The BEST Episodes of Hunter x Hunter

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 2, 2020

Network: Fuji TV

Gon's father, long believed to be dead, is still alive and was once one of the greatest Hunters in existance. Gon believes he will be able to meet his father once he himself becomes a Hunter. However, before he can become a Hunter, he has to pass the Hunter Exam first, an exam made of numerous tasks and dangerous trials.

Dispute x Break-Up x Swinging Fist

#1 - Dispute x Break-Up x Swinging Fist

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 20, 2002

Negotiations between Kuraptikas team and the Genei Ryodan are initiated to exchange Kuroro for Killua and Gon.

star 9.70
43 votes
Thoughtfulness x Hopelessness x The Spider`s Downfall

#2 - Thoughtfulness x Hopelessness x The Spider`s Downfall

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 17, 2002

Since Chrollo's Nen ability was sealed, Hisoka looses interest in the battle with him and revealed that the tattoo of his spider status was fake. Pakunoda transfers her memories to six Ryondan members and as a result dies for not obeying the chain's rules.

star 9.69
42 votes
Report x Darkness x Released Chain

#3 - Report x Darkness x Released Chain

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 20, 2002

The plan is put into action: The boss of the Ryodan, Chrollo Lucilfer is captured by Kuraptika. Gon and Killua however, are unable to escape.

star 9.67
43 votes
Exchange x Revenge x Discipline Chain

#4 - Exchange x Revenge x Discipline Chain

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 17, 2002

The conditions for the exchange are negotiated and Hisoka sees his chance to fullfil his prophecy.

star 9.67
42 votes
Hostage x Insignificant Bugs x Communicated Emotions

#5 - Hostage x Insignificant Bugs x Communicated Emotions

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 20, 2002

Killua swaps with Kuraptika just in time - he and Gon are captured by the Phantom Brigade. The Spiders kill Squala and take his memories of Kuraptika. Meanwhile, Gon's group ends up at the hotel where Leorio and Senritsu have set up a plan.

star 9.57
42 votes
Pursuit x Escape x Spiders on the Run

#6 - Pursuit x Escape x Spiders on the Run

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 20, 2002

A double chase ensues when the Brigade notice Gon and Kuraptika following from behind while they chase after the nen-copy of the scarlet eyes. Three of the Spiders confront Gon and Kurapika who are hiding in the shadows.

star 9.55
40 votes
Jan x Ken x Guu!

#7 - Jan x Ken x Guu!

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired May 19, 2004

Gon uses his new abilities in the dodgeball game. Killua's hands are heavily injured. On Razor's team only he remains, facing Gon, Killua and Hisoka.

star 9.43
67 votes
Game x Everything Cleared x Finale

#8 - Game x Everything Cleared x Finale

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 18, 2004

Everybody in Greed Island participates in a quiz. Gon scores the highest with 87 correct out of 99 questions, wins card #00, and gets instructions to go to Greed Island Castle. There he meets 2 other game masters who give him his reward, a small binder which can be used to take three Greed Island cards out into the "real" world. With Killua and Biscuit they finish the game and leave Greed Island. Once outside Gon and Killua uses the card Accompany to fly to the player with the codename "Nigg", which Gon believes is an alias of his father, Ging. This episode ends exactly at Chapter 185, page 10-11 of the manga.

star 9.43
68 votes
Cruelty x Determination x Climax

#9 - Cruelty x Determination x Climax

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 18, 2004

Gon wins against Genthru and takes all his cards. They heal everyone, including Gon's severed hand, and reach a total of 99 cards. An island wide quiz event for the last card is announced. They only need card #00 to win the Greed Island game.

star 9.42
66 votes
Contact x Razor x A United Front

#10 - Contact x Razor x A United Front

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 17, 2004

Gon and Killua continue playing and have more than 50 cards (out of the 100 required to finish the game). The Bomber and his team have 96 card while a united front rises to monopolize one of the cards they still need.

star 9.42
67 votes
Meeting Again x Hisoka x Sporting Event

#11 - Meeting Again x Hisoka x Sporting Event

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 7, 2004

Gon, Killua and Biscuit go with the united team to find information about a card no player has been able to obtain. They find the location of the card, but fail to defeat the game master Razor and his fifteen Devils in a series of sports related one-on-one contests. Gon, Killua, and Biscuit organize a stronger team to tackle the challenges, which includes Hisoka and Tsezuguera.

star 9.42
67 votes
Lighthouse x Eigth People x Game Master

#12 - Lighthouse x Eigth People x Game Master

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 7, 2004

After the team is gathered, they easily pass the sport contests, but still must defeat Razor in an 8v8 game of deadly nen-charged dodgeball.

star 9.42
67 votes
Nen Removal x New Year x Hunter Exam

#13 - Nen Removal x New Year x Hunter Exam

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 3, 2004

Killua goes to re-take the hunter exam because it is New Year's Eve. He already becomes a hunter in the first test because he takes the plates of all the candidates. Gon still trains his abilities with Biske while the bomber continues to blow up people.

star 9.41
68 votes
Unite x Impact x Bungee Gum

#14 - Unite x Impact x Bungee Gum

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired May 19, 2004

Gon's team wins and they get card #2. Razor tells Gon about Ging and how he became one of the game masters.

star 9.41
66 votes
Joint Struggle x Crisis x Battle Announcement

#15 - Joint Struggle x Crisis x Battle Announcement

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 16, 2004

The fight against the Bombers is imminent. Gon trains his timing, while Killua and Biscuit formulate a battle plan.

star 9.39
66 votes
An Encounter x Kuroro x The Gold Dust Girl

#16 - An Encounter x Kuroro x The Gold Dust Girl

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 17, 2004

Gon and Killua start using their abilities get obtain cards, which they discover is easier due to Biscuit's training program.

star 9.39
67 votes
Fighting Spirit x Gyo x Little Flower

#17 - Fighting Spirit x Gyo x Little Flower

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 14, 2004

Gon continues his fight against Gensuru and looses one of his hands.

star 9.38
65 votes
Stakeout x Preparation x Battle Start

#18 - Stakeout x Preparation x Battle Start

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 16, 2004

Gon has trained a lot and is prepared to fight. Meanwhile, Battera's secret lover has died and the reward for completing the game is canceled. The battle between Gon, Killua, and Biscuit against Gensuru and his comrades begins.

star 9.38
66 votes
Ren x Trial x Everyone`s Step

#19 - Ren x Trial x Everyone`s Step

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 5, 2003

Gon and Killua have trained and go to do the "Greed Island player's exam" passing with flying colors. Then they say goodbye to Leorio and go to the castle from where they are able to enter the game. Gon goes first.

star 9.35
68 votes
Bisque x Killua x New Ultimate Attack

#20 - Bisque x Killua x New Ultimate Attack

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 14, 2004

Killua and Biscuit win their fights and Biscuits true form is revelead. Gon however faces a much tougher opponent: Gensuru.

star 9.35
68 votes
Training x Raw Ore x Scissor Hands

#21 - Training x Raw Ore x Scissor Hands

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 16, 2003

Gon, Killua and Biscuit (their female trainer) are attacked by Binolt, a bounty hunter. They subdue him and Biscui gives him a chance to live, using him to train the boys during a two week period.

star 9.34
67 votes
Masadra x Big Stories x Mad Bomber

#22 - Masadra x Big Stories x Mad Bomber

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 3, 2004

Gon and Killua learn many abilities from their new teacher Biscuit Krueger. They have to dig through rocks and more.

star 9.34
68 votes
Start x Spell x Reward Street

#23 - Start x Spell x Reward Street

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 5, 2003

Gon finally finds out during the introduction what the save data on the disk Jin left is. Together Killua and Gon take their first steps into Greed Island. They meet a player who sets a "trace-card" on Killua so he can find him later to steal a card from him. Killua and Gon go to a town and get their first cards. During the game they see a man they saw during the "Greed Island player's exam" die from a mysterious bomb.

star 9.33
69 votes
Take x Taken x Card Hell

#24 - Take x Taken x Card Hell

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 19, 2003

Gon and Killua continue playing, but the card they won gets stolen by some more experienced players. Members of the Genei Ryodan start to play the game with their stolen copy.

star 9.30
66 votes
Invitation x List x Rock, Paper, Scissors!

#25 - Invitation x List x Rock, Paper, Scissors!

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 19, 2003

Gon and Killua are invited to join an alliance but decide not to and go on their own. The mistyrious girl follows them. They win their first card in a "Rock, Paper, Scissors" competition. It is card #83, "The Sword of Truth".

star 9.26
68 votes