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For the video game, see Ranma ½: Hard Battle.
Ranma DVD box 3

Cover of the DVD box set by Viz.

This article lists episodes 23-45 and 51 of Ranma ½ Nettōhen (らんま½ 熱闘編), released by Viz as the third season of Ranma ½ or "Hard Battle". Episode 51 of Nettohen was placed in between episodes 44 and 45.

The closing song, "Present" by Tokyo Shōnen, was used in the 39th to 54th Nettōhen episodes; it was never heard in Viz's Hard Battle VHS or DVD sets. The closing song used in Outta Control, "Friends" by YAWMIN, was mislabeled as "Present" during the first eight episodes of that season.

EpisodesEdit

Episodes 41-62
#
Title Card/Episode name
Original Air Date
SS Manga
Viz English Chapter Counterpart
Vol.
Ch.
41
Series041 April 20, 1990
9
5
"Okonomiyaki" Means "I Love You"
6
Saucy Reply
7
Ukyo's Secret
42
Series042 April 27,1990
8
Ryoga vs. Ukyo
9
Love Letters in the Sauce
10
Ryoga's What?!
11
At Long Last... the Date!
43
Series043 May 4, 1990
11
7
Embraceable You
8
Hold Me Close
44
Series044 May 11, 1990
4
The Ultimate Technique
5
Get the Secret Scroll!
6
The Fire-Burst of Terror!
45
Series045 May 18, 1990
10
9
Tsubasa Kurenai Busts Loose!
10
Lunchtime Lunacy
11
The Perfect Match
46
Series046 May 25, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
47
Series047 June 1, 1990
11
9
Akane's Power-Up!
10
Super Badminton
11
Serious Side Effects
48
Series048 June 8, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
49
Series049 June 15, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
50
Series050 June 22, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
51
Series051 June 29, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
52
Series052 July 6, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
53
Series053 July 13, 1990
10
1
Happosai Days Are Here Again
2
One Moment to Love
3
I Won't Fall in Love!
54
Series054 July 20, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
55
Series055 July 27, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
56
Series056 August 3, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
57
Series057 August 10, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
58
Series058 August 17, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
59
Series059 August 24, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
60
Series060 August 31, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
61
Series061 September 7, 1990
12
7
The Soap of Happiness
8
Cupids, Draw Back Your Bow
9
Don't Follow Me
10
Who Do You Love?
11
Give Me a Little Hug
62
Series062 September 14, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
Episodes 63-64
Old Viz #
Original #
Title Card/Episode name
Original Air Date
SS Manga
Viz English Chapter Counterpart
Vol.
Ch.
63
69
Series063 November 9, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A
64
63
Series064 September 21, 1990
N/A
N/A
N/A

Home Video ReleasesEdit

Viz released the series on VHS and DVD.[1]

VHS Volumes
VHS Name Content Release Date (Dub) Release Date (Sub)
Ukyo Can Cook
Episodes 41-42
April 1996
February 20, 1998[2]
Dim Sum Darling
Episodes 43-44
May 1996
March 13, 1998[3]
Dharma Chameleon
Episodes 45-46
July 1996
April 17, 1998[4]
Once Upon a Time in Jusenkyo
Episodes 47-48
September 1996
May 22, 1998[5]
Pretty Womanhood
Episodes 49-50
November 1996
July 24, 1998[6]
Suddenly Sasuke
Episodes 51-52
January 1997
August 21, 1998[7]
Meloncholy Baby
Episodes 53-54
March 1997
October 23, 1998[8]
Back to the Happosai
Episodes 55-56
May 1997
November 20, 1998[9]
Da Doo Ling-Ling, Lung-Lung
Episodes 57-58
July 11, 1997[10]
January 15, 1999[11]
Smells Like Evil Spirit
Episodes 59-60
September 5, 1997[12]
February 13, 1999[13]
Soap Gets In Your Eyes
Episodes 61-62
November 14, 1997[14]
April 9, 1999[15]
Mirror, Mirror
Episodes 69/63
January 9, 1998[16]
May 14, 1999[17]
Dub VHS Boxset
VHS Name Content Release Date
Hard Battle Box Set
Episodes 41-62, 69, 63
May 21, 1999[17]
DVD Boxset
DVD Name Content Release Date
Hard Battle DVD Box Set
Episodes 41-62, 69, 63
July 30, 2002[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "VIZ VIDEO TITLE LIST" (11/1993-12/1997)
  2. "1998 Viz-In Archive: February"
  3. "1998 Viz-In Archive: March"
  4. "1998 Viz-In Archive: April"
  5. "1998 Viz-In Archive: May"
  6. "1998 Viz-In Archive: July"
  7. "1998 Viz-In Archive: August"
  8. "1998 Viz-In Archive: October"
  9. "1998 Viz-In Archive: November"
  10. "1997 Viz-In Archive: July"
  11. "1999 Viz-In Archive: January"
  12. "1997 Viz-In Archive: September"
  13. "1999 Viz-In Archive: February"
  14. "1997 Viz-In Archive: November"
  15. "1999 Viz-In Archive: April"
  16. "1998 Viz-In Archive: January"
  17. 17.0 17.1 "1999 Viz-In Archive: May"
  18. "2002 Viz-In Archive: July"

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