Saotome Ranma, a teenage martial artist, and his father Genma travel to the 'cursed training ground' of Jusenkyo in China. There, despite the warnings of the Chinese guard, they fall into the cursed springs. From now on, whenever Ranma is doused in cold water, he turns in to a girl, and a cute, well-built red-head at that. Hot water changes him back into a man again, but only until the next time. To make matters worse, his father engages him to Tendo Akane, a girl who hates boys.
- Rumiko Takahashi
Akane is shocked when she witnesses Genma getting attacked by a stranger referring to him as father, wanting revenge for being abandoned. Who is this Ukyo?
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...
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.
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...
Ranma recives a challenge from one Tsubasa Kurenai, a strange girl determined to win back her beloved Ukyo.
Distressed at the frequent panty thefts, the town council turns to their local hero, Soun Tendo, for protection of the town relic - an ancient bra said to contain the ghost of a merciless empress.
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?
The Jusenkyo Preservation Society decides they have stood by long enough, letting Ranma and co abuse their Jusenkyo curses for immoral and selfish purposes, and dispatch a team charged with capturing them and teaching them the error of their ways.
After a nasty blow to the head, Ranma wakes up believing he's a girl. No more martial arts for her, it's flower arrangement and tea ceremony from now on...
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.
After getting in the middle of an argument between Kuno and Kodachi, Sasuke is banished from the Kuno estate. When Akane finds the loyal ninja sulking in the park, she feels sorry for him and invites him over to the Tendo Dojo for dinner. Shocked that someone actually is being nice to him, Sasuke starts to reconsider his oath of loyalty to the Kunos.
A ghost is terrorizing Furinkan High at night, and Ukyo heads up an effort in getting to the bottom of this. It proves a dangerous task though, when one by one the 'ghostbusting' teams turn up uncouncious.
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.
Finding Ryoga terribly depressed after getting beaten by Ranma, Mousse suggests they team up, combining their skills to get revenge.
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.
Upon hearing that the Tendo's are broke and running out of food, Kodachi offers to move in to give her future husband and his family proper care. Despite Ranma's protests, Genma and Happosai welcome her with open arms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Ryoga accidently gets his hands on Shampoo's curse curing soap, he decides it's finally time for him to ask Akane out on a date. But Shampoo wants that soap back, and so does Ranma.
A giant obstacle course race is being held, and the first prize is a trip to China. Naturally, Ranma intends to win it.
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...
Furinkan High's principal returns from a long trip to 'study' American educational system, unfortunately he turns out to be completely insane. His first order of business is to institute a policy of buzz cuts for boys and bowl cuts for girls unless the students can find the coconut with a 'get out of rules free' note in it...
To help him carry out his new position as Furinkan High's Moral Guardian, Kuno turns to Happosai for training.
Furious at Ranma for delivering him into the hands of a mob of angry women, Happosai brands Ranma with ancient mark, causing him to become 'as weak as a mere babe'. Upon hearing this, his enemies start lining up to give him a beating... What's poor Ranma to do?
Just as Ranma is about to give up, Cologne gives him hope in the form of the 'Hiryu Shoten Ha', a devastating technique he can use even in his weakened state... if he can manage to learn it.
Armed with the 'Hiryu Shoten Ha', Ranma goes after Happosai. But the old master, knowing something is up, keeps his temper, rendering the attack useless unless Ranma can figure out some way to get him really worked up...
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.
A mysterious woman shows up at the Dojo, having long conversations with Genma. Is it really Ranma's mother, come to take him away to live with her?
Alone in a cabin in the woods, Ryoga sits pondering the nature of his relationship with Akane.
Shampoo shows up with an oversized bell for Ranma, claiming it'll make them fated to stay together forever. The bell however turns out be cursed, carrying the spirit of Maomorin - the giant ghost cat, looking for his bride.
The Principal hires a new teacher, who takes it upon himself to get Ranma and Akane to openly express their feelings towards each other while they're still young.
A young man is awestruck when he sees Happosai in action, and seeks out the Tendo Dojo, wishing to become a student of Anything Goes Martial Arts. The master accepts, and it soon becomes apparent that he's a very dedicated pupil... at bit too dedicated if you ask Ranma.
Off to the mountains to find a Christmas tree for the Master, Ranma and Genma become separated. When Ranma and Akane go looking for him, they find him living in luxury as a panda, having been adopted by a rich woman as a playmate for her sickly son.
Ryoga decides to try to enroll at Furinkan High, though first he has to pass the placement test. Akane agrees to tutor him, but with all the commotion that happens in the Tendo Dojo on a regular basis, can he manage to keep his mind on his studies?
Happosai falls head over heels in love with a pre-school teacher, but is he willing to give up the underwear stealing for her sake?
A fortunetelling friend of Sasuke's divines that Nabiki is the girl Tatewaki is destined to spend his life with. Still torn over having to abandon Akane and 'the pig-tailed girl', Kuno starts to court Nabiki, who naturally welcomes the opportunity to milk him for everything he's worth.
After sharing his food with an old hermit, the man repays Ryoga by making him the strongest man in the world. But is it worth the price?
Terrified that Akane has figured out that he's really P-Chan, Ryoga tries to leave the town forever. Ranma continues to try to figure out a way to beat Ryoga, while Akane tries to force him to tell her what he knows about the mark shared by Ryoga and P-Chan.
Kasumi seems unusually cheerful after a chance encounter with a stranger, leading Nabiki to speculate that she's found herself a new boyfriend.
Kuno's got a magic sword capable of granting 3 wishes, and Ranma smells a cure for his curse. The 'upperclassman' has already used two of them... How far is Ranma willing to go to get the third?
Ranma suddenly falls head over heels for Shampoo when she ties him to her with the magical Red Thread of Fate. Just a few more hours and the effect will be permanent, and Akane doesn't care one bit... does she?
After betting it all on a final fight with Ranma, Mousse loses and is forced to give up on Shampoo and go home to China. But before he leaves, he's determined to make Shampoo happy by forcing Ranma to give up his other suitors.
10 years ago, Ranma gambled away the Tendo Dojo. Now the 'Gambling King' has come to collect, and Ranma has to win it back. However, in spite of his name, the King is so bad at gambling he only manages to beat children. Sadly, that provides little comfort as Ranma's even worse...
Azusa becomes convinced Kuno is a tanuki, a legendary creature with magical powers, and promptly adopts him as her 'Marianne'. Ranma and Akane are just happy that the two are keeping each other busy, until Azusa starts to suspect Akane wants to take her new pet away form her again.
Akane runs away after Ranma ruins her anniversary dinner, and the entire household has to spend the rest of the night looking for her.
Why are there strange small men running around chopping off people's pigtails? And what's the Dragon Whisker? What is Ranma hiding...?
Ranma gets no peace at all, as everyone's after the Dragon Whisker. Things get even more tense as he learns that if he doesn't get it back soon, he might just run out of hair - permanently.
Honorbound to remain single until their big sister marries, Ling-Ling and Lung-Lung return to Japan armed with an even deadlier technique, determined to eliminate all of Ranma's other fiancees.
After being saved from a pack of wolves by Ryoga, the Ghost Cat decides to repay the debt by possessing him and proposing to Akane.
After a disagreement over the rules oh Shogi, tensions between Soun and Genma rise, until Genma moves out of the Dojo, taking Ranma with him...
Ranma is kidnapped by Sentaro - a practitioner of Martial Arts Tea Ceremony, looking for a bride. To determine the bride's suitability, she has to defeat his grandmother, and as usual, Ranma's completely incapable of walking away from a challenge.
A mysterious gang of martial artist using old fashion toys as weapons are about, and one of them, a young girl, challenges Akane for the Dojo's sign... and wins. Can Akane manage to win it back?
A hotsprings resort is having a big obstacle course race as a PR gimmick, with the first prize being a trip to another resort of the contestants choice. Seeing a chance to get back to Jusenkyo, the whole gang enters, unaware that the resort is trying their best to stop anyone from winning, since they're broke and can't afford to pay for the prize...
When the Principal starts going on about his long lost son, Sasuke starts to have his suspicions. But can get to the bottom of this as the school is turned into a war zone by the Principal's 'Get out of all school rules' class tournament fight.
Sentaro need's Ranma's assistance once more, as the Daimonji matriarch prepares to do something so dangerous, so unprecedented, that the result is sure to be catastrophic...
Out to prove that martial arts rhythmic gymnastics is a manly sport for manly man-like men, a group of boys are stealing the local team's special gymnastics treasures. Naturally, it's up to Ranma to strike a blow for womankind and get the treasures back.
An invitation takes Ranma and the rest to a run-down hot-springs resort. But what are those strange noises in the bathhouse... Is it really haunted?
A strange old man with a small army of pet frogs comes to town, and he's keeping his eyes on Ranma. Is it really the Frog Hermit, and mysterious stranger with the ability to turn people into frogs?
When a craepes cook steals all her business, Ukyo starts to doubt her prowess as an Okonomiyaki maker. Under the guidance of a monk from the Temple of the Satisfied Stomach, she beings an intense training program, leaving Ranma and Akane to mind the store...
Under the influennce of a magic bandage, Ranma starts hitting on every girl in sight, and Ukyo and Shapmoo are determined to remain within his field of vision.
A master of the mysterious martial art of Battle Shogi seeks out Genma, demanding a rematch for the defeat that cost him the respect of his wife. When Genma 'wins' again, the man decides to turn the entire lawn into a gigantic Shogi board...
Dissatisfied with Sasuke's performance as protector of the household, Kuno gives him a final chance to prove himself - arrange a date with the pigtailed girl.
A french nobleman comes to Soun and Genma to collect on an old debt, demanding one of their daughters as a bride. Having been beaten by him at 'battle dining' previously, Ranma volunteers, hoping for a chance to get even.
With the wedding date fast approaching, Ranma's only hope is to master the fearsome Parley du Foie Gras and beat Picolet at battle dining.
Akane is chosen to represent the the school in the regional swimming contest, not telling anyone she doesn't know how. Luckily, the Principal is there to 'help' her learn.
While out on one of his journeys, Ryoga gets taken in by a farmer and his daughter who's convinced he's the legendary hero 'Joe', come to save them from the crooks that have been terrorizing the area.
Something strange is in the air, as one by one the members of the Tendo household fall asleep and enter a twisted dream world controlled by Happosai.
Furious at both Ranma and Nabiki, Akane tells them to go marry each other. Much to her surprise, Nabiki decides to take her younger sister up on the offer.
Everyone is a suspect as the denizens of the Tendo Dojo try to figure out which of them ate the newly bought box of delicious octopus puffs.
Ranma buys a magical incense supposed to let him increase his skills by training against his own shadow. At first it works great, but then it becomes apparent that the shadow has a mind of it's own.
Kodachi is shocked to learn that the Principal is her father. When she invites him to stay at the Kuno residence, the scene is set for her brother's worst nightmare.
While trying to save him from one of Akane's lunches, Ranma inadvertently becomes the object of the wrath of one Hikaru Gosunkugi... the most incompetent Voodoo-practicing geek the world has ever seen.
A master of martial arts calligraphy is about, so far undefeated. Naturally, Ranma wants to change that, but finds it difficult when the man will only accept challenges from people with beautiful handwriting.
Deep within the bowels of Furinkan High, Ranma discovers a second school store, run by a crazy old man with a secret the Principal is desperate to keep from getting out.
Ranma, Ryoga and Mousse each get a bag of magic powder. One of them is capable of curing their curse - the others can turn them into anything...
Furious at Ranma for eating his sweets, Genma decides to make Ryoga his disciple and heir.
Dr. Tofo gets a free pass to an amusement park and invites Kasumi, who takes the rest of household with her. Once there, the money starts flying, and suddenly they discover that an unwanted guest has eaten their lunch.
A masked man sporting a black pigtail is stalking the girls of Furinkan at night, with Ranma being the prime suspect.
Akane is kidnapped by a pantyhose wielding youth capable of turning it to huge winged monster.
There's water everywhere as Ranma, Ryoga, Shampoo and Mousse try to take Taro's cliff topp hideout and save Akane.
Ranma isn't home yet due to an important business and Akane goes out looking for him.Shampoo,Kodachi and Ukyo end up looking for him to because they want to spend Christmas Eve with Ranma alone. Akane gets fed up and tells them that Ranma will spend Christmas with her(revealing her feelings for Ranma). At the park, Ranma gives Akane presents that she wanted(which is the important business, isn't that sweet?). They go home together and everybody end up spending Christmas Eve together at the Tendo residence.(Shampoo, Kuno, Ryoga, and the rest of the gang.)
After a night of sudden snowfall, Ryoga shows on the Tendo's doorstep, half frozen to death and rambling about a giant snow monster.
While fighting with his father over a takoyaki, Ranma accidentally sets free three unspeakably evil spirits, one of which is a living panda doodle that wants a date with him.
Kuno washes up on the beach, with a watermelon on his head and suffering from amnesia.
While out in the wilderness, Genma falls into a river and hits his head. When he wakes up he finds himself in an earlier time, near a village inhabited by familiar faces.
After 10 whole years of fermentation, it's finally time for Ukyo to try out the special okonomiyaki sauce she made as a child. Unfourtunaly it tastes so horrible that she collapses, and the Tendos take her in while she recovers. While she's there, Akane grows increasingly jealous, especially since Ranma is going out of his way to be nice to someone he claims he just sees as a childhood friend...
Trying to keep Ukyo off his back, Ranma goes along with Nibiki's plan, pretending that he and Akane are already married. She's not the kind of girl who gives up easily however, forcing the 'newlyweds' to keep up the charade around the clock.
Sentaro shows up fearing for his life, wanting Ranma's help to rescue his kidnapped grandmother.
Distracted by Ranma scuffling with Gosunkugi, Akane gets a bone fracture during gym class and has to spend the next few days in Dr. Tofu's clinic. Everyone comes to visit her... except Ranma, who just can't decide what he's going to say to her.
Soun, Genma and Ranma are hired to rid a seaside resort of the nasty marauding octopus pot that has been terrorizing the guests.
Gosunkugi sees a chance for a date with Akane when he obtains a set of magic paper dolls, capbale of forcing someone to obey whatever command is written on them when they're stuck to the individual's back.
A young boy capable of reading people's minds shows up at the Dojo, but gets upset when nobody believes in his talent, and starts taking it out on Ranma.
When Akane reads out aloud words of an old notebook in Toramasa's store, the ghost of a teenage girl appears, reciting a haunting rhyme.
Happosai's plan to teach Ranma some manners backfires, when the magic pill he took makes them stick together - literally.
Aloha the Principle decides he needs a vacation. He leaves Kuno on in charge not because Kuno is his son (so he says), but to give Kuno the opportunity to show responsibility. Kuno declares himself a champion of virtue. He runs into some trouble trying to enforce a school rule of no close personal relationships between sexes on school grounds.
Ranma and Happosai team up to conquer the Ogre Festival of the Dark. Happosai prepares Ranma personally for the match of his life. If Ranma loses The Ogre Festival of the Dark it will be the end of the Anything-Goes School of Indescriminate Grappling. Winning the tourney, the true horror of the situation is revealed.
The Jusenkyo guide shows up in Japan! He will perform a ceremony which will tap the water table that is the source of the 'Spring of Drowned Man' to where there is a new Jusenkyo spring in Japan! Where is that spring? Naturally, it's the pond directly outside the Tendo dining room.
A pack of magical, powerful cards has fallen into the wrong hands, and now Happosai is several times as much a pain as before! It was bad enough when there was just one of him- now there are six!
Shishi Hoko-Dan - the Lion's Roar Blast! Better than the construction specific 'Breaking Point' technique (which worked only on rocks), Ryoga's new move has got Ranma on the run. Can he get away fast enough?
To perfect the dangerous Shishi Hoko-Dan technique, one must travel to the depths of despair. Where Ryoga lives most of the time anyway! But why is Ranma trying to make Ryoga even more miserable?!
'Be my bri-i-i-i-i-de----!!' It's been awhile, but at last the 'Ghost Cat' from episodes past has come back... and he won't release Shampoo until she agrees to marry him! Can Ranma prevent the 'cat's trophy'?
A recurring dream...a romantic couple...their destiny, somehow tied to the blooming cherry blossoms. Ranma gets roped into helping a ghost 'have not regrets' before shuffling off this mortal coil. But the ties that bind can be stubborn...
'The soul of the mushroom is the soul of the Earth,' or so it's said by those in the know. Love mushrooms...poison mushrooms...can a relationship based on fungus survive among us?
In the life of every father, there must eventually come a time when the son challenges his authority, tests his own strength, declares himself a man. But is Cup Ramen worth losing your dad for?
A vat of forbidden, blue wine is having a strange effect on Picolet Chardin, that memorable, masterful monsieur of martial-arts dining. Fearing for her charge, Mme. St Paul askes for help...though she may wish she hadn't.
Held every year on July 7th, Japan's 'tanabata' festival celebrates the celestial reunion of the Weaver Princess and her beau, the Cowherd. When the two descend from the sky, their story seems suddenly so much less romantic....
And lo, it is said, if he who eats of the sakura-mochi or 'cherry blossom rice-cake' is meant to be with you forever, the mark of the sakura shall appear on his forehead, but if it should be that he is not....
Happosai's always relied on his Happo Dai-Karin or 'Happo Fire-Burst' technique to get what he want, but when the 'karin' part changes to 'kaBIN', Happosai's mold starts gettin' old real quick....
Oh those wacky, squabbling, Kuno siblings. Tatewaki (age seventeen) is in love with girl-type Ranma, while Kodachi (a.k.a 'the Black Rose') adores the boy-type. Brought to blows by jealousy, where's King Solomon where you need him?
Once again, it's return of Martial Arts Tea Ceremony master, Sentaro. This time, he needs Ranma and Akane's aid to rescue his kidnapped grandmother. The whole incident seems to be over some treasured tea set that rival schools have fought over for generations, and now it's Sentaro's turn to prove his worth!
The ever-so-morose Hikaru Gosunkugi has met the girl of his dreams. The weird thing is, she even seems to like him back! The trouble is, the girl is Kogane, the teenage ghost. What can Ranma and Akane possibly do to make this ghostly love story work?
Having learned (or been the victim of) almost any martial-arts style imaginable, Ranma's never-the-less about to learn a whole new one: Martial-Arts Cheerleading! Mariko Konjo, pep leader extraordinaire, is fixing to put a hurt on Akane...and Ranma can't allow that. But is he willing to pick up a pair of pom-poms to stop her?
Ranma's got the basic moves down, sure, and that uniform really is cute, but then it turns out that it's Kuno's kendo match he has to cheer for. No way! Worse, Mariko's crush on the so-called 'Blue Thunder' means the only way Ranma can win-and avenge Akane's honor-is to somehow best Mariko in a cheerleading contest. Under these circumstances, how cheerful can Ranma be expected to be?!
This is like no bathing-suit competition you've ever seen! The contestants are Akane, Shampoo, Ukyo and Kodachi...plus girl-type Ranma, and Tsubasa Kurenai to boot. Knowing these girls, it's going to be one hot competition!
During an annual cleaning of the estate, Kuno comes across an ancient taiko drum that's got the devasting power of a howitzer. And what good is a weapon if you don't turn it on your friends, right? As if that weren't enough, now Kodachi's got an equally devastating lute...which she promptly turns over to the principal. Cue the music!
Ryoga encounters Checkers (Shirokuro) a black and white dog. The dog saves P-chan when they went over a waterfall, so Ryoga starts to take care of the dog and feed it. The dog takes a love letter Ryoga had written out of his backpack and delievers it to Akane. Akane doesn't know who the letter is from because Ryoga didn't sign it, but gives Checkers a letter to give to return. The letter said that she had someone that she loved, and was sorry she couldn't return the writers feelings. Ryoga is horrified when he reads this, but then Ranma asks him if he had signed the letter Akane read. Upon realizing that he hadn't, Ryoga believes that the 'somebody' Akane is talking about is actually him.
While on their way home from school, Akane and Ranma discover a strange fish in a puddle. Dr. Tofu tells Ranma he should take it home and use it for a class project he has to do. Kasumi invites Dr. Tofu to come stay with them because of the tsunami that is about to hit. Once they get home, they realize the fish is actually an infant dragon. Dr. Tofu learns that the dragons meat will grant immortality, and the Frogman (from episode 100) arrives and tries to eat the dragons meat.
While visiting Mrs. Tendo's grave Ranma begins to wonder about his own mother. Nodoka Saotome, Ranma's mother, had just sent a postcard telling the Tendos she was going to visit. Ranma is quite eager to meet his mother, but Genma explains to everyone that he made a promise to Nodoka when Ranma was first born. He made a death pact to Nodoka, which states that Ranma, be either reared as man among men or they be put to the sword. Genma and Ranma decide to hide their true identities and tell Nodoka that Ranma is actually Ranko, a cousin of the Tendos.
Nodoka's stay is rather short, and Ranma hears that she is planning on returning home soon. He decides that he would really like for her to meet him as himself rather than as Ranko. Genma warns Ranma and constantly tries to stop him. When a water main explodes and sends Nodoka flying, Ranma saves her and Nodoka catches a glimpse of her son before passing out. When she awakens, she sees Ranko and thinks it was all a dream. Nodoka says that in her dream Ranma was very manly. Ranma tells Akane that he will wait until he can be normal before he tells his mother the truth. At the end, Ranma and Akane head off to school, and then turn towards the screen and say 'Goodbye!'.