oversized bell for Ranma, claiming it'll make them fated to stay together forever. The bell however turns out be cursed, carrying the spirit of Maomorin - the giant ghost cat, looking for his bride.


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1x71 From Ryoga with Love (November 23, 1990)


Alone in a cabin in the woods, Ryoga sits pondering the nature of his relationship with Akane.


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1x70 Here Comes Ranma's Mom! (November 16, 1990)


A mysterious woman shows up at the Dojo, having long conversations with Genma. Is it really Ranma's mother, come to take him away to live with her?


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1x69 Ukyo's Skirt! The Great Girly-Girl Gambit (November 09, 1990)


Tired of Ranma treating her as 'one of the guys', Ukyo decides to change her clothing and behavior to something more feminine. This causes great commotion at school, both amongst the boys, and among Ranma's other suitors, who do not care for the added competition.


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1x68 Showdown! Can Ranma Make a Comeback? (November 02, 1990)


Armed with the 'Hiryu Shoten Ha', Ranma goes after Happosai. But the old master, knowing something is up, keeps his temper, rendering the attack useless unless Ranma can figure out some way to get him really worked up...


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1x67 Eureka! The Desperate Move of Desperation (October 26, 1990)


Just as Ranma is about to give up, Cologne gives him hope in the form of the 'Hiryu Shoten Ha', a devastating technique he can use even in his weakened state... if he can manage to learn it.


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1x66 Ranma Gets Weak! (October 19, 1990)


Furious at Ranma for delivering him into the hands of a mob of angry women, Happosai brands Ranma with ancient mark, causing him to become 'as weak as a mere babe'. Upon hearing this, his enemies start lining up to give him a beating... What's poor Ranma to do?


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1x65 Enter Kuno, the Night-Prowling Knight (October 12, 1990)


To help him carry out his new position as Furinkan High's Moral Guardian, Kuno turns to Happosai for training.


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1x64 The Return of The Hawai'ian Headmaster from Hell (October 05, 1990)


Furinkan High's principal returns from a long trip to 'study' American educational system, unfortunately he turns out to be completely insane. His first order of business is to institute a policy of buzz cuts for boys and bowl cuts for girls unless the students can find the coconut with a 'get out of rules free' note in it...


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1x63 Ranma Goes Back to Jusenkyo at Last (September 28, 1990)


Ranma and Genma steal Happosai's magic mirror, and travel back to Jusenkyo with the old goat tagging along. Much to their surprise they arrive just at the time of their previous visit, giving them a perfect opportunity to stop them from falling into the cursed springs altogether...


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1x62 Fight! The Anything-Goes Obstacle Course Race (September 14, 1990)


A giant obstacle course race is being held, and the first prize is a trip to China. Naturally, Ranma intends to win it.


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1x61 Ryoga's Miracle Cure! Hand Over That Soap (September 07, 1990)


When Ryoga accidently gets his hands on Shampoo's curse curing soap, he decides it's finally time for him to ask Akane out on a date. But Shampoo wants that soap back, and so does Ranma.


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1x60 Enter Ken and His Copycat Kerchief (August 31, 1990)


The infamous martial artist Copycat Ken is loose in Furikan, able to not only copy people's moves, but also their appearance and strength and turn it against them.


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1x59 Ranma and the Evil Within (August 24, 1990)


Happosai separates Ranma's girl and boy bodies using a magical incense. However, the girl body ends up with all of Ranma's evil, turning it into a vicious spirit that wants to enslave the male Ranma to her will.


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1x58 Two, Too Violent Girls: Ling-Ling and Lung-Lung (August 17, 1990)


Two younger warriors from Shampoo's tribe show up, and are shocked to learn that she hasn't killed Ranma yet. Outraged, they decide to dispatch Ranma themselves, using their fearsome 'Dance of the Great Fire Dragon' technique.


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1x57 The Last Days of Happosai...? (August 10, 1990)


A fortune telling classmate of Akane predicts that Happosai hasn't get long to live, and that Ranma and Akane will soon be married. When the old master starts showing signs of weakness, the unwilling fiancees better hope they find a cure - fast.


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1x56 Kodachi the Black Rose! The Beeline to True Love (August 03, 1990)


Upon hearing that the Tendo's are broke and running out of food, Kodachi offers to move in to give her future husband and his family proper care. Despite Ranma's protests, Genma and Happosai welcome her with open arms.


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1x55 Back to the Happosai! (July 27, 1990)


A magic mirror sends Ranma and co a few centuries back in time to a small Chinese village, where a young girl named Cologne is torn between love and disgust for the 18 year old underwear stealing 'adventurer' running around calling himself Happy.


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1x54 The Ultimate Team-up!? The Ryoga / Mousse Alliance (July 20, 1990)


Finding Ryoga terribly depressed after getting beaten by Ranma, Mousse suggests they team up, combining their skills to get revenge.


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1x53 All It Takes Is One! The Kiss Of Love Is the Kiss of Death (July 13, 1990)


It's a calm day on the beach, until Happosai discovers a bracelet containing three pills capable of making someone fall madly in love with the first person of the opposite sex they lay eyes on.


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1x52 Ghost Story! Ranma and the Magic Sword (July 06, 1990)


A ghost is terrorizing Furinkan High at night, and Ukyo heads up an effort in getting to the bottom of this. It proves a dangerous task though, when one by one the 'ghostbusting' teams turn up uncouncious.


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1x51 Les Miserables of the Kuno Estate (June 29, 1990)


After getting in the middle of an argument between Kuno and Kodachi, Sasuke is banished from the Kuno estate. When Akane finds the loyal ninja sulking in the park, she feels sorry for him and invites him over to the Tendo Dojo for dinner. Shocked that someone actually is being nice to him, Sasuke starts to reconsider his oath of loyalty to the Kunos.


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1x50 Final Facedown! Happosai vs. The Invisble Man (June 22, 1990)


After being gone for a while, having fled to avoid Happosai's wrath, Soun and Genma return, claiming to have studied ancient ninja techniques that will enable them to beat the master once and for all.


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1x49 Am I... Pretty? Ranma's Declaration of Womanhood (June 15, 1990)


After a nasty blow to the head, Ranma wakes up believing he's a girl. No more martial arts for her, it's flower arrangement and tea ceremony from now on...


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1x48 The Killer from Jusenkyo (June 08, 1990)


The Jusenkyo Preservation Society decides they have stood by long enough, letting Ranma and co abuse their Jusenkyo curses for immoral and selfish purposes, and dispatch a team charged with capturing them and teaching them the error of their ways.


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1x47 Transform! Akane the Super-Duper Girl (June 01, 1990)


After getting beaten by Shampoo, Akane is thrilled to find that Happosai's magic noodles she accidently ate has given her super strength. But can she live with the side-effects?


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1x46 The Witch Who Loved Me: A Japanese Ghost Story (May 25, 1990)


Distressed at the frequent panty thefts, the town council turns to their local hero, Soun Tendo, for protection of the town relic - an ancient bra said to contain the ghost of a merciless empress.


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1x45 I Love You! My Dear, Dear Ukyo (May 18, 1990)


Ranma recives a challenge from one Tsubasa Kurenai, a strange girl determined to win back her beloved Ukyo.


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1x44 Rub-A-Dub-Dub! There's a Pervert in the Tub (May 11, 1990)


Furious at being prevented from accompanying Akane to the hot-springs, Happosai decides to recover the scroll containing his most deadly attack - The Happofire Burst - to teach them all a lesson. Ranma is however determined to find it first, and it's a battle of wits as they both try to infiltrate the scroll's resting place - an all girls hot-spring...


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1x43 Sneeze Me, Squeeze Me, Please Me! Shampoo's Recipe for Disaster (May 04, 1990)


Caring and gentle as ever, Shampoo brings Ranma a lunch with a little 'extra spices', causing Ranma to get an irresistible urge to hug anyone who sneezes.


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1x42 Ryoga and Akane: 2-Gether, 4-Ever (April 27, 1990)


Ukyo tries to set Akane and Ryoga up on a date, hoping to get Ranma for herself. Ranma, however, intends to do his best to ruin it...


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1x41 Ranma Gains Yet Another Suitor (April 20, 1990)


Akane is shocked when she witnesses Genma getting attacked by a stranger referring to him as father, wanting revenge for being abandoned. Who is this Ukyo?


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1x40 Bathhouse Battle! We're in Some Hot Water Now (April 13, 1990)


The water heater is broken, so Ranma and co are off to the public bathhouse for a bath. Naturally, Happosai wants to come, planning to pay a little visit to the women's side...


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1x39 Kissing Is Such Sweet Sorrow! The Taking of Akane's Lips (April 06, 1990)


Furinkan High is entering a theater contest with a performance of 'Romeo and Juliet'. Akane is chosen as Juliet, but Kuno and Happosai both want to be Romeo, and so does Ranma when he hears the first price winners will get to see China.


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1x38 S.O.S.! The Wrath of Happosai (March 23, 1990)


When Ranma tries to force Happosai to stop the underwear stealing, the old master gets mad and starts terrorizing the inhabitants of the Tendo Dojo, demanding an apology.


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1x37 It's a Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain (March 16, 1990)


It's cookie baking time in the home ed. class, and Akane and Kodachi both want Ranma to taste. Not taking no for an answer, the Black Rose falls back on blackmail, causing Akane to become even more determined to get Ranma to eat hers.


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1x36 Goodbye Girl-Type (March 09, 1990)


Happosai has claimed one of the urns to store his 'collection', but Ranma manages to steal it back. Of course, the master takes this as a personal insult, and starts causing considerable trouble for Ranma and the others as they travel up the mountains to find the place that will activate the urns.


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1x35 Kuno's House of Gadgets! Guests Check in, But They Don't Check Out (March 02, 1990)


Ranma's found the first of the three magic urns needed to summon the spring. And where's the next one's hidden? Deep in the bowels of the Kuno estate, full of traps, tricks and hot and cold water...


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1x34 Assault on the Girls' Locker Room (February 23, 1990)


Ranma is determined to infiltrate the Furinkan High girl's locker room when he gets a map from Ryoga that shows there's a old spring beneath it that can cure his curse. It proves harder than Ranma thought though, since the girls are on high alert due to the recent raids by Happosai.


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1x33 Enter Happosai, the Lustful Lecher! (February 16, 1990)


Soun and Genma are terrified when their old teacher, master Happosai, shows up. The founder of the Anything Goes school of martial arts, his fighting skills are only surpassed by his lust for women's underwear...


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1x32 Ranma vs. Mousse! To Lose Is to Win (February 09, 1990)


Having managed to grab the right person this time, Mousse sets up a new show - girl turns into duck (courtesy of a little cursed water from the spring of drowned duck).


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1x31 The Abduction of Akane! (February 02, 1990)


Mousse returns, trying to kidnap Akane, but ends up mistakenly grabbing her stuffed toy pig instead. Still, Akane wants her pig back, so Ranma goes along with the instructions to meet up with the kidnapper at the circus.


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1x30 Danger at the Tendo Dojo! (January 26, 1990)


The Tendo Dojo receives a challenge from the Dojo Destroyer, and Soun charges Akane and Ranma with task of defending its honor. Ranma however, gets other things on his mind, when Shampoo promises to give him a cure for the curse if he'll only go on a date with her...


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1x29 The Breaking Point!? Ryoga's Great Revenge (January 19, 1990)


Cologne is teaching Ryoga the fearsome Breaking Point technique, making him capable of shattering giant boulders with a single touch. With it, he's sure he can beat Ranma... If the training doesn't kill him first.


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1x28 Ranma Trains on Mt. Terror (January 12, 1990)


Tired of getting beaten by Ranma, Ryoga takes up Cologne's offer to train him. They set off to the mountains, only to find Genma, Ranma and Akane already there, also training.


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1x27 P-Chan Explodes! The Icy Fountain of Love! (December 22, 1989)


The match is on, but can Ranma and Akane survive the Golden Pair's deadly 'Couple Cleaver'? And what's Ryoga up to?


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1x26 Close Call! The Dance of Death... On Ice! (December 15, 1989)


The kiss makes Ranma go ballistic, charging at Mikado like a madman. Ranma barely wins, but Mikado is certain he'll get his revenge in the big Martial Arts Figure Skating match.


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1x25 The Abduction of P-Chan (December 08, 1989)


Figure skating champion Azusa Shiratori decides P-Chan is now her 'Charlotte', and challenges Akane and Ranma to a match against herself and her partner for the ownership of the pig. But can Ranma learn to skate in time?


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1x24 Cool Runnings! The Race of the Snowmen (December 01, 1989)


Taking a break at a skiing resort, Ranma finds himself entering a Martial Arts ski race where the prize is a date with Shampoo - and the Phoenix Pill!


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1x23 Enter Mousse! The Fist of the White Swan (November 24, 1989)


Dr. Tofu is able to cure Ranma, but as Cologne is quick to ask - How long will it last? In any case, his mind soon gets other things to think about, as Mousse, a Chinese master of hidden weapons, arrives, challenging him for the right to Shampoo's hand.


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1x22 Behold! The 'Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire' Technique (November 17, 1989)


Having been made hyper-sensitive to heat by Cologne, Ranma is trapped in his girl form until he promisees to marry Shampoo. Refusing to give up, Ranma takes a job at her diner, hoping for a chance to grab the 'Phoenix Pill' that's supposed to cure him.


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1x21 This Ol' Gal's the Leader of the Amazon Tribe! (November 10, 1989)


A strange old woman seeks out Ranma, testing his skills while calling him 'future son-in-law'.


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1x20 You Really Do Hate Cats! (November 03, 1989)


When Ranma opens a package from Shampoo, his major weakness is revealed - he's terrified of cats, something Sasuke, Kuno's loyal ninja servant, intends to exploit to the fullest.


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1x19 Clash of the Delivery Girls! The Martial Arts Takeout Race (October 20, 1989)


Who would sell his only son for a bowl of rice, a fish and some pickles? Genma Saotome, that's who! And now, the wealthy resturant owner has come to collect, demanding Ranma marry his daughter unless Akane can beat her in the ancient art of Martial Arts Takeout Delivery...


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1x18 I Am a Man! Ranma's Going Back to China!? (September 15, 1989)


Genma tries to dissuade Ranma from abandoning Akane to travel back to China and trying to find a cure at Jusenkyo.


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1x17 I Love You, Ranma! Please Don't Say Goodbye (September 08, 1989)


Ranma desperately attempts to recover Akane's lost memory. He even turns to Shampoo who promises to help... at a price.


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1x16 Shampoo's Revenge! The Shiatsu Technique That Steals Heart and Soul (September 01, 1989)


Tired of the constant outbursts whenever she gets near Ranma, Shampoo decides to get Akane out of the way.


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1x15 Enter Shampoo, the Gung-Ho Girl! I Put My Life in Your Hands (August 15, 1989)


Ranma gets a shock when an Amazon girl he encountered in China tracks him down, intending to kill his girl half.


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1x14 Pelvic Fortune-Telling? Ranma is the No. One Bride in Japan (August 18, 1989)


Dr. Tofu's mother comes to visit, determined to find her son a bride. Nabiki, Akane and Ranma all find themselves volunteering to help him get her of his back.


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1x13 A Tear in a Girl-Delinquent's Eye? The End of the Martial Arts Rhythmic Gymnastics Challenge! (July 28, 1989)


Ranma faces Kodachi in the ring, with the Black Rose's love on the line.


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1x12 A Woman's Love is War! The Martial Arts Rhythmic Gymnastics Challenge! (July 21, 1989)


Akane twists her ankle during practice, forcing Ranma to take her place in the match with Kodachi.


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1x11 Ranma Meets Love Head-On! Enter the Delinquent Juvenile Gymnast! (July 14, 1989)


Intending to insure St. Hebereke School for Girls' victory in the upcoming match, Kodachi of puts the entire Furinkan Martial Arts Rythmic Gymnastics team out of commission. Akane is chosen as Furinkan's replacement, but not only does her gymnastics skills leave something to be desired, Kodachi decides to lessen Akane's odds with a little visit to the Tendo Dojo...


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1x10 P-P-P-Chan! He's Good For Nothin' (June 30, 1989)


Not knowing that it's Ryoga, Akane adopts the little black pig as her pet, naming him P-Chan. This of course drives Ranma crazy, as he desperately wants to get Ryoga away from her, yet feels honorbound not to reveal the secret.


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1x09 True Confessions! A Girl's Hair is Her Life! (June 16, 1989)


Akane's accidental haircut brings a temporary reprieve in Ranma and Ryoga's fighting. Stunned, she wanders off alone, thinking about the loss of the one thing that wasn't 'tomboyish' about her.


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1x08 School is a Battlefield! Ranma vs. Ryoga (June 02, 1989)


Ryoga finally manages to find Ranma again, and challenges him to a fight in the schoolyard. Unfortunately for Ranma, several outside parties have a vested interest in seeing him lose.


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1x07 Enter Ryoga! The Eternal 'Lost Boy' (May 26, 1989)


After years of searching, Ryoga Hibiki finally finds the person who ruined his life - Ranma Saotome. Now, if only Ranma could remember what the heck he did to make Ryoga so mad...


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1x06 Akane's Lost Love... These Things Happen, You Know (May 19, 1989)


Akane and Ranma are back at Dr. Tofu's when Kasumi shows up, causing Tofu to start acting like a loon out of love, something Akane doesn't handle well.


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1x05 Love Me to the Bone! The Compound Fracture of Akane's Heart (May 12, 1989)


A solid beating from Akane brings Ranma to Dr. Tofu, who tries to help out the two teens' relationship, as well as Ranma's injuries.


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1x04 Ranma and... Ranma? If It's Not One Thing, It's Another (May 05, 1989)


As Kuno continues his attempts to get a date with the 'pigtailed goddess', Ranma starts freaking out, while Nabiki smells money.


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1x03 A Sudden Storm of Love (April 29, 1989)


Not realizing that Ranma and 'the pigtailed girl' are the same, Kuno is furious that he let the "cretin" slip away. His attention soon shifts to the red-haired one though, when she bests him in combat.


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1x02 School is No Place for Horsing Around (April 21, 1989)


Attending his first day at Furinkan High, Ranma encounters Akane's many would-be suitors.


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1x01 Here's Ranma (April 15, 1989)


Soun Tendo gets quite a surprise when the son of his friend Genma Saotome that he's arranged for one of his daughters to marry turns out to be a girl...




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