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
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?
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!
Kuwabara: A Promise Between Men
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.
Requirements for Lovers
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?
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!
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.
Gouki and Kurama
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.
The Three Eyes of Hiei
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!
The Search Begins
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!
Kuwabara’s Spirit Sword
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.
Hard Fights for Yusuke
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!
Rando Rises, Kuwabara Falls
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?
Yusuke vs. Rando: 99 Attacks
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?
The Beasts of Maze Castle
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.
Genbu, the Stone Beast
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!
Byakko, the White Tiger
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!
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?
Seiryu, the Blue Dragon
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?
Suzaku, Leader of the Beasts
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!
Seven Ways to Die
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?
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!
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?
The Toguro Brothers Gang
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!
The Deadly Triad
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!
Kuwabara’s Fight of Love
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!