Ranked #5

Hunter x Hunter (2011)

Alternative Titles

English: Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Synonyms: HxH (2011)
Japanese: HUNTERxHUNTER (2011)

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 148
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2011 to Sep 24, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2011
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 9.141 (scored by 158,459 users)
Ranked: #52
Popularity: #60
Members: 285,753
Favorites: 29,711
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.

Synopsis

Hunter x Hunter (2011) is set in a world where Hunters exist to perform all manner of dangerous tasks like capturing criminals and bravely searching for lost treasures in uncharted territories. Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss is determined to become the best Hunter possible in hopes of finding his father, who was a Hunter himself and had long ago abandoned his young son. However, Gon soon realizes the path to achieving his goals is far more challenging than he could have ever imagined.

Along the way to becoming an official Hunter, Gon befriends the lively doctor-in-training Leorio, vengeful Kurapika, and rebellious ex-assassin Killua. To attain their own goals and desires, together the four of them take the Hunter Exam, notorious for its low success rate and high probability of death. Throughout their journey, Gon and his friends embark on an adventure that puts them through many hardships and struggles. They will meet a plethora of monsters, creatures, and characters—all while learning what being a Hunter truly means.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Hunter x Hunter (2011) is a remake of the original 1999 series based on the popular shounen manga by Yoshihiro Togashi.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Zoldyck, Killua
Zoldyck, Killua
Main
Ise, Mariya
Japanese
Ise, Mariya
Freecss, Gon
Freecss, Gon
Main
Han, Megumi
Japanese
Han, Megumi
Kurapika
Kurapika
Main
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Japanese
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Paladiknight, Leorio
Paladiknight, Leorio
Main
Fujiwara, Keiji
Japanese
Fujiwara, Keiji

Staff

Nakatani, Toshio
Nakatani, Toshio
Producer
Koujina, Hiroshi
Koujina, Hiroshi
Director
Yamada, Chiaki
Yamada, Chiaki
Sound Director
Teramoto, Yukiyo
Teramoto, Yukiyo
Episode Director, Storyboard

More episodes Episodes(148/148)

Episode Title Aired
1 Departure × And × Friends
Tabidachi × to × Nakama-tachi (タビダチ×ト×ナカマタチ)
Oct 2, 2011
2 Test × of × Tests
Shiken × no × Shiken (シケン×ノ×シケン)
Oct 9, 2011
3 Rivals × for × Survival
Rival × ga × Survival (ライバル×ガ×サバイバル)
Oct 16, 2011
4 Hope × and × Ambition
Kibou × to × Yabou (キボウ×ト×ヤボウ)
Oct 23, 2011
5 Hisoka × is × Sneaky
Hisoka × wa × Hisoka (ヒソカ×ハ×ヒソカ)
Oct 30, 2011

Opening Theme

#1: "departure!" by Ono Masatoshi (eps 1-26, 50-52, 62-75, 101-103, 137-147)
#2: "departure! -second version-" by Ono Masatoshi (eps 27-49, 76-100, 109-136)
#3: "departure! -Opening Tokubetsu-hen-" by Ono Masatoshi (eps 53-61, 104-108)

Ending Theme

#1: "Just Awake" by Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas (eps 1-26)
#2: "HUNTING FOR YOUR DREAM" by Galneryus (eps 27-50, 52-58)
#3: "Riot" by Yoshihisa Hirano (ep 51)
#4: "REASON" by YUZU (ゆず) (eps 59-75, 147)
#5: "Nagareboshi Kirari (YUZU Version) (流れ星キラリ (ゆずバージョン))" by YUZU (ゆず) (eps 76-98)
#6: "Hyouriittai (表裏一体)" by YUZU (ゆず) (eps 99-134, 136)
#7: "Understanding" by Yoshihisa Hirano (ep 135)
#8: "Hyouriittai -second version- (表裏一体)" by YUZU (ゆず) (eps 137-146)
#9: "departure!" by Ono Masatoshi (ep 148)



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Cresherhsm
Oct 2, 2014
The lack of popularity surrounding Hunter x Hunter (2011) has always confused me, especially after catching up to it six months ago. For an anime that seems to do everything right, it isn't talked about a lot at a popular level. Neither has it been successful in garnering a fan base similar to that of SNK or SAO. I decided to write this review to do the show justice. If a show this good is still flying under your radar or if you are discouraged from watching this because of its "childish appearance" then reading this review is a must.

Story:
HxH is about a young boy read more
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juliagatari
Sep 23, 2014
“You should enjoy the little detours. To the fullest. Because that’s where you’ll find the things more important than what you want”. (Hunter Election Arc).

I don’t have words enough to describe what was this 148 episodes for me.
I'll not spend this review talking about the Synopsis, because It’s right here on MAL.
I need to tell you, why you must watch this masterpiece, and what it represents to me.

First of all I’m gonna talk about the final episode. I felt Joy, sadness, angry (Togashi hurry up with the manga! hahah), and of course, satisfaction. Satisfaction because I heard my friends (you NEED to watch it), read more
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KyoumaZ
Sep 28, 2014
"I see now... Yes... I see... You had me in checkmate from the start." - Meruem

Hunter x Hunter 2011 is incredibly well appreciated within the myanimelist community, however it never managed to grow a fanbase as large as the ones from other popular Shounen Series like Fairy Tail, Naruto, Bleach... Maybe it's because the series is much younger and I sincerely hope that one time HxH will be as popular as Naruto, because it just deserves it so much. I’ve never seen a better Shounen Series, no a better Anime series before. Hunter x Hunter deserves every single praise it gets. It takes Shounen read more
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RedInfinity
Jun 7, 2015
At first, when I read the synopsis of hunter x hunter (2011) (for the rest of this review will be called hxh as abbreviation) I could not quite deduce the rationality of this show being scored and reviewed with such praise as it receives on a daily basis. I am sure many of you ,who are planning to pick up this show sometime soon, are thinking the same as I did before watching this show and I will do my best to change any contravening opinions towards this series.

Story: 9

As you all have likely read the synopsis of hxh, it certainly stands out from most read more
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