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The Best Yu Yu Hakusho Quotes

Updated September 13, 2018 3.0k votes 412 voters 14.1k views40 items

There are so many memorable quotes from the anime Yu Yu Hakusho, but which ones stood out to you the most? Since it's such a classic anime, let's rank the best quotes from Yu Yu Hakusho, with the help of your votes. These memorable Yu Yu Hakusho quotes can be from any character in the series, whether they are a main character like Yuusuke Urameshi, or even a side character like Kurama or Genkai..

Based on the manga by Yoshihiro Togashi, Yu Yu Hakusho is a supernatural shonen anime about a 14-year-old delinquent named Yuusuke Urameshi. After unexpectedly sacrificing his life to save a young boy, Yuusuke is given another chance at life, but as a Spirit Detective who must protect the human world from the monsters of the demon world. Some of the best quotes in Yu Yu Hakusho are inspirational, like this one from Kuwabara- "When real men do what they're supposed to, it's not always about what they want." The funniest Yu Yu Hakusho quote definitely comes from Koenma- "In addition to knowing the secrets of the universe, I can assure you, I am quite potty trained."

Use your votes to let other fans of Yu Yu Hakusho know what your favorite quotes from the series are.

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    No Human Is Ever a One Man Show

    "Yuusuke... Dammit Yuusuke, listen to me! Everyone has to fight with time to find their place before their inevitable death. Toguro... he ran away from that fight. Don't you ever do the same. No human is ever a one man show. Every decision that you make will affect the countless people who care about you. Do you understand? You can't be a cocky kid anymore."

    -Genkai

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    Not Always About What They Want

    "When real men do what they're supposed to, it's not always about what they want."

    -Kazuma Kuwabara 

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    Never Too Late to Change

    "I'll help you... But not by death, this world has enough of that. You can keep your life as long as you change the way you live it. It's never too late, believe me."

    -Kurama

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    Best for Backup

    "Kuwabara, come back! You're like an ugly singer with a good voice, best for backup!"

    -Yuusuke Urameshi 

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