Author(s): Rumiko Takahashi
A remastered 2-in-1 edition of the all-time classic hit from one of Japan's most beloved creators, available for the first time in a format faithful to the original work. One day, teenage martial artist Ranma Saotome went on a training mission with his father and ended up taking a dive into some cursed springs at a legendary training ground in China. Now, every time he's splashed with cold water, he changes into a girl. His father, Genma, changes into a panda! What's a half-guy, half-girl to do? Hinako Ninomiya, Furinkan High's newest teacher, has a special martial arts ability that drains an opponent's energy, transforming her from her childlike stature into a tall, sultry siren. Can Ranma defeat Hinako, or will he find himself in permanent detention? And a sojourn to the remote region of Ryugenzawa reunites Akane with Shinnosuke, a mysterious boy from her childhood. But Shinnosuke doesn't remember much of anything, and he's dying of a deadly wound inflicted by Akane. The only thing keeping him alive is Ryugenzawa's magical water, which is drying up. With doomed Shinnosuke on her conscience, will Akane decide to stay with him until the bitter end...?
The spotlight on Rumiko Takahashi's career began in 1978 when she won an honorable mention in Shogakukan's annual New Comic Artist Contest for Those Selfish Aliens. Later that same year, her boy-meets-alien comedy series, Urusei Yatsura, was serialized in