Masta (マスタ, Masuta) is a pro-Hunter and one of the judges of the 287th Hunter Exam.[1]


Masta is a short and thick (stocky) man. He has a round nose and short spiky black hair. He is always seen wearing a suit and black sunglasses.[1]


Masta keeps a calm and over-serious demeanor and doesn't tolerate anyone trying to interfere with the matches he oversees.[1]


At one point in his life, he decided to take the Hunter Exam. He passed and eventually became an examiner for the exam itself.


Hunter Exam arcEdit

Chibi Gon and Killua
This article or section is a stub.
You can help Hunterpedia by expanding it.

During the 4th Phase of the exam, he was assigned to secretly follow Hanzo, but was noticed by him. In the Final Phase, he was the referee of the match between Hanzo and Gon.[1]

13th Hunter Chairman Election arcEdit

After Chairman Netero's death, Masta takes part in the first round of the 13th Hunter Chairman Election.[2]

Abilities & PowersEdit

Masta has all the benefits granted by his status as a Hunter.


As a Hunter, he is capable of utilizing Nen and also has been an examiner for the Hunter Exam, it is likely that he is proficient in it; although he has yet to display any usage of it.


  • Masta's original name, マスタ (Masuta), is very similar to the gairaigo "マスター" (masutā)—a Japanese word loaned from the English term "master".

Anime and Manga DifferencesEdit

  • In the 2011 anime adaptation, Masta appeared again as an announcer explaining the rules to Battera's player audition for getting into Greed Island and then introducing the judge in charge of the selection of players—Tsezguerra.[3]

Translations around the WorldEdit

Language Name
The Arab world Flag Arabic ماستا (Masitaan)
France Flag French Masuta
Russia Flag Russian Маста (Masta)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 4, Chapter 33
  2. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 30, Chapter 320
  3. Hunter × Hunter - Episode 60 (2011)


v  d  e
Hunter Association
Chairman Isaac Netero (12th) • Pariston Hill (13th) • Cheadle Yorkshire (14th)
Vice Chairman Pariston Hill (Former) • Cheadle Yorkshire (Former)
Zodiacs Cheadle YorkshireCluckKanzaiKurapikaLeorio ParadinightPyonGelSaiyuGintaMizaistom NanaBotobai GiganteSaccho KobayakawaPariston Hill (Former) • Ging Freecss (Former)
Examiners ZeginBiscuit KruegerSatotzMenchiBuharaIsaac NeteroLippoTrick Tower's 3rd examinerTogariKharaMastaLuis288th Hunter Exam's 1st Phase ExaminerCheadle YorkshireKurapika
Hunter Ranks
3 Stars Cheadle YorkshireBotobai GigantePariston Hill
2 Stars Biscuit KruegerGing FreecssLinne HorsdoeuvreMizaistom NanaSaccho KobayakawaTeradein Neutral
1 Star Bushidora AmbitiousCutie BeautyIckshonpe KatochaMenchiMorel MackernaseySanbica NortonTsezguerra
Classification of Hunters
Beast Knuckle BinePokkleShoot McMahon
Blacklist BinoltBushidora AmbitiousKurapikaLippoSaiyuSeaquant
Botanical Cluck
Card Ogyu
Crime Mizaistom Nana
Cute Cutie Beauty
Disease Cheadle Yorkshire
Gourmet BuharaLinne HorsdoeuvreMenchi
Hacker Ickshonpe Katocha
Head Teradein Neutral
Jackpot GoreinuTsezguerra
Lost Loupe Highland
Music Melody
Paleograph Pyon
Poacher Ginta
Poison Gel
Problem Saccho Kobayakawa
Provisional DanjinErikkusuGidalLisamsettaMeshushMozbeMuhahahasareMyuhanSalkovThetaZomeesa
Rookie Gon FreecssKillua ZoldyckLeorio Paradinight
Ruins Ging FreecssSatotzZegin Highline
Sea Morel Mackernasey
Stone Biscuit Krueger
Temp CurlyGolemMarioneMascherPekoteroUsamen
Terrorist Botobai Gigante
Treasure Kanzai
Virus Sanbica Norton
Unclassified 288th Hunter Exam's 1st Phase ExaminerBarryBashoBeansBelerainteBillCuzcoDosterDwunGashta BellamGiulianoGrachanHagakushiHanzoHisoka MorowIllumi ZoldyckIzunaviJedJeitsariKeeneyKenzakiKessKharaKiteKnovKurtonLatoonLikkeLinssenListLuisMastaPalm SiberiaRedwoodRidgeRodriotSayirdScairtShachmono TocinoShalnarkTogariTokarineTrick Tower's 3rd examinerWingZenjuZetsk Bellam
Non-Hunter Associates & Others
Pre-Examiners CaptainMichaelQuizzing Lady
Navigators Kiriko
Others Hunter Website Bartender
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.