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For the manga chapter, see The Cradle from Hell (chapter).

The Cradle from Hell (必殺! 地獄のゆりかご Hissatsu! Jigoku no Yurikago?) is the 10th episode in the seventh season, Ranma Forever, of Ranma ½ and the 146th episode overall.

Aghast when he realises Ranma has surpassed him in the martial arts, Genma desperately develops a new move to let him defeat his son once more.

Relation to the Previous EpisodeEdit


Plot OverviewEdit

Cast in Order of AppearanceEdit

Character Name Japanese Voice English Voice
Ranma Saotome (young) Megumi Hayashibara
Ranma Saotome (male) Kappei Yamaguchi Richard Cox
Genma Saotome (human, panda) Kenichi Ogata Robert O. Smith
Akane Tendo Noriko Nagai Myriam Sirois
Soun Tendo Ryūsuke Ōbayashi David Kaye
Nabiki Tendo Minami Takayama Angela Costain
Kasumi Tendo Kikuko Inoue Willow Johnson



  • At the end of the episode when Genma finally "defeats" his son with The Cradle from Hell attack, Kasumi remarks "This is what you call "mortal combat," isn't it?" Probably a reference to the 1992 video game Mortal Kombat, however in the english version Kasumi says "a fight to the death" not "mortal combat".


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