Hunter X Hunter

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  • TV-14
  • 1999
  • 103 Seasons
  • 9.0  (131,709)

Hunter X Hunter is an anime television series adapted from a manga of the same name by Yoshihiro Togashi. The show aired on Fuji TV from 2011 to 2014 and captivated audiences with its stunning animation, intricate storyline, and intriguing characters. The story follows a young boy named Gon Freecss, who discovers that his father, who he believed to be dead, is actually a legendary hunter. So, Gon decides to follow in his father's footsteps and become a hunter himself. Hunters are a rare breed of individuals who are licensed to explore the world, hunt for treasure, and even capture criminals. The show follows Gon's journey to become a hunter and unlock the secrets of his father's past.

The first thing that stands out about Hunter X Hunter is its unique and detailed world-building. We are introduced to various cities, territories, and characters that form the Hunter Association's landscape. Each location is distinct and comes with its unique cultures, traditions, and dangers. For instance, the city of Yorknew is known for its massive underground auction, a prime spot for hunters to purchase rare items, while Kukuroo Mountain is home to some of the most dangerous creatures in the world.

The characters in Hunter X Hunter are also a huge draw for audiences. Gon himself is a likeable and cheerful protagonist who always sees the best in others. He is joined by other characters such as Killua, a professional assassin from a notorious family, and Kurapika, a specialist hunter with a vendetta against a certain group of criminals. The characters are well developed, and we see them evolve and grow throughout the series. There is also a sizeable cast of supporting characters, each with distinct personalities and quirks that add further depth to the world of Hunter X Hunter.

One of the show's most impressive feats is how it balances a lighthearted tone with brutal and intense action scenes. The show features some of the most thrilling and well-crafted battles in anime, with each character utilizing unique powers and fighting styles. Even though some of the fights can be brutal, the show manages to keep the darker themes from overpowering the overall tone. The tone of the show is further complemented by its breathtaking animation and art style. Each episode features vibrant colors and detailed backgrounds that bring the world and its characters to life.

The plot of the show is also a standout feature. The show's storyline provides a perfect blend of action, comedy, and mystery. Each character has their storyline that interweaves with the others, and the grander plot unfolds gradually throughout the series. There are plenty of twists and turns in the story, and the show keeps up its momentum, never allowing the momentum to stagnate or drag.

Moreover, Hunter X Hunter's music score is a perfect accompaniment to the show's visuals and story. The opening and closing themes are both great, as are the background tracks. The music adds an extra layer of depth to the show, intensifying the emotional aspect of each scene.

Overall, Hunter X Hunter is an excellent watch, providing something for fans of various anime genres. The show combines action, adventure, suspense, and comedy, creating a refreshing take on the shonen genre. The world-building, characters, and plot draw the viewer in and keeps them engaged throughout the series. The story's pacing and art supply a visually stunning and emotionally gripping experience. With a combination of incredible artwork, an amazing plot, and well-developed characters, Hunter X Hunter is a must-see anime for fans of all ages.

Hunter X Hunter is a series that is currently running and has 103 seasons (469 episodes). The series first aired on October 16, 1999.

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Ally × And × Sword
50. Ally × And × Sword
August 5, 2012
The Phantom Troupe captures Gon and Killua.
Pursuit × And × Analysis
49. Pursuit × And × Analysis
July 29, 2012
Gon and the others plan to raise the money they need by collecting the bounties placed on the Troupe.
Very × Sharp × Eye
48. Very × Sharp × Eye
July 22, 2012
At the antiques market, Gon discovers a foolproof way to appraise valuable items
Condition × And × Condition
47. Condition × And × Condition
July 15, 2012
Kurapika comes face to face with Uvogin
Chasing × And × Waiting
46. Chasing × And × Waiting
July 8, 2012
Kurapika sends the Boss away to safety, and then waits to confront the Phantom Troupe alone.
Restraint × And × Vow
45. Restraint × And × Vow
July 1, 2012
Kurapika has captured a member of the Phantom Troupe.
Buildup × To A × Fierce Battle!
44. Buildup × To A × Fierce Battle!
June 17, 2012
The Mafia's secret weapon, the Shadow Beasts, set out to annihilate the Phantom Troupe.
A × Shocking × Tragedy
43. A × Shocking × Tragedy
June 10, 2012
The Phantom Troupe takes over the auction site and the merchandise disappears without a trace, along with the guests.
Defend × And × Attack
42. Defend × And × Attack
June 3, 2012
Gon, Killua and Leorio start gathering funds in order to bid on the game "Greed Island."
Gathering × Of × Heroes
41. Gathering × Of × Heroes
May 27, 2012
After receiving instructions from their leader, Chrollo, the Phantom Troupe converges in the city.
Nen × Users × Unite?
40. Nen × Users × Unite?
May 20, 2012
Kurapika and the other job applicants are attacked in the mansion of a flesh collector.
Wish × And × Promise
39. Wish × And × Promise
May 13, 2012
Kurapika is determined to retrieve the eyes of his brethren and send the Phantom Troupe to the deepest depths of hell.
Reply × From × Dad
38. Reply × From × Dad
May 6, 2012
Gon decides to listen to the tape finds inside the box.
Ging × And × Gon
37. Ging × And × Gon
April 29, 2012
After mastering Nen and becoming a real Hunter, Gon returns to Whale Island with Killua.
A Big Debt × And × A Small Kick
36. A Big Debt × And × A Small Kick
April 22, 2012
Gon lands a solid punch on Hisoka and returns the tag
The × True × Pass
35. The × True × Pass
April 15, 2012
The curtain rises on the battle between Gon and Hisoka.
Power × To × Avenge
34. Power × To × Avenge
April 8, 2012
Gon faces Gido and Reihlvelt in a match.
An × Empty × Threat
33. An × Empty × Threat
April 1, 2012
Gon and Killua resume Nen training.
A × Surprising × Win
32. A × Surprising × Win
March 25, 2012
Kastro creates a double of himself with his mastery of Nen and steals Hisoka's arms.
Destiny × And × Tenacity
31. Destiny × And × Tenacity
March 18, 2012
The match between Hisoka and Kastro is about to begin.
Fierce × And × Ferocious
30. Fierce × And × Ferocious
March 11, 2012
Gon's first battle in the Heaven's Arena on the 200th story is against Gido, a Nen user.
Awakening × And × Potential
29. Awakening × And × Potential
March 4, 2012
In order to break down Hisoka's Nen barrier, Gon and Killua ask Wing to let them awaken their Nen abilities.
Nen × And × Nen
28. Nen × And × Nen
February 19, 2012
Zushi's mentor, Wing, tells Gon and Killua about the existence of something known as Nen.
Arrival × At × The Arena
27. Arrival × At × The Arena
February 12, 2012
Killua fights Zushi and senses his strange technique is similar to the one used by Illumi.
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Hunter X Hunter is available for streaming on the Fuji TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Hunter X Hunter on demand at Max, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, The Roku Channel Free, Hoopla, Apple TV, Tubi TV and Peacock.
  • Premiere Date
    October 16, 1999
  • IMDB Rating
    9.0  (131,709)