The Violence of Cooking Arc is the 59th story arc covered in the Ranma ½ manga, spanning one chapter. This arc was included in volume 23 of the Weekly Shōnen Sunday tankōbon and volume 21 of the Viz Media tankōbon.

Plot Summary

Kasumi is sick in bed and Akane offers to cook, but nobody in the family wants it. Ranma's mother Nodoka shows up and offers to help, much to their delight. She decides to teach Akane how to cook, as well as Ranma (disguised as Ranko). Akane and Ranma get into a competition for who is the better cook, and in the process Akane breaks the hot water pipe. The family end up eating ramen for dinner[1].

Chapters Covered

Image Chapter Number Arc Number English Chapter Name Japanese Chapter Name Anime Counterpart(s)
The Violence of Cooking
(Boryoku ryori kyoshitsu)
Akane vs. Ranma! I'll Be the One to Inherit Mother's Recipes!

Major Events

  • Akane and Ranma compete to see who is the better cook with Nodoka as the judge.

Characters Introduced

No characters were introduced in this arc


See Also

List of Ranma ½ manga

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