The BEST Episodes of InuYasha
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 24, 2020
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.
#1 - Toward Tomorrow
Season 7 - Episode 26 - Aired Mar 29, 2010
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.
#2 - Magatsuhi's Evil Will
Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 25, 2010
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.
#4 - Naraku's Heart
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 3, 2009
Hakudoshi is scheming to take Naraku's place. He steals Kagome's Shikon Jewel shards and entices Kagura to betray Naraku.
#5 - Kagura's Wind
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 10, 2009
Upon healing her wounds inflicted by Naraku, using Midoriko's soul, Kikyo runs into Inuyasha again and reveals the secret to destroying Naraku.
#6 - Tetsusaiga Breaks
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 10, 2001
Inuyasha, though still recovering from his serious wounds, fights Goshinki, a demon who is eating an entire village.
#8 - The Mysterious Light that Guides the Saint
Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired May 3, 2004
Princess Abi goes after a group of villagers who are hiding in a cave.
#9 - Miroku's Past Mistake
Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired Aug 2, 2004
Miroku is confronted by an old flame from his past, to Sango's chagrin.
#10 - The Great Holy Demon Spirit’s Test
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 31, 2009
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.
#11 - Two Hearts, One Mind
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 6, 2001
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.
#12 - The Mausoleum of Mount Azusa
Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 14, 2009
Kikyo has been contaminated by Naraku's spider web. In order to save her, Inuyasha and Kagome need the bowstring kept in Mount Azusa's mausoleum.
#13 - The Lucky but Two-Timing Scoundrel!
Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired Jul 26, 2004
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?
#14 - The Ultimate Key to Defeating Naraku
Season 6 - Episode 27 - Aired Sep 6, 2004
Naraku confronts Kikyo, while Hakudoshi creates a new monstrosity for Inuyasha and friends to deal with.
#15 - Bizarre Guards at the Border of the Afterlife
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 8, 2004
Inuyasha and his friends attempt to reach the graveyard located beyond the border of this world.
#16 - Meido Zangetsuha
Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 17, 2009
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.
#17 - The Demon Linked With the Netherworld
Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired May 31, 2004
After meeting Kikyo, Inuyasha and the gang rush to stop Naraku, who confronts Abi and her mother.
#18 - Secret of the Jewel of Four Souls Revealed
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired May 14, 2001
Sango shows the group where the Shikon no Tama was created, thus revealing the story of its origin.
#19 - The Power of Banryu: Duel to the Death on Mt. Hakurei
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 11, 2003
Inuyasha battles with Bankotsu, who is using Banryu, a weapon infused with a demonic aura. Kagome senses that the Shikon shards inside Mt. Hakurei are becoming tainted.
#20 - Return to the Place Where We First Met
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Oct 29, 2001
Inuyasha and Kagome must sort out their feeings for each other, after Kagome has spied him with Kikyou, again. Who will Inuyasha choose?
#21 - The True Owner of the Great Sword!
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 16, 2001
Inuyasha and Sesshomaru continue fighting for the Tetsusaiga. After the fight, while Sesshomaru is recovering, a little orphan girl, Rin, tries to bring him food. When her village is attacked by wolf demons, Sesshomaru returns the favor and helps Rin. Meanwhile, Kagome senses a jewel shard. Inuyasha and gang follow her lead to the massacred village, where they are quickly surrounded by wolves and Koga.
#22 - The Tragic Love Song of Destiny, Part I
Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 19, 2004
Kaede narrates a special episode that explains Kikyo's life as a priestess (a miko), how she met Inuyasha, how she ended up receiving the Shikon no Tama and more.
#23 - Three-Sided Battle to the Death
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired May 27, 2002
Naraku tries to absorb Muso back into his body.
#24 - Farewell Kikyo, My Beloved
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 25, 2003
Inuyasha helps Koga to safety and everyone gets out of the mountain safely. Meanwhile, Naraku confronts Kikyo with his new body.
#25 - Tsubaki's Unrelenting Evil Spell
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 4, 2002
Kagome fights Tsubaki's curse from within herself as Inuyasha and the others continue to struggle against Tsubaki and her gaggle of demons.