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The Best Episodes of Hunter x Hunter

Every episode of Hunter x Hunter ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Hunter x Hunter!

Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss one day discovers that the father he had always been told was dead was alive. His Father, Ging, is a Hunter — a member of society's elite with a license to go anywhere or do almost anything. Gon, determined to follow in his father's footsteps, decides to take the Hunter Examination and eventually find his father to prove himself as a Hunter in his own right. But on the way, he learns that there is more to becoming a Hunter than previously thought, and the challenges that he must face are considered the toughest in the world.

Genres:AnimationAction & AdventureSci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:Nippon TV

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Hunter x Hunter" is "Condition x and x Condition", rated 9.6/10 from 3843 user votes. It was directed by Masaki Matsumura and written by Tsutomu Kamishiro. "Condition x and x Condition" aired on 9/16/2012 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The x True x Pass".

  • Condition x and x Condition
    9.6/10 3,843 votes

    #1 - Condition x and x Condition

    Season 1 Episode 47 - Aired 2012-09-16

    The anticipated battle between Kurapika and Uvogin begins! Can Kurapika really withstand Uvogin's abilities, and just what are the full extent of the powers in Kurapika's chains?

    Director: Masaki Matsumura

    Writer: Tsutomu Kamishiro

  • The x True x Pass
    9.2/10 2,201 votes

    #2 - The x True x Pass

    Season 1 Episode 35 - Aired 2012-06-17

    Gon and Killua begin training in Hatsu, the culmination of everything they've learned about Nen. And finally, Gon challenges Hisoka to return the favor from the Hunter Exam.

    Director: Masaki Matsumura

    Writer: Mitsutaka Hirota

  • A Big Debt x And x A Small Kick!
    9.0/10 1,955 votes

    #3 - A Big Debt x And x A Small Kick!

    Season 1 Episode 36 - Aired 2012-06-24

    After landing a punch on Hisoka, Gon returns the tag from the Hunter Exam. Hisoka is ecstatic to see Gon's development and uses his own Nen to attack. Gon is scared, but he recklessly continues to attack! Will he emerge victorious.

    Director: Masaharu Tomoda

    Writer: Shouji Yonemura

  • Buildup x To A x Fierce Battle
    9.0/10 1,888 votes

    #4 - Buildup x To A x Fierce Battle

    Season 1 Episode 44 - Aired 2012-08-19

    After Uvogin slaughters the Mafia's pursuit, the Mafia dispatches their secret weapon, the Shadow Beasts. However, Uvogin is able to defeat them by himself. During the battle, the spider tattoo on Uvogin's back is revealed, and Kurapika springs to action.

    Director: Chie Yamashiro

    Writer: Mitsutaka Hirota

  • Zero x And x Rose
    9.0/10 14 votes

    #5 - Zero x And x Rose

    Season 2 Episode 126 - Aired 2014-04-22

    The fight between Netero and the king comes to an end.

    Director: migmi

    Writer: Tsutomu Kamishiro

  • Baffling x Turn of x Events
    8.9/10 1,904 votes

    #6 - Baffling x Turn of x Events

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2012-02-19

    Gon wakes up, and finds himself being congratulated by Satotz for being the first person to pass the Hunter Exam. Gon asks Satotz if the Exam was still going on, and Satotz tells him that it's over. Satotz reveals what happens after he lost consciousness, and Gon finds out some shocking turn of events.

    Director: Tomonari Tanaka

    Writer: Yasushi Hirano

  • Magician x And x Butler
    8.8/10 10 votes

    #7 - Magician x And x Butler

    Season 3 Episode 141 - Aired 2014-08-05

    Leorio's confrontation with Ging earns him the respect of his fellow Hunters and make him one of the frontrunners for the election. Meanwhile, Illumi begins an attack on Killua as part of his plan to kill Alluka, assisted by Hisoka, who has other plans for her.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Shouji Yonemura

  • Defeat x And x Disgrace
    8.7/10 1,698 votes

    #8 - Defeat x And x Disgrace

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2012-01-22

    Kurapika and Leorio are being stalked by Hisoka, but they managed to negotiate their way out of a fight. However, the encounter leaves Hisoka aroused, so he leaves in search of a new target. Gon is able to use his fishing rod to snatch Hisoka's tag right when Hisoka attacks his target. However, as Gon tries to escape, he is attacked by another applicant and loses his tag...

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Shouji Yonemura

  • Can't Win x and x Can't Lose
    8.7/10 1,736 votes

    #9 - Can't Win x and x Can't Lose

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2012-02-12

    Gon and his friends have advanced to the final phase of the Hunter Exam. The final phase is a tournament where the winners are out and the losers advance. The rule is that if you kill your opponent, you'll be disqualified. The first mach is Gon versus Hanzo. Gon can't do anything against Hanzo, but he refuses to give up. Hanzo is losing his patience and threatens to break Gon's arm.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Shouji Yonemura

  • A x Surprising x Win
    8.7/10 1,676 votes

    #10 - A x Surprising x Win

    Season 1 Episode 32 - Aired 2012-05-20

    Kastro has used his ability to create a clone of himself with Nen to sever Hisoka's arm and take an advantage in the fight. However, despite losing both arms, Hisoka appears to be perfectly calm. Kastro loses his cool and attacks Hisoka.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Shouji Yonemura

  • Request x And x Wish
    8.6/10 10 votes

    #11 - Request x And x Wish

    Season 3 Episode 138 - Aired 2014-07-15

    With the elections in a stalemate, Pariston, the current vice-president proposes a new set of rules to his fellow Zodiacs in order to solve the impasse, but the others know that he actually plans to make use of this to secure a victory for himself. Meanwhile, Killua returns home and asks his father to let him see his younger sister Alluka, intending to use her mysterious and frightening power to grant wishes in order to save Gon's life.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Tsutomu Kamishiro

  • A x Shocking x Tragedy!
    8.5/10 1,495 votes

    #12 - A x Shocking x Tragedy!

    Season 1 Episode 43 - Aired 2012-08-12

    The Phantom Troupe attacks the underground auction held by the Mafia. Afterwards, there is no sign of the merchandise or guests. The Mafia place a reward on their heads and begin pursuit. Kurapika and the other bodyguards on patrol join the pursuit. Kurapika is drawing closer to the Phantom Troupe.

    Director: Masaharu Tomoda

    Writer: Yasushi Hirano

  • Restraint x And x Vow
    8.5/10 1,439 votes

    #13 - Restraint x And x Vow

    Season 1 Episode 45 - Aired 2012-09-02

    Kurapika was able to capture Uvogin, a member of the Phantom Troupe. Kurapika struggles to control his rage as Uvogin makes demands as though he isn't a captive. That is when Kurapika receives an e-mail from Hisoka...

    Director: Hiroyasu Aoki

    Writer: Shouji Yonemura

  • Pursuit x and x Analysis
    8.5/10 1,449 votes

    #14 - Pursuit x and x Analysis

    Season 1 Episode 49 - Aired 2012-09-30

    Gon and his friends are hoping to win the reward that's been placed on the Phantom Troupe. At the same time, Machi and Nobunaga have been dispatched to search for the "chain user" because Uvogin hasn't returned. Gon and Killua receive a tip and begin shadowing the two Troupe members.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Tsutomu Kamishiro

  • Formidable Enemy x And x Clear Objective
    8.5/10 10 votes

    #15 - Formidable Enemy x And x Clear Objective

    Season 2 Episode 129 - Aired 2014-05-13

    Shaiapouf's plan to kill Komugi is thwarted when Killua faces him in a battle of words and speed. When the King arrives in the palace, Shaiapouf is resolved to get rid of the Gungi board before the King can remember anything else. Finally, Neferpitou and Gon arrive at the place of their long-awaited battle.

    Director: Shinichiro Ushijima

    Writer: Shouji Yonemura

  • Magic × To × Destroy
    8.5/10 11 votes

    #16 - Magic × To × Destroy

    Season 2 Episode 130 - Aired 2014-05-20

    Shaiapouf continues his plan to remove anything that could trigger Meruem's memory of Komugi as the King arrives at the palace. Killua continues to hold onto Komugi, and meets with Palm. Gon and Neferpitou arrive where Kite is, however, Gon must now face the truth.

    Director: Woo Seung-wook

    Writer: Tsutomu Kamishiro

  • Past x And x Future
    8.5/10 11 votes

    #17 - Past x And x Future

    Season 3 Episode 148 - Aired 2014-09-23

    Gon climbs to the top of the World Tree where Ging is expecting him, and the two finally have a heart to heart. In this occasion, Ging reveals his intentions to explore the world beyond the current boundaries known to mankind and Gon tells him of all his adventures, while his friends keep following their separate ways, each one of them with their own dreams and goals to pursue.

    Director: Daisuke Yoshida

    Writer: Tsutomu Kamishiro

  • Trouble x With The x Gamble
    8.4/10 1,704 votes

    #18 - Trouble x With The x Gamble

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2011-12-11

    After winning the bet about Majitani, Leroute, as what the prisoner is named, bets with Leorio about her gender. Despite looking conspicuously female, Leorio, much to Killua and Kurapika's annoyance, bets that she is male. Leorio thinks that team wins if he is correct; and if he is wrong, he will be able to touch Leroute to confirm. Leorio is wrong and goes on to check Leroute. Leorio then challenges Leroute in rock, paper, scissors, and loses. Killua then faces the feared mass murderer Johness the Dissector. Killua rips Johness' heart in an instant and even have it covered in a piece of Johness' cloth. The latter pleads for his heart, and Killua returned it after he is dead. The team thus gathers three points and pass the trial, but they are forced to wait the 50 hours that Leorio has lost with his bets in a small room. Meanwhile, applicants Gittarackur and Hanzo become the second and third one to finish the third phase.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Fumiyo Sakai

  • Power x To x Avenge!
    8.4/10 1,390 votes

    #19 - Power x To x Avenge!

    Season 1 Episode 34 - Aired 2012-06-03

    Gon has fights against Gido and Riehlvelt coming up. He's still mad about what they did to Zushi. Gon is able to withstand Gido's attacks and overwhelm him in battle. This causes Hisoka to smile.

    Director: Tomonari Tanaka

    Writer: Tsutomu Kamishiro

  • Ally x and x Sword
    8.4/10 1,385 votes

    #20 - Ally x and x Sword

    Season 1 Episode 50 - Aired 2012-10-07

    Gon and Killua have been captured by the Phantom Troupe. They are questioned about the chain user that the Troupe is searching for, but the two of them don't know that the chain user is Kurapika. As they're about to be released, Nobunaga decides to keep them around as potential recruits for the Troupe.

    Director: Kazuhiro Yoneda

    Writer: Tsutomu Kamishiro

  • Divide x And x Conquer
    8.4/10 9 votes

    #21 - Divide x And x Conquer

    Season 2 Episode 114 - Aired 2014-01-28

    Separated from the Royal Guard, the king departs from the palace with Netero to have their fight elsewhere and Gon, learning of Pitou's location, steels himself to confront it. Meanwhile, Pouf enters in a cocoon in preparation to confront Morel, and Shoot fights Youpi to the limit of his forces until Knuckle steps in to protect him.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Shouji Yonemura

  • Revenge x And x Recovery
    8.4/10 9 votes

    #22 - Revenge x And x Recovery

    Season 2 Episode 116 - Aired 2014-02-11

    Face to face with Pitou, Gon can't hold back his rage and urges the chimera to fight him. Realizing that Pitou is willing to sacrifice itself to protect Komugi, Killua attempts to calm down his friend down with no success, but in the end, Gon gives one hour for Pitou to treat Komugi in exchange of accompanying him to meet Kite and help him recover his senses.

    Director: Masaki Matsumura

    Writer: Tsutomu Kamishiro

  • Anger x And x Light
    8.4/10 14 votes

    #23 - Anger x And x Light

    Season 2 Episode 131 - Aired 2014-05-27

    After telling gon the truth about kite, Pitou tells gon that she is sorry for what she did, but it's too late for apologies.

    Director: Masaki Matsumura

    Writer: Tsutomu Kamishiro

  • Join Battle x And x Open Battle
    8.4/10 9 votes

    #24 - Join Battle x And x Open Battle

    Season 3 Episode 140 - Aired 2014-07-29

    Killua is allowed by his family to leave the Zoldick estate with his sister, but only under supervision of several butlers with orders to bring them home if he ever leaves Alluka's side or allows any of their secrets to be leaked. Meanwhile, Leorio appears and confronts Ging, asking him why he had not ever paid a visit to Gon at the hospital yet.

    Director: migmi

    Writer: Shouji Yonemura

  • An x Indebted x Insect
    8.3/10 8 votes

    #25 - An x Indebted x Insect

    Season 2 Episode 113 - Aired 2014-01-21

    Shoot and Knuckle stay behind to fight Youpi while Morel rushes forward to face Pouf. While looking for Pitou, Killua turns back briefly to assist Ikalgo unaware that he accidentally put his friend's cover at risk.

    Director: migmi

    Writer: Shouji Yonemura