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:
...  Inuyasha 167 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Inuyasha 167 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Kagome Higurashi 166 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Kagome Higurashi 166 episodes, 2000-2004
Kumiko Watanabe ...  Shippou / ... 153 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Shippo / ... 152 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Miroku 147 episodes, 2001-2004
Kôji Tsujitani ...  Miroku 144 episodes, 2001-2004
...  Sango 138 episodes, 2001-2004
...  Sango 136 episodes, 2001-2004
...  Naraku / ... 103 episodes, 2000-2004
Tadahisa Saizen ...  Villager / ... 97 episodes, 2000-2004
...  InuYasha (Animax Asia dub) 95 episodes, 2000-2004
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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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Kagura is Japanese for "the dance of the gods". The word refers to a specific type of Shinto dance. See more »

Quotes

Inuyasha: [thinking about Kagome] As long as she's alive and well, that's all I hope for. I can't bear to see another woman die.
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Shinjitsu no Uta
("True Song")
Written, Composed, Arranged and Performed by Dai Nagao, Tomiko Van and Ryo Owatari (as Do As Infinity)
Closing Theme: Episodes 86-108
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A really good anime series
4 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

At this point my favourite anime series are "Noir (2001)" and Inu Yasha. The story just sucked me in and kept me captive. I highly recommend this anime to everybody. It's full of humour, I just ROFL when Kagome invokes the "sit!" spell on Inu Yasha. :) The rest of the "cast" is also very good.


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