Akane Tendo is the heir to the Tendo School of Anything Goes. After Ranma used her anger issues to leave for Kyoto without having to deal with anyone she and Ryoga searched for him before he could leave the city. When nothing turned out Akane stewed in rage before eventually deciding to join Ryoga in heading towards Kyoto to bring Ranma back. However they were stopped by Lee who tried to persuade them to remain in Nerima and not get involved with the Daigo confrontation, but is unsuccessful, and only manages to make them more set on going. On the way Ryoga trained Akane in the Bakusai Tenketsu.