Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho (Movie)

Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie

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Synonyms: Yu Yu Hakusho Movie 1, Yuu Yuu Hakusho (1993), YuYu Hakusho: The Golden Seal
Japanese: 幽☆遊☆白書
English: Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie
French: Yu Yu Hakusho the Movie
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 10, 1993
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: Martial ArtsMartial Arts, MythologyMythology
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.801 (scored by 1407414,074 users)
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Ranked: #48552
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Popularity: #3625
Members: 29,260
Favorites: 66

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Yusuke Urameshi is not exactly what you'd call an angel. In fact, some might call him down right devilish. But when he dies in an accident trying to save a child, he finds himself in the Spirit World. Unfortunately for Yusuke, his name is not listed in the Book of Enma, which means it was one big mistake! So he should return from the Spirit World, but must pass a few tests first, and become a detective of the spiritual world.

So now Yusuke works in the Spirit World as a half-dead, half-alive agent for Koenma, son of the ruler of the Spirit World. This position does have its disadvantages, especially when you're trying to enjoy your summer vacation and Koenma gets kidnapped! So now Yusuke must interrupt his summer fun to find Koenma and trade the Golden Seal of King Enma for his life. But if someone other then King Enma has the Golden Seal there will be chaos in the Spirit World! What's a half-dead spirit detective to do?

With the aide of his closest allies, Yusuke sets off for Magma Valley, to save the life of the one who saved his, and find out who's at the bottom of this evil conspiracy.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Tomita, Sukehiro
Mawatari, Matsuko
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"Hohoemi no Bakudan (微笑みの爆弾)" by Matsuko Mawatari

Ending Theme

"Sayonara Bye Bye" by Matsuko Mawatari

Mar 1, 2012
Mixed Feelings
Assuming that you already know the yu yu hakusho plot in advance and is reasonably farmiliar with the movie ill get straight to the point.Koenma,yuske's boss has been kidnapped while getting some fun and relaxation at the beach.The culprits threaten to kill him if they do not recieve the golden seal,an instrument of untold power which will enable them to rule the entire world.Botan informs yusuke of this and he and the gang{i'll assume you know who the gang is}embarks to save him.Sorry if i make this movie sound more entertaining than it was,in truth it is basically a yu yu hakusho earlier ...
Feb 1, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Nothing screams cash grab quite like a side-story movie to a popular shounen series. In the case of "Yuu Yuu Hakusho: The Movie", nothing screams mediocrity quite like it either.

So little effort was put into "Yuu Yuu Hakusho: The Movie" that it hardly qualifies as a movie: it clocks in at a stingy half hour in length. When you also take into account the inconsequential story, then this anime should really have been named "Yuu Yuu Hakusho: The Throwaway Episode".

"Yuu Yuu Hakusho: The Throwaway Episode" is set after the Dark Tournament arc, so it's hard to believe how overpowered the bad guy in this anime ...
Apr 4, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Yu Yu Hakusho was a good anime. I've also reviewed Hunter x Hunter, which had the same author and was great. Today, we're talking about Yu Yu Hakusho the movie. They call it that, but it's only the length of an episode so... that's a thing. But I've reviewed shorter anime that were classified as films and the length, in this situation, doesn't mater so much as the quality of the content. So, let's look at it and see how it holds up.


We open with Botan fetching Yuusuke & Kuwabara while they're engaged in a brawl. She tells them Koenma was kidnapped and ...


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