Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki Anime is Coming Back for a Fifth Season

Masaki Kajishima is back at the helm at anime studio AIC

Tenchi Muyo!

 

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

 

Visual:

 

 

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. 

 

Source: Official Twitter via Comic Natalie, Anime News Network

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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