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Yu Yu Hakusho  
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Yusuke Urameshi was a tough teen delinquent until one selfless act changed his life... by ending it. When he died saving a little kid from a speeding car, the afterlife didn't know what to do with him, so it gave him a second chance at life. Now, Yusuke is a ghost with a mission, performing good deeds at the behest of Botan, the ferrywoman of the River Styx, and Koenma, the pacifier-sucking judge of the dead.

Note: Won the 39th Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shounen category.


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Associated Names
Отчёт о буйстве духов
Hành trình của Uduchi
Nhất Dương Chỉ
Yū Yū Hakush
Yuu Yuu Hakusho
YuYu Hakusho

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Latest Release(s)
v.19 c.1-2 by Null (2003d ago)
v.18 by Blackout & Null (2259d ago)
v.19 c.175 (end) by ryColaa (2555d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
19 Volumes (Complete)
15 Kanzen Volumes

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 19, Chap 175 (some parts omitted, added)

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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (820 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.24 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 5th 2015, 11:48am PST



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English Publisher
Viz (19 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #655 increased(+234)
Monthly Pos #1259 increased(+188)
3 Month Pos #1562 increased(+60)
6 Month Pos #1609 decreased(-42)

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On 795 reading lists
On 592 wish lists
On 2064 completed lists
On 149 unfinished lists
On 308 custom lists

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by theduchess
September 8th, 2009, 5:41pm
I STRONGLY DISAGREE with kazesages.. how there you say such bad word to Togashi Yoshihiro sensei..his drawing may not be perfect but the story is great .. i pity you because you can't distinguish between rock and diamond.


in my country when u ask them about YUYU HAKUSHO they'll say "it's a Legend"
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by destineazn
June 26th, 2012, 4:13pm
I wish they would make a remake of this anime too. I don't like how the animations were back then since the animations are better now. It's been almost twenty yrs when they released ep1 and 17 yrs since the anime finished
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Great Read   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by SHInoSHIkamaru
October 20th, 2009, 12:52am
Personally, I enjoyed this more than HxH. Just wanted to say that since people are saying that HxH is such a masterpiece. Reading HxH was like a chore and I felt like I was forcing myself to read it.
Well, I know that YYH isn't the greatest but i thoroughly enjoyed it.
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Best shounen manga, no discussion   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Kohaku_KUN
July 30th, 2007, 2:58pm
HOW people can say crap like Naruto and One Piece is better than this has really mystified me for the better half of 2 years.....granted, the anime is better than the manga, but the manga is still one of the best shounen titles ever. Why it ended at only 19 volumes while frikkening Naruto is at chapter 357+ is beyond me....whatever, at least it ended great, while Naruto is getting worse by the chapter. What I hate more than good series ending early is a series that NEEDS to end but doesn't know when to quit while it's examples? Naruto, DBZ, and Pokemon are the only ones you need.

... Last updated on July 30th, 2007, 2:59pm
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XD *dancity dancity*   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by hiyoukai
June 24th, 2010, 11:54am
This is probably one of the best series I've read! I haven't seen another that holds my attention like this one did! It's not very long, but I kinda like that. I was looking for a new manga series to get into after I finished all of InuYasha's bajillion volumes, so I thought to myself, "Hey, what ever happened to that Yu Yu Hakusho show I used to watch in like 7th grade? I wonder what happened?" Sure enough, it had a manga (WOO!!) Now, I am even more of a fan than I was to begin with...
I get bored of manga that are the same thing every chapter like "Oooh! I'm gonna use this special move!" "Well oh yeah, I'm gonna use this other secret technique against you that's even better!" "Well, I'm gonna use my secret secret technique that's even better than yours!!" That bores me so much... I enjoy this manga because it's much better than that. Yeah, definitely a must-read if you ask me! It has enough seriousness with enough comedy to make it very enjoyable! Thanks, Yu Yu Hakusho!!
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Yoshihiro Togashi is really really sick   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by poofydoofy
December 14th, 2008, 8:58pm
dont bitch about the art work, hes doing the best he can. Hes terminally ill and still continues Hunter x Hunter, and if you really think he doesnt care then consider yourself extremly sick and about to die, but continueing to devote yourself to your job,

and i love the art work and the story, best mangaka ever
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A classic!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by khanaami
August 29th, 2014, 6:38pm
Yu Yu Hakusho is a fun read. Although the anime is more entertaining, the manga pars alongside it. The manga has only one downside, it ended way to soon, and you cannot help wanting more. After all, this series has amazing characters and a relatively entertaining plot. This is one of the few shounens I love to death, especially the anime, which lives up to the manga. It is a must read for those who love shounen.

... Last updated on August 29th, 2014, 6:40pm
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It was a great series...   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Zaxus
November 11th, 2010, 5:50pm
...but the ending kind of brought the whole thing down a bit. Save for the ending, the whole thing is pretty awesome, like at a 9-9.5 level... but that ending seemed pretty slipshod, like he just gave up on it and wanted to move on... which I can understand. But, still...
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by YummiMookies
April 25th, 2010, 12:36am
Why are people comparing and complaining about HxH on YYH's page?

I think this is one of the greatest series ever. The anime does fix most of the flaws of the manga, but the manga has some stuff that aren't really included in the anime (albeit useless, some of the things they say in the manga in tiny speech bubbles are absolutely hilarious).

You can go up to any serious or even semi-serious anime fan and mention YYH... they'd go bonkers. Proves that YYH isn't just a great manga and outstanding anime, it's also a great instant conversation starter with potential-friends.

And just for the record: I enjoy HxH, but YYH is more fun for me.

... Last updated on April 25th, 2010, 12:37am
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by montblanc512
July 26th, 2009, 8:41pm
I kind of think it's funny that there are so many that like HxH more than YYH. To be honest I got bored of HxH. The action was good but Gon was a bit to much of a stereotypical shounen hero and seemed to me like a Goku knock off. Not that I didn't like it, just I liked YYH characters more. Though I will agree that the Anime is better than the Manga.
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