Gon Freecss aspires to become a Hunter, an exceptional being capable of greatness. With his friends and his potential, he seeks for his father who left him when he was younger.
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Series cast summary:
Issei Futamata ...  Narrator / ... 136 episodes, 2011-2014
Megumi Han Megumi Han ...  Gon Freecss / ... 122 episodes, 2011-2014
Cristina Valenzuela ...  Killua Zoldyck 120 episodes, 2011-2014
Mariya Ise Mariya Ise ...  Killua Zoldyck 118 episodes, 2011-2014
Michael McConnohie ...  Narrator / ... 116 episodes, 2011-2014
Erica Mendez ...  Gon Freecss 108 episodes, 2011-2014


Gon Freecss is a young boy living on Whale Island. He learns from "Hunter" Kite, that his father, who he was told was dead, is still alive somewhere as a top "Hunter," risking his life to seek unknown items, such as hidden treasures, curiosa, exotic living creatures, etc. Gon decides to become a professional Hunter and leaves the island. To become a Hunter, he must pass the Hunter Examination, where he meets and befriends three other applicants: Kurapika, Leorio and Killua. Can Gon pass this formidable hurdle, the Hunter Examination, to become "the Best Hunter in the World" and eventually meet his father? Written by Nippon Television Network

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Yoshihiro Togashi, the creator of Hunter x Hunter is married to the creator of Sailor Moon, Naoko Takeuchi, so in sailor moon crystal when usagi is in the arcade you see a video game named greed island, and in hunter x hunter baby alluka is playing with a toy usagi and tuxedo mask See more »


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Spin-off Hunter X Hunter: Phantom Rouge (2013) See more »

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You MUST Watch This Anime Before you Die. Better than the Best. You are Missing Out.
31 December 2014 | by serbian_007See all my reviews

If you haven't watched this anime, your life is INCOMPLETE. An epic out of this world adventure between three friends whose friendship never dies. I have never had more fun, never laughed more, and never felt more emotion than after watching Hunter x Hunter. Every anime series I have ever seen pales in comparison. Hunter x Hunter is better than Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood, better than Death Note, better than Naruto, better than One Piece, better than Steins;Gate, better than Attack on Titan, better than Code Geass. My eyes have been opened after watching this series: Hunter x Hunter cannot be rivalled. If Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood is a 10, Hunter x Hunter is a 15, no joke.

Hunter x Hunter (2011) has better script, better characters, better acting, better scenery, better pacing, and better story than every anime I have listed above. It's a journey; it's an epic adventure; it's a coming of age; it's out of this world. It's a shame a lot of people don't know about it just because it doesn't have an English dub; it's a shame it only has a few thousand votes on IMDb. If only everyone knew what they were missing.

I wish that I had seen the original series growing up; how different might my childhood have been; I grew up with Dragon Ball Z, Pokemon, and similar shows. My first time watching near the end of 2014, and Hunter x Hunter is now my favourite anime of all time, no question about it. The main characters of Hunter x Hunter (2011) will stick with me for the rest of my life. I have never laughed more than with Leorio. I have never cried more than with Killua and Gon who show the real value of friendship. The lessons I have learned from this show about friendship, love, and family have impacted me greatly.

Thank you Hunter x Hunter. After binge watching every episode within one week because I couldn't stop myself at the bliss, I have been reborn. Best Anime of all time, without a doubt. I have nothing more to say, except that you MUST watch this anime before you die. YOU MUST. YOU MUST. YOU MUST.

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