Hunter x Hunter

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Synonyms: HxH
Japanese: HUNTER×HUNTER(ハンター×ハンター)
English: Hunter x Hunter
Spanish: Hunter X Hunter: Cazadores de Tesoros
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Type: TV
Episodes: 62
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 16, 1999 to Mar 31, 2001
Premiered: Fall 1999
Broadcast: Saturdays at 18:00 (JST)
Producers: Fuji TV
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.411 (scored by 286141286,141 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1762
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #367
Members: 586,650
Favorites: 10,926

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Synopsis

Hunters are specialized in a wide variety of fields, ranging from treasure hunting to cooking. They have access to otherwise unavailable funds and information that allow them to pursue their dreams and interests. However, being a hunter is a special privilege, only attained by taking a deadly exam with an extremely low success rate.

Gon Freecss, a 12-year-old boy with the hope of finding his missing father, sets out on a quest to take the Hunter Exam. Along the way, he picks up three companions who also aim to take the dangerous test: the revenge-seeking Kurapika, aspiring doctor Leorio Paladiknight, and a mischievous child the same age as Gon, Killua Zoldyck.

As the four aspiring hunters embark on a perilous adventure, they fight for their dreams while defying the odds.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Staff

Kawakami, Daisuke
Producer
Furuhashi, Kazuhiro
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


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1: "Ohayou (おはよう)" by Keno (eps 1-48)
2: "Taiyou wa Yoru mo Kagayaku (太陽は夜も輝く)" by Wino (eps 49-62)
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Ending Theme

1: "Kaze no Uta; Song of the Wind" by Minako Honda (eps 1-31)
2: "E-Jan - Do You Feel Like I Feel" by Masato Nagai (eps 32-52)
3: "Hotaru" by Masato Nagai (eps 53-62)




Reviews

Feb 22, 2009
Hunter X Hunter is a Shonen adventure series, yes, but there´s actually a lot that differs from your typical shonen-show. In a good way. I´ll explain why gradually through the review, let´s begin.

Story
The story is good, but not really anything mind breaking. It´s about Gon, a 12 year old boy, trying to become a hunter so he can find his father who left him as a child. A hunter is basically a person with a hunters license, and the concept of hunting can be almost anything. As long as you complete the difficult and deadly Hunters exam and get your license you can do whatever ...
Jul 3, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (12/62 eps)
After hearing so many good things about this show I had to check it out, then after watching it for a bit I had to drop it. And no I'm not going to like the 2011 version more.

The only character I remotely enjoy is Kurapika. Killua is typical shonen edge boi so far and Gon is unremarkable. Leorio exists... I don't see anything special or endearing about this cast. Interesting considering that Yu Yu Hakusho has arguably the greatest cast of all time and this is written by the same person so he should know how to make interesting characters. Perhaps I am simply too ...
May 10, 2020
FunnyFunny
I cannot recommend this anime for anything but comparison since the 2011 anime came out. While there may be a bias on my part having seen the 2011 adaptation first, if I had seen this version first I likely would have never stuck with the series to become a part of the fandom.

There are a couple of things this series has over the later adaptation: the first episode actually introduces a certain character, even though it never makes it to the famously large arc for that decision to pay off. 1999 also has the original take on Phase 2 of the Hunter's Exam, changed in ...

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