Yu Yu Hakusho Season 1

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Yu Yu Hakusho

on 9/16/2013

Yu Yu Hakusho is one of my favorite anime of all time. While it's weak in plot structure, it makes up for it with interesting characters and intense battles. The 112-episode series is being re-released a la DBZ in economically friendly, multi-episode seasons. This set contains the first 28 episodes of this classic anime for one low price. The story goes that Yusuke Urameshi, a 14-year old street fighting punk, when having a bad day, saves a young boy's life at the cost of his own. This selfless act was something no one on Earth could predict. No one in the afterlife could predict it either. Thus, the Spirit World sends a guide to tell Yusuke that he can undergo an ordeal to come back to life. And so begins the resurrection of Yusuke and his career as Detective of the Spirit World. As I said, it's the characters and fight scenes that MAKE this series. The plot is basically one "tournament"-style battle after another. But the four main enduring fighters uplift the story with their comical arguments and moments of pure cool. There's Yusuke, the snarky lead who cares about others more than he lets on. Kuwabara, the silly comic rival of Yusuke who has a soft spot for the safety of his friends and kittens. Kurama, the cool, collected demon who tries to do all the right things. And then Hiei, the short, angry demon who loves a good fight, and holds deep respect for those he deems worthy

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The Battles You've Been Waiting For Have Arrived.

From cutting classes to brawling in the streets, Yusuke Urameshi is not your typical role model. In fact, this kid's nothing more than a fourteen-year-old delinquent with a talent for trouble. But in a single selfless act Yusuke dies while saving another. For such noble sacrifice he is given a second chance at life, but it's to be a life far different than the one left behind. Now a Spirit Detective, the young man must track down demons and humans alike who desire to rule over the three realms of reality.

Granted with amazing new powers to be used in the cause of good versus evil, Yusuke sets out on his first assignment. He will gather together those who will fight alongside him: Kuwabara, Yusuke's intellectually challenged formal rival from high school; Kurama, an infamous thief from the Demon World who inhabits a human body; and Hiei, a hot-headed demon skilled with both the sword and the third eye. Together, these four set forth to do battle with monsters, beasts and men.


Studio Funimation Prod Inc
SKU 202541410
UPC 704400059933
UPC 14 00704400059933
Format DVD
Release Date 7/8/2008
Animated Characters
Animated Worlds
Editors Note
Note Fourteen-year-old Yusuke is living out a typical teen existence until the day he dies trying save a little boy. He is taken to the Spirit World, but because of his good deed, he is able to return to the earth as a Spirit Detective who tracks down evil spirits in order to thwart their diabolical plans. This exciting anime series follows the adventures of the benevolent ghost as he solves supernatural mysteries. This collection includes episodes 1-14.
Noriyuki Abe
Akiyuki Arafusa
Name Yu Yu Hakusho
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Cast & Crew
Justin Cook - Voice
Christopher R. Sabat - Voice
John Burgmeier - Voice
Chuck Huber - Voice
Noriyuki Abe - Director
Akiyuki Arafusa - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1990
Catalog ID 05993
UPC 00704400059933
Number of Discs 4
Running Time 650 minutes
Color Color
Original Language Japanese
Available Subtitles English
Available Audio Tracks Japanese
Product Attributes
Actor Yu Yu Hakusho
Age Range 3-4 years / 5-7 years / 8-11 years / 12-14 years / 15 & up
Label Funimation
Music Format DVD
Safety Warning Choking Hazard Small Parts
Video Format DVD

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