It's Ranma's 17th birthday. A day he hopes to spend with his family and friends, including the mother he has to hide from. When things go wrong, he makes a wish, but the results aren't quite what you expect.
It's Ranma's birthday. A day to celebrate. He even got a present from Genma But Nodoka visits, and Ranma must become Ranko. He has to hide from his own mother on his birthday. Ranma gets very depressed and seems to be about to give up all together, to become the girl that he appears to be. And when her birthday cake appears, she makes a wish and blows out the candles...