The Ranma 1/2 release date is finally here.

Rumiko Takahashi’s beloved manga series is getting a much-anticipated anime reboot, courtesy of MAPPA, the popular animation studio behind hit series Jujutsu Kaisen, Chainsaw Man, the final season of Attack on Titan, and many more.

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Fans of the iconic martial arts comedy, filled with gender-bending transformations and hilarious hijinks, can now mark their calendars for Ranma Saotome’s return.

Get ready to dive back into the world of Tendo Dojo as this classic story is given a fresh and modern spin.

Ranma 1/2 series history

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Ranma 1/2’s first official poster

Ranma 1/2 debuted in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine on August 19, 1987. The manga ran for nearly a decade, concluding on March 6, 1996, with 407 chapters.

The first anime adaptation was produced by Studio Deen and aired from 1989 to 1992.

Now, a new adaptation by MAPPA is set to bring the series back to life.

Ranma 1/2 2024 story

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Ranma Saotome is a martial arts student cursed to transform into a girl when doused with cold water. This unique predicament forms the comedic backbone of the series.

The story revolves around Ranma’s efforts to break the curse while navigating a complex web of relationships with various characters, including his potential brides, the Tendo sisters.

Ranma 1/2 release date

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The Ranma 1/2 remake by MAPPA premiers on October 6, 2024.

Ranma 1/2 remake seiyuu and cast

Ranma SaotomeKappei Yamaguchi
Akane TendoNoriko Hidaka
Ryoga HibikiKoichi Yamedera
ShampooRei Sakuma
Nabiki TendoMinami Takayama
Genma SaotomeCho
Tendo KasumiKikuko Inoue
Son TendoAkio Ootsuka
NarratorKenichi Ogata

Ranma 1/2 trailer

Where to watch the new Ranma 1/2 anime

The Ranma 1/2 anime releases exclusively on Netflix.

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