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What are the notable differences between Hunter x Hunter in 1999 vs 2011?

I'm a Japanese, so please excuse my English. I ignore a lot of small changes, and want to talk about the cause. Speaking from the conclusion, the notable differences are the following, I think: ...
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What manga chapter does the Hunter x Hunter 2011 anime end on?

According to the Hunter x Hunter wiki, the corresponding manga chapter for episode 148 is chapter 338 and 339. Some specific plot points to consider: Gon's friends Killua and Alluka have already ...
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Who is the biological mother of Gon?

Unfortunately, this question cannot be answered right now. When Gon was younger, Mito told him that both of his parents were dead. However, it is later found out that it was a lie, because his father ...
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What's with the "x" in "Hunter x Hunter" (and other anime/manga)?

I've done some searching about the names like this, and I wasn't able to find any particular explanation. Some people say it's just for style, other argue that the × is another form of "vs" (which ...
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What is Alluka's (Nanika's) gender?

Actually, the Hunter x Hunter wiki addresses this, and is quite accurate in its assessment, though the references cite the wrong volumes (but correct chapters). There is considerable confusion ...
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What are the rules for Chrollo to steal an ability?

For Chrollo to steal a Nen ability from another Nen user four conditions must be met: He must witness the Nen ability in action with his own eyes. He must ask about the ability and be answered by the ...
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How does Hisoka see Gon exactly? As a rival or as a toy to entertain himself?

Hisoka is a psycho that only seek for strong opponents to fight. He saw a real potential in Gon since they met (Killua too , Leorio and Kurapika too) and just want him not to die until he becomes a ...
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Why did the Hunter x Hunter anime stop in episode 148?

Hunter X Hunter Anime is not yet done. According to Togashi, he says he's on hiatus and that he's eventually continuing but the demand from the manga company is too much stress for him and he doesn't ...
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In the final phase of the Hunter Exam, why does Killua act the way he does?

There are a few factors in play, but the most prevalent reason is Illumi's control over Killua. It's possible you underestimate just how much of an influence Illumi exerts—shown both in this episode, ...
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Why did the Hunter x Hunter anime stop in episode 148?

As what Miramiel stated, the mangaka of Hunter X Hunter, Togashi Yoshihiro is on an indefinite hiatus but will be back eventually. However, it is worth nothing that the reason behind this hiatus is ...
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What is the context of this Hunter x Hunter reference in Inou Battle manga chapter 2?

The first reference, "Bankruptcy Chapter 7," is referring to one of Knuckle's abilities. Doing so, he lends his opponent some of his nen, but while they use it, they are charged "...
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Could Alluka completely heal Gon?

We have not seen Gon used his Nen since he's been healed, but he does look perfectly healthy. I think the answer lies in the way Kirua phrased his wish: This picture was taken from "mangapanda". I ...
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What's the name of the violin score played by Shaiapouf when Meruem is born?

In episode 91 The Strong × And × The Weak, King Meruem is born. After his birth, he goes to the top of the ant hill where Shaiapouf plays a song titled In the Palace ~ Lamentoso. This particular song ...
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What card game is being played by The Phantom Troupe?

It's rather hard to say, as we see only a few clips of the game. However, it seems that the game is some variation of Cheat, where players play cards face down and tell others what card they played. ...
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Does Hisoka conjure cards?

Those are real Cards, Coins and Needles. Chalk it up to Anime trope that he doesn't run out of Cards. Also its a logical fallacy to assume Hisoka doesn't buy/borrow/steal cards since its not shown. ...
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What manga chapter does the Hunter x Hunter 2011 anime end on?

My guess is 338 "Up in a tree" based on the previews for 148, although who knows they might include a little of 339 although I doubt it. The reason I state this, is that in the preview of 148, and at ...
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Does Hisoka know Gon is Ging's son?

Yes, in the Hunter Chairman Election arc, it is clear that basically everyone who is a licensed hunter knows that Ging Freecss is Gon's dad, including Hisoka. It is also clear to everyone that Ging ...
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Who is Don Freecs?

Don Freecss is a character mentioned to have written a guide to the dark continent in two parts: East and West. The association has had a copy of East. West has not been seen. Ging claimed that is ...
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What's with the "x" in "Hunter x Hunter" (and other anime/manga)?

A warning if you are planning to search on some of the titles listed below as some contain NSFW content. To add to the previously accepted answer, while the × or ×'s in anime titles will usually not ...
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Is there any news about Hunter x Hunter since March 2016?

Finally we got one great news. According to this Link and wiki: It's been a big past few weeks for "Hunter x Hunter" fans. After Shueisha's "Weekly Shonen Jump" announced mid-...
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Is there a nen user that could've defeated Meruem (the king)?

Just from the point of the show, it is clear that the only character with a chance of beating Meruem in 1v1 is.... Other characters with a chance/broken abilities are: Chrollo Lucifer: The leader of ...
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What would have happened to Gon, Killua, and Kurapika if they had lost the coin game against Gotoh?

First of all, this is speculation, since you asked about 'what if'. I believe to answer your question, we first need to understand Gotoh's personality. From what the story depicted, we can fairly ...
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How did Welfin know about Komugi?

Just recently re-saw the arc so it's pretty fresh. He knew because Pouf had him call Pitou to tell her that Killua killed her. It struck him as a weird request at the time, but when he was racking ...
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What is the name of the con trick Ging Freecss uses in HxH (2011) #137?

This particular trick is hard to name, because it is so specific to circumstance. It is a form of psychological manipulation which can be categorized as misdirection,[1] diversion,[2] or a confidence ...
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Why is Kurapika so powerful?

Kurapika uses vows and limitations. The stronger the vows and limitations are, the stronger the Nen. a student of Nen can increase the overall power of an individual skill by stating a self-...
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Did anybody feel Gon's Nen?

There are multiple factors to it: 1) Distance: Gon and Pitou were a substantial distance away from the main combat areas. 2) The varying use of In and En by the users. During combat scenario this ...
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Why do Killua and Gon pretend not to know Hisoka in episode 50?

If I remember correctly, Killua and Gon were kidnapped. There are two things in play here. The first is that they had rapport with Hisoka. This means that they could use him to their advantage later ...
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What's with the "x" in "Hunter x Hunter" (and other anime/manga)?

It could mean "Hunter of Hunter" as x, as a multiplication symbol is often replaced in equations with the word "of". For example, "5 of 12" means 5 lots of 12, and 5 x 12. Thus, the x in Hunter x ...
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What is meaning of "Brush Your Teeth. -- Unripe Fruit" in Hunter x Hunter?

I may have the phrases figured out. Initially I was extra confused as to why there would be such out-of-context English phrases printed in a Japanese anime. Senshin cleared that up, and I realized ...
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