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Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files 

Yu Yu Hakusho (original title)
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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 ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Nozomu Sasaki ...
 Yûsuke Urameshi / ... (112 episodes, 1992-1995)
Justin Cook ...
 Yusuke Urameshi (FUNimation dub) / ... (112 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Kazuma Kuwabara (FUNimation dub) / ... (112 episodes, 1992-1995)
Shigeru Chiba ...
 Kazuma Kuwabara / ... (112 episodes, 1992-1995)
Sanae Miyuki ...
 Botan (112 episodes, 1992-1995)
...
 Keiko Yukimura (FUNimation dub) (111 episodes, 1992-1995)
Cynthia Cranz ...
 Botan (FUNimation dub) (111 episodes, 1992-1995)
Kent Williams ...
 Narrator (FUNimation dub) / ... (111 episodes, 1992-1995)
Sarah Hauser ...
 Botan (Animax Asia dub) (111 episodes, 1992-1995)
Candice Moore ...
 Koenma / ... (111 episodes, 1992-1995)
Tomomichi Nishimura ...
 Narration / ... (111 episodes, 1992-1995)
Darren Pleavin ...
 Yusuke Urameshi (Animax Asia dub) (111 episodes, 1992-1995)
Rick Thomas ...
 Narrator (Animax Asia dub) (111 episodes, 1992-1995)
...
 Kazuma Kuwabara (Animax Asia dub) (111 episodes, 1992-1995)
...
 Hiei (FUNimation dub) / ... (107 episodes, 1992-1995)
Nobuyuki Hiyama ...
 Hiei (106 episodes, 1992-1995)
Dave Bridges ...
 Hiei (Animax Asia dub) (104 episodes, 1992-1995)
...
 Koenma / ... (96 episodes, 1992-1994)
Andrea Kwan ...
 Shizuru Kuwabara (Animax Asia dub) / ... (90 episodes, 1993-1995)
John Burgmeier ...
 Kurama / ... (87 episodes, 1992-1994)
Linda Young ...
 Genkai (55 episodes, 1992-1994)
...
 Shizuru Kuwabara / ... (54 episodes, 1993-1994)
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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. Written by Anonymous

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An epic battle between Spirit Detectives past and present reaches its climax! See more »


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Also Known As:

Poltergeist Report: Yu Yu Hakusho  »

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In the Philippine dub, Koenma's name is changed to Jericho. See more »

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Yusuke's last name, Urameshi, is pronounced Yur-a-mesh-i throughout the English dub of the show, while it's supposed to be pronounced, Oo-ra-me-shi. See more »

Quotes

[after Kuwabara rants about his new love of Yukina]
Yusuke Urameshi: I guess he feel out of love to you.
Botan: [sarcastic] : Oh darn...
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Connections

Spin-off Yu Yu Hakusho: Tokubetsu Hen (1994) See more »

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Taiyo ga Mata Kagayaku Toki
By Hiro Takahashi
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A more mature concept similar to DBZ.
10 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If Yu Gi Oh can be considered the companion piece to Pokemon, than Yu Yu Hakusho could be considered as a suitable companion piece for Dragon Ball Z.

The story concerns Yusuke Urameshi, a teenage boy who dies and comes back to life in an unusual twist of fate. As a side effect, he develops unusual psychic powers and is appointed as the spirit detective of the Earth, defending it from various demonic creatures.

The fights are more interesting than in DBZ, they really keep you on the edge of your seat, and they generally aren't too long and drawn out. The characters powers are also more entertaining and believable at once (i.e. They only get achieve levels capable of destroying the Earth towards the end, rather than in the very first saga, therefore, they usually must rely on strategy).

The characters are realistic and diverse, at least compared to most other shonen anime. They can be despicable, lovable, heroic, tragic and everything else, often all at once.

Of particular interest is the Chapter Black Saga, which tells the story of Sensui.


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