The BEST Episodes of Hunter x Hunter
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2021
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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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".