For its newest Tenchi Muyo GXP anime, Tenchi Muyo, media company EXNOA revealed the OVA format, main cast, additional personnel, and key visual on Friday. Shid-hen Paradise GXP (Paradise Begins Arc). An announcement video was broadcast on December 23 on the OVA’s official YouTube channel. Tenchi Muyo! GXP Paradise Shid-hen Anime Unveils the OVA Format, Cast, and Additional Staff
Masaki Kajishima, the creator of the Tenchi Muyo! franchise and designer of the franchise’s characters is listed as the OVA’s supervising director, and Hideki Shirane, who wrote the scripts for Tenchi Muyo GXP, Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar, and the fourth and fifth Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA series is writing and supervising the scripts for the new project. The OVA’s principal director is Hiroshi Negishi (Ai: Tenchi Muyo!, Tenchi Universe), and Takashi Asami (Sakura Wars) is in charge of the OVA’s direction. Character design is done by Nana Hiiragi. The OVA is being animated by AIC and Saber Project with assistance from Digital Network Animation during production.
Tenchi Muyo GXP is a variation of the original Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVAs focused on various characters, as opposed to earlier works like Tenchi Universe and Tenchi in Tokyo, which are spinoffs of the OVAs and centred on the franchise’s main ensemble. A series of light novels by Kajishima debuted in 2003 after Tenchi Muyo GXP first appeared as a television anime in 2002. The anime ran for 26 episodes. The 17th and most recent volume were sent out in June 2018.
The latest fourth and fifth Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA series is linked to the new Tenchi Muyo! GXP Paradise Shid-hen anime, which is a prologue to the “Paradise War” event in the plot and tells a new story for the lead character Seina Yamada.