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  • olive_e_thomas
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=64&page=22 Trivia: Rumiko Takahashi s design for Nabiki Tendo is patterned after silent film actress
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 8, 2005

      Rumiko Takahashi's design for Nabiki Tendo is patterned after silent film actress
      Louise Brooks (1906-1985).

      The first time we see Kuno Tatewaki, he is pompously quoting from a Japanese
      classic, the "Heike Monogatari" (????, "Tale of the Heike"): "The sound of the bell of
      Gionshoja echoes the impermanence of all things. The hue of the flowers of the teak
      tree declares that they who flourish must be brought low. Yea, the proud ones are
      but for a moment, like an evening dream in springtime." Unsurprisingly, Kuno doesn't
      seem to realise that the words apply far too well to his own situation.

      Ranma makes a guest appearance in Volume 4 of the Meitantei Conan manga. When
      Conan and the Detective Boys are looking up information in a bookstore, the
      Detective Boys are looking at Shounen Sunday which has an image of Ranma on the

      Due to the negative backlash towards the English dub, Brigitta Dau was fired after
      playing the voice of female Ranma for the first six episodes of the TV series and the
      first two episodes of the OAV series. Since then, Venus Terzo has taken that role,
      resulting in a much improved English dub.

      After playing male Ranma for the English version of the 64 TV episodes and all of
      the OAV episodes and theatrical releases, Sarah Strange was replaced by Richard
      Cox, who is best known as the voice of Inuyasha.

      For the English dub of season 6, Angela Costain took a break from voicing Nabiki to
      attend flight school. Her sister Elaina Wotten-Costain took over the role for that
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