A magical umbrella that makes those beneath it fall in love makes for a complicated situation when Ryoga tries to have a private moment with Akane…and new disciple Akari. Then, Ranma is on the brink of death after some really,really bad noodles, a cursed doll takes over Akane’s body, and the gang gets shipwrecked on a deserted island!
Takahashi won the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award twice in her career, once for Urusei Yatsura in 1981 and the second time forInuyasha in 2002. A majority of the Takahashi canon has been adapted into other media such as anime, live-action TV series, and film. Takahashi's manga, as well as the other formats her work has been adapted into, have continued to delight generations of fans around the world. Distinguished by her wonderfully endearing characters, Takahashi's work adeptly incorporates a wide variety of elements such as comedy, romance, fantasy, and martial arts. While her series are difficult to pin down into one simple genre, the signature style she has created has come to be known as the "Rumic World." Rumiko Takahashi is an artist who truly represents the very best from the world of manga.