The BEST Episodes of InuYasha
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021
Network: Nippon TV
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.
#3 - The Tragic Love Song of Destiny, Part II
Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 19, 2004
Kaede narrates a special episode that explains Kikyo's life as a miko, her recieving the Shikon no Tama and Naraku's trap for her and Inuyasha.
#4 - 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.
#5 - Among the Twinkling Stars
Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 21, 2009
Kikyo attempts to purify Naraku and his Shikon shards along with Midoriko's will that controls the shards in Koga's legs.
#7 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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?
#10 - 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.
#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 - 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.
#13 - Sesshomaru in the Underworld
Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 28, 2009
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.
#14 - Three-Sided Battle to the Death
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired May 27, 2002
Naraku tries to absorb Muso back into his body.
#15 - Vanishing Point; Naraku Disappears
Season 3 - Episode 27 - Aired Aug 5, 2002
Sesshomaru and Inuyasha double-team Naraku as he tries to absorb them to become stronger.
#16 - 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.
#17 - The Demon's True Nature
Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Nov 26, 2001
Inuyasha, once again, transforms into a demon when faced with Gatenmaru's murderous attack against himself, Miroku, and the helpless women of a village. Sesshomaru then appears to see if what Boku'seno told him about demon Inuyasha was true.
#18 - 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.
#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 - The Backlash Wave: Tetsusaiga's Ultimate Technique
Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired Dec 10, 2001
Inuyasha fights Ryukotsusei with Tetsusaiga's ultimate attack: The Backlash Wave!
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - Jinenji, Kind Yet Sad
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 18, 2001
While looking for an antidote to cure the ailing Kilala, Inuyasha and Kagome come across the herb garden of the half-demon, Jinenji, who is constantly bullied by the prejudiced locals.
#24 - True Heir
Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 11, 2010
Sesshomaru replicates Tetsusaiga's power with Tenseiga, empowered by Kanna's memento, a fragment of the Mirror Demon. With his new power, Sesshomaru challenges Inuyasha to a battle.
#25 - The Man Who Fell In Love With Kagome!
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 30, 2001
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?