Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition) Omnibus Manga List
A complete list of all Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1) Omnibus Edition Manga Volumes by Rumiko Takahashi, published by Viz Media, along with links to buy on Amazon.
The all-time classic hit series of gender-swapping, species-bending, madcap martial arts mayhem!
One day, teenaged martial artist Ranma Saotome went on a training mission with his father and ended up taking a dive into some cursed springs at a legendary training ground in China. Now, every time he’s splashed with cold water, he changes into a girl. His father, Genma, changes into a panda! What’s a half-guy, half-girl to do? Find out what fueled the worldwide manga boom in beloved creator Rumiko Takahashi’s (InuYasha, Urusei Yatsura, RIN-NE) smash hit of martial arts mayhem, presented remastered and unflipped for the first time.
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 1: Includes Volumes 1 & 2
Contains volumes 1 and 2!
Years ago, Genma promised his old friend Soun Tendo that Ranma would marry one of Soun’s three daughters and carry on the family’s martial arts school. Except that the girl picked to be Ranma’s bride doesn’t seem to like him, Ranma keeps getting into fights…and did we mention that whole changing into a girl thing?
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 2: Includes Volumes 3 & 4
Contains volumes 3 and 4!
Being a martial artist, Ranma just can’t resist the call to combat and takes on one opponent after another: Ryoga, a lone-wolf fighter with no sense of direction; Shampoo, a Chinese Amazon who has pledged to kill him; and finally Shampoo’s suitor Mousse, a martial arts master of hidden weapons. Is there such a thing as TOO much fighting spirit?
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 3: Includes Volumes 5 & 6
Contains volumes 5 and 6!
Chinese Amazon warrior Shampoo hasn’t given up on Ranma yet—only instead of killing him, she now wants to marry him! There are just a few obstacles in the way of their future happiness, though, starting with a childhood phobia of Ranma’s and followed by Shampoo’s suitor, Mousse, martial arts master of hidden weapons. Can Ranma escape Shampoo’s soap opera? Or a better question might be, does he even want to?
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 4: Includes Volumes 7 & 8
Contains volumes 7 and 8!
Back when Ranma’s father, Genma, and Akane’s father, Soun, were young martial artists, they learned the secrets of Anything-Goes Martial Arts from one of the greatest masters of all time. Unfortunately, he’s also someone they would do just about anything to get away from, and the entire Tendo household is about to find out why. Followed by a stirring rendition of Romeo and Juliet…and Juliet…and Romeo…
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 5: Includes Volumes 9 & 10
Contains volumes 9 and 10!
Ranma’s latest rival is Ukyo Kuonji, a chef in the art of cooking okonomiyaki, Japanese pizza. But the latest fight is more than just a rivalry with a fellow martial artist—Ukyo’s issues with Ranma go all the way back to childhood and a certain promise he once made. Though just because there’s a new rival doesn’t mean the others have gone away, as Mousse returns to kidnap Akane!
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 6: Includes Volumes 11 & 12
Contains volumes 11 and 12!
Furinkan High gets a new principal with some very radical ideas about student discipline and a rather unexpected relationship with blustering upperclassman Kuno. Then, poor lovesick Ryoga finally gets a break when a magical bar of soap cures his porcine transformations. If it’s not too good to be true, then it won’t all come out in the wash.
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 7: Includes Volumes 13 & 14
Ranma learns what being a loser feels like for once when Happosai applies a strength-sapping technique that leaves him weak as a baby! The humiliation continues for our emasculated hero when the only way Ryoga can rid himself of the “Mark of the Gods” (actually nothing more than a martial arts calligraphy doodle on his stomach) is by losing a fight to Ranma. Fox-Fu…Cat-Fu…Flat-Frog Fu…nothing seems to work against Ryoga! Has Ranma lost his edge for good?
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 8: Includes Volumes 15 & 16
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
Ranma wants it; four martial artist pork buns from China want it; Genma especially wants it… Described by a reluctant Ranma as the “seal” that keeps something terrible from happening, what is the “Dragon’s Whisker”? Once that plot’s tied up, the whole gang heads to a hot springs obstacle course. And then, a martial arts eating contest guaranteed to flip your stomach!
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 9: Includes Volumes 17 & 18
Meet Picolet Chardin II, master of the très terrifying La Belle France School of Martial Arts Dining. A style of martial arts based on eating doesn’t seem like it would be hard to master…but if Ranma can’t defeat Picolet in La Belle France, it’ll be wedding bells! Then, the unfortunately named “Pantyhose Taro” makes trouble for Ranma and the others, but who’s really the target—and cause—of all the vengeance?
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 10: Includes Volumes 19 & 20
Ten years ago, Ukyo made a special okonomiyaki sauce—which Ranma secretly ruined. Unaware of what Ranma had done, Ukyo to this day can’t quite understand why Ranma’s being extra nice to her despite the phenomenal failure of her special sauce. Akane’s onto Ranma, though, and one way or another he’s going to pay.
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 11: Includes Volumes 21 & 22
Pantyhose Taro’s back, and so is his thirst for vengeance! Hoping to get his name changed to something less embarrassing, he plans to dunk Happosai in some water from the “Spring of the Drowned Pious Man.” Unfortunately, that water isn’t the water he thinks it is, it’s worse…twice as worse! One Happosai is bad enough—is the world ready for two?! Later, Ranma meets his next nemesis: Herb of the legendary Musk Dynasty, a Chinese warrior tribe with the powers of animals. Herb and his companions, Lime and Mint, have come to Japan in search of a particular treasure—but they have to go through Ranma, Ryoga and Mousse first!
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 12: Includes Volumes 23 & 24
Pantyhose Taro’s back, and he’s got a thirst for vengeance that can only be quenched by dunking Happosai in water from Drowned Man Spring. But the water might actually result in more trouble than he anticipated—in fact, double the trouble. Then, a zesty trio in search of a particular treasure inspires Ryoga, Mousse and Ranma to form a truce. But is their temporary alliance a recipe for disaster?
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 13: Includes Volumes 25 & 26
Ranma’s latest challenge is Furinkan High’s newest teacher, Hinako Ninomiya. She can drain an opponent’s energy and transform from her childlike stature to a tall, sultry siren. Will Ranma defeat Hinako, or will he be the one who’s schooled? Then, Akane reunites with a boy from her childhood who’s dying of a wound she inflicted on him when they were young. With his fatal wound on her conscience, will Akane choose to stay with Shinnosuke until the bitter end?
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 14: Includes Volumes 27 & 28
Home is where the heart is, except when it’s invaded by unwanted guests. Ranma’s teacher Miss Hinako falls in love with Akane’s father and moves into the Tendo Dojo. But when Ranma tries to drive her out, Miss Hinako gives Ranma a run for his money! Later, a Ranma imposter takes up residence in the heart of Nodoka, Ranma’s mother. It doesn’t take long for the two “Ranmas” to begin fighting, and not just over their true identities.
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 15: Includes Volumes 29 & 30
The Egg of the Phoenix is a legendary treasure and pounding headache for Ranma. Unless Ranma can force-feed the bird into maturity (and thus free himself from its attacks), he’ll be on the bottom of the pecking order for the next 100 years. Will the bird, bird, bird have the final word? Elsewhere, Ryoga makes a potential love connection with a breeder of sumo-wrestling pigs, but will his alter ego P-chan cause a misunderstanding with dire consequences?
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 16: Includes Volumes 31 & 32
Ryoga + new disciple Akari + Akane + a magical umbrella = a complicated equation of dueling love. Next there’s a swimming contest between Akane and Miss Hinako that leaves one of them taking a dive. Then, a legendary dôgi—armor said to endow its wearer with ultimate power—is given to Ranma, Genma and Soun. But when the dôgi picks Akane to be its wearer, it soon comes between her and Ranma! It’s now or never for Ranma to confess his true feelings for Akane, but will he?
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 17: Includes Volumes 33 & 34
Ryoga and Ranma will stay forever young unless they eat a special mushroom at just the right time. But will they survive their squabbling over not wanting to share, or are they two shiitakes out of luck? Then, Akane’s got a secret—a brand-new and bigger bra, waiting to be tried on. But when Ranma suggests that Akane’s chest size may be shrinking, Akane goes from upset to enraged, and the arrival of Ranma’s mother, Nodoka, only adds fuel to the developing battle of the busts, and bust-ups.
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 18: Includes Volumes 35 & 36
Girl-type Ranma uncovers a cursed mirror that makes a love-hungry copy of her who kisses everyone she can get her hands on, including boy-type Ranma! A magical compact can capture the kooky copy, but then Ranma and Akane get trapped inside the compact! Later, Akane wins an enchanted bathing suit that finally enables her to swim. In return for the suit, she must enter a swimming competition. She takes the lead in the race, but a dangerous surprise awaits her at the finish line!
Ranma 1/2 (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 19: Includes Volumes 37 & 38
The outrageous, entertaining and beloved stories of Ranma and the gang come to a conclusion! Will Ranma break his gender-flipping curse? Will anybody find a way to reverse the effects of the legendary cursed springs? Will Mousse get Shampoo? Will Kuno finally get his little redheaded pigtailed girl? Will the panty-stealing Happosai pilfer enough undergarments to complete his collection? And the ultimate question—will Ranma and Akane get married?!
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