Minor Anime Characters

Many of these characters appear in one or two episodes throughout the anime and do not reappear again. Even though these characters most often are not recurring, they do play an important role in the storylines in which they appear.

Rich Old Couple
Kin Ono
Sasuke Sarugakure
Kinnii
Chengensai
Lin Lin & Ran Ran
Copycat Ken
Higuma Torajiro
Genji Heita
Midori
Gendo
Yasukichi the Egg-Catcher Man
Temari
Tea Ceremony Martial Artists
Yutaro
Frogman
The Crepe King
Uragishi Sankichi
Farmer Brown
Anna
Gertie
Seaweed Child
Seaweed Monster
Sotatsu
Toramasa Kobayashi
Rinko
The Furinkan Stalker
Snow Girl
Snow Girl
Mu
Ogre Monster
Spider Monster
Miyakoji Tea Martial Artists
Tsukasa
Satori
Kogane Musashi
Princess Ori
Lychee
Kirin
Ebitan
Daihakusei & Daikokuse
Wu
Bishamoten
Toma
Sarutoru
Toristan
Wonton
Natsume
Karumi




Rich Old Couple
voices: Kenichi Ogata & Toshiko Sawada
episode: 10
This rich man finds P-chan wandering around the city, and he and his wife decide to adopt him. The couple promises him that he will inherit their fortune.


Kin Ono
voices: Yoshiko Ota & Janyse Jaud
episode: 14
Dr. Tofu 's meddling mother decided it was time for him to settle down and get married. She pays a visit to his clinic and starts searching for bride with good, child-bearing hips.


Sasuke Sarugakuge
voices: Shigeru Chiba & Robert O. Smith
Nett˘hen episode: various
Sasuke is introduced in the anime to replace Hikaru Gosunkugi initially. He is the Kuno family's inept ninja charged with carrying out their orders. Sasuke usually fails, and has come quite close to losing his job many times.


Kinnii
voices: Takeshi Aono & Paul Dobson
Nett˘hen episode: 30
Kinnii is a large and powerful martial artist sent by a group of Jusenkyo Guides to punish those who had been cursed for misusing their Jusenkyo curses. Kinnii winds up falling into the "Spring of Virtuous Man", and no longer wishes to fight.


Chengensai
voices: Kanehito (Kinto) Tamura & Terry Klassen
Nett˘hen episode: 32 & 120
Soun and Genma begin training under martial arts master Chengensai. Chengensai attempts to teach them his "Invisible Man" trick, but Genma and Soun are later shocked to learn that he and Happosai are old friends.


Lin Lin & Ran Ran
voices: Yuko Kobayashi/Nicole Oliver Lin Lin Yuko Mita/Nicole Oliver Ran Ran
Nett˘hen episodes: 40 & 70
Lin Lin and Ran Ran are from the same Amazon tribe as Shampoo. They travel to Japan to see if Shampoo has killed female Ranma (as per Shampoo's "Kiss of Death" given to female Ranma when they first met). Once they see that female Ranma is still alive the attack her. They later come back to get rid of Ranma's fiancee's in order to speed along Shampoo and Ranma's marriage.


Copycat Ken
voices: Masami Kiguchi & Toby Proctor
Nett˘hen episode: 42
Copycat Ken is able to make himself look exactly like anyone that he has photographed. He can also use their martial arts techniques by just watching them once. Ranma is able to defeat Ken by causing him to change appearences very quickly which leaves him mixed up.


Higuma Torajiro
voices: Ikue Ohtani & Tabitha St. Germain
Nett˘hen episode: 55
Higuma was the new teacher at Furinkan High School. Most of the students thought he'd be another tough teacher, but Higuma turned out to be really nice to the students. He tried to get them to "appreciate their youth", before he left to go help another school.


Genji Heita
voices: Shinnosuke Furumoto & Tony Sampson
Nett˘hen episode: 56
Genji is the nice, polite, and caring new student at the Tendo Dojo. Happosai takes him under his wing, but Ranma seriously doesn't like him.


Midori
voices: Yumi Takada & Megan Leitch
Nett˘hen episode: 59
Midori is the kind-hearted local kindergarten teacher that hates the neighborhood panty thief. Happosai has a crush on Midori, and tries to change his ways for her, but fails.


Gendo
voices: Yoshitada Ohtsuka & Michael Dobson
Nett˘hen episode: 60
Gendo is a friend of Sasuke's who is staying at the Kuno's home. Kuno doesn't believe that Gendo is a real fortune teller, so Gendo makes some small predictions to prove it. When Kuno asks who he will marry, Gendo mistakenly forcasts Nabiki, much to Kuno's dismay.


Yasukichi the Egg-Catcher Man
voices: Kouji Tsujitani & Brian Drummond
Nett˘hen episode: 63
Yasukichi was a little boy when he moved away from Nerima. He used to have a crush on Kasumi, and is happy to see that she is still living there. When he tries to strike up their old friendship, he realizes she doesn't remember him, and decides to not come between she and Dr. Tofu.


Temari
voices: Minori Matsushima & Chantal Strand
Nett˘hen episode: 76
This little girl practices Shitamachi Martial Arts, or "Good Old Days Martial Arts". She manages to defeat Akane in battle, and win the Tendo Dojo sign, but is later defeated when Akane sees through her attack.


Tea Ceremony Martial Artists
voices: ???
Nett˘hen episode: 79
These three older women attempt to prevent Akane from interrupting what Akane believes to be a sacrafice of Ranma. Actually Ranma was just being asked to rub Sentaro's grandmother's legs.


Yutaro
voices: Akira Ishida & Paul Dobson
Nett˘hen episode: 81
The Tendos, Saotomes and Ryoga travel to a hot spring, which they later find out is haunted. It is revealed that Yutaro, the hot spring owners son, has been attacking people rather than a ghost. Yutaro is looking for a bride, and after Akane suggests that this pretty boy should to a TV commerical, customers flock to his run-down hotspring. Unfortunately for Akane, Yutaro now thinks he's too important to talk to her.


Frogman
voices: Ryuuji Saikachi & French Tickner
Nett˘hen episodes: 82 & 141
The Frogman comes to Tokyo to take revenge on Ranma for making fun of his Dancing Frogs. The Frogman is particularly dangerous when he starts throwing around water from the "Spring of Drowned Frog", and Ranma and Akane are shocked to see that he can turn into a large, talking, frog.


The Crepe King
voices: Kouji Tsujitani & Brian Drummond
Nett˘hen episode: 83
The Crepe King, Jo, opens a crepe business in Nerima that causes Ukyo to lose customers. When she challenges him to a match, she is defeated and has to go into training to order to defeat him, which she eventually does.


Uragishi Sankichi
voice: Katsuji Mori & Ron Halder
Nett˘hen episode: 85
Uragishi arrives at the Tendo home to challenge Genma to a game of Shogi. Uragishi had lost to Genma in a previous match, giving him his only loss. Uragishi doesn't realize that Genma cheated to win, and when he loses once more, Uragishi dons his Shogi piece costume and has a game involving both the Tendos and Saotomes. Urageshi also thinks that all the women he sees look like his wife.


Farmer Brown
voices: Toshihiko Nakajima & Don Brown
Nett˘hen episode: 90
Farmer Brown meets Ryoga and believes that he is trying to steal one of his cows. When Ryoga proves himself to be a good martial artist, Farmer Brown recruits him to help deface a neighboring farm's cows while he and Anna steal vegetables.


Anna
voices: Yuko Kobayashi & Maggie Blue O'Hara
Nett˘hen episode: 90
Anna is Farmer Brown's daughter. She develops a crush on Ryoga, who she believes is a legendary cowboy hero named Joe. Ultimately Ryoga decides to leave Anna and her father, because his love for Akane is too strong.


Gertie
voices: None
Nett˘hen episode: 90
Gertie is Farmer Brown's bull, for some odd reason, the bull sometimes walks upright...


Seaweed Child
voices: Natsuko Fuji & ???
Nett˘hen episode: 93
The Seaweed Child is a legendary character that eats anything that has seaweed on it, and then leaves bits of seaweed on other people's faces to make them look like they were the ones that ate it.


Seaweed Monster
voices: None
Nett˘hen episode: 93
The Seaweed Monster is a legendary character that eats anything that has seaweed on it, and then leaves bits of seaweed on other people's faces to make them look like they were the ones that ate it.


Sotatsu
voices: Kouji Tsujitani & Alistair Abell
Nett˘hen episode: 97
Sotatsu is a martial arts calligrapher. He quickly dispatches Kuno, which makes Ranma take an interest in defeating him. Unfortunately for Ranma, his handwriting is atrocious.


Toramasa Kobayashi
voices: Hiroshi Masuoka & Terry Klassen
Nett˘hen episode: 98
Toramasa Kobayashi is the owner of the Furinkan High school store. The Principal is trying to get rid of him, because he knows about the Principal's poor high school grades.


Rinko
voices: You Inoue & Nicole Oliver
Nett˘hen episodes: 101
Rinko is a champion go-cart racer, who tries to prevent the rest of the gang from winning the race. Ultimately a major crash takes her out of the competition.


The Furinkan Stalker
voices: Issei Futamata & Micheal Benyaer
Nett˘hen episode: 102
The Furinkan Stalker has been terrorizing the girls of Furinkan High School, and everyone assumes it's Ranma because of his ponytail. It is revealed though, that it is actually Hikaru Gosunkugi in a misguided attempt at getting Ranma in trouble.


Snow Girl
voice: Masako Tsugaya & Tabitha St. Germaine
Nett˘hen episode: 106
This little girl was lost in a severe snowstorm that hit Nerima, the Tendo's found her and nursed her back to health.


Snow Girl
voices: Masako Tsugaya & Tabitha St. Germaine
Nett˘hen episode: 106
The little snow girl is revealed to actually be a snow spirit, who lost her flute. The rampaging monster, Mu, is actually her pet.


Mu
voices: None
Nett˘hen episode: 106
Mu is the giant abominable snow creature who was responsible for the blizzard in Nerima. He is actually the pet of the Snow Girl.


Ogre Monster
voices: None
Nett˘hen episode: 107
The Ogre Monster was one of the creatures released when Ranma and Genma knocked the wards off the cursed scrolls.


Spider Monster
voices: None
Nett˘hen episode: 107
The Spider Monster is the other creature that was released from the cursed scroll along with the Ogre and Panda doodle.


Miyakoji Tea Martial Artists
voices: Various
Nett˘hen episode: 112
The Miyakoji Tea Martial Artists capture Sentaro's Grandmother as a test to ensure that he is worthy of marrying Satsuki.


Tsukasa
voices: Mitsuki Yayoi & Jen Forgie
Nett˘hen episode: 114
Tsukasa is a sickly woman that Happosai brings food to when he is disguised as an octopus pot.


Satori
voices: Kazue Ikura & Rhys Huber
Nett˘hen episode: 137-141
Satori is a young boy who is able to read other people's minds. After meeting Ryoga and learning of Akane, he travels to the Tendo home hoping to meet her. After seeing Ranma lie to her, he proceeds to make Ranma's day very difficult.


Kogane Musashi
voices: Mako Hyodo & Saffron Henderson
Nett˘hen episode: 117 & 135
Kogane is a ghost girl that Ranma, Akane and Kuno discover in a notebook sold at the Furinkan High school store. Kogane sings a song that supposedly leads to a treasure, which winds up being a stuffed raccoon doll she had lost.


Princess Ori
voices: Yuko Mita & Moneca Stori
Nett˘hen episode: 130
A famous character from Japanese literature, Akane dreams that she meets her and is surprised that she and her fiance seem to have the same sort of relationship as Ranma and Akane do.


Lychee & Jasmine
voices: Sakiko Tamagawa & Diana Wong
movie: 1
Lychee and her pet elephant, Jasmine, were given a scroll by Happosai. The scroll entitles her to marry Kirin, but when Kirin finally arrives after many years, Akane happens to be holding the scroll....


Kirin
voices: Kaneto Shiozawa & John Payne
movie: 1
Prince Kirin is the leader of the Seven Lucky God Martial Artists. He has come to claim the holder of the scroll as his bride, and while Lychee actually owns the scroll, Akane happens to be holding it when Kirin arrives.


Ebitan
voices: Yo Yoshimura & Nick Misura
movie: 1
Ebitan is a member of the Seven Lucky Gods Martial Artists as well, and seems to be Kirin's right hand man. Ebitan uses a fishing pole as a weapon, and is surprisingly adept at combat.


Monlon
voices: Eiko Yamada & Linda Boyd
movie: 1
A member of the Seven Lucky Gods Martial Artists, Monlon is able to use her lute as a deadly weapon. Ultimately Shampoo is able to defeat her.


Daihakuse & Daikokuse
voices: Mitsuaki Madono/Michael Dobson Daihakuse Takehito Koyasu/Paul Dobson Daikokuse
movie: 1
Both of these young twins are members of the Seven Lucky Gods Martial Artists, they have an affinity for playing Go, and attempt to crush their opponents underneath their giant Go pieces. Ranma is able to outsmart them, and destory's their temple with a single blow .


Wu
voices: Yo Yoshimura & Terry Klassen
movie: 1
Wu is the largest member of the Seven Lucky God Martial Artists. This gentle giant seems to have a love for elephants, as he seems to enjoy playing with Lychee's elepant Jasmine.


Bishamonten
voices: Kazuhiko Inoue & Robert O. Smith
movie: 1
Bishamonten is the trident-wielding member of the Seven Lucky Gods Martial Artists. He is quickly dispatched by a well-placed bomb from Happosai who is in a hurry to meet up with Monlon.


Toma
voices: Mitsuaki Madono & Alessandro Juliani
movie: 2
Toma is the prince of Togenkyo Island, he has captured many women in hopes of making them his bride-to-be. Toma manages to capture all of the shipwrecked females after Kuno's yacht crashes on a neighboring island.


Sarutoru
voices: Nobuo Tobita & Paul Dobson
movie: 2
Sarutoru manages to kidnap Ukyo for himself, but no one seems interested in rescuing her. When Ryoga accidently wanders in and tries, Sarutoru uses his special technique "Shadow Fall" on Ryoga, which depresses him with thoughts of Akane's rejection. Unfortunately for Sarotoru the more depressed Ryoga gets the more powerful his Shi Shi Hakodan is.


Toristan
voices: Issei Futamata & Gerard Plunkett
movie: 2
This bird-man kidnaps Shampoo as his bride until Mousse bursts in to stop him. After a spectacular battle Mousse manages to knock off his mask and knock him unconscious.


Wonton
voices: Satohito Nakajima & Terry Klassen
movie: 2
Wonton is the giant dog-man, who seems to be seriously lacking any intelligence. Wonton is able to mop the floor with Kuno until Nabiki steps in and uses brains rather than brawn to defeat the dim-witted brawler.


Natsume
voices: Masako Katsuki & Lalainia Lindbjerg
OVA: The One to Carry On Part 1 & 2
Natsume is the more ruthless of the two sisters. She believes Soun is her father, and that by defeating Akane that she deserves to inherit the Tendo Dojo.


Karumi
voices: Yuko Mizutani & Kelly Sheridan
OVA: The One to Carry On Part 1 & 2
Karumi is the younger and more kind-hearted sister of the two. Like her sister, she believes Soun Tendo is her father, but doesn't quite agree that they should inherit the Tendo Dojo rather than Akane. Karumi also loves to eat quite a bit. She was even able to eat Akane's cooking.

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