Noko (ノウコ, Nouko) is the only child on Whale Island other than Gon.[1]


Noko is a young girl with green eyes, and orange hair she keeps in two braids. She is seen wearing a pink long sleeved shirt.[2]


Little is known about Noko's personality. She seems to be a friend of Gon's, since she headed down to the docks to greet him when he departed.[3]


Hunter Exam arcEdit

Noko is seen on the docks on the day of Gon's departure from Whale Island, smiling at him.[3]

Yorknew City arcEdit

Gon mentions Noko to Killua in a conversation while they hang out in the forest of Whale Island.[1]


Anime and Manga DifferencesEdit

  • In the manga Noko smiles at Gon when he departs,[3] but in the 2011 anime adaptation, she is seen crying.[2]
  • Noko does not appear nor is mentioned in the 1999 anime adaptation.

Translations around the WorldEdit

Language Name
France Flag French Nokô


  1. 1.0 1.1 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 8, Chapter 64
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hunter × Hunter - Episode 1 (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 1, Chapter 1