Dr. Ichegaki’s ultimate biological weapons are in the ring, but Team Urameshi is suddenly having a severe attack of conscience. After Kuwabara’s enlightening reverie about how Dr. Ichigaki implanted blood-slaver nodes in the brains of Master Mitamura’s martial-arts students, Yusuke and company just don’t have the heart to conduct their demon-slaying business as usual. Meanwhile, the shadow Channelers—the ninjas of the Demon Plane—are on deck. With their fiendish adrenalin pumped-up to the max, Team Urameshi better pray Yukina the Ice Maiden, who came to watch, turns out to be their lucky charm.
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 12.
When Kuwabara learns the truth about Genkai's demise, he takes the news hard, wondering why Yusuke waited so long to tell him. Then the elder Toguro reappears and taunts the team about Genkai's death! It's not a good idea to tease those experiencing great sorrow--a lesson the elder Toguro quickly learns, but not from the one you'd expect to teach him. Then it's the match you've all been waiting for--Yusuke vs. younger Toguro! Witness fisticuffs the likes of which you've never before seen! Toguro powers up to 80 percent full fighting capacity and emits an aura so toxic it melts the weakest of the demons watching the tournament--and that's just the beginning!
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 3.
Yusuke Urameshi is back! When the teenage delinquent surprised the Underworld by dying heroically, he was given a chance--just one--to return to life. Now, having passed his trials in the spirit world, Yusuke is back in his body and ready to reclaim his turf from the other street punks. But for someone who's been to Hell and back, a normal life on the streets is no longer possible. Yusuke picked up some otherworldly powers while he was dead, and the Underworld is about to offer him a job as its official supernatural detective!
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 2.
A few weeks ago, Yusuke Urameshi was the toughest 8th-grader in his junior high; now, he's taking the toughest test of his life, the test to see if he will come back to life or stay a wandering spirit forever! Until he passes the test, his body is in a coma, and he can only come back to life one day a month. But Yusuke and his spirit guide, Botan, are in for a lot more than they bargained for as evil curses, bullies, and the ghost of a scary little girl all stand in the way of resurrection! And when a real-world fire threatens the life of Yusuke's friend Keiko, Yusuke must make a brave sacrifice, or there'll be another ghost joining him in his haunting...
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 6.
They call themselves the Black Book Club: a consortium of billionaires who gained their wealth and power by dealing with evil demons. One of them has kidnapped a beautiful ice spirit named Yukina, tormenting her for the sake of her priceless crystal tears. Can the law-abiding entities of the Underworld tolerate this depravity? Of course not! That's why Yusuke, teenage delinquent and part-time Underworld Detective, has been dispatched to rescue Yukina and break up the Black Book Club. Fighting alongside Yusuke is his friend and rival Kuwabara, who has fallen in love at first sight with Yukina. But if Kuwabara knew her family connections, he might not be so hot for the ice maiden. And Yukina's kidnapper isn't about to give her up without a fight. To destroy Yusuke and Kuwabara, he's hired nothing less than the Brokers of Darkness, demons so powerful that even the Underworld fears them. Yusuke and his friends are about to find themselves in the center of a demonic battle royale...
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 18.
After the epic struggle to close the tunnel to the demon plane, Yusuke and the gang take some hard-earned time off. It's still a busy year, and Hiei and Kurama both spend time training and taking care of some loose ends from their pasts. Meanwhile, Yusuke trains with Raizen and ends up in charge of the old demon's domain! The other kings of the underworld won't stand for this state of affairs for long, so Yusuke proposes a new tournament, and the winner will be king of the demon plane!
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 16.
Itsuki locks the others away in a separate dimension so Yusuke and Sensui can fight undisturbed. Under intense pressure, Sensui's real personality, suppressed for so long, starts to come out. Then Koenma shows up and things really start to get hot, forcing Yusuke to resort to desperate measures to draw their enemies out. Kuwabara and the rest of the crew escape Itsuki's clutches and plunge into the Demon Plane after Sensui. Meanwhile, the Underworld special defense force goes looking for Yusuke. What secret do they know about Yusuke that is enough to sign his death warrant?
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 17.
Yusuke and the gang finally face off against Sensui in a final battle to defeat him and close the portal to the demon plane. The furious exchange of devastating punches and reigun blasts push both Sensui and Yusuke beyond the limits, setting off a transformation that no one, least of all Yusuke, ever expected! As things wind down from the battle, it's time to tie up a few loose ends. Then just when it looks like Yusuke might get some time off for a change, another message from the demon plane arrives that will set Yusuke's final destiny in motion! But first Yusuke needs to ask Keiko a very important question...
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 7.
Engulfed in the Dark Tournament's sinister spirit of victory (more like survival), Team Urameshi's Hiei and Kurama dig deep into their arsenals to battle the vicious henchmen of Jolly Devil Six. It's Kurama vs. Loto and Hiei vs. Zeru, and the rules do include playing dirty. Meanwhile, Kuwabara experiences an enigmatic reverie about the members of Dr. Ichigaki's team, a group of martial arts students who enlisted in the tournament in exchange for a cure for their ailing master. As a final treat, enjoy a bonus episode about the chance meeting of Hiei and Kurama a year or so before they encountered Yusuke. Discover the bond that enabled Hiei and Kurama annihilate a mighty demon.
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 13.
This is it folks--the conclusion of the long and deadly Dark Tournament. But don't worry--there's lots more to come because a new adventure starts with this volume! After the Dark Tournament ends, Yusuke and friends come home for a much deserved rest. The vacation is cut short when Yusuke is taken hostage by three classmates who have recently gained strange powers. It's up to Kuwabara and friends to try to rescue him. But without their star fighter's abilities, will they be up to the task?
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 4.
The legendary exorcist Genkai is about to pass on her explosive demon-smiting techniques to one student--and only one. Trouble is, one of the people battling for the honor is a demon in disguise: the sadistic Rando, who'd just love to turn Genkai's power against innocent humans... unless Yusuke can defeat him! Then, Yusuke and Kuwabara must stop a quartet of demonic criminals from plotting a supremely sinister attack on the mortal world. At the gates of a labyrinthine fortress swarming with monsters, demons, and supernatural fugitives, these two teenage punks don't stand a chance in Hell--unless they can call for backup...
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 5.
That peace has been shattered. A gang of demons called the Four Beasts is infecting humanity with a swarm of nasty supernatural brain bugs. The only way to control the bugs is with an enchanted whistle...and the only way to the whistle is straight through the Four Beasts! Yusuke and his fellow delinquent Kuwabara have descended into the Underworld to do a little exterminating, but two human teenagers can't take down the toughest demonic criminals on the supernatural plane! Good thing they've got backup...
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 10.
Team Urameshi's successful campaign in the Dark Tournament continues after Fox Demon Kurama makes an honest monster out of Reverse Urashima. Too bad Reverse Uramshima's fellow Fractured Fairy Tale Shishiwakamaru silences him before he could divulge the truth about their team. Meanwhile, Team Urameshi suffers the biggest blow when one member bids them adieu... for good!
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 9.
After Yusuke Urameshi grounds a "flighty" Jin for good, Team Urameshi should be one step closer to victory. But thanks (more like no thanks) to a pervading conspiracy among the organizers of the Dark Tournament, Team Urameshi's plate is wiped clean of soldiers left to fight in the twisted event. Meanwhile, Genkai formally reveals herself to Yusuke and gives him the final test to be the sole heir to her formidable technique--a concentrated ball of aura! But due to the conditions surrounding his "second life," Yusuke must be ready and able to inherit the technique...or he dies!
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 15.
Kuwabara's been kidnapped! Unbeknownst to anyone--especially him--his aura sword is so powerful it can actually cut holes between dimensions, which is exactly what his kidnapper Sensui is after. But Yusuke's not giving up so easily and sets off in pursuit on a bicycle. Then Yusuke and his old friends and new allies are put to the test when they battle a bratty little kid in a deadly video game contest! From trivia to battle tennis, the contest heats up! Who will come out on top and who will face the dreaded "Game Over"?
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 1.
In this first volume in one of Japan's most popular graphic novels, it was a typical day for Yusuke - go to school at noon, get kicked out by the teacher, fight with his rival Kuwabara, and head for home in time to wake his mom from her drunken stupor. But when he throws himself in front of a car to save a little kid's life, he becomes Tokyo's toughest teenage ghost! While his childhood friend Keiko grieves over his comatose body, Yusuke has one chance to return to life: raise a "spirit egg" at the behest of the comely Botan (aka Death) and her boss Koenma, lord of the infernal bureaucracy. But the creature that hatches from the spirit egg will be determined by the good or evil in Yusuke's soul - if he's not careful, he could create a monster!
Yoshihiro Togashi - Yu Yu Hakusho 19.
The final volume of Yoshihiro Togashi's legendary fighting manga! The tournament to decide the ruler of the Demon Plane reaches its final rounds and you won't believe who comes out on top. But Yusuke and the gang still have a few loose ends to tie up, as they have to make sure the denizens of the Underworld don't get too far out of line. Later, everyone heads out to the countryside to hear a final message from Genkai. And then…
Yoshihiro Togashi - Hunter x Hunter 13.
Hunters Gon and Killua have fallen into the clutches of the sinister gang known as the Spiders. Luckily, the Hunters' friend Kurapika has captured the Spiders' ringleader and proposed a hostage exchange. Will the Spiders agree to the plan? Meanwhile, a multi-trillionaire named Battera has been buying up copies of the super-rare video game Greed Island, which may contain clues about Gon's father's whereabouts. More importantly, Battera has been hiring Hunters to play the game for him! Could this be Gon's chance to enter the legendary game?
Yoshihiro Togashi - Hunter x Hunter 6.
Gon and Killua have split off from the rest of the group to spend the next six months training at Heavens Arena. But despite the skills they came in with, the friends are quickly outmatched by another young fighter who can access the mysterious power called "Nen." Nobody will hire a Nen-less Hunter, so Gon and Killua are determined to learn quickly. Do they have what it takes to become Nen masters?
Yoshihiro Togashi - Hunter x Hunter 12.
The Spiders unravel the clues that will bring them ever closer to Kurapika's identity. Meanwhile, Kurapika's desire for revenge is rekindled when he learns that the Spiders are still alive. And though the bounty on the Spiders has been withdrawn, Gon persuades Killua to help Kurapika awhile longer, if only to bring the cycle of killing to an end. Then, during a mad chase through the crowded streets of Yorknew, the Spiders capture Gon and Killua again! Will Kurapika and Leorio be able to set them free? And will Kurapika finally get his revenge?
Yoshihiro Togashi - Hunter x Hunter 32.
As the Hunter elections reach the moment of decision, Killua closes in on the hospital where Gon lies in a coma. Can he and his terrifyingly powerful sister Alluka reach Gon in time? If they do, Gon will have a chance to fulfill the dream that drove him to become a Hunter in the first place: reuniting with his father, Ging!