The Cursed Cherry Tree Arc is the 79th story arc covered in the Ranma ½ manga, spanning one chapter. This arc was included in volume 30 of the Weekly Shōnen Sunday tankōbon and volume 28 of the Viz Media tankōbon.

Plot Summary Edit

One night at the Kuno mansionTatewaki decides to carve his and the Pig-Tailed Girl's names on a tree in his yard. This puts a spell on Kuno and he becomes one with the tree. In order to be free, he must sacrifice the girl whose name was carved into the tree, or the two must have a fun date together. Ranma, not wanting to be sacrificed for Kuno's sake, decides to go on a semi-date with Kuno, where Kuno is treated more like a display than a date. He becomes insistent that the only way for the date to be fun is for Ranma to kiss him. After refusing multiple advances, the tree spirit takes over Kuno entirely and charges at Ranma. Ranma, fed up with the entire situation, gets a large axe to chop down the tree. The tree backs down and frees Kuno[1].

Chapters Covered Edit

Image Chapter Number Arc Number English Chapter Name Japanese Chapter Name Anime Counterpart(s)
The Tragic Legend of the Black Cherry Tree
(Otoko-zakura hiden)

Major Events Edit

Characters Introduced Edit

References Edit

See AlsoEdit

List of Ranma ½ manga

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