List of Tenchi in Tokyo episodes

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This is an episode list for the 1997 TV series, Tenchi in Tokyo (Shin Tenchi Muyo! in Japan). The series is yet, another retelling of the original Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki OVAs, like the Tenchi Universe TV series. It is produced by AIC and Pioneer LDC. The show aired on TV Tokyo on April 1, 1997 to September 23, 1997. The show was later aired on Cartoon Network's Toonami block from August 25, 2000 to September 20, 2000.[1][2]

Episode List[edit]

# Title Original airdate US airdate
1 "Separation Anxiety"
"sakura saku / hana no miyako de / URA URARA [Cherry blossoms fall, flower of the capital, ooh la ooh la la]" (桜咲く 華の都で ウラウララ) 
April 1, 1997 August 25, 2000
2 "Four's a Crowd"
"enmusubi / kimite wa yubiki no / akai ito [Love knot – decision by a red thread on the little finger]" (縁結び 決め手は小指の 赤い糸) 
April 8, 1997 August 28, 2000
3 "Long Distance Lunacy"
"daikonsen / tsutegoto GÊMU wa / RABU GÊMU [Seriously crossed lines – the whisper game is a love game]" (大混線 伝言ゲームは ラブゲーム) 
April 15, 1997 August 29, 2000
4 "The Eternal Pledge"
"akogare no / anata to aruku / BÂJIN RÔDO [The yearning to walk down the wedding aisle with you]" (あこがれの 貴方と歩く バージンロード) 
April 22, 1997 August 30, 2000
5 "Money! Money! Money!"
"kane kasege / sâ KANE kasege / kane kasege [Earn money, come on, earn money, earn money]" (金かせげ さあカネかせげ 金かせげ) 
April 29, 1997 August 31, 2000
6 "Play Date"
"saso warete / fushigi no kuni no / meikyû (RABIRINSU) [Invitation, a mysterious place, a labyrinth]" (誘われて ふしぎの国の 迷宮[ラビリンス]) 
May 6, 1997 September 1, 2000
7 "The Day We Met"
"koi koi to / yobaretaru ka na / uchûsen [Love-love and the calling of a spaceship]" (恋い恋いと 呼ばれたるかな 宇宙船) 
May 13, 1997 September 4, 2000
8 "Tenchi Anniversary"
"ki ga tsukeba / anata ga zutto / soba ni ita" (気がつけば 貴方がずっと そばにいた) 
May 20, 1997 September 5, 2000
9 "The Guardians of Old"
"ka no chikara / akumu hakobishi / chiga iseki" (かの地から 悪夢運びし 地下遺跡) 
May 27, 1997 September 6, 2000
10 "Ryoko's Big Date"
"kuchibiru ni / omoi wo takusu / RÛJU ka na [A thought entrusted on your lips – rouge, isn't it?]" (くちびるに 想いを託す ルージュかな) 
June 3, 1997 September 7, 2000
11 "Moon Mission"
"shikararete / uchû e iede / MYA MYA MYA MYA MYA [Scolded space runaway, meow meow meow meow meow]" (しかられて 宇宙へ家出 ミャミャミャミャミャ) 
June 10, 1997 September 8, 2000
12 "Stupid Cupid"
"NISE OYAJI / RATIN no RIZUMU de / PAPA iyan [Fake father, Latin rhythm, no Dad!]" (ニセオヤジ ラテンのリズムで パパいやん) 
June 17, 1997 September 11, 2000
13 "The Eye of the Destroyer"
"gekitotsu no / tsuki to yamiyo to / inazuma to [The moon, the moonless night and a crash of lightning]" (激突の 月と闇夜と 稲妻と) 
June 24, 1997 September 12, 2000
14 "Tokyo or Bust!"
"KAttobase / Okayama - Tôkyô / musenryokô [Flying off the handle – hitchhiking from Okayama to Tokyo]" (カッとばせ 岡山→東京 無銭旅行) 
July 1, 1997 September 13, 2000
15 "Love Match"
"bunkasai / ai no hajimari / heiwa no owari [Culture festival – the beginning of love, the end of peace]" (文化祭 愛の始まり 平和の終わり) 
July 8, 1997 September 14, 2000
16 "Carnival!"
"sakura chiru / hana no miyako no / koi moyô [Cherry blossoms fall, flower of the capital, love pattern]" (桜散る 華の都の 恋模様) 
July 15, 1997 September 15, 2000
17 "Drifting Away"
"samayotte / sora no kanata ni / Ryôko tatsu [Wandering – Ryoko leaves to wander space]" (彷徨いて 宇宙[そら]の彼方に 魎呼たつ) 
July 22, 1997 September 18, 2000
18 "Game Over"
"hanareyuku / kokoro to kokoro / wakare no hi [The day of parting, the separation of hearts and minds]" (離れゆく 心とこころ 別れの日) 
July 29, 1997 September 19, 2000
19 "The Lonely Princess"
"tomo chire te / Aeka kokuhaku / todokamu omoi [The parting of friends, Ayeka's confession, an unfulfilled wish]" (友去りて 阿重霞告白 届かぬ想い) 
August 5, 1997 September 20, 2000
20 "Old Friends"
"shoku shirazu / MIHO KIYO, DOTABATA / sennyû sôsa [Knowing early summer, Mihoshi and Kiyone sneak noisily in to investigate]" (初夏知らず ミホキヨ、ドタバタ 潜入捜査) 
August 12, 1997 September 21, 2000
21 "Real Friends?"
"semi shigure / kanashiki yûgi / yume no ato [An outburst of cicada chirps, sad after a dream of playing]" (蝉時雨 悲しき遊戯 夢の後) 
August 19, 1997 September 22, 2000
22 "Sakuya's Secret"
"hanare kite / kokoroshiki / omoi hito [Coming to leave, the thoughts of a lonely person]" (離れ来て 心寂しき 想い人) 
August 26, 1997 September 25, 2000
23 "Here, There, and Everywhere"
"natsu honbon / acchi kocchi de / kyû tenkai [Summer performance, here and there, a quick development]" (夏本番 あっちこっちで 急展開) 
September 2, 1997 September 26, 2000
24 "Yugi's Shadow"
"kagerô no / gotoki aruwa no / yumegatari [The account of a dream is like a hazy reality]" (陽炎の 如き現[うつつ]の 夢語り) 
September 9, 1997 September 27, 2000
25 "The End of Time"
"hana chiramu / kimi sarishi ato / ...... [Scattering flowers, you're leaving me behind......]" (花散らむ 君去りし後 ・・・・・) 
September 16, 1997 September 28, 2000
26 "Payback"
"daidanen / datte watashi wa / otona da mon [The grand finale, but I am becoming an adult]" (大団円! だって私は 大人だもん∇) 
September 23, 1997 September 29, 2000

Home Media[edit]

It was licensed in the US by Pioneer Entertainment who released the series on VHS and DVD until shutting down in 2007.[3] In 2010, Funimation Entertainment announced that a handful of former Geneon titles were licensed including Tenchi in Tokyo. A complete box set was released on November 13, 2012.[4]

North American DVD releases
Vol. # Title Release Date # of Discs # of Episodes
1 A New Start January 12, 1999
January 6, 2004 (Signature Series)
1 4
2 A New Friend February 16, 1999
April 13, 2004 (Signature Series)
1 3
3 A New Legend April 20, 1999
June 8, 2004 (Signature Series)
1 3
4 A New Enemy June 22, 1999
August 10, 2004 (Signature Series)
1 3
5 A New Love September 7, 1999
October 12, 2004 (Signature Series)
1 3
6 A New Challenge October 19, 1999
December 14, 2004 (Signature Series)
1 3
7 A New Career November 23, 1999
February 1, 2005 (Signature Series)
1 3
8 A New Ending January 11, 2000
March 1, 2005 (Signature Series)
1 4
N/A Complete Collection June 19, 2007 8 26
N/A The Complete Series November 13, 2012 4 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tenchi in Tokyo Starts Tomorrow". Anime News Network. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Anime Expo 2010 - Funimation". Anime News Network. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Geneon USA to Cancel DVD Sales, Distribution by Friday". Anime News Network. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Tenchi Muyo: Tenchi in Tokyo TV Series Complete Series (Hyb)". Rightstuf.com. Retrieved 16 August 2012.