The carnival starts here! Discuss all the things about the main cast we all know and love!
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by WisperG
#20635 We have a Dual-specific crossovers thread, but I figured it would be a good idea to have an all-encompassing thread covering everything in the Tenchiverse and beyond.

Feel free to post any references or cameos pertaining to Tenchi and its numerous "cousin" series here, regardless of source (i.e. they don't necessarily have to be from other Tenchiverse shows).
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by WisperG
#20636 I'll start things off with a cameo that threw me for a loop when I found it. Skip to 2:01 in this video:

Video from : youtu.be


Apparently, Photon has a cameo in Tenchi in Tokyo in which he almost got punched in the face by Ryoko :lol: . We've discussed cameos here on Tenchiforum before, but I don't think I've ever heard a mention of this one. I'm not very far into Tokyo yet myself. I wouldn't have found this if not for that AMV.
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by Crazed
#20638 Nice find Wisper!

Here's a page from a DC comic where you can see the kanji of Tenchi Muyo! in the background on the wall of a building.

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by chucklocker
#20639 Speaking of the Tenchi Muyo! kanji showing up in strange places, here is a cameo that shows up, of all places, in an episode of Sailor Moon!
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I've just looked, and the episode that this appears in aired only a few weeks after the very first OVA episode! Apparently Tenchi had some very early fans in the production staff of Sailor Moon!
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by Nobuyuki
#20642 Keep in mind "Tenchi Muyo" also translates to the equivalent of "This Side Up", so you're likely to see it on any random box. :wink:
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by chucklocker
#20643
Nobuyuki wrote:Keep in mind "Tenchi Muyo" also translates to the equivalent of "This <span id="adtext_8" class="adtext">Side</span> Up", so you're likely to see it on any random box. :wink:

True enough, but in the anime production community (which I imagine is as relatively close knit as the equivalent western tv/film communities) you've got to assume that they are aware of the connotations and implications of Tenchi and place them in their work accordingly...
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by For Washuu
#20829 Oh, yay. Here I go. ('Cause WhisperG threatened me.)

The H-Title OVA, "Beyond", produced by Pink Pineapple in 1998.

I've been watching it, and the whole thing is like "Agga Ruter" does "El-Hazard". (no pun intended.) It actually revolves around the plot and not the adult content, also; one could remove it and there would be no difference in story, really. :/

It is also Kajishima-funny here and Hayashi-funny there.
Like the main character, the great Demon lord of Darkness and Destruction... washing dishes.

A Tenchi's-mom-look-alike makes an appearance for one second: http://i.imgur.com/OY9aK97.png

One of the hapless girls in the show refers to the MC as "Tenshi-Sama" [angel], much like Ayeka does to Tenchi.

Aann...dd....d... that's it! Watch it if you want a funny story about some girls who are somehow able to get hot and heavy with a dude who has steel plates for skin. And horns. And five eyes.

Yeah.
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by wwwwhhhhoooo
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WisperG wrote:Apparently, Photon has a cameo in Tenchi in Tokyo in which he almost got punched in the face by Ryoko :lol: . We've discussed cameos here on Tenchiforum before, but I don't think I've ever heard a mention of this one. I'm not very far into Tokyo yet myself. I wouldn't have found this if not for that AMV.


Whoa okay yeah I totally forgot about this scene in Tokyo. I've been re-watching TiT but got off track lately, haven't gotten there yet...now that I have Photon fresh in my mind, this really stands out like it never has before for me, and I'll keep a look out as I'm viewing "Toyko" in the coming weeks (good eye there btw). Tokyo has had a couple cameos from Tenchi's distantly-related series (such as El-Hazard) and it's clear while it may not be a true crossover by the strictest of definitions, they're definitely going for Photon here.
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by JGZinv
#21899 As has been mentioned, it appears via the 10th Anniversary box set that
the first Tenchi OVA had drawn inspiration from Iczer-One, an earlier series.

We happened to find and watch some of it at Ohayocon '14, so I will stick
some links here so others can see it and draw their own conclusions about some
(quite) similar scenes and elements.

It's NSFW, and not light on the nudity or gore, or screaming.

Iczer One:
OVA 1-3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUOaaOyH7ew
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IYzAFDf9E8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neV8yuoDeF4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkW13r6zQto

http://www.veoh.com/watch/v20882810M53d99FX

Iczer Reborn: (Direct Sequel)
http://www.goodanime.net/category/iczer-reborn
You'll want a pop up blocker such as adblock plus running on goodanime links.

Iczer Girl Iczelion: (Loose 2nd Sequel)
http://www.goodanime.net/category/iczer-girl-iczelion
You'll want a pop up blocker such as adblock plus running on goodanime links.