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?
Ranma learns what being a loser feels like for once when Happosai applies a strength-sapping technique that leaves him weak as a baby! The humiliation continues for our emasculated hero when the only way Ryoga can rid himself of the Mark of the Gods (actually nothing more than a martial arts calligraphy doodle on his stomach) is by losing a fight to Ranma. Fox-Fu…Cat-Fu…Flat-Frog Fu…nothing seems to work against Ryoga! Has Ranma lost his edge for good?
Rumiko Takahashi's career began in 1978 when she won an honourable 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 Weekly Shonen Sunday. Takahashi won the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award twice in her career, once for Urusei Yatsura in 1981 and the second time for Inuyasha in 2002. A majority of the Takahashi canon has been adapted into other media such as anime, live-action TV series, and film.
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