TV Episodes Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes

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Below is a complete Yu Yu Hakusho episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Yu Yu Hakusho episodes are listed along with the Yu Yu Hakusho episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Yu Yu Hakusho 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. This list contains items like “A Day in Waiting” and “Percentage of Victory.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Yu Yu Hakusho episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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Surprised to be Dead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 1: Teen hoodlum Yusuke is having a typical day - until he makes the ultimate sacrifice by diving in front of a speeding car to save a little boy’s life! Is it really time for this brash young man’s existence to come to an end?

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Koenma Appears is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 2: After entering the Spirit World, Yusuke meets Koenma, a 700 year-old ruler with the body of a toddler! But there’s no room for laughs, as Koenma gives Yusuke an ordeal to restore his life: hatching a Spirit Beast!

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Kuwabara: A Promise Between Me... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 3: With his rival Yusuke gone, Kuwabara is the new kid to beat, which means he’s making plenty of enemies. Yusuke isn’t fond of this classmate, but if he wants to win back his life, he’ll need to give him a ghostly hand.

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Requirements for Lovers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 4: Spirit World forgot an important question: does anyone even want Yusuke back? And will Yusuke give up the Spirit Beast, his one chance of reviving, when his friends suddenly find themselves in danger?

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Yusuke’s Back is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 5: Back in the flesh, Yusuke finds he can see supernatural creatures hiding in the living world and quickly hunts down a demon criminal. With this move, he learns his adventure is only beginning. Yusuke is now a Spirit Detective!

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Three Monsters is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 6: Three demon thieves have muscled their way into King Yama’s vault, stealing the three Artifacts of Darkness. Yusuke must recover the artifacts and bring the thieves to justice before they unleash their powers upon the Earth.

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Gouki and Kurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 7: Yusuke’s closing in on Gouki, a monster that’s capturing the souls of children, when the second thief suddenly appears. His name is Kurama, and he asks Yusuke for a surprising favor.

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The Three Eyes of Hiei is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 8: The ruthless demon Hiei kidnaps Yusuke’s girlfriend, Kayko. Urameshi must retrieve the antidote inside Hiei’s Shadow Sword before Kayko becomes a brainless slave!

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The Search Begins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 9: Aging psychic Genkai is ready to find a student worthy of her Spirit Wave technique, but demonic Rando plans to steal the technique and use it for mass destruction! Yusuke must go undercover and infiltrate Genkai’s compound!

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Kuwabara’s Spirit Sword is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 10: The candidates for Genkai’s apprenticeship have been narrowed to eight. Among them: Yusuke, Kuwabara, and the disguised demon Rando! Genkai announces the final test will be a tournament - fought in total darkness.

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Hard Fights for Yusuke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 11: In his first match of the tournament, Yusuke can’t see a thing in the pitch-black arena, but Kibano is able to follow Urameshi’s every move. If the detective survives Kibano, his next fight - against a ninja - will start immediately!

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Rando Rises, Kuwabara Falls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 12: Yusuke, Kuwabara, and Shorin are the only fighters still standing in the Genkai Tournament. Yet Rando has not been found. Could this mean that Shorin is actually Rando? Or is the demon lurking somewhere in the shadows?

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Yusuke vs. Rando: 99 Attacks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 13: As Yusuke’s energy dwindles, the evil Rando reveals his true and monstrous form. Can the injured Yusuke beat the human-hunting demon’s 99 deadly techniques and close the case?

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The Beasts of Maze Castle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 14: Yusuke must take action to stop sinister forces from flooding the earth with demons. With Kuwabara at his side, Urameshi prepares to face four deadly creatures known as the Saint Beasts.

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Genbu, the Stone Beast is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 15: Kurama and Hiei join Yusuke and Kuwabara in battle against the Saint Beasts. After the awkward allies struggle through the Gate of Betrayal, they face the first Beast: a giant made of solid stone!

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Byakko, the White Tiger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 16: One of Yusuke’s teammates has been badly injured, and Kuwabara insists on fighting the next enemy all by himself. Before the bickering group can disagree, a roar slices through the castle - the second Saint Beast is set to attack!

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Byakko’s Lair is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 17: Byakko is seemingly defeated - until Yusuke’s team enters the Beast’s secret lair! Does Kuwabara have what it takes to crush Byakko once and for all?

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Seiryu, the Blue Dragon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 18: Two of the four Saint Beasts are dead - or so Yusuke and his team believe! But in the chamber of Seiryu, a Beast who can trap his enemies in ice, an unexpected guest arrives. How can two Beasts in one room be stopped?

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Suzaku, Leader of the Beasts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 19: Humans controlled by the Makai Insects have been sent to hunt down Kayko! Yusuke’s only chance to save her is to destroy the Makai Whistle, which rests in the hand of Suzaku, the final Saint Beast!

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Seven Ways to Die is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 20: As three battles rage simultaneously, Suzaku reveals his most incredible technique of all: multiplying himself for a total of seven deadly Suzakus! Can Yusuke overcome these odds and save the girl he cares about most?

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Yusuke’s Sacrifice is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 21: In Maze Castle’s highest tower, Suzaku forces the exhausted Yusuke to his knees. Clearly, there is only one way for the war against the Saint Beasts to end. Yusuke must surrender his life!

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Lamenting Beauty is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 22: The Ice Apparition Yukina, whose tears transform into jewels, has been abducted by Tarukane. Yusuke, Kuwabara, and Botan quickly plot a rescue mission - but why is Hiei not allowed to know?

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The Toguro Brothers Gang is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 23: Yusuke’s Spirit Detective team continues toward Tarukane’s mountain stronghold, facing a small army of grotesque demon guards. And Kuwabara fights with extra passion after declaring he’s in love with Yukina!

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The Deadly Triad is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 24: Struggling their way to the front gates of Tarukane’s stronghold, Yusuke, Kuwabara, and Botan now face a much greater challenge: three notorious demon fighters known throughout Spirit World as the Triad!

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Kuwabara’s Fight of Love is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 25: One battle stands in the way of Yukina’s rescue: Yusuke and Kuwabara versus the Toguro Brothers! Elsewhere, Kurama races to stop Hiei, who is entering Tarukane’s stronghold with his own violent agenda!

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Toguro Returns is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 26: Spirit World makes a chilling discovery: the Toguro Brothers faked defeat! Now Yusuke must enter a competition run by the criminal world - or everyone he knows will be hunted down and destroyed!

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The Dark Tournament Begins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 27: The Dark Tournament attracts the most dangerous demons and humans that the world has ever seen. But before the competition begins, Yusuke’s crew must survive the boat ride to Hanging-Neck Island.

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First Fight is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 1 Episode 28: Team Urameshi is slated for the first fight against the Rokuyukai Team, but with Yusuke locked in deep slumber, the role of team captain falls on Kuwabara. With Spirit Sword drawn, he volunteers for the first match.

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Flowers of Blood is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 1: In the second match, Kurama’s opponent holds a secret that threatens the person he holds most dear! Can Roto be defeated before the unthinkable happens?

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Dragon of the Darkness Flame is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 2: Hiei takes on Rokuyukai’s leader, Zeru, whose explosive fire attacks ravage the stadium. Hiei must resort to an unbelievable technique, one that could take his life as well: he must summon the power of a dragon.

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Stumbling Warrior is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 3: Yusuke jumps out of his slumber, ready for the final fight against a new fighter named Chu. He’s rude, he’s crude -and he claims to be Team Rokuyukai’s true leader.

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Knife Edge Death-Match is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 4: Yusuke and Chu, both drained of their Spirit Energy, struggle to win the first round of the Dark Tournament for their team. They agree to settle it with a Knife Edge Death-Match, an intense and fatal arena of combat.

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A Day in Waiting is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 5: When he’s ambushed by a loose-cannon competitor, Yusuke learns that even quiet moments on Hanging-Neck Island are dangerous. Meanwhile, Hiei faces the consequences of his deadly dragon attack.

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Percentage of Victory is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 6: Round two of the tournament arrives and Team Urameshi must face Dr. Ichigaki’s fighters, a group with a habit of chopping off their opponent’s heads! Will Yusuke be the doctor’s next guinea pig?

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Glimpse Beneath the Mask is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 7: During a three-on-three battle, a rip on the Masked Fighter’s headdress gives a surprising peek into the warrior’s true identity! But there’s little time to ponder the ramifications, as Kuwabara now refuses to fight!

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Ambition Destroyed: A Trial of... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 8: The doctor’s human experiments are clearly fighting against their will! As Yusuke prepares to put them out of their misery, the Masked Fighter intervenes and suggests a peculiar plan.

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Master of Disguise is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 9: Team Urameshi must face Team Masho, but a scheme by the team’s owner ensnares Hiei and the Masked Fighter before the fight! With Kuwabara injured, Yusuke and Kurama will have to take this entire team alone!

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Kurama’s Stand is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 10: The fighters of Team Masho are revealed to be the Shinobi of Spirit World, an ancient ninja sect. Now, thanks to Gama’s curse, Kurama must face the Ice Master Touya without the use of his body or his energy!

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Crushing Revenge is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 11: Yusuke tries to step in for the unconscious Kurama, but the crooked tournament committee announces that Kurama must remain. Can Yusuke overcome the rule-makers, save Kurama, and fight the last three opponents himself?

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Jin, the Wind Master is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 12: Jin, Team Masho’s fourth member, is a fast-talking Master of Wind who hates authority. He identifies with Yusuke more than any guy ever has, but with everything at stake, they must lay their friendship aside.

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Reverse Decisions is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 13: When Yusuke realizes his regular attacks won’t help him against Jin, he decides to try the Spirit Wave. But even if he can somehow execute the move and defeat his opponent, will the corrupt Tournament Committee let him win?

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A Matter of Love and Death is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 14: Team Masho’s leader looks impossible to beat, but as Yukina tries desperately to enter the stadium, Kuwabara will have to find the strength to save his team. He’s Team Urameshi’s only hope!

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The Masked Fighter Revealed is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 15: With his Spirit Beast finally hatching, Yusuke faces the possibility of it swallowing his soul forever. And there’s yet another surprise in store for Urameshi, when the true identity of the Masked Fighter is at last exposed!

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Yusuke’s Final Test is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 16: As his team prepares for the semi-finals, Yusuke is taken to a cave in the woods where Genkai will give him his final test. Is Yusuke’s soul pure enough to handle the intense mental and physical trial?

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Hiei Battles On is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 17: Hiei faces Kuro Momotaro, an opponent with the ability to prevent certain attacks by adapting his body. Hiei’s only chance lies in a dangerous technique that could easily finish his opponent - but at the cost of his own life!

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Many Faces, Many Forms is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 18: Hiei’s attacks have proven useless against Kuro Momotaro, and as his raging opponent prepares to make a third and final transformation, Hiei prepares to join his shattered sword on the arena floor.

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Legendary Bandit: Yoko Kurama is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 19: After fifteen years in his borrowed human form, the demon Yoko Kurama has returned. Ura Urashima’s evil plan causes the ultra-powerful Spirit Fox to reveal his true power. What could this mean for Team Urameshi?

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The Cape of No Return is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 20: Kuwabara is set to square off against Shishi Wakamaru, but his source of power, Yukina, is nowhere to be found. Shishi’s secret weapon sends Kuwabara through a dimensional portal. What will he find on the other side?

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Genkai’s Strength is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 21: Unmasked and without the power of her Spirit Wave, Genkai must rely on her wits to survive in the ring. But is the wise woman’s intellect enough to combat the horror of Shishi Wakamaru’s Chorus of a Thousand Skulls?

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Suzuka’s Challenge is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of Yu Yu Hakusho Episodes
Season 2 Episode 22: Onji has his work cut out for him when he takes on Kuwabara and Genkai. However, the old man is not who he appears to be, and what lies beneath the surface could spell a major upset for Team Urameshi!