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Inuyasha 

A teenage girl periodically travels back in time to feudal Japan to help a young half demon recover the shards of a jewel of great power.
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Series cast summary:
Kappei Yamaguchi ...  Inuyasha 167 episodes, 2000-2004
Richard Ian Cox ...  Inuyasha 167 episodes, 2000-2004
Darren Pleavin ...  InuYasha (Animax Asia dub) 167 episodes, 2000-2004
Satsuki Yukino Satsuki Yukino ...  Kagome Higurashi 166 episodes, 2000-2004
Moneca Stori ...  Kagome Higurashi 166 episodes, 2000-2004
Kumiko Watanabe ...  Shippou / ... 153 episodes, 2000-2004
Jillian Michaels ...  Shippo / ... 152 episodes, 2000-2004
Kirby Morrow ...  Miroku 147 episodes, 2001-2004
Kôji Tsujitani Kôji Tsujitani ...  Miroku 144 episodes, 2001-2004
Kelly Sheridan ...  Sango 138 episodes, 2001-2004
Houko Kuwashima ...  Sango 136 episodes, 2001-2004
Paul Dobson ...  Naraku / ... 103 episodes, 2000-2004
Tadahisa Saizen Tadahisa Saizen ...  Villager / ... 97 episodes, 2000-2004
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Storyline

Kagome Higurashi is a 15 year old schoolgirl who lives at a history-filled Japanese shrine. She is also the reincarnation of an ancient priestess named Kikyo, who guarded the sacred Shikon no Tama (Jewel of Four Souls), and who sealed away the half-demon Inuyasha who had tried to steal the jewel in order to become a full demon. Kikyo died of her wounds and had the jewel burned with her body. Kagome is one day pulled into the ancient well on her family's shrine and thrown into the past, 50 years after Kikyo's death. She befriends Kaede, the late Kikyo's sister, who realizes Kagome is Kikyo's reincarnation. They are attacked, and learn that Kagome has the Shikon no Tama, but it's actually inside her body! Kagome accidentally awakens the dog-demon Inuyasha, and frees him after the jewel has been ripped from her body. Now Inuyasha wants the jewel back, but Kagome can't let him have it. He is forced (by Kaede's magic) to wear a necklace that allows Kagome to control him with one word, "Sit... Written by Kimberly Milliff <psylock1234@ev1.net>

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The Girl Who Overcame Time and the Boy Who Was Just Overcome See more »


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Official Sites:

Sunrise [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

31 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(167 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Inuyasha's father is never mentioned by a proper name. His title, "The Great Dog General" would be spoken as "InuTaisho" in Japanese. See more »

Quotes

Inuyasha: Somehow, without my ever noticing it, it felt so natural, having Kagome near.
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Alternate Versions

The versions aired exclusively on the Cartoon Network in the USA and on YTV in Canada are edited. The unedited versions of the episodes were released on DVD. See more »

Connections

Featured in AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Brand New World
Performed by V6
Closing Theme: Episodes 149-165
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Pretty Darn Cool
24 December 2004 | by masterbrain_27See all my reviews

With Pokemon, Beyblade and Yu-Gi-Oh gracing the small screen, it has become difficult to take Japanese Anime seriously. Thankfully, Cartoon Network has put a block of Japan's finest in their red-eye time slot, spearheaded by Inuyasha.

The general gist of the plot is Kagome, a modern schoolgirl, winds up in feudal times and must help a half-demon(Inyasha) recover the shards of a jewel of ultimate power.

One might say that Inuyasha combines the best of both Shonen and Shojo stylings. The world of feudal Japan is laced with ghosts, demons and other critters who roar, slash, dash, slice, splat and snarl, and at least one of these beasts duke it out with the title character per episode. On the other hand, there is romance, guilt, past betrayals and secrets to be discovered, not to mention sight gags and running jokes.

The visual quality is a step above pocket monsters and moon princesses as well. The show is thankfully devoid of giant sweat-drops, fountain tears and misplaced mouths.

It takes patience to watch the series, with 100+ episodes and long-running character development, it would take a fortune of DVD purchases or steadfast loyalty to the television at 1:00 am (as of this writing)to get the entire story down.

But even so, I highly recommend this show to anybody yearning for more than just flaming mesomorphs and pocket monsters.


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