Mamono Hunter Youko

Devil Hunter Yohko

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Synonyms: Demon Hunter Youko, Mamono Hunter Yohko
Japanese: 魔物ハンター妖子
English: Devil Hunter Yohko
German: Devil Hunter Yohko
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 5
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 1, 1990 to Jul 1, 1995
Producers: TOHO
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 36 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


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Ranked: #83332
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Popularity: #5765
Members: 13,200
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Yohko Mono is a regular girl making her way through high school--until she learns that she is the 108th successor to a line of warriors charged with defending the earth against demons. Eventually she must fight her ultimate battle against the demon who started it all.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors

Mano, Madoka

Koorogi, Satomi

Azusa 2

Yoshida, Konami


Futamata, Issei

Asakura, Ryuuichi

Morikawa, Toshiyuki


Sugawara, Junichi


Kama, Hideki
Shinbou, Akiyuki
Director, Storyboard
Abe, Hisashi
Director, Storyboard, Animation Director, Character Design, Key Animation
Yamada, Katsuhisa
Director, Script


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Ending Theme

1: "Go, Go! Love Coup" by Aya Hisakawa (eps 1)
2: "Not So Fast, Sexy Girl" by Kaori Honma (eps 2)
3: "So Bad Boy" by Aya Hisakawa (eps 3)
4: "I Like the Way I Don't Give Up on Myself" by Aya Hisakawa (eps 5)
5: "Touch My Heart" by Aya Hisakawa (eps 6)


May 28, 2016
If Yohkos clothes all disintegrate every time she transforms...being Devil Hunter must be quite expensive.

Well, it's your standard magical girl story. Yohko is destined to become Devil Hunter, is reluctant, has to fight, accepts her fate and keeps on fighting. Sure, this anime is over 25 years old, but it wasn't revolutionary back then either. But hey, I still prefer a solid, unoriginal story over a creative mess that falls flat and DHY is very solid. Being an OVA series that ran 6 episodes over 5 years, every episode pretty much stands for itself. All of them were entertaining, with exception of episode 4, which ...
Apr 13, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Devil Hunter Yohko can be best described as “Sailor Moon for boys.” It has a mix of action, violence with some gore, magical girl themes, and even some light-hearted comedy revolving around teen girls. At face value, this sounds like the recipe for disaster, but much to my surprise, this was pretty enjoyable as a “mindless fun” anime.

A lot of people have compared Devil Hunter Yohko to Buffy the Vampire Slayer; I'm sure most of them are talking about the TV series but since I haven't seen the show, I actually think of the campy 1992 film of the same name since both ...
Sep 19, 2014

We have enough people on this site reviewing the new shit like "Is this a Zombie?", Highschool DD and Btooom. I am continuing in my noble quest to enlighten younger viewers on the forgotten anime of the past. Mostly shitty old anime, because those reviews are both more amusing and honestly much easier write.

Background info:

This was at one point a famous or rather infamous title back in 1990. Firstly, it was the first ADV (the company that brought over Evangelion) VHS release in the US. It was also probably the first Etchii genre anime ever to see American release. This was in the year 1990. ...

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