Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 8
Includes Volumes 15 & 16
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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! What’s a half-guy, half-girl to do? Find out what fueled the worldwide manga boom in beloved creator Rumiko Takahashi’s (InuYasha, Urusei Yatsura, RIN-NE) smash hit of martial arts mayhem, presented remastered and unflipped for the first time.
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
Ranma wants it; four martial artist pork buns from China want it; Genma especially wants it… Described by a reluctant Ranma as the “seal” that keeps something terrible from happening, what is the “Dragon’s Whisker”? Once that plot’s tied up, the whole gang heads to a hot springs obstacle course. And then, a martial arts eating contest guaranteed to flip your stomach!
VIZ Media LLC, 9781421566214, 368pp.
Publication Date: May 12, 2015
About the Author
Takahashi was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame in 2018. She won the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award twice in her career, once for Urusei Yatsura in 1981 and the second time for Inuyasha in 2002. A majority of the Takahashi canon has been adapted into other media such as anime, live-action TV series, and film. Takahashi’s manga, as well as the other formats her work has been adapted into, have continued to delight generations of fans around the world. Distinguished by her wonderfully endearing characters, Takahashi’s work adeptly incorporates a wide variety of elements such as comedy, romance, fantasy, and martial arts. While her series are difficult to pin down into one simple genre, the signature style she has created has come to be known as the “Rumic World.” Rumiko Takahashi is an artist who truly represents the very best from the world of manga.