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Full List of Hikaru no Go Episodes

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Below is a complete Hikaru no Go episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Hikaru no Go episodes are listed along with the Hikaru no Go episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Hikaru no Go episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Items on this list include “Excitement (A.K.A. Excited Spirits)” and “Rainy Day Strategy.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Hikaru no Go episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
  • 1

    Journey to the North Star Cup

    Jan 03 2004
    Hikaru gets a phone call asking him to enter the preliminaries to try to earn one of the three seats for Japan in the Japan, China, and Korea Junior Tournament. While discussing this with Akira, he...
  • 2

    Special Edition

    Aug 08 2003
    This is a variant of episode 64 (season 3 episode 4)....
  • 3

    2002 New Year Special

    Jan 02 2002
    This special is a recap of everything that has happened up to episode 12 of the first season....
  • 4

    Eternal Rival

    Oct 10 2001
    Sixth grader Hikaru Shindo stumbles upon a mysterious Go board with a blood stain on it. Before he knows it he's hearing voices, one voice to be exact. The voice of an ancient Go instructor, Sai of...
  • 5

    Discovered Weakness!!

    Oct 17 2001
    With the recent defeat of the Meijin's son, Hikaru goes about his day normally. However, Akira is obsessing over the game he lost. He won't do anything but stare at the Go board and replay the game...
  • 6

    Akira Bears His Fangs

    Oct 24 2001
    After confronting Hikaru, Akira challenges him to a rematch. As they sit down to play, Sai notices Akira's fangs bearing down on him. Will Sai go easy on Akira, or will he crush him? And, what will...
  • 7

    Kaga in Shogi Club

    Oct 31 2001
    Akari invites Hikaru to the Haze Junior High festival. Hikaru reluctantly goes, but cannot find Akari anywhere. So, while walking around he stumbles upon a group of kids around a Go board. Tsutsui,...
  • 8

    Prediction of an Awakening

    Nov 07 2001
    After loosing the game to Kaga, Hikaru is forced into joining a Jr. high school Go Club Tournament. He is to join Tsutsui and Kaga as the third member for the Haze Jr. High Go Club team for the...
  • 9

    An Irritating Presence

    Dec 05 2001
    Akira is still loathed in the Go club, but he doesn't care. Even the club's sensei has bad feelings about him being there. How long will Akira stay in the club?...
  • 10

    The Third Member

    Dec 12 2001
    A boy named Yuki Mitani solves a challenging problem on the Haze Go club's posters. Hikaru knows they need a third member really badly, and tries to convince Yuki to join. However, he soon discovers...
  • 11

    The Most Inconsiderate Act

    Dec 19 2001
    The Go Sallon Yuki goes to doesn't mind giving him money for winning games, but they are tired of him cheating to get it. They hire a skilled player who pretends not to know anything about Go to...
  • 12

    You Are The Third Board

    Dec 26 2001
    After Hikaru gets back Yuki's money, Yuki decides to join the club, but refuses to play in the tournament. Tsutsui explains how strong Kaio is and Yuki changes his mind. But will he play without...
  • 13

    Each of Their Decision

    Jan 09 2002
    Hikaru, Tsutsui, and Yuki all manage to defeat their first round opponents. But, the next next round won't be so easy as they face of against Kaio. Hikaru is excited about facing Akira, but wishes he...
  • 14

    The Third Match

    Jan 19 2002
    Akira is quite tense at the fact that he is finally facing Hikaru, or rather Sai. All is going well, until Hikaru notices a point that he thinks should be played and Sai doesn't play it. Determined...
  • 15

    The Player On The Net

    Jan 26 2002
    Hikaru let's Sai play Go online, that way nobody will think Hikaru is really good when in reality he's not....
  • 16

    Who Is Sai?

    Jan 30 2002
    Everyone is anxious to find out just who this mysterious user named "Sai" is. How long can Hikaru keep playing before he gets caught?...
  • 17

    The Match of Revelation

    Feb 06 2002
    Players who have been following Sai's net matches attended the 20th International Amateur Go Tournament in Japan. A commotion occurs at the mention of Sai's name as everyone is trying to who out who...
  • 18

    Akira vs. Sai

    Feb 13 2002
    Akira skipped his first match of the Pro exams in order to play the match against Sai on the net. Akira is perplexed over the identify of Sai which he thinks might be Hikaru while Ogata has his own...
  • 19

    Hikaru's Strength

    Feb 20 2002
    Hikaru is slowly, but surely, getting better as evidenced when he beats Mitani in a game though with a handicap as well as Tsutsui. To play go with Sai, now that they decided not to play internet go...
  • 20

    The Road to Becoming a Pro

    Feb 27 2002
    Kishimoto (Kaio's first board) played a match with Hikaru to find out his real strength and expressed his puzzlement as to why Akira sees Hikaru as a opponent when he's not as strong. Through...
  • 21

    The Haze Jr. High Go Club

    Mar 06 2002
    Hikaru is torn by the decision he has to make. An unlikely saviour came in the form of Kaga who proposed that Shindou quit the club after showing them how strong he is - by playing three of them at...
  • 22

    The Insei Examination

    Mar 13 2002
    Hikaru is losing the game in his anxiousness to win it. He freaks out when he realised that he didn't necessarily have win the game to pass as the purpose is for the examiner to gain an idea of his...
  • 23

    The Room of Yuugen

    Mar 20 2002
    Hikaru aims to progress to the first class of the Insei program where Waya and Isumi take the top spots. Both of them wanted to pass the Pro exams quickly this year, due to various personal reasons....
  • 24

    Ouza vs. Akira

    Mar 27 2002
    Although Ouza initally contemplated letting Akira win the match as a form of encouragement, he is angered by Akira's nonchalent attitude and decided to crush him completely. Akira forgot the safer...
  • 25

    Sai's Sword Unsheathed (1)

    Apr 10 2002
    HIkaru can't seem to get any better at Go, despite the fact that he plays with Sai every day. If he wants any chance to get into a tournament and face Akira, he needs to get stronger. Sai reveals the...