Questions tagged [hunter-x-hunter]

Hunter x Hunter is a shounen manga by Yoshihiro Togashi about Gon, a hunter, which is a privileged person.

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Why did Bisky ask Killua to leave Gon?

In Hunter x Hunter, Killua had to leave Gon because he wasn’t able to defeat Shoot, and Bisky told Killua his weakness and one day he would leave Gon to die. Later on, Killua removed the thing Illumi ...
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Who tattoos the Phantom Troupe?

Each spider has a spider tattoo with their member number tattooed somewhere on their body. Shizukus is on her hip, for example. As they are thiefs, anonymity is a valued good, so I can't imagine them ...
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Name of the song during Killua vs Rhino (Chimera Ant)? Episode 83 17:48

It was the song that played as soon as the fight started.
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What is this song that plays in Hunter x Hunter?

I can't find it anywhere, but it's played 3 separate times... 20:48 season 1 episode 26 "then x and x after" 16:44 season 2 episode 11 "ging x and x gon" 18:47 season 3 episode 10 "very x sharp x eye"...
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What's the song playing when the group is discussing what to do while Bisky throws the dodgeball in episode 70?

What is the song that is played in episode 70 while the group is discussing what to do and it continues while Bisky throws the dodgeball?
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Is there a name to describe the shonen trope of “secret power systems”?

In some shonen anime, there is this trope of a hidden power system that is sometimes foreshadowed throughout the series, and eventually learned by the protagonist(s). Typically, it's a power used by ...
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Hunter x Hunter Song?

I really like the music in Hunter X Hunter and have found all but ONE song. If someone could help me find this one it would be greatly appreciated!! Here is an example of what the song is; in ...
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Where was Kurapika while Gon was dying?

Title says it all. Kurapika was completely absent while Gon was almost dead. In the anime, it showed one flashback to Kurapika sitting on a chair, but thats all. Was this explained at all?
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Does Hisoka conjure cards?

It is seen in anime that Hisoka hurls many cards, yet he never runs out of cards. He was never shown to buy, borrow or steal a deck of cards either. Moreover, he gets his cards out of nowhere in his ...
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Why is Adult Gon Freecss' hair so long? Why is Illumi's hair long?

Around the Chimera Ant arc in Hunter x Hunter, I have seen and understood how Gon would have to train for such a long time frame to have his hair be that long. But, Illumi also has long flowing hair. ...
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What is this song from Ep 111 13:35 of Hunter x Hunter?

What is the song on episode 111 at 13:35 of Hunter x Hunter? I'm dying to know and I've been looking for a while but can't seem to find it. I don't know if this is useful information but in case it is,...
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During the Greed Island arc, are “Sage's Aquamarine” and “Lonely Sapphire” cards contradictory?

In Greed Island, one card, "Sage's Aquamarine", gives the user friends for life. Another card, "Lonely Sapphire", gives the user immense wealth but all of his/her friends will ...
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Why does Feitan torture when Pakunoda can search someone's memory?

In the Phantom Troupe, they have Feitan, who's the torturer to get answers out of people. But they also have Pakunoda, who can get memories out of people by just touching them. For example in the ...
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What's the OST from HxH in episode 148 at 0:31?

What's the OST from Hunter x Hunter episode 148 at 0:31?
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What is this song played on Hunter x Hunter (2011) Ep.20 around 13:43?

It's the background music played when Illumi is ordering Killua to leave the hunter exam. It sounds like a piano mixed with some other instruments. Does anyone know what song it is?
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What is Alluka's (Nanika's) gender?

In the anime Hunter x Hunter, Alluka Zoldyck is considered as a girl by Killua, shown when they leave their estate and were accompanied by four butlers. Killua shouted to Gotoh and said that he needs ...
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How does Hisoka see Gon exactly? As a rival or as a toy to entertain himself?

Hisoka hinted that Gon is his treasure and also his prey, but it can't be both, right? Because in the end, he didn't want Gon to die no matter what. So it's weird that he didn't want Gon to die but ...
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How did Ging know Gon wouldn't die?

In the Election arc, Ging confidently tells Pariston Gon won't die. How would he know this? Sure he has trust in Gon's friends, but Gon's condition was like nothing ever seen before, even if he has ...
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Does Hisoka know Gon is Ging's son?

I wondered if Hisoka knew if Gon is related to Gin. Also if it contributes to his rating of Gon? Do the Zoldycks know who he exactly is?
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What is this song from Episode 78 of Hunter X Hunter?

It plays during Episode 78, at about 12:06, but also on a lot of other occasions during the series. Does anyone know what song it is?
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Is hunter x hunter anime stop in episode 148 [duplicate]

Does the anime for hunter x hunter stop in episode 148? I am asking this since there is a scene here on 3:53 https://youtu.be/DIQfFu7luHM and it didn't look like a 1999 anime in Hunter x hunter so I ...
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What language does Feitan speak when activating Pain Packer?

In Hunter x Hunter, episode 97, Feitan activates his nen ability. What language is the vertical text on the right?
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How will Gon continue fighting after his fight with Neferpitou?

During the Chimera Ants Arc, after Gon fights with Neferpitou, Will he be able to fight and continue advancing within the Hunter x Hunter Universe?
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If the Rose Bomb is so powerful and poisonous, why didn't the hunter association airdrop a dozen on the palace when fighting against the ants?

In Hunter x Hunter, why didn't the hunter association airdrop a dozen of Rose Bomb on the palace and called it a day when fighting against the ants? The could have used the teleportation guy to drop a ...
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Does Hisoka like Gon sexually or as a toy to play with? [duplicate]

Hisoka doesn't want Gon to die, but he still fights him like he wants to fight to the death. What's up with that? It's kinda like he's playing with him, but I'm not sure, because they do have a lot of ...
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How Knov apperance kept on changing?

In Hunter x Hunter at first Knov appearance was pretty bold and looked smart. But after knowing the fact that their enemies are stronger then he got scared. But being a Hunter why he undergoes such a ...
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What happened to the 98 applicants between episode 5 and 6?

At the end of episode 5 the narrator states that 202 candidates have been eliminated from the previous round leaving 148 candidates left. When episode 6 starts they are entering to meet the Gourmet ...
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Why does Killua get upset when Gon says “being weak is so painful” in manga chapter 214?

In chapter 214, just after Knuckle and Shoot left Gon and Killua to go to NGL, there is a scene where Gon cried, saying that he didn't realise that being weak was so painful. At the bottom of this ...
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What were Alluka's first three wishes from Killua (after reunion)?

It is stated that Alluka made 3 wishes, but I counted 4 of them. Which of the ones I counted is discarded? What are the 3 wishes exactly? 1) "Die." 2) "Wake up." 3) "Play Shiritori with me." 4) "...
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Did Gon know it was Ponzu who died?

Let me quote Hunterpedia for a refresher of what happened: However, before they get the chance, Zazan's squad detects them and Ponzu is the only one able to escape. When Pokkle was knocked out, she ...
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What is this song played in s6 ep6 in Hunter x Hunter

There is this song with a high tempo playing around 8:30 in the episode when the chase scene starts
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Why didn't Melody (センリツ, Senritsu) enter Greed Island to heal her condition?

Why didn't Melody (センリツ, Senritsu) enter Greed Island and use the Angel's Breath (G.I card) to heal all the after effects (her arm, figure etc. etc.) of the Sonata of Darkness that she listened to ?
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How were the English translations of character names for Hunter x Hunter conceived?

If Togashi originally conceived the names in Japanese, for example Furikusu, how was it decided that this would translate into the decidedly weird Freecss, with 2 's'? How did Zorudikku become the ...
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Was it not possible to see Illumi's needle with gyo?

Hisoka uses In to conceal his bungee gum which is visible with gyo, so I figured Illumi must have also masked his needle with In. I think anyone could see with gyo that Killua has a different aura on ...
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What is the meaning of the text on the hunter license?

We know that these symbols have a meaning. Doing the equivalence, we obtain some words in the Japanese language. What does it mean in English?
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Why didn't Netero use vows and limitations like Kurapika?

Why didn't Netero use a limitation and vow like Kurapika to beat Meruem? Kurapika was able to chain the Phantom Troops by making a vow that she would only use the chains on the Phantom Troops or else ...
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What happened to Colt after the Chimera Ant Arc?

Reina reunited with her mom at the end of Chimera Ant Arc, but does Colt ever get to reunite with his mom in the manga, or does he stay with (girl) Kite? Also, when Colt met his mother while the ...
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Does hisoka die in the 2011 anime or in the manga

before I finished hxh I heard that hisoka died, but when I finished the anime he didn't die so i'm a little confused about it. I'm asking this question on here because google won't give me the answer.
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What Happend To Pokkle After Neferpitou Stuck Those Antennas In His Head

We all know that the chimera ants found pokkle hiding under human skulls and Neferpitou stuck antennas into Pokkles head, but what i'm wondering is what happend to pokkle after that. So here are the ...
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Why is Kurapika so powerful?

I know he made ​​a contract with his own soul or something like that. But if this Nen is so powerful, how come he is the only who used it in the series? I also watched the previous version(1999), ...
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Why is illumi after alluka?

Why is Illumi after Alluka's power? Does it have something much more powerful than just creation n destruction.
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Why Chimera Ants who were created from humans have the physical appearance of animals?

If I understand correctly, the Ant Queen can pass the genes of what she eats to her offsprings. And also, IIRC, she ate humans and created chimera ants like Colt, Peggy and Meleoron. These ants ...
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What's with the “x” in “Hunter x Hunter” (and other anime/manga)?

I am wondering what the "x" in "Hunter x Hunter" means. To clarify: I am also talking about what the "x" means in general as many other anime/manga also have it in their titles. A quick Google search ...
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Who was Meruem in his human life?

It is said Chimera Ants made from humans keep some of the characteristics from their human life. Do we have any hint about Meruem's human identity ?
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What happened to Gyro?

In Episode 80 of the 2011 anime, they showed Gyro's back story then a clawed up chair. Was he killed or was he eaten? It wasn't clear what happened to him.
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Who was hunting who in the 4th Phase of the 287th Hunter Exam?

In the 4th phase of hunter exams, applicants have to hunt each other, we know some huntings of the applicants: ? -> kurapika (#404) -> Tonpa (#16) -> Leorio (#403) -> Ponzu (#246) -> ...
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What would have happened to Gon, Killua, and Kurapika if they had lost the coin game against Gotoh?

What would have happened to Gon, Killua, and Kurapika if they had lost the coin game against Gotoh? Would Gotoh really have killed them, or was he bluffing all along?
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Kurapika's initial disrespect for Leorio, “Rewolio”

In the various English versions of Hunter x Hunter, Kurapika shows his initial disrespect for Leorio in various ways: 1) 2011 sub: calls him "Leorio" instead of "Leorio-san" 2) 2011 dub: calls him "...
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Why did Hisoka want to kill Panthom Troupe's members?

I am not quite understand why Hisoka tried to kill all Phantom Troupe member after he was lost from its leader, Chrolo Lucifer. That fight, Chrollo vs Hisoka i think is reasonable because Hisoka ...
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Is there any clarification from the publisher/author of Hunter x Hunter regarding the quality of chapters 335 to 338?

Why do Hunter x Hunter's chapters between 334-338 look this bad? I know that Togashi had several illnesses, but is the illness that he had getting worst at those chapter? (I didn't resize the image ...