Hunter x Hunter Pilot

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Japanese: ハンターxハンター


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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 26, 1998
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Ranked: #29472
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Popularity: #3803
Members: 25,944
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Synopsis

The stand-alone pilot OVA which was shown as part of the "Jump Super Anime Tour" of 1998.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Freecss, Mito

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Okamura, Akemi
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Abe

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Captain

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Utsumi, Kenji
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Staff

Abe, Noriyuki
Director
Togashi, Yoshihiro
Original Creator


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Aug 30, 2015
This stand-alone OVA of Hunter x Hunter, which is the prologue of the 1999 television series, offers a little insight into Gon's childhood and why he decides to become a Hunter. This OVA is a slight shift from the starting of the Hunter x Hunter series, where Gon, Kurapika and Leorio are on their way to become successful Hunters. While on their journey to give the Hunter Examination which is notorious for its low ratio success rate, the three characters are attacked by a giant octopus-type monster. This episode shows us the little fight that happens before the great adventure of the trio in the ...
Mar 28, 2018
I'm gonna say this first off: don't even try to watch this unless you're a big fan of the series, whether it's the 1999 version, the 2011 version, or the manga.

Why? Well, it's more of a 'fan's treasure' if you ask me.

To begin with, the story is the same as the first episode the other two anime (I assume-- at this point, I have only see 2011, though I am planning on watching 1999 soon) but it takes it on in a different way, especially when compared to 2011. The story itself includes more daring escapades compared to 2011, along with more bravery ...
Jan 7, 2022
This is Hunter x Hunter, so it can't really go wrong. I like to think this is an alternative reality version of HxH, and since reportedly Togashi did some voice role in this pilot, I would have to think the actual PLOT of this is on some level approved and cleared by Togashi, which as a HXH fan makes this piece an EXTREMELY interesting work.

Togashi has, many times, claimed he would like to go back and re-edit some of the older HxH work, and this is sort of even an early example of where that might possibly be true.

Another real factor that ...

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