Yu Yu Hakusho

TV (112 eps)
4.219 out of 5 from 16,473 votes
Rank #368

Yusuke Urameshi was a normal middle school punk until he was hit and killed by a car, while saving a child. His selfless action earned him the right to gain his life back and serve as a detective of the spirit world, keeping the world of the living safe from a myriad of demons. But being reborn has its price: Yusuke must hatch a spirit beast that will develop according to his actions, and if he doesn't act in a good and honest manner, it will eat his soul. Can Yusuke protect the human and spirit worlds and still manage to save himself in the process?

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Ravenx's avatar by Ravenx on Apr 15, 2012
Score: 7.5/10

Story: This and HxH rank among my favorite shounen shows. Simply put, the reason for this is that emphasis is not only placed on brute strength, but a fragile battle of the human heart. That's not to say that this is a super emotional series, but that the disicipline to control your power is more important than the power itself (just one of the themes present here that I enjoy). The story centers around... read more

RyuSoma's avatar by RyuSoma on Oct 23, 2009
Score: 8/10

Synopsis:  An ordinary middle school punk, named Yusuke Urameshi, is a 14-year-old teenager that becomes involved in a fatal car accident due to his efforts of saving a young child.  His heroic actions cause him to have a second chance at life when he meets Boton, a Spirit Guide.  She then introduces him to Koenma, the Prince of Spirit World.  After his resurrection, he becomes a Spirit... read more

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