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He is very much in love with Akane, but does not want to admit it.When another man shows general interest in her, he can't help but grow jealous leading him to becoming depressed, scheming something to separate them, or growing worried. Whenever his pride is damaged, Ranma will go to great lengths to rectify the situation.
Although the characters and their relationships are complicated, they rarely change once they are firmly introduced and settled into the series. A 16-year-old proficient martial artist, he spent most of his youth on training trips with his father.
The last of these trips led them to Jusenkyo, China, where he fell into the Spring of Drowned Girl.
Since then, he changes into a red headed, well built girl when splashed with cold water.
When splashed with hot water, he changes back into a man, but only until the next time he is hit with cold water.
Many of the characters are similarly cursed to turn into animals or other creatures when splashed and are skilled in different and unusual types of martial arts.The large cast's intricate relationships with one another, unusual characteristics, and eccentric personalities drive most of the stories.