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A one-two punch of action and comedy by one of Japan's most beloved creators!

One day, teenaged 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! To make matters worse, Ranma's supposed to be engaged to a girl who doesn't like him-- or at least says she doesn't.

Challenging Situations

Being a martial artist, Ranma just can't resist the call to combat, and takes on one opponent after another: Ryoga, a lone-wolf fighter with no sense of direction; Kodachi, the "Black Rose" of rhythmic gymnastics; and finally, Asuza Shiratori and Mikado Sanzenin, the freestyle figure skating champions. Is there such a thing as TOO much fighting spirit?

Chapter Titles

  • Part 1 - The Transformation of Ryoga
  • Part 2 - He's Got A Beef
  • Part 3 - Kodachi, The Black Rose
  • Part 4 - The Love of the Black Rose
  • Part 5 - Take Care of My Sister
  • Part 6 - I'll See That You Lose
  • Part 7 - Hot Competition
  • Part 8 - I Give Up
  • Part 9 - Darling Charlotte
  • Part 10 - A Kiss in the Rink
  • Part 11 - Lips at a Loss


  • First Edition, 1993
  • Second Edition (Action Edition), May 7, 2003
  • First Printing, April 2003
  • Second Printing, June 2003
  • Third Printing, September 2003

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