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

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Can a Nen user still use their abilities after Kuroro Lucifer steals it?

When Kuroro Lucifer steals the ability of another nen user, does it mean that the original user wont be able to use it anymore? Or is it like a copy-paste, like Ging copy-pasting the punching ...
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How is it that applicant 44 is able to turn into smoke and do magic if he is just another contestant?

I would like to know why he is able to do pretty much anything. He seems to be almost unkillable, except when Gon surprises him. I am only on episode 4, so try not to spoil anything please :)
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Why did Pariston Hill leave the election stage out of a sudden?

As I watched Hunter x Hunter on AnimaxTaiwan, I am not sure but probably Pariston won the election. Then he suddenly (probably) let Cheadle be the Chairman and left. If I am right, please explain his ...
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What was the favor Brovada mentioned in the Chimera Ant Arc?

In the Chimera Ant Arc, Reina and Brovada return home and Brovada says he did it for a favor. What was the favor and who did he do it for?
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Is there any news about Hunter x Hunter since March 2016?

I was searching on the internet and I found this article on Anime News Network, A page on the Shonen Jump+ website announced that Yoshihiro Togashi is resuming his Hunter × Hunter manga in the ...
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In Chimera Arc, why weren't the people infected by the bomb?

In Chimera Arc, why weren't the people that stood in front of the castle infected
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Couldn't the Chimera Ant King be trapped in Knov's Nen dimension?

I enjoyed the anime a lot. Most of the time, no main character made bad decisions in fights or at progressing. However, in the Chimera Ants arc, wouldn't it be easier to trap the Chimera Ant King in ...
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Why was Palm sent on the mission to see the king and his guards?

I'm not sure of the etiquette of this site so I'm just going to point out at the beginning here that this post will have spoilers. I'll edit this part out if I am informed that spoiler warnings are ...
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Why did the Phantom Troupe let Gon and Killua go?

In the very first episode of the Greed Island arc, Gon and Killua meet up with two of the Phantom Troupe members while in the auction. The members say they will no longer hunt our heroes because... ...
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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 is meaning of “Brush Your Teeth. — Unripe Fruit” in Hunter x Hunter?

At the beginning of the Hunterpedia segments at the end of episodes of the 2011 Heaven's Arena arc, the opening image contains the English text: Brush Your Teeth. Unripe Fruit The rest of ...
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Is there a reason Gotou and Menthuthuyoupi look so similar?

Is there a correlation between these two characters? I was wondering if the same illustrator drew both characters or if perhaps one of them was sort of a homage to the other.
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Who is the biological mother of Gon?

It is not Mito obviously. When Gon is listening to the tape that Ging leave him, Gon stop the taped when Ging ask if Gon want's to know about his mother. I've waited so far but until the last episode ...
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Is Nen related to Haki?

I'm watching the Hunter x Hunter series and I'm also a fan of the One Piece anime. I notice that the power that exist in these two anime is somewhat similar. I notice these similarities: Ko in ...
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What are the rules for Chrollo to steal an ability?

Chrollo, the leader of the Phantom Troupe possess a book which contains all of the abilities that he has stolen from other Nen Users. When he opens the book to a specific page where an ability is, he ...
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Why does the Chimera Ant bat suggest that water weakens sound?

In episode 99, the Chimera Ant bat says, "Water significantly weakens the power of sound!" But water is a good conductor of sound. Why does she say this?
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Why did Killua kill the opponent of Leorio? [duplicate]

I'm currently watching the anime series Hunter x Hunter. I'm currently on the episode 30. But looking back, I get confused why exactly did Killua kill the opponent of Leorio. Before the fight, his ...
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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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What's the name of the violin score played by Shaiapouf when Meruem is born?

In the episode where the Chimera Ant King Meruem is born, Shaiapouf plays some vigorous music with his violin. I want to know the name of the song he played.
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Why do Killua and Gon pretend not to know Hisoka in episode 50?

In episode 50 of Hunter x Hunter (2011), Hisoka wants Gon and Killua to "Play dumb," and pretend not to know him. Why? What's the purpose of Gon and Killua pretending not to know Hisoka?
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Is there more than one World Tree in the “known” world?

In episode 37 "Ging × And × Gon" we can see that a tape was left for Gon by his father Ging. After playing this tape, the scene jumps to Ging riding atop two different beasts. The scene clearly shows ...
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Could Alluka completely heal Gon?

I understand that she physically healed Gon via the wish that Killua asked of Nanika, but there are a few things that were possibly not "healed". Gon's Nen ability As far as we know Gen has lost ...
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Why do Chimera Ants seem to remember only one past life?

Some Chimera Ants remember parts, or all, of their life before they were eaten by the Queen. By eating other creatures, a Chimera Ant queen can impart the characteristics of ingested creatures ...
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Why did Yoshihiro Togashi recycle designs from Yu Yu Hakusho for his characters in Hunter x Hunter?

Although Gon doesn't look similar by facial design, he is similar to the green schemes that Yusuke has, and his hair color is similar. Killua is similar to Hiei's demeanor. Both Kurapika and Kurama ...
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Would avoiding Nanika indefinately would stop Nanika's wish granting power?

In Hunter x Hunter, one of the rules of Nanika/Alluka's power is: If Alluka is making requests from a particular person, they cannot be moved over to another person mid-way. Therefore if that ...
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Why are some of the names written in the Latin alphabet in Hunter x Hunter?

In chapter 199, Gon and Killua's names are written the Latin alphabet on the blackboard. In chapter 45, Killua and Zushi's names are also in the Latin alphabet. Most of the writing uses the Hunter ...
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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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How did Netero manage to levitate during his fight with Meruem?

I recently rewatched the epic battle between Netero and Meruem in the 2011 anime. I noticed that most of the time, Netero "floated" in front of his summoned Kannon. (I am lazy now to include snapshots,...
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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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Why does Alluka only have the strength of a normal child?

It has been stated clearly that Alluak Zoldyck has the same amount of power of a normal child, which in the Hunter x Hunter universe means that he/she is very weak. However, all other children in ...
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Did anybody feel Gon's Nen?

When Gon transformed against Pitou, his Nen increased a lot. Why didn't we see any reaction of people feeling it like The King, the other Royal Guards, or Netero (if they were still alive) ? In the ...
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In the final phase of the Hunter Exam, why does Killua act the way he does?

I've just watched episode 20 of Hunter X Hunter, in which it is revealed that: Why would Killua act in this way? So I don't understand why he did what he did.
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What is the context of this reference to Chrollo Lucilfer in Inou Battle manga chapter 1?

In chapter 1 of Inou Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de manga adaptation, Andou made a reference to Phantom Troupe's leader Chrollo Lucilfer from Hunter x Hunter series, as pointed out by Tomoyo. (Note ...
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What is the context of this Hunter x Hunter reference in Inou Battle manga chapter 2?

In chapter 2 of Inou Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de manga adaptation, we can see that the middle panel makes a reference to Dragon Ball's meme "It's over 9000!". The line was actually "It's over ...
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Why did the Hunter x Hunter anime stop in episode 148?

The Hunter X Hunter anime stopped in episode 148. I wonder why? Is it because Hunter x Hunter is already finished?
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Why wasn't Hunter x Hunter chapter 350 released yet? [duplicate]

Does anyone here know why Hunter x Hunter chapter 350 has not been released yet? When is it coming out? I would be grateful for any answers or comments you are able to provide.
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Is there any reference which confirms that Meruem is much more powerful than Hisoka?

In the Hunter X Hunter anime, Meruem is said to be (arguably) the strongest character in the series. However while reading about Hisoka, I found that he once thought to challenge Ging to a battle to ...
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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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Are the female appearing ants female?

By my understanding, the chimera ant "sexs" are as follows: A Queen can eat any animal (plants seem to be excluded) and produce children without mating. A King can mate in order to produce a Queen. ...
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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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Does it make sense that Knuckle has a mascot as an emitter?

Knuckle Bine is listed as being a natural emitter but I am having difficultly reconciling that with his main power. As an emitter, the most difficult class for him to master is the conjuration and ...
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Does the Japanese The Last Mission DVD have English subtitles?

I want to see this movie and I don't want to torrent it, but I don't know where I can buy it so that I will be able to understand it. For instance if I buy the DVD listed on Amazon here will it come ...
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What manga chapter does the Hunter x Hunter 2011 anime end on?

The Hunter x Hunter anime has concluded after 148 episodes. However, the manga continues on after this, focusing on new characters and events. If I want to pick up the manga from where the anime left ...
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When was Kite shown as a little girl?

When Gon talked with Gin on episode 146, he told him that Kite turned into a little girl. I can't recall that scene anywhere in the series, can anyone tell me when/how it happened and where it was ...
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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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Why Killua didn't use Knov abilities?

After watching episode 143 I wondered. Assuming Knov also wishes to Gon full recovery, If Killua would contact Knov from the start he could use his abilities to teleport himself to Alluka and take her ...
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Is it ever stated who the disappearing applicant was?

In episode 3 of Hunter x Hunter, Beans welcomes Gon as the 405th applicant to the exam. Later, Satotz states that there will be 404 participants in Phase One. We know that Hisoka... uh... disarmed ...
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How did Hisoka make the examinee's arms disappear? [duplicate]

Hisoka's Nen ability is Bungee Gum. It creates a flexible substance that sticks to objects and makes them pullable at demand. I don't understand how Hisoka made that exam participant's arms ...
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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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What is the name of the con trick Ging Freecss uses in HxH (2011) #137?

In Episode 137 of Hunter x Hunter during the Chairman Election arc, Ging rigs the election rule choosing process with his own 5 rules. He states his fifth and last rule is a decoy, with the purpose of ...