Tenchi Muyo! The GXP project gets new Paradise Shidō-hen Anime – News

Tenchi Muyo!  The GXP project gets new Paradise Shidō-hen Anime – News

Media company EXNOA announced on Friday that they are producing a new one Tenchi Muyo GXP anime with the title Tenchi Muyo GXP – Paradise Shidō Hen (Paradise Begins Arc). The announcement did not reveal a format or debut date for the anime. (The Comic Natalie website reports the new anime as a “series”, but the anime’s website does not list it as such.) Tenchi Muyo! franchise creator and character designer Masaki Kajishima drew the image below for the new anime.

Kajishima is credited as supervisor of the project, while Hideki Shiranea screenwriter for Tenchi Muyo GXP, Tenchi Muyo! War against the Geminarand the fourth and fifth Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA the series, writes and oversees the scripts for the new project.

Tenchi Muyo GXP is a spinoff of Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVAs that center around different characters, unlike previous projects such as The Tenchi Universe and Tenchi in Tokyowhich are spinoffs of the OVAs and focused on franchiseits central cast. Tenchi Muyo GXP began as a TV anime that aired for 26 episodes in 2002, and later spawned a series of light novels by Kajishima that began in 2003. The 18th and final volume aired in June 2018.

The new Tenchi Muyo GXP – Paradise Shidō Hen anime is a prelude to the “Paradise War” event in the story, and is tied to the recent fourth and fifth Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA series, which marks a new story for protagonist Seina Yamada.

Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki is the title of the original from 1992 OVA series that started a long-running cross-media franchise, with many sequels and spinoffs. The original OVA received Tenchi Muyo! Omatsuri Zenjitsu no Yoru! (Tenchi Muyo! The night before the carnival), Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki Dai-2-Ki (Second Season), and Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki Dai-3-Ki (Third season) sequels.

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Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki Dai-4-Ki (Fourth season), the fourth OAVdebuted in 2016 as the first entry in the OVA series of 11 years since the last episode of the third OAV debuted in 2005. The fifth season of the anime had six episodes that debuted in home video releases from February to May 2021.

Anime production company AIC entered into an agreement to transfer partial ownership of some of its existing copyrights to Toei Agency in April 2021, with the two companies now sharing joint ownership of Tenchi Muyo!among other franchisees.

Sources: Tenchi Muyo GXP – Paradise Shidō-hen anime’s website, Comic Natalie

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