The Best Episodes of City Hunter

The Gambling Queen: A Bet for Wonderful Love

#1 - The Gambling Queen: A Bet for Wonderful Love 7.75

Season 1 - Episode 9

Ryo must protect a lovely casino dealer as she prepares for a showdown with a rival syndicate in order to win her freedom. Meanwhile, Ryo is pitted against a powerful gambler who exploits Ryo's weaknesses to their fullest extent.

Directors: Takashi Imanishi
A Mischievous Mokkori Detective: A Beautiful Writer's Mystery Game

#2 - A Mischievous Mokkori Detective: A Beautiful Writer's Mystery Game 7.50

Season 2 - Episode 5

While doing research for a hardcore mystery novel, the publishing company sends a bodyguard to guard Azusa while she completes her book. Her adventures include visiting friendly Yakuza, an interview with Umibozu, and a plot to kill the friendly Yakuza boss. What she does not realize is that the City Hunter is the bodyguard hired to protect her.

Directors: Mitsuko Kase
Ryo's her Future Husband? Her Horoscope says she will meet and marry him! (Part 1)

#3 - Ryo's her Future Husband? Her Horoscope says she will meet and marry him! (Part 1) 6.50

Season 2 - Episode 1

After helping to protect a young girl named Akemi from some ruthless thugs, she insists that Ryo is her future husband and that they were destined to be married. While Ryo is able to get away, Akemi decides to enlist his help as her bodyguard to protect her from an unknown assailant named Kaijin X. In fact, the marriage story is a farce so that Akemi can leave her career as a young model.

Directors: Takashi Imanishi
Ryo's her Future Husband? Her Horoscope says she will meet and marry him! (Part 2)

#4 - Ryo's her Future Husband? Her Horoscope says she will meet and marry him! (Part 2) 6.50

Season 2 - Episode 2

Ryo discovers that Akemi is being targeted by a professional assassin named the Silver Fox. Ryo must protect her while helping her get out of a career in entertainment.

Directors: Kiyoshi Egami
Sister in Doubt: Mokkori is her guide to love

#5 - Sister in Doubt: Mokkori is her guide to love 6.50

Season 1 - Episode 49

Ryo runs into a young beautiful nun who has lost her cross after a night in the town.

Directors: Mitsuko Kase
Love Don't Leave Me: A Ten Count to Tomorrow

#6 - Love Don't Leave Me: A Ten Count to Tomorrow 0.00

Season 1 - Episode 3

A boxer is killed over a fight for a championship title, and Ryo must deal with the victim's rival obsessed with glory. At the same time, he must deal with the boxer's girlfriend, whose pain is not only in her heart, but also in her body as well.

Directors: Takashi Imanishi
Dangerous Detective Game: A Python for the Lady (Part 1)

#7 - Dangerous Detective Game: A Python for the Lady (Part 1) 0.00

Season 3 - Episode 4

Ryo receives a strange request from Aiko, a female private investigator, to teach her how to fire a gun. At one point, Aiko gets horribly drunk after one cocktail, slugs Ryo and steals his gun, only to find it empty of bullets. The request gets even stranger when it is revealed that she needs a gun to protect herself from unknown thugs trying to prevent her from locating a strange dog for a six-year-old girl. Finally, Aiko's uncle appears in order to convince her to give up the private investigator business but when she refuses, he is hit by a car.

Directors: Yoshitaka Fujimoto
Kaori in Danger: Love Means Saying Goodbye (Part 2)

#8 - Kaori in Danger: Love Means Saying Goodbye (Part 2) 0.00

Season 2 - Episode 4

Kaori seeks hiding from the Silver Fox with Umibozu. She then catches Ryo babbling to Saeko babbling about how Kaori is just crazy about him and how he does not really care about her and that Kaori is unfit to be Ryo's partner (even though Ryo really cares for Kaori). With that revelation, she seeks training in creating boobytraps from Umibozu and seeks to take matters in her own hands by challenging the Silver Fox herself.

Directors: Yoshihiro Yamaguchi
De-Mokkori Declaration: XYZ Saves The World

#9 - De-Mokkori Declaration: XYZ Saves The World 0.00

Season 3 - Episode 1

Ryo and Kaori protect a Rubirian Embassy worker striving not only to salvage the environment of her homeland, but also to expose a smuggling ring in which a Rubirian Embassy Environmental official is involved.

Directors: Yoshitaka Fujimoto
Even Kaori's Pissed: Ryo and a Young Lady, Pinch Hitter Marriage Story

#10 - Even Kaori's Pissed: Ryo and a Young Lady, Pinch Hitter Marriage Story 0.00

Season 3 - Episode 3

While Ryo has his gun taken away from creditors for failing to pay his rent, he is hired by a beautiful woman who is the owner of her own large company to appear on TV with her. It turns out that this TV show talks about newlyweds as the woman waxes on about her and Ryo's supposed "Love Life". She makes this admission in order to detract potential suitors more interested in her money rather than herself. Later on, it is revealed that several of her potential suitors had been involved in unfortunate accidents and Ryo suspects a powerful executive attempting to gain control of her company through marriage.

Directors: Yoshihiro Yamaguchi
Combination of puzzlement & recovery! Memories are a distant light

#11 - Combination of puzzlement & recovery! Memories are a distant light 0.00

Season 4 - Episode 3

Directors: Yoshihiro Yamaguchi
One Cool Sweeper: XYZ is a Dangerous Cocktail

#12 - One Cool Sweeper: XYZ is a Dangerous Cocktail 0.00

Season 1 - Episode 1

When there is a spate of random shootings in Shinjuku, a sister of one of the victims wants Ryo to catch the killer and bring him to justice. But Ryo can tell that there is much more than justice that his client is interested in.

Directors: Kiyoshi Egami
Kaori in Danger: Love Means Saying Goodbye (Part 1)

#13 - Kaori in Danger: Love Means Saying Goodbye (Part 1) 0.00

Season 2 - Episode 3

Humiliated in their last encounter, the Silver Fox pledges revenge against Ryo. He issues a formal challenge to Ryo by saying that he has targeted Kaori, Ryo's "lover" for death and that Ryo must protect her from his attacks. When Kaori confronts Ryo about this, Ryo acts non-commital to the challenge. After an incident in which Ryo falls for a trick set up by the Silver fox, he informs Kaori that she is no longer to be his assistant.

Directors: Yoshitaka Fujimoto
Farewell Kaori! Orders to capture City Hunter

#14 - Farewell Kaori! Orders to capture City Hunter 0.00

Season 4 - Episode 2

Directors: Yoshitaka Fujimoto
Lady Vanish: Boutique of the Shadows

#15 - Lady Vanish: Boutique of the Shadows 0.00

Season 1 - Episode 4

Ryo's partner Hideyuki is frantic over the disappearance of her sister Kaori as a spate of abductions of women have swept Shinjuku. As he is trying to find his partner's sister, he comes across a man who is not who he seems to be. Together, they must find the secret into the kidnappings.

Directors: Yousuke Minatono
Please Kill Me: Crosshairs Don't Become a Pretty Girl

#16 - Please Kill Me: Crosshairs Don't Become a Pretty Girl 0.00

Season 1 - Episode 2

Ryo's client is a daughter of a known scientist who developed a deadly microbe that could render humanity sterile. His client wants him to protect her at all costs while she develops a vaccine, but should she be captured, she wants him to kill her before terrorists can extract the knowledge of the microbe from her.

Directors: Tetsuro Amino
Big Revival of the Funny Pair! The Beauty Fallen from the Sky

#17 - Big Revival of the Funny Pair! The Beauty Fallen from the Sky 0.00

Season 4 - Episode 1

Directors: Kiyoshi Egami
Goodbye Makimura: A Tearful Birthday on a Rainy Night

#18 - Goodbye Makimura: A Tearful Birthday on a Rainy Night 0.00

Season 1 - Episode 5

Hideyuki is killed on Kaori's birthday as he refuses to do a request for the head of a powerful crime syndicate. Ryo must avenge his death.

Directors: Kouyuu Tominaga
Ryo's a Nude Model: The Beautiful Artist who stole a Masterpiece

#19 - Ryo's a Nude Model: The Beautiful Artist who stole a Masterpiece 0.00

Season 2 - Episode 6

After stealing a supposed forgery of a masterpiece, the daughter of a famed artist requests Ryo's services to help her expose her father's former protege as a fraud.

Directors: Yoshitaka Fujimoto
Farewell Requiem Your Visage, Once Again

#20 - Farewell Requiem Your Visage, Once Again 0.00

Season 4 - Episode 6

Directors: Yoshitaka Fujimoto
A Gunshot to set the Heart Aflutter: Sad Lonely Girl

#21 - A Gunshot to set the Heart Aflutter: Sad Lonely Girl 0.00

Season 1 - Episode 7

Ryo's client is a man who wants to fake his own death to be free from a powerful politician so he could be reunited with his daughter. The man admits to be spineless but he is more than meets the eye. Ryo must masquerade as the hitman not only to save his client, but to ensure that the men working for the politician do not bother his client again.

Directors: Tetsuro Amino
A One-Hole-Shot to a Lovely: Hands Off My Lady Detective

#22 - A One-Hole-Shot to a Lovely: Hands Off My Lady Detective 0.00

Season 1 - Episode 8

A Police detective named Saeko Nogami hires Ryo to obtain a crown containing a microchip which has stolen top secret plans inside. While Ryo agrees to do his job, he awaits his ""payment"" which leaves Kaori confused as to how this payment would be applied.

Directors: Mitsuko Kase
A Dangerous Detective before you know it: Welcome to Tokyo, Father

#23 - A Dangerous Detective before you know it: Welcome to Tokyo, Father 0.00

Season 2 - Episode 8

While shopping for dates, Ryo comes across a young woman who decides to parade him in front of her country-living father in order to convince her father that she is seeing someone and wants to stay in the city. When her father notices that Ryo has a gun, Ryo tries to pretend to be a police detective, steals a police car, and promptly gets involved in trying to break up a hostage situation during a bank robbery.

Directors: Kiyoshi Egami
Fear! Shinjuku Ghost Story!! The Wandering Soul of a Beautiful Woman

#24 - Fear! Shinjuku Ghost Story!! The Wandering Soul of a Beautiful Woman 0.00

Season 4 - Episode 5

Directors: Yoshihiro Yamaguchi
Dangerous Detective Game: A Python for the Lady (Part 2)

#25 - Dangerous Detective Game: A Python for the Lady (Part 2) 0.00

Season 3 - Episode 5

Aiko's uncle is revealed to have staged his accident in order to convince his niece to quit her job as a private investigator, however it is revealed that he knows nothing about the present threats against Aiko as she searches for a particular dog. When Ryo locates the dog, he notifies Aiko who goes over to retrieve it, only to be kidnapped by robbers looking for evidence the dog may have.

Directors: Kiyoshi Egami