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For Ranma ½ fans looking for more anime similar to the manga and anime's tone, style, concept, and theme, there are a number of titles to choose from. The following list ranks the best anime that are like Ranma ½, with the order determined by votes from anime fans like you. Based on the popular manga series by Rumiko Takahashi, the anime Ranma ½ originally aired in 1989 from April 15 to September 16. Of the story, Takahashi had noted the target audience was women and children. The 18-episode martial arts-themed anime, along with the manga, are considered among the first to make an impact on U.S. readers.

Similar anime to Ranma ½ include InuYasha, Urusei Yatsura, and Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, which also combines action, comedy, and martial arts. Other anime like Ranma ½ are Maison Ikkoku, Dragon Ball and its martial arts tournament, and Rin-ne, which shares another similarity with Ranma ½ with its supernatural element.

If you notice any anime like Ranma ½ missing, feel free to simply add them to the list yourself and help this recommendations list grow!

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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Inuyasha, also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and ...more

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Fruits Basket is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Fruits Basket, sometimes abbreviated Furuba, or Fruba, is a Japanese shōjo manga series written and illustrated by Natsuki Takaya. It was serialized in the semi-monthly Japanese magazine Hana to ...more

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Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Dragon Ball is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. It is an adaptation of the first 194 chapters of the manga of the same name created by Akira Toriyama, which were ...more

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Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Pokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters, is a long running Japanese children's anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television ...more

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Kämpfer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Kämpfer

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Urusei Yatsura is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Urusei Yatsura is a comedic manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi and serialized in Weekly Shōnen Sunday from 1978 to 1987. Its 374 individual chapters were published in 34 ...more

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Samurai Harem is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Samurai Harem

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Rin-ne is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Rin-ne Rin-ne, known as Kyōkai no Rinne (lit. Rinne of the Boundary, officially subtitled as Circle of Reincarnation) in Japan, is a Japanese manga series and 2015 anime series. As a child, Sakura ...more

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Kenichi: The Mightiest Discipl... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple is a Japanese manga by Syun Matsuena serialized in the weekly manga magazine Shōnen Sunday from August 2002 to September 2014. This manga is a remake of Tatakae! ...more

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Naruto is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Naruto is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. It tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja who searches for recognition from his peers and the ...more

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Stop! Hibari-kun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Stop! Hibari-kun

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The Mega-Burst Space OVA is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
The Mega-Burst Space OVA

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Maison Ikkoku is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Maison Ikkoku is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It was serialized in Big Comic Spirits from November 1980 to April 1987, with the chapters collected into 15 ...more

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Cross Game is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Cross Game is a romantic comedy baseball manga series by Mitsuru Adachi that was serialized by Shogakukan in Weekly Shōnen Sunday between May 11, 2005 and February 17, 2010. It is collected in ...more

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Nisekoi - False Love is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Nisekoi, released in English as Nisekoi: False Love, is a Japanese romantic comedy manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Komi. Nisekoi follows high school students Raku Ichijo, the son ...more

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Full Metal Panic! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Full Metal Panic! is a series of light novels written by Shoji Gatoh and illustrated by Shiki Douji. The series follows Sousuke Sagara, a member of the covert anti-terrorist private military ...more

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Ai Yori Aoshi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Ai Yori Aoshi is a Japanese seinen manga written and illustrated by Kou Fumizuki and serialized from 1998 to 2005 in Hakusensha's Young Animal. It is a love story between two characters who have ...more

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Cheeky Angel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Cheeky Angel Cheeky Angel is a comedy romance action manga series by Hiroyuki Nishimori. The story revolves around the adventures of 15-year-old schoolgirl Megumi Amatsuka, a popular and beautiful tomboy ...more

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Slayers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Slayers is a Japanese comic fantasy media franchise originating in a series of over 52 light novels written by Hajime Kanzaka and illustrated by Rui Araizumi. The novels had been serialized in ...more

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Sexy Commando Side is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Ranma ½
Sexy Commando Side