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Whale Island (くじら()(とう)()()()()()()()()Kujira-tō) is the hometown of Gon Freecss, one of the main protagonists of Hunter × Hunter. Ging Freecss and his cousin Mito Freecss were both born and raised there as well. It is largely visited as a small port for fishermen, with few actual residents living there. Gon and Noko are the only known children living on the island as of now.[1]



     Active     Former     Animal

Whale Island Inhabitants
Kon HE Portrait


Hunter Exam arc

Heavens Arena arc

Yorknew City arc

Dark Continent Expedition arc


Anime and Manga Differences

  • In the 1999 anime adaptation, the island's whale shape faces the right side[2] (from the point of view of the audience), whereas in the manga and 2011 anime adaptation it faces the left side.[1][3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 1, Chapter 1
  2. Hunter × Hunter - Episode 46 (1999)
  3. Hunter × Hunter - Episode 1 (2011)
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