The Best Episodes of Ranma ½

Rub-a-Dub-Dub! There's a Pervert in the Tub

#1 - Rub-a-Dub-Dub! There's a Pervert in the Tub 8.78

Season 3 - Episode 4

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...

Directors: Kouji Sawai
Two, Too Violent Girls: Ling-Ling and Lung-Lung

#2 - Two, Too Violent Girls: Ling-Ling and Lung-Lung 8.75

Season 3 - Episode 18

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
Cool Runnings! The Race of the Snowmen

#3 - Cool Runnings! The Race of the Snowmen 8.73

Season 2 - Episode 6

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!

Directors: Kouji Sawai
Ryoga and Akane: 2-Gether, 4-Ever

#4 - Ryoga and Akane: 2-Gether, 4-Ever 8.73

Season 3 - Episode 2

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...

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

#5 - The Breaking Point!? Ryoga's Great Revenge 8.71

Season 2 - Episode 11

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
Ukyo's Skirt! The Great Girly-Girl Gambit

#6 - Ukyo's Skirt! The Great Girly-Girl Gambit 8.71

Season 3 - Episode 23

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.

Assault on the Girls' Locker Room

#7 - Assault on the Girls' Locker Room 8.69

Season 2 - Episode 16

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
It's a Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain

#8 - It's a Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain 8.69

Season 2 - Episode 19

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
Behold! The Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire Technique

#9 - Behold! The Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire Technique 8.69

Season 2 - Episode 4

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.

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

#10 - All It Takes is One! The Kiss of Love is the Kiss of Death 8.67

Season 3 - Episode 13

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
Ranma and the Evil Within

#11 - Ranma and the Evil Within 8.67

Season 3 - Episode 19

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
Final Facedown! Happosai vs. The Invisible Man

#12 - Final Facedown! Happosai vs. The Invisible Man 8.67

Season 3 - Episode 10

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.

Directors: Kouji Sawai
Kuno's House Of Gadgets! Guests Check In, But They Don't Check Out

#13 - Kuno's House Of Gadgets! Guests Check In, But They Don't Check Out 8.62

Season 2 - Episode 17

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...

Directors: Kouji Sawai
Enter Ken and His Copycat Kerchief

#14 - Enter Ken and His Copycat Kerchief 8.60

Season 3 - Episode 20

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

#15 - Sneeze Me, Squeeze Me, Please Me! Shampoo's Recipe For Disaster 8.60

Season 3 - Episode 3

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
Transform! Akane the Super-Duper Girl

#16 - Transform! Akane the Super-Duper Girl 8.60

Season 3 - Episode 7

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
Enter Happosai, the Lustful Lecher!

#17 - Enter Happosai, the Lustful Lecher! 8.56

Season 2 - Episode 15

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...

Directors: Kouji Sawai
Back to the Happosai!

#18 - Back to the Happosai! 8.55

Season 3 - Episode 15

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
I Love You! My Dear, Dear Ukyo

#19 - I Love You! My Dear, Dear Ukyo 8.50

Season 3 - Episode 5

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

Directors: Kouji Sawai
Ranma Goes Back to Jusenkyo at Last

#20 - Ranma Goes Back to Jusenkyo at Last 8.50

Season 3 - Episode 24

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...

Ranma vs. Mousse! To Lose Is To Win

#21 - Ranma vs. Mousse! To Lose Is To Win 8.50

Season 2 - Episode 14

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).

Directors: Kouji Sawai
P-P-P-chan! He's Good for Nothin'

#22 - P-P-P-chan! He's Good for Nothin' 8.49

Season 1 - Episode 10

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.

Directors: Tsutomu Shibayama
Kissing is Such Sweet Sorrow! The Taking of Akane's Lips

#23 - Kissing is Such Sweet Sorrow! The Taking of Akane's Lips 8.46

Season 2 - Episode 21

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
Enter Ryoga, the Eternal 'Lost Boy'

#24 - Enter Ryoga, the Eternal 'Lost Boy' 8.45

Season 1 - Episode 7

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...

Directors: Tsutomu Shibayama
The Last Days of Happosai...?

#25 - The Last Days of Happosai...? 8.44

Season 3 - Episode 17

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