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InuYasha: Kanketsu-hen

Alternative Titles

English: InuYasha: The Final Act
Synonyms: Inu Yasha: Kanketsu-hen
Japanese: 犬夜叉 完結編


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2009 to Mar 30, 2010
Premiered: Fall 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Aniplex, YTV
Licensors: Viz Media
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Inuyasha, Kagome, Miroku, Sango, Shippou and their neko-mata friend Kirara, are now in the final leg of their quest to put an end to the elusive demon, Naraku and all of the chaos and evil he has caused, and to ultimately undo the unfortunate karma of the Jewel of Four Souls. Their journey, however, will not be easy as their remaining enemies put out all the stops to make sure that they do not accomplish their goal.

This TV Anime depicts Volumes 36-56 (end) of the Inuyasha manga. The story continues from the last moment seen in Inuyasha's original anime. Inuyasha, Kagome, Sango, Miroku and Shippou are now in the definitive quest to beat Naraku and the evil he has created and absorbed, they don't lose hope since their future depends on it, but the path isn't easy nor short so they will go through life threatening situations and must put their friendship and love on the line with wisdom to know who their friends and foes are to succeed.

(Source: ANN)


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Yukino, Satsuki
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Kuwashima, Houko
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Saito, Chiwa
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Tsujitani, Kouji
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Tsuruoka, Yota
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Sound Director
Watada, Shinya
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Episode Director, Storyboard
Furuta, Takeshi
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Episode Director
Do As Infinity
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Theme Song Performance

More episodes Episodes(26/26)

Episode Title Aired
1 Naraku's Heart
Naraku no Shinzou (奈落の心臓)
Oct 4, 2009
2 Kagura's Wind
Kagura no Kaze (神楽の風)
Oct 11, 2009
3 Meido Zangetsuha
Meidou Zangetsuha (冥道残月破)
Oct 18, 2009
4 Dragon-Scaled Tetsusaiga
Ryuurin no Tetsusaiga (竜鱗の鉄砕牙)
Oct 25, 2009
5 The Great Holy Demon Spirit’s Test
Yourei Taisei no Shiren (妖霊大聖の試練)
Nov 1, 2009

Opening Theme

''Kimi ga Inai Mirai'' by Do as Infinity (eps 1-25)

Ending Theme

#1: "With You" by AAA (eps 1-9)
#2: "Diamond" by alan (eps 10-17)
#3: "Tooi Michi no Saki de (遠い道の先で)" by Ai Takekawa (武川アイ) (eps 18-26)

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Jan 1, 2010
This is going to be short. I'v actually never written a review on this site before.


That being said. This series is blowing my mind. I was always a bit of an Inuyasha critic. The recycled story lines and sub plots turned me off a lot. I watch this out of pure curiosity and found myself deeply emotionally involved in it. Several episodes nearly made me cry for characters that I had pervious lacked interest in.

The series was definitely a massive improvement from the original seasons, and it is refreshing to fans and non fans alike. It is highly character driven, though there is read more
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Apr 6, 2014
Inyuasha: Second Season Review -

To a man who completely watched every single Inuyasha episode known to man, I want to point out that this here is one of the most miraculous things ever.

Story - The story takes wherever the last story picked of. I found this to be much better than the 167 episodes the original one took place. The psychological impact of the story stunned me to no end, making me marathon this over and over again. Truly amazing. 10/10

Characters - Out of all the characters in this series, Kagome evolved the most. Not to say that the others stayed the same, but read more
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Nov 1, 2013
InuYasha: Kanketsu-hen, or InuYasha: The Final Act, is the final segment of the show that has taken the anime world by storm in 2000. The first, long, season of InuYasha was incredible when it comes to storyline and character. Everything was engaging!...except the ending of it. Having such a long air-time and not have a proper ending to it was a real downer. InuYasha: Kanketsu-hen puts everything into place, and tears in some viewers' eyes ;)

Story (10) Definitely one of the more in-depth storylines in anime. The show takes you back in time, well it literally does each time Kagome goes through her family's well, read more
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Mar 30, 2010
OH- Inuyasha! Has ALWAYS been one of my favorites and Kanketsu-hen was by far the best season of Inuyasha! Throughout the regular series, there were lots of fillers and silly episodes that lacked "meat" however each episode of the final season of Inuyasha was filled with a moving plot-line that at times had me crying. The action in this season was amazing and it was nice how characters that were minor or were not that likable during the regular broadcast were brought to new light.

The art as always was clean and enjoyable. But the development of the characters was spectacular! I am so glad read more
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