Resources For Fanfic Writers
These are the references I use for my own Ranma
1/2 fanfics; they help me write stories with as few
inconsistencies as possible. There's information on
storylines I haven't read, episodes I haven't seen,
as well as some materials I've collected for my own
benefit. Maybe you'll find them helpful, too.
(For samples of what I've written, check out my other
pages on dougmacd.net.)
Stuff I've Collected
- Tendo House
- A sketch of the Tendo compound and floorplan with all
the rooms labeled.
- Character Heights
- I don't think there are any canon heights for the
Ranma characters, but using a character design sheet
from the third Ranma movie, I put together a reasonable
People, Places, and Things
- Short of a translation, this is the best source for Ranma
information. It's a thoroughly cross-referenced list
of the characters, Jusenkyo springs, magical objects,
and martial arts appearing in Ranma. Also,
differences between the manga and anime are presented.
The only drawback is that it's old (last updated in
1994), so it doesn't contain information on the end of
the manga, or the latest OAVs.
Ranma 1/2 FAQ
- Here, the above information has been boiled down, and the
author presents likely answers for your questions on such
things as the
Amazon marriage laws and
Jusenkyo curses. Unfortunately, finding what you want
be difficult. Amazon laws are listed under Places and Objects,
FFML Resources Guide
- This site is a large, somewhat cluttered collection of
links to sites that can be useful for fanfic authors.
There are also link to the Fanfic Mailing List, and
homepages of many fanfic authors.
The Penultimate Ranma Fanfic Index
- Want a list of just about every Ranma 1/2 fanfiction on the web?
Check out Rakhal's website: he's put together synopses, links,
and author e-mail addresses. There is no search feature, but
you can use your browser to Find the name or title you want on
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All text on this page is copyright © 1998-2001
by Douglas MacDougall.