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Episode 5 - Kagato Attacks!

 UK Version
 US Version
Original length
25:19
TV version length
22:33
23:07
Deleted footage
35 shots cut, 9 shortened / 2:46
18 shots cut, 9 shortened / 2:12
Altered footage
20 shots / 2:04
20 shots / 2:04
Re-dubbed lines
3
3

All times are approximate and exclude the opening, ending credits and next episode preview. Altered footage time excludes shots with re-dubbed dialogue.

UK Cut Only
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The 17 shot / 34 second sequence before the title card has been removed. This scene showed Tenchi harvesting carrots in the fields (and Ryo-Ohki eating them faster than he can pick them). As Tenchi berates Ryo-Ohki for being so greedy, it begins snowing, but Ryo-Ohki suddenly starts to hiss and yowl at the sky, then runs off.


Cut Cut

After the episode title card, a 35 second / 7 shot sequence of Ryoko enjoying sake (rice wine) in the bath, then inviting Ayeka to join her, has been cut (although the two establishing shots of the floating onsen have been kept in).


Original Edited Throughout the sequence with Ryoko and Ayeka drinking together in the bath, Ryoko has a bikini digitally painted on. Later, Mihoshi joins them and also has a swimsuit added under her towel. The total number of altered shots in the scene is 18, approximately 1:55.
Original Edited

One of Ryoko's lines, when she is teasing Ayeka, has been altered.

Original
TV
Ryoko: Oh, come on, what are you telling me? You're still upset about that? I'm certainly sorry that you couldn't seduce Tenchi! (laughs)
Ryoko: Oh, come on, what are you telling me? You're still upset about that? I'm so sorry you failed to attract Tenchi! (laughs)

Cut

One 4 second shot of Tenchi urinating has been cut from Ryoko's reminiscence about watching Tenchi as he grew up.


Cut

The shot where Ayeka is teasing Ryoko about her age has been shortened by 5 seconds to remove the line;

Ayeka: You're over a thousand years old and it's annoying to be seduced by an old lady!


Cut

The shot of a tub full of empty sake bottles and dishes has been removed, and a section from a later shot borrowed to cover the gap while keeping the audio intact.


Cut

One shot of Mihoshi has been shortened by 5 seconds, cutting out her line (section in braces indicates cut);

Mihoshi: {Yes, that's what I thought. He might be my destiny.} (giggles) Oh, we've just met and I'm talking to you like this!


Sasami's line when she walks into the onsen has been changed to remove the reference to alcohol.

Original
TV
Sasami: All right, how long are you going to stay in the bath? Whoa! It's stinky! It smells like sake!
Sasami: All right, how long are you going to stay in the bath? Whoa! It stinks! Smells like bad tea!

Cut

The shot of Ryo-Ohki leaping into Ryoko's arms has been shortened, and the shot after it cut, a total of 5 seconds. The shot of Ryoko looking up has been shortened by cutting the first two seconds and shifting it into a new position part-way through the shot of Kagato arriving (splitting that shot into two).


Cut

One shot during Katsuhito's fight with Ryoko (who is being controlled by Kagato) has been shortened to remove part of Tenchi's line (section in braces indicates cut);

Tenchi: {Don't kill her, grandpa!} Help her!


Original Edited The shot where Katsuhito cuts Ryoko's hand off to sever Kagato's control over her has been digitally altered to remove the blood. A further second of footage has been removed from the two shots after this to avoid showing blood pouring from Ryoko's arm.

Cut

A single shot (9 seconds) has been cut from the scene where Tenchi pulls the sword from Yosho's life tree.


One of Tenchi's lines during the spaceship battle with Kagato has been changed.

Original
TV
Tenchi: Damn him! It's hopeless! What can we do? Tenchi: Blast him! It's hopeless! What can we do now?

Cut Cut

Three shots (30 seconds) have been cut from the spaceship battle, showing Mihoshi getting the computer unit Ryo-Ohki drunk. The shot of Ayeka's first reaction has also been shortened by 1 second.


Cut

Two shots, one of Kagato and one of the interior of his ship, have been cut, just after Tenchi activates the Light Hawk Wings aboard Ayeka's ship Ryu-Oh. These cuts total 10 seconds.


Cut

Two shots (10 seconds) following Ryu-Oh's destruction have been cut. These featured Ayeka desperately crying Tenchi's name and searching the wreckage with Ryo-Ohki's scanners. In the original, Ayeka cries out "Tenchi" 12 times; in the TV version, she says it only 4 times. In addition, one shot of Ryoko searching the wreckage has been shortened by 2 seconds.


Original Edited The shot of Tenchi's headband has been digitally repainted to remove two of the blood stains.

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