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Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie (1993)

Yû yû hakusho (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Short, Action | 9 June 1998 (USA)
While vacationing, Koenma is kidnapped by a pair of demons known as Koashura and Garuga, who demand the possession of Lord Enma's coveted "Golden Seal". Botan finds Yusuke Urameshi and ... See full summary »

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Nozomu Sasaki ...
Shigeru Chiba ...
Kazuma Kuwabara (voice)
Sanae Miyuki ...
Botan (voice)
Megumi Ogata ...
Kurama (voice)
Nobuyuki Hiyama ...
Hiei (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
Lord Koenma (voice)
Rica Matsumoto ...
Koashuhara (voice)
Takeshi Aono ...
Garuga / Yasha (voice)
Tarô Arakawa ...
Shobu (voice)
Masami Suzuki ...
Tree Demon (voice)
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Thug (Media Blasters dub) (voice) (as David Lucas)
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(Additional Voices) (Media Blasters dub) (voice)
John Burgmeier ...
Justin Cook ...
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While vacationing, Koenma is kidnapped by a pair of demons known as Koashura and Garuga, who demand the possession of Lord Enma's coveted "Golden Seal". Botan finds Yusuke Urameshi and Kazuma Kuwabara on their summer vacation as well, and asks for their assistance in Koenma's rescue. Written by Nicholas Lemarr

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Based on the popular Japanese Comic Book, TV Series and Video Games! (Media Blasters VHS release)


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Both the English dub and the Japanese version from Media Blasters are censored for profanity. The newer FUNimation dub release has profanity included. See more »

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Yûsuke Urameshi: [From FUNimation translation:] Forget it!
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English dub version has an overlay replacing original Japanese title card. See more »

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Spun-off from Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files (1992) See more »

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Hohoemi no Bakudan (Bomb of Your Smile)
By Matsuko Mawatari
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A good Yu Yu Hakusho short!
11 February 2015 | by (Unknown) – See all my reviews

This Yu Yu Hakusho 'movie' was originally shown in Japan along with three other anime films, at the Toei Anime Fair in 1993. In North America Media Blasters released it along with Ninku The Movie.

Basically Koenma gets kidnapped and Yusuke and his friends must save him and keep the Golden Seal out of the hands of evil. All the basic characters from the TV series are in this movie (Yusuke, Kuwabara, Kurama Hiei and Botan) and delivers enough action for 30 minutes.

The profanity in the Media Blasters dub was edited out and the subtitles were censored, but this was dubbed properly for the FUNImation release.

Those that love the FUNimation voices finally get to hear them again with the newly released DVD From FUNImation that was released in 2011. Media Blasters originally dubbed this in 1998. The Media Blasters dub is good too. Buy this if you want to have it for your collection.

I give Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie 6/10


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