Ranma ½

The BEST episodes of Ranma ½

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Cursed to turn into a girl whenever splashed with cold water, and unwillingly engaged to the rather temperamental and violent Akane Tendo, 16-year-old Ranma Saotome's life is anything but ordinary.

Last Updated: 3/29/2022Network: Fuji TV
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Extra, Extra! Kuno and Nabiki: Read All About It!
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9.30
50 votes

#1 - Extra, Extra! Kuno and Nabiki: Read All About It!

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/25/1991

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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Ranma Goes Back to Jusenkyo at Last
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9.23
47 votes

#2 - Ranma Goes Back to Jusenkyo at Last

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/21/1990

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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Assault on the Girls' Locker Room
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9.23
57 votes

#3 - Assault on the Girls' Locker Room

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/23/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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Back to the Happosai!
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9.21
53 votes

#4 - Back to the Happosai!

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/27/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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The Ultimate Team-up!? The Ryoga / Mousse Alliance
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9.19
52 votes

#5 - The Ultimate Team-up!? The Ryoga / Mousse Alliance

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 7/20/1990

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

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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Ryoga the Strong... Too Strong
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9.19
47 votes

#6 - Ryoga the Strong... Too Strong

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/1/1991

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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Bathhouse Battle! We're in Some Hot Water Now
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9.19
58 votes

#7 - Bathhouse Battle! We're in Some Hot Water Now

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/13/1990

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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Sneeze Me, Squeeze Me, Please Me! Shampoo's Recipe For Disaster
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9.19
53 votes

#8 - Sneeze Me, Squeeze Me, Please Me! Shampoo's Recipe For Disaster

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/4/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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The Egg-Catcher Man
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9.18
45 votes

#9 - The Egg-Catcher Man

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/15/1991

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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Showdown! Can Ranma Make a Comeback?
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9.17
47 votes

#10 - Showdown! Can Ranma Make a Comeback?

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/2/1990

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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Enter Ken and His Copycat Kerchief
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9.16
50 votes

#11 - Enter Ken and His Copycat Kerchief

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 8/31/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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All It Takes is One! The Kiss of Love is the Kiss of Death
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9.15
55 votes

#12 - All It Takes is One! The Kiss of Love is the Kiss of Death

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/13/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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Ling-Ling and Lung-Lung Strike Back!
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9.14
42 votes

#13 - Ling-Ling and Lung-Lung Strike Back!

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/5/1991

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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Ryoga's Miracle Cure! Hand Over That Soap
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9.14
49 votes

#14 - Ryoga's Miracle Cure! Hand Over That Soap

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 9/7/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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It's a Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain
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9.14
57 votes

#15 - It's a Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/16/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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The Last Days of Happosai...?
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9.14
50 votes

#16 - The Last Days of Happosai...?

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 8/10/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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Kissing is Such Sweet Sorrow! The Taking of Akane's Lips
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9.14
59 votes

#17 - Kissing is Such Sweet Sorrow! The Taking of Akane's Lips

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/6/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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Close Call! P-chan's Secret
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9.13
47 votes

#18 - Close Call! P-chan's Secret

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/8/1991

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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Ranma and Kuno's... First Kiss
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9.13
47 votes

#19 - Ranma and Kuno's... First Kiss

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/22/1991

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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A Formidable New Disciple Appears
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9.12
50 votes

#20 - A Formidable New Disciple Appears

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/14/1990

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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Two, Too Violent Girls: Ling-Ling & Lung-Lung
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9.12
50 votes

#21 - Two, Too Violent Girls: Ling-Ling & Lung-Lung

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 8/17/1990

Two young warriors from Shampoo's tribe introduce themselves and are shocked to learn that she has not yet killed Ranma. Indignant, they decide to send Ranma themselves, using their fearsome technique of "Dance of the great fire dragon".

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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Ranma, You Are Such A Jerk!
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9.12
43 votes

#22 - Ranma, You Are Such A Jerk!

Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/29/1991

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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The Killer From Jusenkyo
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9.12
52 votes

#23 - The Killer From Jusenkyo

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/8/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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Transform! Akane the Super-Duper Girl
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9.11
53 votes

#24 - Transform! Akane the Super-Duper Girl

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/1/1990

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?

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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The Breaking Point!? Ryoga's Great Revenge
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9.10
58 votes

#25 - The Breaking Point!? Ryoga's Great Revenge

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/19/1990

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
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