The BEST Episodes of InuYasha

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2019

Network: NTV (JP)

Kagome Higurashi is a modern day young girl who lives with her family by the old Higure shrine. Unbeknownst to Kagome, she is the reincarnation of priestess Kikyo and posseses the "Jewel of Four Souls" The Shikon Jewel. One ill-fated day, Kagome locates an ancient well near her home and is abruptly transported through the well and into a feudal Japan, inhabited by demons. There, she encounters Inuyasha, son of a powerful demon father and a human mother, who is pinned to a tree by an enchanted arrow.

Naraku's Heart

#1 - Naraku's Heart

Season 7 - Episode 1

Hakudoshi is scheming to take Naraku's place. He steals Kagome's Shikon Jewel shards and entices Kagura to betray Naraku.

star 9.00
24 votes
Directors: Shinya Watada
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Bizarre Guards at the Border of the Afterlife

#2 - Bizarre Guards at the Border of the Afterlife

Season 6 - Episode 7

Inuyasha and his friends attempt to reach the graveyard located beyond the border of this world.

star 8.80
20 votes
Kagura's Wind

#3 - Kagura's Wind

Season 7 - Episode 2

Upon healing her wounds inflicted by Naraku, using Midoriko's soul, Kikyo runs into Inuyasha again and reveals the secret to destroying Naraku.

star 8.79
19 votes
Directors: Satoshi Toba
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Toward Tomorrow

#4 - Toward Tomorrow

Season 7 - Episode 26

When the last person to obtain the Shikon Jewel makes the one correct wish, the jewel will be purified and disappear entirely from this world. The long journey of Inuyasha and his companions comes to end and thus concludes this Feudal Fairy Tale.

star 8.77
13 votes
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
The Mysterious Light that Guides the Saint

#5 - The Mysterious Light that Guides the Saint

Season 6 - Episode 12

Princess Abi goes after a group of villagers who are hiding in a cave.

star 8.76
17 votes
Miroku's Past Mistake

#6 - Miroku's Past Mistake

Season 6 - Episode 23

Miroku is confronted by an old flame from his past, to Sango's chagrin.

star 8.76
17 votes
Kohaku, Sango and Kirara: The Secret Flower Garden

#7 - Kohaku, Sango and Kirara: The Secret Flower Garden

Season 6 - Episode 25

Kirara recalls Sango and Kohaku's past, when they were children.

star 8.76
17 votes
Meido Zangetsuha

#8 - Meido Zangetsuha

Season 7 - Episode 3

It is the day of the annual Fox Demon Exam at the Demon Inn. Miroku and his friends get stuck taking the tests. Shippo hopes to be promoted in rank for playfully getting revenge on Inuyasha.

star 8.72
18 votes
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
The Great Holy Demon Spirit’s Test

#9 - The Great Holy Demon Spirit’s Test

Season 7 - Episode 5

The Tetsusaiga has attained the power of the dragon scales. In order to be able to quickly use the demonic power well, Inuyasha has no choice but to go through training.

star 8.71
17 votes
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Sesshomaru in the Underworld

#10 - Sesshomaru in the Underworld

Season 7 - Episode 9

Sesshomaru visits his mother to ask how he can expand the Tenseiga's Meido Zangetsuha technique. In response, his mother uses the Meido Stone that Sesshomaru's father gave her.

star 8.70
10 votes
Directors: Takeshi Furuta
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Sango's Feelings, Miroku's Resolve

#11 - Sango's Feelings, Miroku's Resolve

Season 7 - Episode 12

In order to defeat the demons, Sango coats Hiraikotsu with poison. To cleanse it of the poison, the Master of Potions says she must defeat the demon inside the jug.

star 8.67
9 votes
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Magatsuhi's Evil Will

#12 - Magatsuhi's Evil Will

Season 7 - Episode 17

When Inuyasha and his companions return to Kaede's village to tell her of Kikyo's death, he and Kaede try to find out what is sealing off Kagome's powers.

star 8.67
9 votes
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Tetsusaiga Breaks

#13 - Tetsusaiga Breaks

Season 2 - Episode 16

Inuyasha, though still recovering from his serious wounds, fights Goshinki, a demon who is eating an entire village.

star 8.65
37 votes
Kohaku's Decision and Sango's Heart

#14 - Kohaku's Decision and Sango's Heart

Season 6 - Episode 21

Sango attempts to stop Kohaku and the demon rats, while Hakudoshi tries to subdue Kikyo's Mayose spell, intended to destroy the stampede of rodents.

star 8.64
14 votes
Thoughts Fall Short

#15 - Thoughts Fall Short

Season 7 - Episode 25

Naraku heads for the Bone Eater’s Well and vanishes! Before disappearing, Naraku makes his last wish for Kagome, injured at the hands of Byakuya, to be swallowed into Meido, the Path to the Underworld.

star 8.60
10 votes
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Three-Sided Battle to the Death

#16 - Three-Sided Battle to the Death

Season 3 - Episode 17

Naraku tries to absorb Muso back into his body.

star 8.60
35 votes
The End of Moryomaru

#17 - The End of Moryomaru

Season 7 - Episode 6

Inuyasha and Koga arrive at the scene of Moryomaru and Naraku's fight. But Moryomaru, who wants his Shikon shards, catches Koga.

star 8.60
15 votes
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Kanna's Gravestone

#18 - Kanna's Gravestone

Season 7 - Episode 11

The Mirror Demon steals Tetsusaiga's demonic energy. Inuyasha counterattacks despite enduring some fierce blows, but all of his attacks aimed at the Mirror Demon end up being taken by Kanna.

star 8.60
10 votes
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Naraku's Barrier -- Kagura's Decision

#19 - Naraku's Barrier -- Kagura's Decision

Season 3 - Episode 12

As Naraku's protective barrier around his castle inexplicably weakens, Kagura comtemplates making her move for freedom.

star 8.58
36 votes
The Howling Wind of Betrayal

#20 - The Howling Wind of Betrayal

Season 3 - Episode 13

Koga furiously attacks Kagura in hopes of retrieving his stolen Shikon shards.

star 8.58
38 votes
The Lucky but Two-Timing Scoundrel!

#21 - The Lucky but Two-Timing Scoundrel!

Season 6 - Episode 22

Kagome returns home to get some rest without telling Inuyasha. Angrily he follows her and breaks her bike. Despite spending the day trying to fix it, Kagome is still furious and tells her friends he is cheating on her. Her friends then ask to meet him. How will this end for Kagome and Inuyasha?

star 8.57
14 votes
Naraku's Uncertain Wish

#22 - Naraku's Uncertain Wish

Season 7 - Episode 24

Naraku has been living as a demon despite having a human heart. While fighting him, Kagome asks about his true wish.

star 8.56
9 votes
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Two Hearts, One Mind

#23 - Two Hearts, One Mind

Season 2 - Episode 11

Kagome has returned home from the Feudal Era after an argument with Inuyasha. While waiting for Inuyasha to apologize, she spends time with her friends and Hojo approaches her, once again. Meanwhile, Inuyasha gets some advice from Kaede on the situation.

star 8.55
40 votes
Flowers Drenched in Sadness

#24 - Flowers Drenched in Sadness

Season 7 - Episode 10

The Flower Prince is a demon that feasts on saddened or anguished hearts. Dazzled by the flower's fragrance, Inuyasha becomes entangled in a fake dream.

star 8.55
11 votes
Writers: Katsuyuki Sumisawa
The Man Who Fell In Love With Kagome!

#25 - The Man Who Fell In Love With Kagome!

Season 2 - Episode 10

Inuyasha and the group must battle the Birds of Paradise, before they can reach the wolf den. Meanwhile, back at the den, Koga expresses his true feelings for Kagome. When the final battle with the Birds ensues, will Inuyasha's jealousy cost Koga his life?

star 8.54
39 votes