Animation studio AIC has launched a website to announce that it is producing a fifth season of the Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA series.
Masaki Kajishima is again credited as the original creator, original character designer, and as chief director at AIC. Hideki Shirane is both writing and overseeing the series scripts, and Yasunori Honda is returning as the sound director.
The anime will star:
- Masami Kikuchi is Tenchi Masaki
- Ai Orikasa is Ryōko
- Haruhi Nanao is Aeka Masaki Jurai
- Chisa Yokoyama is Sasami Masaki Jurai
- Michie Tomizawa is Mihoshi Kuramitsui
- Yūko Kobayashi is Washū Hakubi
- Naomi Shindoh is Noike Kamiki Jurai
- Etsuko Kozakura is Ryo-Ohki
- Yukiko Morishita is Kenshi Masaki
Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki is the title of the original 1992 OVA series that started a long-running cross-media franchise, with numerous sequels and spin-offs.