The following is a list of episodes from the TV anime adaptation of the manga series Hunter × Hunter. The adaptation was produced by Nippon Animation and first aired on Fuji Television for 62 episodes from October 16, 1999 to March 31, 2001. The TV series is based only on the first 11 volumes of the manga, with subsequent story arcs produced as DVD OVA series.

As of August 2008, Viz Media has licensed the rights to the original 62 episode TV anime series, with the first box-set being released in December.

Episode GuideEdit

Episode Type Color
Normal Episode Gray
Filler Episode Orange
OVA Episode Yellow

Episode ListEdit

Hunter Exam arcEdit

# Title Original airdate
00 Hunter × Hunter Pilot OVA

Gon Freecss is found fishing trying to catch Master of the Swamp. Which he does and brings back to the village and his surrogate mother Mito Freecss, who allows him to take the Hunter Exam and become a professional Hunter. He goes back into the forest to meet his Foxbear friend. We then see a flashback of Kite killing the Foxbear's mother and lecturing Gon who ends up adopting the Foxbear. He then says his final goodbye's to Mito, before leaving on a big ship. On the ship he meets Leorio and Kurapika. While on the ship it is besieged by a storm and a multiple of strange creatures. Gon, Leorio, and Kurapika help the crew fight them off. Even though Leorio and Kurapika don't get along they are eventually forced by circumstance and inspired by Gon to work together to save the ship, which they do. At the end they become best friends and the Captain shows high hopes for them.

# Title Original airdate
01 A Boy Setting Out for a Journey × Leaving Behind the Sound of the Wind
Tabi iku shōnen × Kaze no oto wo nokoshite (旅行く少年×風の音を残して)
Oct 16
Gon Freecss has a run in with a Foxbear in the forest. A mysterious stranger named Kite saves Gon by killing the beast. Gon prevents Kite from killing a Foxbear cub, and the man tells him that his father Ging is alive. Entranced, Gon sets out upon catching the Master of the Swamp in order to convince his aunt Mito to let him take the Hunter Exam and become a professional Hunter Association. Despite her own feelings, after Gon catches the beast, Mito allows him to take the Hunter Exam.
02 Encounter × Hesitation × Departure
Deai × Tomadoi × Shukkou (出会い×とまどい×出航)
Oct 23
Gon goes to town to catch a ship to the exam. In town, Gon befriends Leorio, who is also intent on taking the exam, and they take down a cruel animal show. In the end, they board the ship.
03 Pride × Stormy Water × Duel
Puraido × Araumi × Kettou" (プライド×荒海×決闘)
Oct 30
On the ship to the exam, Gon and Leorio meet Kurapika. The Captain asks each for their reason to be a Hunter. Gon wants to find his father, Leorio wants to be rich, and Kurapika wants to be a force for justice.
04 Decision × Shortcut × Detour
Sentaku × Chikamichi × Mawari michi (選択×近道×まわり道)
Nov 06
The ship's Captain recommends they go towards a tree on the top of a mountain instead of directly at their goal in order to find a navigator. Leorio takes the bus and the rest head towards the tree. The bus is a trap, so Leorio abandons it and catches up with Gon and Kurapika. Matthew, an examinee they meet, travels with them and then betrays them. They successfully answer a riddle asked by an examiner and move on to the next test.
05 Lies × Truth? × Kiriko
Uso × Honto? × Kiriko (ウソ×ホント?×キリコ)
Nov 13
Gon, Kurapika, and Leorio continue on the test, arriving at a cabin in the woods. When they enter, the trio finds the navigator couple being attacked by a magical beast, whom kidnaps the wife. Leorio stays to treat the husband's wounds as Gon and Kurapika help the wife. In the end it turns out the couple and the beasts are a family and they find the group worthy of continuing to the next test.
06 Steak × Marathon × The Exam Starts
Suteeki × Marason × Shiken kaishi (ステーキ×マラソン×試験開始)
Nov 20
Gon, Kurapika, and Leorio reach the first phase of the Hunter Exam, a seemingly endless forced run through a tunnel leading by the examiner named Satotz. They are befriended by Tonpa, a man taking the exam for the 35th time, and meet Killua, another entrant. In the end Tonpa betrays Leorio, as Gon and Kurapika go looking for them.
07 Trauma × Limit × Sweet Trap
Torauma × Genkai × Amai wana (トラウマ×限界×甘いワナ)
Nov 27
Tonpa has placed Leorio and another examinee named Nicholas near hallucinogenic sap. In a dream state, he explains that he wants to be a Hunter to get money so he can become a doctor who doesn't charge for his services. Gon and Killua bond. At the end of the first stage, a man appears to accuse the examiner of being a fake.
08 Conjurer × Smile × Beasts Beware
Kijutsushi × Hohoemi × Moujuu chuui (奇術師×ほほえみ×猛獣注意)
Dec 04
Hisoka determines the real examiner by flinging deadly playing cards at each man, reasoning the true Hunter will live; it's Satotz. The first phase continues the marathon through a treacherous wetland nicknamed the "Swindler's Swamp". Later, Hisoka plays at being an examiner and murders a number of examinees. Although Hisoka is able to kill all of his intended victims, he recognizes that Gon and Leorio are special and lets them live.
09 Menchi × Furious × Second Phase?
Menchi × Majigire × Niji shiken? (メンチ×マジギレ×二次試験?)
Dec 11
The group starts the second phase of the test, which is to satisfy Gourmet Hunters Buhara and Menchi with their cooking. Everyone satisfies Buhara's taste for BBQ pork, but they all fail to make sushi good enough for Menchi. She fails all applicants.
10 Failing × Panic × Heavenly Voice
Akaten × Panikku × Ten no koe (赤点×パニック×天の声)
Dec 18
While one of the examinees, Todo the wrestler, criticizes Menchi and all Gourmet Hunters. Netero, the head examiner and Hunter Association's president, arrives and has Menchi give everyone another chance. The test takers collect Spider-Eagle eggs and Todo learns to respect Gourmet Hunters, vowing to return and take the exam again.
11 Exploration × Guts × Stowaway
Tanken × Supokon × Mikkousha (探検×スポ根×密航者)
Jan 08
41 examinees have passed the second phase, and they fly towards the next stage on a blimp. Anita, a girl who failed the earlier phase, sneaks aboard to get revenge on Killua for the death of her father. The Hunter Association captures her and Chairman Netero offers to free her if Gon and Killua can take a ball from him.
12 Good Boy? × Bad Boy? × Killua
Ii ko? × Warui ko? × Kirua (良い子?×悪い子?×キルア)
Jan 15
Killua stops trying to take the ball from Netero because his killer instincts are surfacing. Anita escapes her handlers and attacks Killua, who comes close to killing Anita, but lets her live because otherwise Gon would get mad at him. Gon is never able to get the ball, but makes Netero use his left leg and both hands once, and is satisfied.
13 Pro × Con × Trap
Sansei × Hantai × Otoshiana (賛成×反対×落とし穴)
Jan 20
The objective of the third phase is to get down from Trick Tower alive. The group is forced to team up with Tonpa and their first test is to win 3 out of 5 matches against tower prisoners. Tonpa takes the first match with a hardened-looking criminal and promptly gives up. He explains that he doesn't want to be a Hunter, he just likes watching others fail and be killed.
14 Candles × Policy × Dispute
Rooson × Polishii × Nakamawa ware (ローソク×ポリシー×なかまわ割れ)
Jan 29
Gon faces the next prisoner, Sedokan, in a match to see who's candle can burn the longest. Gon is given a candle that burns quickly, but because of this it isn't susceptible to the wind, and Gon drops it on the floor and runs to blow out Sedokan candle. Kurapika engages in a death match with the next opponent, Majitani, but refuses to kill him after seeing red (literally) and knocking the criminal unconscious.
15 Fleeting × Life × Majitani
Hakanai × Inochi × Majitani (はかない×いのち×マジタニ)
Feb 05
Majitani feigns unconsciousness in an attempt to run out the clock. Leorio and the leader of the prisoners bet on whether he's faking. Leorio holds the man above a long drop, and Majitani wakes up. He concedes the match to Kurapika, but the group loses a large chunk of their time because of the bet.
16 Rock × Scissors × Heart
Guu × Choki × Haato (グー×チョキ×ハート)
Feb 12
Leorio goes next. His opponent is Leroute, an attractive woman. He loses ten hours in bet to her so that he can grope her. He then loses the rest of their betting hours to her in a game of rock-paper-scissors. Killua then faces Johness the Dissector, a man responsible for the murder of 146 people with his bare hands. Killua rips out his heart, explaining afterwards that Johness is an amateur and he is a professional assassin.
17 Three People? × Five People? × Last Choice
Sannin? × Gonin? × Saigo no sentaku (3人?×5人?×最後の選択)
Feb 19
The last test to get out of the tower has two paths: one is too long and the other will only allow three of the five to enter. Leorio and Tonpa start fighting to see who will stay, when Gon thinks outside the box. They choose the longer path, destroy the wall between the paths with axes provided so they could fight, and all five make it.
18 Treasure × Memory × Cramped Hotel Room
Otakara × Omoide × Hoteru no kobeya (お宝×思い出×ホテルの小部屋)
Feb 26
The successful examinees are taken by airship to an island hotel. In order to pay for the rooms, they dive to collect treasure from sunken ships. Kurapika explains to Leorio that everyone from his clan was killed by the Phantom Troupe for their eyes. When a member of the Kurta Clan dies with their emotions ablaze, their eyes become scarlet and are treated as treasures.
19 Stranded × Log Book × Soaked
Barabara × Nisshi × Mizubitashi (バラバラ×日誌×水びたし)
Mar 04
The hotel owners leave the examinees stranded on the island. A map is found indicating another island nearby, and part of the group sets out immediately to find it, dying when a storm hits. Hanzo and Kurapika sense danger and are elected leaders of the people who stay. They learn of a storm that comes in daily waves, the second of which will submerge the island, so they have one day to escape.
20 Big Waves × Big Cannon × Huge Rush
Ōnami × Taihou × Ōawate (大波×大砲×大あわて)
Mar 11
The group works together to separate the battleship/hotel from the island before the second wave of the storm hits. Leorio gets stuck on the bottom of the ocean in a diving suit and Gon helps him escape. Gon is then saved by Hisoka. Kurapika is knocked out but the steering is done by a mysterious examinee who seems to be Hisoka's ally. They separate the ship just in time, and an airship comes to pick them up.
21 Fourth Phase × Forty-Four × Number of Death
Daiyonji × Yonjūyon × Shi no Nambā (第4次×44×死のナンバー)
Mar 18
The fourth phase of the Hunter Exam is a manhunt on Zevil Island. Each examinee must collect 6 points; their own number badge is worth 3, the number badge of their target is worth 3, and any other number badges are worth one point. Gon's target is Hisoka, and he practices catching birds with his fishing pole to prepare. He realizes he must attack Hisoka when Hisoka attacks his own target. Gon learns this by watching birds catch fish from the water.
22 Found × Hide × Caught Up
Mitsuketa × Kakureta × Oitsuita (見つけた×かくれた×追いついた)
Mar 25
Gon stalks Hisoka, and observes Hisoka's friend transform into his real appearance. Then Hisoka decides to hunt other participants for two more points. He meets Kurapika and Leorio, but lets them go instead of forcing them to give their badges because Kurapika makes a deal with him and neither of them is Hisoka's target. However, they make Hisoka excited and his blood lust heightens. Gon seems to be scared, but keeps watch.
23 Hisoka × Crash × Gon
Hisoka × Gekitotsu × Gon (ヒソカ×激突×ゴン)
Apr 01
Gon gets Hisoka's number badge while Hisoka kills an examinee crossing his path. Gon is poisoned by Geretta and relieved of his badges. Hisoka kills Geretta easily and returns both badges: Gon's and his own. Gon tries to refuse the charity, but is unable to. Hisoka tells Gon he will kill him when the time is right, until then he will protect him. He punches him in the face and tells that he can return the badges only after he can return the punch.
24 Damage × Reunion × Courage
Damēji × Saikai × Karagenki (ダメージ×再会×からげんき)
Apr 15
Several days pass as Gon recovers from being poisoned. Killua is stalked by Umori, one of the Amori Brothers. Umori's brothers Imori and Amori show up; Killua bests them and gets his number badge from Amori. All the protagonists now have their points except for Leorio, who goes looking for his target Ponzu. He finds her in a cave, but is poisoned by snakes. Gon and Kurapika go inside to help him.
25 Slither × Stinger × In The Cave
Nyoro × Chiku × Ana no Naka (ニョロ×チク×穴の中)
Apr 22
Gon, Leorio and Kurapika become trapped in the cave with Ponzu. Leorio has been poisoned, and Gon gets bit numerous times to retrieve the antidote. Gon uses Ponzu's sleeping gas to put the snakes to sleep while holding his breath and rescuing everyone. Leorio takes Ponzu's number badge while she sleeps and Gon retrieves the number badges given to him by Hisoka, reasoning that it's OK to use them so that he can remain with his friends. The fourth phase ends.
26 Chairman × Interview × Written Exam
Kaichō × Mensetsu × Pēpā Tesuto (会長×面接×ペーパーテスト)
May 06
Chairman Netero interviews the nine remaining examinees (Gon, Kurapika, Leorio, Hisoka, Hanzo, Pokkle, Gittarackur, Bodoro, and Killua) in preparation for the final phase. He asks each who they are interested in, and who would they least like to fight out of the nine. He then unveils a brackets system for the upcoming tournament between the remaining examinees.
27 Hisoka × Kurapika × Spider's Whisper
Hisoka × Kurapika × Kumo no Sasayaki (ヒソカ×クラピカ×蜘蛛の囁き)
May 13
Hisoka and Kurapika fight in the first fight of the final phase. Hisoka toys with Kurapika at the beginning, but when Kurapika becomes angry they are on similar levels. This causes Hisoka to force himself to calm down. He then whispers something to Kurapika and declares himself the loser of the match. Kurapika is now a Hunter.
28 Chatting × Excuses × Endurance
Oshayberi × Herikutsu × Konkurabe (おしゃべり×ヘリクツ×根くらべ)
May 20
The next fight is between Hanzo and Gon. Although Gon tries his hardest to combat Hanzo, it is obvious he is no match for the ninja. Hanzo severely injures Gon and breaks his arm, but Gon will not admit defeat. Gon feels that if he is ever to find his father, he must pass the Hunter Exam now.
29 Pass! × Fail? × Exam Over
Gōkaku! × Shikkaku? × Shiken Shūryō (合格!×失格?×試験終了)
May 27
Hanzo and Gon continue fighting. Hanzo is easily the better fighter, but when Gon won't concede, Hanzo is forced to accept defeat. Hanzo decides he'd rather lose than kill Gon, because he likes his attitude. Gon is knocked unconscious during the match and wakes up to find the matches are over. Satotz explains to him that he's a Hunter, and that Hisoka defeated Bodoro, Hanzo defeated Pokkle in a match, Killua conceded a match to Pokkle before facing his brother Illumi disguised as Gittarackur.
30 Killua × Disqualified × Forced Out
Kirua × Ritaia × Kyōsei Sōkan (キルア×リタイア×強制送還)
Jun 03
Satotz explains to Gon that Killua failed the final stage. His opponent turns out to be his older brother Illumi in disguise. Illumi questions Killua and determines him unfit to be a normal person. He believes that Killua has a talent to be an assassin and tells him to return home. Illumi threatens to kill Gon if Killua even attempts to fight him, so Killua gives up and becomes silent for the rest of the exam. Killua murders Bodoro in the middle of his match with Leorio for no reason and is disqualified. Having heard this, Gon confronts Illumi and breaks his arm, deciding to go look for Killua.
31 Disband × Party × Unpleasant Ties
Kaisan × Pāti × Kusare En (解散×パーティ×くされ縁)
Jun 10
Gon is determined that Killua has left against his will and Gon is going to find him. He fights Illumi for information and Illumi is about to kill him when Hisoka shows up. Illumi instead tells Gon that Killua is at the Zoldyck family home. Leorio is about to go to medical school and Kurapika is about to leave on his first job when both change their minds and decide to follow Gon as he looks for Killua.

Zoldyck Family arcEdit

# Title Original airdate
32 Sightseeing × Landmark × Killua's House
Kankō × Meisho × Kiruanchi (観光×名所×キルアんち)
Jun 17
Gon, Leorio, and Kurapika take a train towards Killua's home on Kukuroo Mountain. The last leg of the trip is spent on a tour bus that takes them to the Door to Hades, a giant gate that hides the path to the estate. A monster named Mike waits behind the gate, so Gon asks the security guard, Zebro, to call Killua and have him open it from the inside.
33 Training × Hound × Exhausted
Tokkun × Ryōken × Batankyuu (特訓×猟犬×バタンキュー)
Jul 01
Gon, Leorio, and Kurapika stay in the Zoldyck family's servants' quarters at the security guards behest. Zebro lets them in through the Testing Gate (weighing tons), and Gon feels he should have been able to let himself in. While they stay there, Seaquant trains them with weighted brooms, water buckets, slippers, cups and whatnot. They end up extremely strong. After 20 days they are able to open the gate themselves, and they start walking through the grounds towards the house. Gon and Kurapika can push the first gate of 2 tons open, and Leorio is strong enough for the second gate.
34 Skateboard × Apprentice × Honesty
Sukebō × Minarai × Hontō no Kimochi (スケボー×見習い×本当の気持ち)
Jul 15
The group meets a butlers' apprentice while walking closer to their target. She has Killua's skateboard, and refuses to let them pass. Repeatedly Gon walks over a line she draws, and each time she sends him flying with her mace. Eventually, she explains that she is Canary, a servant of Killua. Gon tells her Killua gave the skateboard to her because they're friends, so she should let Killua's other friends pass. She lets them pass, but is immediately hit by an unknown projectile.
35 Killua × Punishment × Family Meeting
Kirua × Oshioki × Kazoku Kaigi (キルア×おしおき×家族会議)
Jul 22
Killua's mother Kikyo and brother Kalluto knock Canary out. They tell Gon that Killua doesn't have time to see them and they should leave. When Canary wakes up, she and Gon's group head to the butlers' quarters. Meanwhile, Killua has a talk with his father Silva, who makes Killua promise to never betray his friends. He then lets Killua leave to find Gon. Later, Silva tells Kikyo that Killua will be back because he's his father's son.
36 Coin Toss × Reunion × Change of Clothes
Koin × Saikai × Omeshikae (コイン×再会×おめしかえ)
Aug 08
Canary and Gon's group arrive at the butlers' quarters and are greeted by Gotoh, the Zoldyck family manager. He plays a game with the group, with seemingly deadly stakes. It turns out this was just to entertain them until Killua arrives. He does, and they all leave. At the airport, the group splits up but they all agree to meet in six months in Yorknew City.

Heavens Arena arcEdit

# Title Original airdate
37 Heaven × Fight × Training
Tenkū × Faito × Mushashugyou (天空×ファイト×武者修行)
Aug 19
Gon and Killua decide to fight professionally in order to train and make money. They go to the 250-story Heavens Arena, where every 10 floor increase represents more difficult opponents. Gon's power has increased dramatically from training on Zoldyck grounds, and he sends his opponent flying. Killua faces Zushi, another child who is competing, and Killua senses he can use a technique similar to Illumi's. Killua decides to question Zushi on the top floor to learn more.
38 Nen × Nen × Nen?
Nen × Nen × Nen? (燃×念×ネン?)
Sep 09
Killua and Gon learn about Nen from Wing, Zushi's teacher. Nen involves using your body's aura while fighting. On their way to register for the fights on the 200th floor, they're stopped by Hisoka. He doesn't think they're ready to fight at a high level. He uses his Nen to block them, and they have 3 hours to learn enough Nen to get past him, or Killua can never fight in Heavens Arena again.
39 Secret Trick × Registration × The Battle Begins
Uchiwaza × Tōroku × Batoru kaishi (裏ワザ×登録×バトル開始)
Sep 16
Gon and Killua are able to make it past Hisoka's Ren and enter the fights on the 200th floor of Heavens Arena. Gon immediately wants to test his new powers and fights against a man who uses his Nen and toy taps as weapons. He initially beats up Gon, but Gon learns to use his Zetsu to sense the tops and avoid them.
40 Two Months × Break × Just In Case
Nikkagetsu × Oyasumi × Nen ni wa Nen wo (二ヶ月×お休み×念には念を)
Sep 23
Gon is finally healed as he and Killua continue working on their Nen. Kurapika is shown looking for work, and being turned down. The girl who would hire him tells him if he can't see something invisible in the room, then he's not ready for a job. Leorio is shown studying medicine and looking at a picture of him and the other examinees. Hisoka begins a match with Kastro.
41 Bungee × Punch × One Round Battle
Banjii × Panchi × Ippanshōbu (バンジー×パンチ×一本勝負)
Sep 30
Gon and Killua learn their types of Hatsu; Gon is an Enhancer and Killua is a Transmuter. Gon fights Hisoka, and while over-matched, gets a punch in and gives back the number badge that Hisoka gave him during the exam. After that, Hisoka fights with his full power.
42 Hisoka's Love × Showdown × Gon's Resolve
Hisoka no ai × Kecchaku × Gon no Honki (ヒソカの愛×決着×ゴンの本気)
Oct 21
Gon and Hisoka continue their fight. Hisoka has attached his Bungee Gum to Gon's face and can pull him in to punch him. The referee awards points fast, leading to the quick win for Hisoka. At the end Hisoka is shown to have some connection with Phantom Troupe; he has a spider tattoo on his back that he can remove. Machi informs Hisoka, her boss won't be pleased if he doesn't make it to Phantom Troupe meeting.
43 Talent × Agony × Killer Instinct
Sainō × Kunō × Koroshi no Honnō (才能×苦悩×ころしの本能)
Oct 28
After Gon's match, Killua decides that he will compete as well, eager to test his own strength. Gido, Sadaso, and Riehlvelt kidnap Zushi to bribe Killua into forfeiting his matches with the three of them, so they can get easy wins. However, Killua makes sure that they will fight honestly and don't cheat. Sadaso withdraws due to his fear of Killua, who he says, "lived in the darkest corners of the world."
44 Small Fry × Clean Up × Exam Over!?
Zako × Okatazuke × Shiken Shūryō!? (雑魚×おかたずけ×試験終了!?)
Nov 04
Gon and Killua master their Nen abilities and show them in perfection against matches with the other two guys that Killua talked to. Wing talks with them and tells Gon that he has passed the Hunter's Exam. Lastly, Gon and Killua venture out to Whale Island.

Yorknew City arcEdit

# Title Original airdate
45 Limitation × Vow × Chain of Judgment
Seiyaku × Seiyaku × Imashime no Kusari (制約×誓約×戒めの鎖)
Nov 11
Kurapika's flashbacks with his master are seen here. The flashbacks tell how Kurapika passed his hidden Hunter exam and got his chains, what Nen type he has, and how he's changed. After he got his first job, Kurapika gets on the train where meets someone that is clued to be a future ally.
46 I'm Home × Welcome Back × I'm Killua
Tadaima × Okaeri × Boku Kirua (ただいま×おかえり×ぼくキルア)
Nov 18
Gon and Killua take a ship to get to Whale Island, where Gon grew up. Killua is surprised that there is no bus and they have to walk, and that the house is really small. Mito welcomes them and asks about the exam. When they go camping in the forest, they hear a shot and come running, seeing a bunch of poachers attacking the Foxbear and his cub. Easily beating them, they take the cub home. Gon wants to save him, but Killua insists on stopping his sufferings by killing him. Finally, they heal him with their Nen.
47 Dad × Top Secret × Confession
Chichi × Maruhi × Kokuhaku (父×マル秘×告白)
Nov 25
Gon and Killua try to repair an antenna and a computer to set up Internet. Mito tells Gon all she can about his father Ging and hands over a mysterious box Ging left. Gon manages to open the box with his Nen and finds a ring, a tape and some piece of electronic equipment there. He and Killua listen to the tape where Ging introduces himself and welcomes his son to find him if he can.
48 Kurapika × Black Eyes × First Job
Kurapika × Kuroi Me × Saisho no Shigoto (クラピカ×黒い眼×最初の仕事)
Dec 02
Kurapika together with five other Hunters comes to a flesh collector's mansion for a job interview. They are given preliminary orders and tested by being attacked by a number of fighters in black. Kurapika quickly understands that it is actually a Nen-based ability of one of the imposters, and counter-attacks him directly. Gon stops his father's tape when Ging tells he recorded a voice of his mother. The tape then destroys itself. Killua explains that the ROM card they found in Ging's box is meant for JoyStation video game console.
49 Heart Tone × Kurapika × Dowsing
Shinon × Kurapika × Daujingu (心音×クラピカ×ダウジング)
Dec 09
Gon and Killua order a JoyStation and see that the card they have contains data for Greed Island game that cannot be found on Internet. Killua calls his brother who is a devoted gamer, but even he doesn't have that one (however, he provides some information in exchange for the data from Gon's ROM card). Back to Kurapika, they manage to identify two spies: Shachmono Tocino and Squala, who already work for the same boss and were asked to test the four rookies.
50 Killua × Big Fortune × Hunter's Tavern
Kirua × Ikkaku Senkin × Karyudo no Sakaba (Hantaa Saito) (キルア×一攫千金×狩人の酒場(ハンターサイト)
Dec 16
Gon and Killua leave Whale Island to go to Yorknew City. They get even more information about Greed Island from a website available only for Hunters. They need a lot of money to buy it, even millions they earned at Heavens Arena are not enough. They try to earn more by getting bargains on-line, but fail miserably, cutting their funds to 10 million Jenny Currency Symbol. Milluki, Killua's brother, could not decode the game from the card data and goes to Yorknew to buy it too. Hisoka is also showing flying there. After all of the tests, Kurapika gets his job and is introduced to his boss—who turns out to be a teenager named Neon Nostrade.
51 Spider × Yorknew × Assemble
Kumo × Yookushin × Zenin Shūgō (クモ×ヨークシン×全員集合)
Dec 23
Neon and all her bodyguards arrive in Yorknew City. It is discovered that Neon has the ability to foretell the future, and that many clients in the Mafia hire her to tell their fortunes. Four members of Phantom Troupe are shown walking to Yorknew City: Feitan, Machi, Franklin, and Nobunaga. The last two are having a quarrel. Gon wants to buy a mobile phone and is unexpectedly helped by an old friend, Leorio. Later he also helps to raise funds by allowing people to pay for arm wrestling with Gon who easily beats everyone and has some trouble defeating Shizuku.
52 Underground Auction × Annihilation × Machinegun
Chika Kyōbai(Angura) × Zenmetsu × Mashingan (地下競売(アングラ)×全滅×マシンガン)
Jan 13
Chrollo Lucilfer, the boss of Phantom Troupe, gives them orders to go to the underground auction and kill everyone there, and they proceed. Franklin uses a machine gun hidden in his fingers to fire Nen bullets, and Shizuku cleans up so that no traces of the massacre are left visible. Melody and Kurapika are talking more openly to each other while waiting on the roof. The Mafia community sends the group of its best fighters called Shadow Beasts to deal with Phantom Troupe.
53 Phantom Troupe × The Shadow Beasts × Community
Ryodan × Injū × Komyuniti (旅団×陰獣×コミュニティ)
Jan 20
The Mafia attacks the Phantom Troupe in vain: they are not Nen users, and Uvogin is able to catch a bullet with his teeth and withstand a point blank shot from a bazooka. Four members of the Shadow Beasts arrive, they are noticeably stronger than Kurapika, Melody, and other hunters, but even they are defeated by just one Phantom Troupe member.
54 Hisoka × Alliance × Spider Hunting
Hisoka × Doumei × Kumo Taiji (ヒソカ×同盟×クモ退治)
Jan 27
Kurapika captures Uvogin with his chains and they quickly run away. Leaving him in hands of Dalzollene, the leader of Neon's bodyguards, Kurapika leaves to meet with Hisoka who promises to give some information on other members of Phantom Troupe. Dalzollene contacts people from Mafia community to come to pick up, but instead Phantom Troupe members arrive, killing him and freeing Uvogin. Leorio shows Gon and Killua his Ten and it turns out to be the only Nen technique he is aware of.
55 Uvo × Kurapika × Melody of Determination
Ubō × Kurapika × Kakugo no Senritsu (ウボォー×クラピカ×覚悟の旋律)
Feb 03
Kurapika contacts his boss, Light Nostrade, and is told that he should be in charge after Dalzollene's death. A raging Uvogin searches for "the chain dude" and finds him alone with Neon and the others moved to another room. They decide to go out of the city to be able to fight with full strength. Leorio gets Gon's strength so popular with arm wrestling contest that they are invited to an underground auction where everyone is given pictures of the Phantom Troupe with a bounty of 2 billion Jenny Currency Symbol on each head.
56 Scarlet Eyes × Duel × Cost of Life
Hi no Me × Kettō × Inochi no Daishō (緋の眼×決闘×命の代償)
Feb 10
Killua remembers that his father once was paid to kill a Phantom Troupe member: he succeeded but said it was too hard and advised his sons to stay away from them. Gon, Killua, and Leorio spend four hours searching with no results, and Gon decides to get a loan of 100 million Jenny Currency Symbol by pawning his Hunter License. Kurapika and Uvogin fight with the latter going from 20% of his strength to 50% and finally to 100%, yet Kurapika has the upper hand due to a deadly oath and finally kills him.
57 Gon × Treasure × Dangerous Man
Gon × Otakara × Oyaui Otoko (ゴン×お宝×危うい男)
Feb 17
Leorio helps Gon to buy a complete catalog to find Greed Island game there. To collect 8.9 billion they go to a flea market and use Gyo to buy only items that have Nen aura on them. They make some money and befriend Zepile, a professional seller. Now they have money to pay for information, and Leorio calls them to tell that two Phantom Troupe members are located in the city.
58 Gon × Killua × Deadly Chase
Gon × Kirua × Inochi ga ke no Bikō (ゴン×キルア×命がけの尾行)
Feb 24
Gon, Killua, and Leorio arrive at a place where Nobunaga and Machi pretend to be a couple sitting in a cafe, but they do not attack understanding that they are not strong enough. Leorio, who is unable to use Zetsu to hide his aura, returns home, but Gon and Killua try to follow them and are captured instead. Light Nostrade arrives, giving orders to Neon, Kurapika, and others. Mafia hires several professional assassins, including Silva and Zeno from the Zoldyck family.
59 Nest of Spiders × Captive × Killing Technique
Kumo no Su × Toraware × Koroshi Waza (蜘蛛の巣×とらわれ×殺し技)
Mar 03
Gon and Killua are questioned about the "chain dude" but cannot give any answer, being unaware that he is Kurapika. Gon and Nobunaga are arm wrestling, and the latter cries, mourning the loss of Uvogin. Finally Nobunaga asks Gon to join Phantom Troupe. He promptly refuses, but Nobunaga insists on keeping him until Chrollo arrives.
60 Kurapika × Assassination Team × Zoldyck
Kurapika × Ansatsudan × Zorudikku (クラピカ×暗殺団×ゾルディック)
Mar 10
Gon and Killua escape from Nobunaga. Killua tells Gon about Kurapika being the "chain user", they try to call him but get no answer. Neon runs away and is found by Chrollo Lucilfer who pretends to be friendly to get her prophecy. He helps her to sneak into the auction, then hits her unexpectedly and tells the security to call the emergency.
61 Spider Rendezvous × Zoldyck Family × Final Battle
Kumo Shūketsu × Zoru ke × Saishū Kessen no Toki (クモ集結×ゾル家×最終決戦の時)
Mar 17
Some assassins battle Chrollo but in vain. Mafia dons become impatient, and the Zoldycks calm them down. Zeno extends his En to 100 m radius, searching the building to find Chrollo. Other Phantom Troupe members advance, easily beating all the Mafia forces. Kurapika notices Neon's pictures on Internet (on Hunters-only website) and reports this to Light Nostrade, who also arrives at the auction.
62 Kurapika × Friends × End of Spiders
Kurapika × Nakama × Kumo no Saigo (クラピカ×仲間×クモの最期)
Mar 31
Zeno and Silva defeat Chrollo, but did not finish him off because of the call from Illumi who manages to kill the Mafia dons. Having no client, the professional assassins have no reason to fight and just leave. Fake bodies of Chrollo and all other Phantom Troupe members are found, calming the Mafia community, and the auction takes place as planned. Kurapika calms down a bit and meets with Gon, Killua, and Leorio. In the last seconds of the episode Hisoka sends a text message to Kurapika telling him that the corpses are fake.
63 Spider × Corpse × Fake
Kumo × Shitai × Feiku (蜘蛛×死体×フェイク)
Jan 17
Kurapika, Gon, Killua, and Leorio find out that the spiders are still alive and that the bodies were fake. The Mafia has given up on chasing the Spiders, but Gon and Killua decide to continue to help Kurapika.
64 Friends × Costumes × Hell's Ear
Hakama × Hensō × Jigoku Mimi (仲間×変装×地獄耳)
Jan 17
Kurapika's team set out to find the Phantom Troupe. The Troupe decides to stay and find the chain-user after sensing the location of the Nen-copied Scarlet Eyes.
65 Pursuit × Escape × Spiders on the Run
Tsuiseki × Tōbō × Hashiridashita Kumo (追跡×逃亡×走り出した蜘蛛)
Feb 20
A double chase ensues when the Troupe notice Gon and Kurapika 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.
66 Hostages × Insignificant Bugs × Communicated Emotions
Hitojichi × Mushikera × Tsutawatta Omoi (人質×虫けら×伝わった思い)
Feb 20
Killua swaps with Kurapika just in time, Gon and Killua are captured by the Phantom Troupe. The Spiders kill Squala and take his memories of Kurapika. Meanwhile, Gon's group ends up at the hotel where Leorio and Melody have set up a plan.
67 Report × Darkness × Released Chain
Jihō × Kurayami × Hanatareta Kusari (時報×暗闇×放たれた鎖)
Mar 20
Gon and Killua unsuccessfully attempted an escape. The boss of the Troupe, Chrollo Lucilfer is captured by Kurapika.
68 Dispute × Break-up × Swinging Fist
Chōhatsu × Bunretsu × Furiageta Kobushi (挑発×分裂×振り上げた拳)
Mar 20
Kurapika has captured the leader of the Phantom Troupe, Chrollo Lucilfer. Negotiations are made to exchange him for Killua and Gon.
69 Exchange × Revenge × Judgment Chain
Kōshō × Fukushū × Rissuru Kusari (交渉×復讐×律する鎖)
Apr 17
The exchange is made and the prophecy is fulfilled for Hisoka.
70 Feelings × Hopelessness × The Spider's Downfall
Omoi × Dannen × Hikisakareta Kumo (想い×断念×引き裂かれたクモ)
Apr 17
Since Chrollo's Nen ability was constricted, Hisoka lost interest in the battle with him and revealed that the tattoo of his spider status was fake. Pakunoda transfers her memories to six Troupe members and as a result dies for not obeying the chain's rules.

Greed Island arcEdit

# Title Original airdate
71 Auction × Plan × 80 Percent
Kyōbai × Sakusen × 80 Pāsento (競売×作戦×80パーセント)
Feb 05
Kurapika contracts a fever while Killua and Gon attend the Southernpiece Auction.
72 Electricity × Aura × Special Attack
Denki × Ōra × Hissatsuwaza (電気×オーラ×必殺技)
Feb 05
Killua and Gon train individually to develop special techniques in order to be prove themselves strong enough to play Greed Island. Killua develops an electricity based Hatsu while Gon develops power combining all the basic Nen abilities to create a Hatsu.
73 Ren × Tests × Everyone's Journey
Ren × Shiren × Sorezore no Ippo (練×試練×それぞれの一歩)
Mar 05
Gon and Killua take and pass Tsezguerra's exam for entering Greed Island. They part with Leorio and travel to Battera's mansion, where they enter the game.
74 Start × Spell × Town of Prizes
Sutāto × Jumon × Kenshō no machi (スタート×呪文×懸賞の街)
Mar 05
During the game's introduction, Gon finally finds out the contents of the memory card Ging left him. Together Killua and Gon take their first steps into Greed Island. Killua and Gon go to the town of Antokiba and get their first cards. During the game, they see a man whom entered Greed Island with them die from a mysterious explosion.
75 Invitation × List × Show Me Rock!
Kanyū × Risuto × Saisho wa Gū! (勧誘×リスト×最初はグー!)
Mar 19
Gon and Killua are invited to join a player's alliance but decline and go on their own. They win their first card in a "Rock-Paper-Scissors" competition.
76 Take × Taken × Card Hell
Toru × Torareru × Kādo Jigoku (奪る×奪られる×カード地獄)
Mar 19
Gon and Killua continue playing, but the card they won gets stolen by some more experienced players. Members of the Phantom Troupe start to play the game with their stolen copy.
77 Bandit × Monster × Biscuit
Sanzoku × Kaibutsu × Bisuketto (山賊×怪物×ビスケット)
Apr 16
Gon and Killua head toward the city of Masadora, where spell-cards can be purchased. They meet monsters, bandits, and more. Biscuit Krueger follows them and gets frustrated with their lack of skill.
78 Training × Raw Ore × Scissor Hands
Shūgyou × Genseki × Shizā Hanzu (修行×原石×シザーハンズ)
Apr 16
Gon, Killua, and Biscuit are attacked by Binolt, a Bounty Hunter. The trio subdues Binolt and Biscuit gives him a chance to live, using him to train the boys during a two week period.
79 Masadora × Big Strides × Bomb Devil
Masadora × Yakushin × Bakuhatsu Ma (マサドラ×躍進×爆発魔)
Feb 18
Gon and Killua learn many abilities from their new teacher, Biscuit Krueger, digging through mountains as training exercises.
80 Without Nen × New Year × Hunter Exam
Jonen × Shinnen × Hantā Shiken (除念×新年×ハンター試験)
Feb 18
Killua exits the game to re-take the Hunter Exam. He easily becomes a hunter in the first exam by knocking out all the other examinees. Gon still trains his abilities with Biscuit while Genthru, the Bomber, destroys the player's alliance.
81 An Encounter × Chrollo × The Gold Dust Girl
Sōgū × Kuroro × Kinpun Shōjo (遭遇×クロロ×金粉少女)
Mar 03
Gon and Killua start using their abilities get obtain cards, which they discover is easier due to Biscuit's training program.
82 Contact × Razor × A United Front
Sesshōku × Reizā × Kyōdōsensen (接触×レイザー×共同戦線)
Mar 03
Gon and Killua continue playing and have more than 50 cards (out of the 100 required to leave the game). The Bomber and his team have 96 cards while a united front rises to prevent them from winning the game by monopolizing one of the cards they still need.
83 Meeting Again × Hisoka × Sporting Event
Saikai × Hisoka × Supōtsu Shōbu (再会×ヒソカ×スポーツ勝負)
Mar 07
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 Fourteen 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 Tsezguerra.
84 Lighthouse × 8 People × Game Master
Tōdai × Hachinin × Gēmu Masutā (灯台×8人×ゲームマスター)
Mar 07
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.
85 Jan × Ken × Rock
Jan × Ken × Gū (ジャン×ケン×グー)
Apr 28
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.
86 Unite × Impact × Bungee Gum
Gōtai × Shōgeki × Banjī Gamu (合体×衝撃×バンジーガム)
Apr 28
Gon's team wins and they get the card Razor was guarding. The Game Master tells Gon about Ging. Hisoka goes his own way.
87 Struggle × Pinch × War Declaration
Kyōtō × Pinchi × Sensenfu (共闘×ピンチ×宣戦布告)
Jun 02
A fight against the Bomber is imminent. Gon trains his timing, while Killua and Biscuit form a battle plan.
88 Stakeout × Preparation × Battle Start
Harikomu × Junbi × Chisen Kaishi (張り込み×準備×血戦開始)
Jun 02
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 Genthru and his comrades begins.
89 Bisky × Killua × New Special Attack
Bisuke × Kirua × Shin Hissatsuwaza (ビスケ×キルア×新必殺技)
Jun 30
Killua and Biscuit win their fights. Gon fights Genthru.
90 Energy × Gyo × Little Flower
Kiryoku × Gyō × Hitonigiri no Kayaku (Ritoru Furāwa) (気力×凝×一握りの火薬)
Jun 30
Gon is still fighting with Genthru and loses one hand.
91 Cruelty × Determination × Climax
Reikoku × Getsui × Saishū Kyokumen (Kuraimakusu) (冷酷×決意×最終局面)
Aug 18
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.
92 Game × Everything Cleared × Finale
G•I (Gēmu) × Zen Kuri × Daidanen ( G•I×全クリ×大団円)
Aug 18
Everybody in Greed Island participates in a quiz. Gon scores the highest with 87 correct out of 100 questions, wins card #110, 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.


Opening SongEdit

Episodes Title Artist
1~48 Ohayou Keno
49~62 Taiyou Wa Yoru Mo Kagayaku Wino
OVA 1~8 Pale Ale Kurosawa Ken'ichi
G.I OVA 1~8 Pray Wish
G.I Final OVA 1~14 Believe In Tomorrow Sunflower's Garden

Ending SongEdit

Episodes Title Artist
1~31 Kaze no Uta Motoda Minako
32~50 Do You Feel Like I Feel Nagai Masato
51~62 Hotaru Nagai Masato
OVA 1~8 Carry On Kurosawa Ken'ichi
G.I OVA 1~8 Popcorn Mikuni Shimokawa
G.I Final OVA 1~14 Moshimo Kono Sekai de Kimi to Boku ga Deae Nakattara Sunflower's Garden


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