The WORST Episodes of Hunter x Hunter (2011)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 3, 2020

Network: NTV (JP)

Remake of the 1999 TV series of Hunter x Hunter based on the manga by Togashi Yoshihiro. A Hunter is one who travels the world doing all sorts of dangerous tasks. From capturing criminals to searching deep within uncharted lands for any lost treasures. Gon is a young boy whose father disappeared long ago, being a Hunter. He believes if he could also follow his father’s path, he could one day reunite with him. After becoming 12, Gon leaves his home and takes on the task of entering the Hunter exam, notorious for its low success rate and high probability of death to become an official Hunter. He befriends the revenge-driven Kurapica, the doctor-to-be Leorio and the rebellious ex-assassin Killua in the exam, with their friendship prevailing throughout the many trials and threats they come upon taking on the dangerous career of a Hunter.

Letter x From x Gon

#1 - Letter x From x Gon

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 25, 2011

Gon decides to send a letter to his aunt Mito in order to inform her about the events that had happened during his journey. He started to narrate the story on the events starting from the preliminary Hunter exam to the point when he met Leorio, Kurapika, Killua and the other examinees.

star 6.01
218 votes
Directors: Hiroshi Koujina
Writers: Yoshihiro Togashi
Then x And x After

#2 - Then x And x After

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Apr 8, 2012

A letter from Gon arrives at Whale Island for Mito... (A recap of everything that has happened.)

star 6.03
190 votes
Directors: 青木弘安
Writers: 前川淳
Unparalleled Joy x And x Unconditional Love

#3 - Unparalleled Joy x And x Unconditional Love

Season 2 - Episode 70 - Aired May 7, 2014

Pouf and Youpi sacrifice most of their own bodies to heal Meruem, who rises stronger than before, but with most of his memories missing. Pouf then decides to take this opportunity to dispose of Komugi in hopes that Meruem never remembers about her at all, but is attacked by the other hunters, who realize, much to their horror, that the king is still alive and is about to return to the palace.

star 6.57
190 votes
Strong x Or x Weak

#4 - Strong x Or x Weak

Season 2 - Episode 61 - Aired Mar 5, 2014

Taking advantage of Youpi's distraction, Killua vents out his anger by beating him up, but is forced to flee after his lighting power runs out. Meanwhile, Ikalgo makes use of the underground security system to outsmart his pursuer and find a way to escape back to surface. Morel, on the other hand, is in doubt about whether he should make the first move against Pouf or not.

star 6.94
219 votes
Centipede x And x Memory

#5 - Centipede x And x Memory

Season 2 - Episode 65 - Aired Apr 2, 2014

Ikalgo is attacked by Welfin but the enemy's attempt to restrain him backfires and they find themselves in a stand off. In the occasion, Welfin regains some of his lost memories from when he was still human and gives him a hint regarding Palm's location.

star 6.98
187 votes
Insult x And x Payback

#6 - Insult x And x Payback

Season 2 - Episode 59 - Aired Feb 19, 2014

Cheetu attempts to provoke Zeno into fighting him, but Silva appears to pick up his father, killing the ant instanly in the occasion. Separated from the others, Youpi realizes that he failed to prevent the intruders from approaching the king and attempts to vent out his anger on Knuckle and Shoot, creating an overwhelming explosion, a feat that surprised even himself. Knuckle believes this could prove itself as an opportunity to make a comeback, while Youpi plans to use it to defeat them for good.

star 7.00
157 votes
Salvation x And x Future

#7 - Salvation x And x Future

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 17, 2014

Gon apologizes to Kite for not being strong enough to save him. Kite tells him they'll always be friends and that he should go get to know his dad. Gon returns to the Election Hall only to find a note that Ging has gone to the World Tree. Gon, Killua, and Alluka journey to the World Tree where Killua reveals Alluka's powers to Gon. Killua vows to protect his sister and says farewell to Gon, promising they'll meet again. Gon in turn promises to introduce Killua to Ging when they meet again.

star 7.13
201 votes
Fake x And x Real

#8 - Fake x And x Real

Season 2 - Episode 62 - Aired Mar 12, 2014

Morel decides to make the first move and unwillingly frees Pouf from his restrain. Upon realizing that Shoot is missing, unaware that he was taken by Knov to be treated, Knuckle confronts Youpi, assisted by Morel, whose options are drastically reduced upon having his pipe stolen by Pouf, who after realizing that the king is nowhere to be found, decides to rejoin Pitou, who is still working to stabilize Komugi under Gon's vigilant eyes.

star 7.20
191 votes
A x False x Rage

#9 - A x False x Rage

Season 2 - Episode 60 - Aired Feb 26, 2014

Ikalgo infiltrates the palace's lower levels to look for Palm with no success. While returning to the surface, his cover is blown and he finds himself trapped in the undergound with an enemy. Meanwhile, Youpi pretends to be angered in order to have Knuckle falsely believe there is an opening for him to attack. Youpi's plan works, but just before he could kill his opponent, Killua paralyzes the ant with a lighting bolt and steps in to fight him.

star 7.21
193 votes
Approval x And x Coalition

#10 - Approval x And x Coalition

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 27, 2014

With only four candidates left, the election draws to its conclusion and has an unexpected turn when Leorio receives the support from two of the other remaining contestants, who are eager to prevent Pariston from winning. Meanwhile, Killua and Alluka finally arrive at the hospital where Gon is being treated.

star 7.28
196 votes
The Word x Is x You

#11 - The Word x Is x You

Season 2 - Episode 76 - Aired Jun 18, 2014

Meruem uses his final permissible En and enlightens his surrounding with that and approaches to Welfin who was not detected by his En earlier. Caught between the desire to live and avoidable death, Welfin finally utters the name of Komugi and the secret Shaiapouf was trying so hard to protect now is finally revealed with Meruem regaining all of his memories about Komugi.

star 7.32
166 votes
Breakdown x And x Awakening

#12 - Breakdown x And x Awakening

Season 2 - Episode 66 - Aired Apr 9, 2014

Killua meets Palm and learns that she was transformed into a Chimera. Refusing to let her see Gon in fear of what effects this could have on his already unstable mind, Killua is attacked by her, unaware that she is under Pouf's control.

star 7.32
161 votes
Duty x and x Question

#13 - Duty x and x Question

Season 2 - Episode 57 - Aired Feb 5, 2014

The disguised Ikalgo reaches the lower levels of the palace to look for Palm, unaware that he is being followed. Meanwhile, Meleoron leaves Knuckle's side and proceeds further into the palace, but another Chimera Ant, Welfin, tracks his smell. Elsewhere, Gon and Killua find Pitou, who is too busy to fight them while tending to Komugi's wounds.

star 7.33
160 votes
Hostility x And x Determination

#14 - Hostility x And x Determination

Season 2 - Episode 69 - Aired Apr 30, 2014

Pitou completes Komugi's treatment and Gon forces her to accompany him to Peijing in order to restore Kaito's mind, while Komugi stays behind with Killua and the others. Meanwhile, Pouf and Youpi reach the site of Netero's battle with Meruem and can't hide their feelings of sadness upon finding their king's maimed body.

star 7.37
193 votes
Flash x And x Start

#15 - Flash x And x Start

Season 2 - Episode 74 - Aired Jun 4, 2014

The King still struggles to retrieve his memories as he and his two remaining Royal Guards return to the palace. He eventually knocks out Meleoron and Knuckle Bine with his En, and later engages Shaiapouf and Menthuthuyoupi in a race against time. Meanwhile, only two remain, Palm and Ikalgo, and hide an unconscious Komugi underground.

star 7.39
160 votes
An x Indebted x Insect

#16 - An x Indebted x Insect

Season 2 - Episode 55 - Aired Jan 22, 2014

Shoot and Knuckle stay behind to fight Youpi while Morel rushes forward to face Pouf. While looking for Pitou, Killua turns back briefly to assist Ikalgo unaware that he accidentally put his friend's cover at risk.

star 7.43
166 votes
Magic x to x Destroy

#17 - Magic x to x Destroy

Season 2 - Episode 72 - Aired May 21, 2014

Shaiapouf continues his plan to remove anything that could trigger Meruem's memory of Komugi as the King arrives at the palace. Killua continues to hold onto Komugi, and meets with Palm. Gon and Neferpitou arrive where Kite is, however, Gon must now face the truth.

star 7.44
198 votes
Sin x And x Claw

#18 - Sin x And x Claw

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 20, 2014

The election proceeds without a winner determined yet, and Killua is cornered by Illumi, who demands him to reveal which secrets he is hiding regarding Alluka's powers. Meanwhile, Hisoka keeps murdering other hunters just to amuse himself.

star 7.50
186 votes
Debate x Among x Zodiacs

#19 - Debate x Among x Zodiacs

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 9, 2014

To ensure that Netero's last wish will be followed, Ging convinces the other members of the Zodiacs to procede with the election according to some rules defined by him. However, after the first round of voting, a winner is not decided and a second round begins. Meanwhile, Illumi informs Hisoka about Gon's condition and asks for his help to ensure Killua's safety as well, in a plan that somehow involves a fifth, yet unrevealed member of the Zoldyck siblings.

star 7.52
204 votes
Defeat x And x Dignity

#20 - Defeat x And x Dignity

Season 2 - Episode 63 - Aired Mar 19, 2014

Knuckle and Morel confront Youpi with their lives on the line, but just a few moments left of neutralizing his nen with his ability, he is forced to abandon his master or give up on defeating his oponent.

star 7.56
185 votes
Deadline x To x Live

#21 - Deadline x To x Live

Season 2 - Episode 75 - Aired Jun 11, 2014

A message of hostage exchange sends Welfin on the field. One moment he encounters Menthuthuyoupi, and the next, Shaiapouf finds Youpi lifeless. When he returns to the King, Meruem demands Shaiapouf's secrets. On their way, Shaiapouf unsuspectingly coughs out blood, just like how blood trickled from the King and Menthuthuyoupi.

star 7.61
165 votes
Chairman x And x Release

#22 - Chairman x And x Release

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 10, 2014

Gon apologizes to Ging for failing to save Kite and his father instructs him to apologize to Kite himself instead, affirming that he will wait for him to return. Meanwhile, Pariston wins the election, but renounces in favor of fellow Zodiac Cheadle and Killua seals Alluka's powers away to ensure that he can live a normal life beside him.

star 7.61
202 votes
Divide x And x Conquer

#23 - Divide x And x Conquer

Season 2 - Episode 56 - Aired Jan 29, 2014

Separated from the Royal Guard, the king departs from the palace with Netero to have their fight elsewhere and Gon, learning of Pitou's location, steels himself to confront it. Meanwhile, Pouf enters in a cocoon in preparation to confront Morel, and Shoot fights Youpi to the limit of his forces until Knuckle steps in to protect him.

star 7.63
161 votes
Formidable Enemy x And x Clear Objective

#24 - Formidable Enemy x And x Clear Objective

Season 2 - Episode 71 - Aired May 14, 2014

Shaiapouf's plan to kill Komugi is thwarted when Killua faces him in a battle of words and speed. When the King arrives in the palace, Shaiapouf is resolved to get rid of the Gungi board before the King can remember anything else. Finally, Neferpitou and Gon arrive at the place of their long-awaited battle.

star 7.65
190 votes
Revenge x And x Recovery

#25 - Revenge x And x Recovery

Season 2 - Episode 58 - Aired Feb 12, 2014

Face to face with Pitou, Gon can't hold back his rage and urges the chimera to fight him. Realizing that Pitou is willing to sacrifice itself to protect Komugi, Killua attempts to calm down his friend down with no success, but in the end, Gon gives one hour for Pitou to treat Komugi in exchange of accompanying him to meet Kite and help him recover his senses.

star 7.69
163 votes