Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA Series to Get a Fifth Season

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.

Source: ANN

FUNimation Entertainments’s Tenchi Muyo! GXP Anime Digital Rights Expire

An administrator on the FUNimation forums has announced that the Tenchi Muyo GXP anime will be removed from the FunimationNow streaming service on February 8, 2019 at 1:01 a.m. EST. FUNimation confirmed with Anime News Network that its digital rights for the series have expired.

The anime studio AIC produced Tenchi Muyo GXP in 2002 as the third Tenchi television series.

FUNimation licensed the series in 2002 and released it on DVD singles in 2004 with reissued boxsets in 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2012.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Announces Additions to Its Streaming Anime Catalog

Crunchyroll has announced that it has added the following catalog titles to its streaming anime catalog:

  • Wanna Be the Strongest in the World OVA (United States and Canada)
  • Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker film (United States and Canada)
  • SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands)
  • Hetalia – Axis Powers (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Hetalia: World Series (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland)
  • Hetalia The Beautiful World (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland)
  • Hetalia The World Twinkle (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, South Africa, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands)
  • Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (United States, Canada)
  • In Search of the Lost Future (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Premium Members in the Netherlands)
  • Tenchi the Movie – Tenchi Muyo in Love (United States, Canada)
  • Tenchi The Movie 2 – The Daughter of Darkness (United States, Canada)
  • Tenchi the Movie – Tenchi Muyo in Love 2 (Tenchi Forever!: The Movie) (United States, Canada)
  • Heaven’s Lost Property the Movie: The Angeloid of Clockwork (United States, Canada, South Africa)

Crunchyroll added the works to its site as part of its partnership with FUNimation Entertainment.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Announces Additions to Its Streaming Anime Catalog

Crunchyroll has announced that it has added the following titles to its streaming anime catalog:

  • Desert Punk – available in the United States and Canada
  • Kaze no Stigma – available in the United States and Canada
  • Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar – available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa
  • PUCHIM@S – available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand
  • Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor – available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands
  • Daimidaler: Prince vs. Penguin Empire – available to free members in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, and to Premium Members in Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands
  • Tenchi Muyo! Tenchi Universe – available in the United States and Canada
  • PSYCHO-PASS Extended Edition – available to free members in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa, and to Premium Members in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark
  • Episodes 57-84 of Yu Yu Hakusho

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Announces More Anime Additions to Its Streaming Catalog

Crunchyroll has announced that it has added the following anime titles to its streaming catalog:

  • Sengoku Basara: End of Judgement – available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa.
  • Rosario + Vampire – available to users in the United States and Canada.
  • Blessing of the Campanella – available to users in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa.
  • Tenchi Muyo! OVA series – the first Tenchi Muyo! OVA, Tenchi Muyo! The Night Before The Carnival and Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki 2 are grouped together and available to users in the United States and Canada. Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki 3 and Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki: Final Confrontations are grouped together and are available to users in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Announces More Additions to Its Streaming Anime Catalog

Crunchyroll has announced that it has added the following titles to its streaming anime catalog:

  • Hero Tales – available to users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.
  • Shigurui: Death Frenzy – available to users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.
  • Noir – available to users in the United States, Canada, and South Africa.
  • Tenchi Muyo! Tenchi in Tokyo – available to users in the United States and Canada.
  • Kaleido Star: New Wings – available to users in the United States and Canada.

Source: ANN

Fourth Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki Announced After 10 Years

An official Twitter account and website has opened to announce a Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki Dai-4-Ki (4th Season) project.

The main cast, returning from Ai: Tenchi Muyo!, includes:

  • Masami Kikuchi is Tenchi Masaki
  • Ai Orikasa is Ryōko
  • Haruhi Nanao is Aeka

The website also announced an event on November 28, 2015 in Takahashi in Okayama Prefecture. The event will focus on the most recent anime, Ai: Tenchi Muyo!, as well as the newly-announced Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki Dai-4-Ki anime. The three main cast members, along with Ai: Tenchi Muyo!‘s Rui Tanabe (Rui Aoi) and Azusa Satou (Yuki Fuka), will attend the event.

Source: ANN