Frankly, I like most of the characters in Ranma 1/2, but if I had to pick a favorite, it would have to be Shampoo. I don’t know what it is I like about her exactly, but she is kind of fun (maybe it’s her high-pitched voice). I can definitely see myself drawing more Ranma characters in the future.
Because I drew Shampoo immediately after drawing Lum, I can’t help but notice the similarities in style. Of course, they were both created by the same artist; Rumiko Takahashi. Bet you didn’t know that (of course you knew that; it’s common knowledge)!
The original run of the
All in all, I like how this drawing turned out as well. If anything, the shading of the hair could be a little tidier, but I wasn’t exactly aiming for perfection. I tried a similar style with Lum and ended up liking it, so I gave it another go and again liking the result.