Masaki Kajishima is back at the helm at anime studio AIC
It's been a couple years since the conclusion of the Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA's fourth season, and now the long-running franchise is ready to come back for more. Anime production house AIC revealed plans for a fifth season via a newly launched website, with cast and staff members returning from previous seasons.
The new season of Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki has original creator and character designer Masaki Kajishima back as chief director, with Hideki Shirane writing and overseeing scripts and Yasunori Honda handling sound direction.
Here's the cast so far:
CHARACTER - ACTOR
Tenchi Masaki - Masami Kikuchi
Ryōko - Ai Orikasa
Aeka Masaki Jurai - Haruhi Nanao
Sasami Masaki Jurai - Chisa Yokoyama
Mihoshi Kuramitsui - Michie Tomizawa
Washū Hakubi - Yūko Kobayashi
Noike Kamiki Jurai - Naomi Shindoh
Ryo-Ohki - Etsuko Kozakura
Renki Masaki - Yukiko Morishita
The original Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA series premiered way back in 1992, and has since inspired a bunch of followups and spinoffs in anime form and across other media.