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Yu Yu Hakusho

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Animation Anime Rated: 14+ (TV-14)1992 - 19944 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Prime Video Hulu Tags: Martial Arts Country: Japan

One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic. Since he has such a bad personality, even the Spirit World was caught by surprise that he would sacrifice himself. Yusuke soon finds out he wasn't supposed to die and has a chance for resurrection and bringing his body back to life. After being resurrected, Yusuke becomes a Spirit Detective, along with his comrades, and one adventure after another happens, whether it be an investigation or a fighting tournament.Yu Yu Hakusho featuring Nozomu Sasaki and Shigeru Chiba has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Hulu, free on Yahoo TV, and 1 other. It's an action & adventure and animation show with 186 episodes over 4 seasons. Yu Yu Hakusho is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (9,856 votes).

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74 episodes (40%) are available to watch free online (Yahoo View).

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86 episodes (46%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu).

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74 episodes (40%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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#14 Ranked in Martial Arts TV

#60 Ranked in Anime TV

#201 Ranked in TV on Prime Video

Yu Yu Hakusho has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (9,856 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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186 Total Episodes of Yu Yu Hakusho Where to stream every episode from all 4 seasons of Yu Yu Hakusho. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.

Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Surprised to be Dead

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Oct 10, 1992
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Surprised to be Dead Oct 10, 1992 Yusuke Urameshi is having a typical day. He's cutting class, arguing with teachers and getting into fights with his rival Kuwabara. But then Yusuke does something that betrays his killer rep. He dives in front of a speeding car to push a little boy out of harm's way! Yusuke has sacrificed his life for the sake of another, but is this really the end of this brash young man?

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Season 01, Episode 02 Koenma of the Spirit Realm! A Trial Towards Resurrection

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Oct 17, 1992
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Koenma of the Spirit Realm! A Trial Towards Resurrection Oct 17, 1992 Pulled by the sprightly, pink-robed Botan, Yusuke enters a realm that is not quite normal -- the Spirit World. There, Yusuke meets Koenma, a 700 year-old ruler with the body of a toddler, pacifier and all! But there's no rom for laughs as Koenma gives Yusuke an ordeal to restore his life. Hatching a Spirit Beast!

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Season 01, Episode 03 Kuwabara in a Corner! A Man's Oath

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Oct 24, 1992
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Kuwabara in a Corner! A Man's Oath Oct 24, 1992 Kuwabara was tormented by his rival's death. The loser in all 156 of his brawls against Yusuke , he's now lost any chance he ever had of evening the score! But with Yusuke out of the way, 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 will need to give him a ghostly hand.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Hot Flames! Ties of the Beloved

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Oct 31, 1992
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Hot Flames! Ties of the Beloved Oct 31, 1992 The Spirit World forgot an important question -- does anyone want Yusuke back? Koenma sends an Investigator to find out, and Yusuke's friends answer quickly when a fire threatens to char his earthly body. But will Yusuke give up the Spirit Beast, his one chance for revival, to rescue his friends?

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Season 01, Episode 05 Yusuke's Resurrection! A New Trial

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Nov 7, 1992
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Yusuke's Resurrection! A New Trial Nov 7, 1992 Yusuke has reclaimed his life, but has only one day to be revived by someone's kiss -— And that someone might be Kuwabara! 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 a Spirit Detective.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Three Yokai! Hiei, Kurama, and Goki

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Nov 14, 1992
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The Three Yokai! Hiei, Kurama, and Goki Nov 14, 1992 Yusuke receives his first real case as Spirit Detective. Three demon thieves have muscled their way into King Yama's sacred vault, stealing the three Artifacts of Darkness. Yusuke must recover the artifacts and bring the thieves to justice before they unleash dark and deadly powers on the people of Earth.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Kurama's Secret! The Ties Between Mother and Son

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Nov 21, 1992
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Kurama's Secret! The Ties Between Mother and Son Nov 21, 1992 The oafish demon Gouki is using the stolen Orb of Baast to capture children's souls. If Yusuke doesn't track down and defeat this monster quickly, those souls will become the monster's next meal. But Gouki isn't the only one Yusuke has to worry about when the second thief suddenly appears. His name is Kurama, and to great surprise, he asks Yusuke for a favor...

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Invitees to the Dark Tournament

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Apr 17, 1993
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Invitees to the Dark Tournament Apr 17, 1993 Toguro wants Yusuke to enter a competition called the ""Dark Tournament"". Compiled of a group of greedy mafia warlords, Toguro convinces Yusuke, as Yusuke gathers Kurama, Hiei, and Kuwabara for his team, the gang sets out to compete in the tournament.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Departure of Death! To the Island of Hell

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Apr 24, 1993
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Departure of Death! To the Island of Hell Apr 24, 1993 As Team Urameshi boards the ship to the Dark Tournament, the preliminary round begins.

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Season 02, Episode 03 The Little Mighty Foe! Rinku's Secret Technique

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May 1, 1993
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The Little Mighty Foe! Rinku's Secret Technique May 1, 1993 Botan, Keiko, and Shizuru, Kuwabara's sister, arrive at the tournament site to watch Team Urameshi duke it out with their first opponents, Team Rikkuyukai.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Kurama Makes Blood Flowers Blossom

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May 8, 1993
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Kurama Makes Blood Flowers Blossom May 8, 1993 Kuwabara continues his battle with Rinku.

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Season 02, Episode 05 The Unfinished Secret Technique: Dragon of the Darkness Flame

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May 15, 1993
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The Unfinished Secret Technique: Dragon of the Darkness Flame May 15, 1993 The Rikkuyukai team leader, Zero, stands up to fight. Hiei steps up, saying he'll take him on.

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Season 02, Episode 06 The Drunken Warrior! Chu's Sui-ken

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May 22, 1993
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The Drunken Warrior! Chu's Sui-ken May 22, 1993 Yusuke begins fighting the drunken Chuu, the final fighter from the Rikkuyukai Team.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Knife Edge Death-Match

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May 29, 1993
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Knife Edge Death-Match May 29, 1993 Yusuke continues his fight with Chuu.  Meanwhile, Keiko and Shizuru get lost in a catacomb of hallways inside the arena.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 A New Prologue

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Feb 5, 1994
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A New Prologue Feb 5, 1994 Despite his stunning victory at the Dark Tournament, Yusuke Urameshi learns firsthand that there are others wishing to challenge him. Yusuke makes the first mistake by underestimating the strengths of these new adversaries. With his best friend kidnapped, Kuwabara must round up the old gang in order to stage a rescue attempt...or suffer the consequences!

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Season 03, Episode 02 The Traps Lurking Inside Yojigen Mansion

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Feb 12, 1994
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The Traps Lurking Inside Yojigen Mansion Feb 12, 1994 After much convincing, Hiei joins Kuwabara's crusade to save his kidnapped comrade. Upon reaching the mysterious Rokurokubi Estates, the three discover Kaitou, who quickly explains the rules of his territory. Can Kuwabara, Kurama, and Hiei be of any use in a place where any form of violence is strictly prohibited.

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Season 03, Episode 03 The Power of Taboo! Kurama's Intellect

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Feb 19, 1994
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The Power of Taboo! Kurama's Intellect Feb 19, 1994 Kaitou's devious game becomes a fight for survival as Hiei, Botan, and Kuwabara all fail prey to the twisted teen's bizarre rules. But Kurama issues a challenge...one by one the letters of the alphabet will become taboo. If any of the taboo sounds are uttered, the speaker will face a terrible penalty. Placing his own soul on the line, Kurama prepares himself to battle wits with the brilliant Kaitou.

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Season 03, Episode 04 The Terrifying Truth! A New Mystery

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Feb 26, 1994
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The Terrifying Truth! A New Mystery Feb 26, 1994 Kuwabara and the gang finally reach the room where Yusuke is being held captive. But Kido has one final game to play with the Spirit Detective. One of his friends is in fact an imposter, and Yusuke has only minutes to determine which one it is! With his decision made, Yusuke attacks!

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Season 03, Episode 05 The Coming Terror! The Gateway to the Demon World!

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Mar 5, 1994
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The Coming Terror! The Gateway to the Demon World! Mar 5, 1994 A tunnel is being carved between the Living World and the Demon World that if completed would usher in such darkness and chaos that the world might never recover. In a bold move, the despicable Sensui begins his search for the person that will finally allow him to complete the tunnel.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Envoys of the Demon Realm! Seven Enemies

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Mar 12, 1994
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Envoys of the Demon Realm! Seven Enemies Mar 12, 1994 The Spirit Detective's best chance to uncover the truth behind the tunnel lies with the mind reader, Murota. But mere hours after entering Mushiyori City, Yusuke and team find themselves being hunted by an unseen evil. Just who are Black Angel, Gate Keeper, Sniper, Gourmet, Game Master, Doctor, and Sea Man?

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Season 03, Episode 07 The Stalking, Demonic Hand of the Doctor

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Mar 19, 1994
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The Stalking, Demonic Hand of the Doctor Mar 19, 1994 Somewhere in Mushiyori City, a psychic is forging a tunnel between the Demon and Human worlds. Yusuke has recruited Murota, a mind-reading human. But while trying to weed out the enemies by their thoughts, Murota was shot -- and the criminal mastermind made his introduction. The heroes have taken Murota to the hospital, where new danger awaits.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Yusuke's Destiny - Footsteps of Danger

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Aug 20, 1994
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Yusuke's Destiny - Footsteps of Danger Aug 20, 1994 Yusuke Urameshi suffers from a recurring nightmare that he just can't shake. Is this a mere inconvenience? Or are there deeper meanings hidden behind the bizarre occurrences? Genkai sends Yusuke to the home of a former Spirit Detective. But what he doesn't know is that someone knows his destination... and more about his past than he ever thought possible!

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Season 04, Episode 02 Visitors of Darkness - The Mystery Deepens

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Aug 27, 1994
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Visitors of Darkness - The Mystery Deepens Aug 27, 1994 As the three strangers in Kuroko's house explain the reason for their presence, Yusuke begins to sense that something is amiss. These demons have come to him to reveal one thing: that Yusuke's ancestor resides as a king of Demon World! And unless Yusuke travels to Demon World soon, the balance of power could shift and spell the end of humans reign at the top of the food chain.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Parting - Our Respective Departures

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Sep 3, 1994
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Parting - Our Respective Departures Sep 3, 1994 Hiei and Kurama are visited by two of the kings of Demon World with a very dangerous proposition. Meanwhile, Yusuke prepares himself for his own long journey home. He finds out that the only thing more difficult than making an irreversible decision is trying to convince Kayko that everything will be all right. Won't it?

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Season 04, Episode 04 To the Demon Realm! A Meeting with the Father

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Sep 10, 1994
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To the Demon Realm! A Meeting with the Father Sep 10, 1994 Control of Demon World is divided among three rulers: Raizen, Yomi and Mukuro. From his deathbed, Raizen has invited his descendant, Yusuke Urameshi, to return to Demon World to train under him for one climactic battle. Yusuke's first challenge is to defeat his ancestor. If he cannot defeat one of the three kings, how could he expect to stand up to the other two?!

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Season 04, Episode 05 Unforgettable Memories! A Time of Birth

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Sep 17, 1994
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Unforgettable Memories! A Time of Birth Sep 17, 1994 After years of searching, Hiei finally returns to his homeland. Hiei clearly remembers the traumatic banishing he was forced to endure. But despite his many losses, one thing was never far from his mind: complete and utter revenge! But to complete his mission Hiei must first survive an encounter with yet another demon from his past.

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Season 04, Episode 06 The Secrets of the Jagan Revealed

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Sep 24, 1994
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The Secrets of the Jagan Revealed Sep 24, 1994 During a duel with Shigure, Hiei has a flashback to his childhood.  The origin of his Jagan is revealed.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Demon Realm Thieves - A Thousand-Year Reunion

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Oct 1, 1994
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Demon Realm Thieves - A Thousand-Year Reunion Oct 1, 1994 Just as Yusuke and Hiei were forced to confront their demons, Kurama boldly ventures through his own past. Yomi, one of the three Kings of Demon World has summoned his former partner in crime to his inner sanctum. What secrets haunt Kurama? And why has Yomi prepared for the worst?

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