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Hunter x Hunter, Vol. 01

(Hunter × Hunter #1)

4.46  ·  Rating details ·  22,483 ratings  ·  221 reviews
Hunter × Hunter is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. Hunter × Hunter has been a huge critical and financial success and has become one of Shueisha's best-selling manga series, having sold 66 million copies (26th best selling manga of all times).

Hunter x Hunter is set in a world where Hunters exist to perform all manner of dangerous tasks
Paperback, 184 pages
Published April 5th 2005 by VIZ Media LLC (first published 1998)
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Nemesis Gutierrez Im gonna base my answer off the anime which is close to the manga but first what powers exactly? his Nen abilities? If so, a person trains him to sort…moreIm gonna base my answer off the anime which is close to the manga but first what powers exactly? his Nen abilities? If so, a person trains him to sort of activate his nen. Kinda like the whole mediate to become more spiritual thing. He just awakens what he already had by training to release it. (less)

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Number of volumes: 33
Number of chapters: 360
Status: on-going/currently on damn hiatus.
Rating of the whole manga: all the stars in the world. ∞

The anime is actually my favorite. After watching it about 3 times (twice 1999 and once 2011, however, I watched some episodes of the latter multiple times), I decided to read the manga. Hunter x Hunter is my favorite thing in the world.
Hunter x Hunter tells the adventures of four young friends: Gon, Killua, Kurapika and Leorio.

Minor spoilers of the fir

Tariq Alferis
May 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
قَد لَمَعَت عَيناه ،
بالعَزمِ انتفَضَت يُمنَاه ،
فِي هُدُوءِ اللَيْل ..
مَن هُو الصَّامِدُ المُغامِر ،
فِي وجهِ السَّيل ..
يُبعِدُ عَن عينَيهِ الرَّاحة ،
يَتَحَدَّى خَصمًا في السَّاحة ..
يَرمِي و يُصِيبُ الأهْدَاف ،

يَسعى دَومًا لتحقيقِ الإنصافْ

هكذا تبدأ الترجمة العربية لمسلسل الإنمي الأشهر "القناص" …أعتبر هذا المسلسل من أفضل ما شاهدت على الاطلاق …السبب الرئيسي لقرءاة المانجا الخاصة والأصلية للإنمي القناص ، لأنه من المعروف أن كل شيء يرجع لآصله والأصل دائما
أفضل . الرواية افضل من الفيلم وكذلك المانجا نو
Bilal Taibzada
Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I said I'm gonna write a long review no matter what

and even though nobody writes long reviews for manga (except for some people who only read manga)
I've already watched the first anime and am currently on episode 128 of the 2011 anime
but the book had this cool effect in it and the art style was out of this world(I don't know how you guys write long reviews but this sure is boring)
Gon a 12 year old(i guess)meets kite who saves him from that bear
now Gon is a superhero?Nero
May 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Hunter x Hunter is yet another popular shonen manga, generally similar to stuff like Dragon Ball, Fullmetal Alchemist, Naruto, My Hero Academia, etc. This one is about a fictional fantasy world where hunter is one of the most prestigious and well-paid jobs, so everybody wants to be one but very few people are actually qualified, since you have to go through a series of very tough and rigorous tests to get certified. It’s also worth mentioning that in this world, being a hunter is more akin to be ...more
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: patient people, huge cast, late reward
Shelves: manga, favorites
Listen to my warning and listen well! If you so choose to read this manga, read it well past the first couple of volumes and don't give up. Because the first volumes make the entire series as a whole seem bland and childish, but as the manga progresses you will be richly rewarded.Besides the slow start. Hunter x Hunter is simply amazing.

And may I add when you are at chapter 62 that you SHOULD watch episode 36 of the 2011 Hunter x Hunter anime. That episode is one of the unique anime moments whe
Rusty Grey
Nov 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

This is a masterpiece .

This series has one of the best story arcs ever . It's characters are so layered unlike most of the shonen mangas . Moreover the Chimaera Ant Arc had made it on of my favorite graphic novels .
Feb 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Este manga lo encontré por primera vez como una serie de anime que capte por pura casualidad en la tele un fin de semana que no tenía nada que hacer y bueno, quede enamorado al instante es para mí uno de los mejores mangas que existen a la fecha.

Muy recomendado.
Yomna Suwaïdan
Jun 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Shelves: favorites
As a Japanese manga and by Yoshihiro Togashi I can say without any doubt : " It is magnificent " ...
It is all about deciding to go towards an aim .. just challenging ourselves and who are against us .. Our positive energy , thinking and the strong stamina is the most vital of them to take us there ... where we dream to be ..

The world is full of troubles and the hunter is the one who aims at overcoming them .. To know the real fact about someone , you must know the thing that makes him angry de
Mar 25, 2007 rated it it was amazing
I would say, even better than Yu Yu Hakusho, though I love that one to pieces. All the characters, all the trademark jokes, all the personalities. One thing this mangaka should be famous for is the creation of multi-faceted characters who are just hilarious both when they're killing you and when they're digging a hole to sleep in for three days. The cast of characters alone will have you fits of laughter.

My favorite characters are, oddly, Leorio and Kurapica. Usually I go for the NEED REDEMPTIO
May 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
How is it possible for characters to grow on me this much after just one volume? (Leorio!!! best boy) Such interesting, unique personalities, great character design, especially Hisoka. Speaking of which, now I kinda understand why everyone’s so obsessed with him. So far, he’s my favorite. ♥🃏♠
The plot kinda reminds me of My Hero Academia but with far less noble intentions on the characters’ part, which makes it all the more real. Dialogue and comedic aspect are on point, too.
By the way, i was wa
Jordan Stephens
This manga does everything a shounen manga should do. When I think of the perfect manga, I think of Hunter X Hunter. This review is about the series as a whole.

The fights are amazing. Each hunter has their own ability and fighting style. The main characters use their wits and their own unique style to win. I liked Dragon Ball Z as much as the next kid growing up, but each characters strength is determined by their power level, and that's about it (DragonBall is a different). In HxH there is so m
Jun 01, 2012 rated it really liked it
Art: 5/5
Story: 5/5

My rating scale for this--and all subsequent volumes--will be based on story and art. I caught an episode of the 2011 anime on Animax and I realized, hey, I never knew what happened after the Zoaldyck arc (back when it was on GMA). I was also in the mood to read something gory, so I decided to read the manga.

Gon Freecss, 11 going on 12, is off to take the prestigious Hunter exam above the objections of his adoptive mother, Mito. The exam is an arduous one, where it is
(Jean) Owen  Kerr
Jan 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Hunters are specially trained workers who's fields range from gourmet hunters to assassins. All Hunters must take the deadly and excruciating Hunter Exam, planned out by determined task makers, to receive their Hunters license. Gon is a nature loving boy who wants to become a Hunter to gain access to all restricted areas to search for his missing father. The story is narrated to make Gon’s test the main story storyline. When Gon leaves to finally take the exam, he teams up with two other exam t ...more
Nov 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Actual rating: 4.5 stars

YES. I finally started to read the manga. I'm a HUGE fan of the anime, and this is amazing!!!!!! Why 4.5 stars, you might ask. Why not 5? Well, the art. Because of how BEAUTIFUL the anime was,I guess I was just expecting...more. But if nothing I say will make you read this, just do it for Killua. Just. For. Killua.
You will not regret it.
*melts into a puddle*
(I can't post pictures of my lovely on the Kindle version, so just search up Killua on Google. Then once you see his
Jan 29, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga-manhwa
Pueden haber comics mejores en historia, personajes, dibujos pero Hunter x Hunter es de los primeros que me hicieron querer tanto el anime/manga y todo lo que refiere a Japón. Por eso le doy 4 estrellas. El arco de los exámenes de cazador es considerado uno de los más infatiles pero a mi me divierte mucho y me pone nostálgica. Por eso es que se merece la nota que le pongo, me hizo muy feliz leerlo. Gon es el típico personaje de shounen, pero estoy extremadamente encariñada con el personaje. "Gon ...more
Oct 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
So I finally got around to giving this a shot, and I gotta say that so far I really like it! c:

From the get-go, it reminds me quite a bit of Dragon Ball (with Gon being very similar to Goku in both temperament and appearance) with a bit of Naruto thrown in, which I really enjoyed. The hunting aspect is interesting, and while I'm still not entirely sure what being a "hunter" entails, despite the few explanations so far (seems to be a combined animal hunter, treasure hunter, protector, etc. mishma
Koichi Mashita
Jul 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I know this manga, but I have never read in manga because I only watch anime on tv. However my friend recommended me that you must read this manga. I began to read manga. I have already known the content of this manga. I found it interesting for me to read this manga. This story is about hunters. In this world, it is situated high position of job. This main character is also tried to be a hunter. I am looking forward to reading next volume as soon as possible.
Oct 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
God, I love this series so much. Hunter X Hunter is probably my favorite series ever. I am re-reading this series (again) and I can’t be more happy. This whole series is amazing. I can’t recommend it enough.
Elias Alexander
Nov 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
This was a great first volume. I’m so glad that I finally started this series.
Nguyên Nguyên
Feb 12, 2018 rated it liked it
Phân trươc thi ok ma kê tư phân đi vao tân thê giơi dai dong qua uhu :"(( đoc buôn ngu muôn xiu. con ko co Gon vơi Killua nưa :(( ...more
Jul 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Un manga fantasy passionnant qui donne vraiment envie de voir Gon devenir un Hunter ! 😍
Feb 08, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved this!! Definitely reminds me of dragonball ... but with less perverts 😂😂

I am ready for volume 2 ... just need to buy it 😬😬😬
May 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Sep 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Off the bat, characters are super likable and it's been fun to see them put into novel scenarios. Looking forward to reading more. I missed Togashi.
Jun 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
I have already read this manga as a Japanese version. When I read this manga at first time, I thought this is complicated and dislike the picture.
However, This story is great! At the beginning of this manga, main character, Gon will be Hunter in spite of difficulties. Gon is very funny and he is bright person. Kurapika is cool and genius. Reorio is stupid. Like this everyone has different personalities. So I like seeing this three person. I'll continue to read it!
Yasiru (reviews will soon be removed and linked to blog)
To be perfectly honest, I should take off a star for the fluctuating quality of the artwork, but this is such an imaginative and well-balanced series that I can't bring myself to. Though this was a Yoshishiro Togashi series, for whatever reason I dared to be sceptical and stayed away for the longest time, but was glad to be proven wrong with strong characterisation across the board from the protagonists to the villains, an intriguing and flexible power system and even a nostalgic sense for YuYu ...more
Riyam Alameri
Dec 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
قد لمعت عيناه بالعزم انتفضت يُمناه في هدوء الليل
الانمي الأفضل الذي تابعتهُ في سنة ٢٠٠٤ ومازلتُ أتابعه لأسباب كثيرة أولها ابتكار في رسوم الشخصيات ابتكار القصة ابتكار لغة خاصة بها يُدخلك توغاشي الى عالم Hunter x Hunter الذي لا رجعة منه

المانغا افضل بكثير من المسلسل والفلم فهو يجعلك تتكلم بكل الحالات وحتى أصوات الأقدام عندما يسيرون
تجربتي الاولى في قراءة ألمانغا أحببتها كثيراً وتستحق النجمات الخمس
Aug 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Probably the best manga of all time. Don't believe me? Read it for yourself.
Yuka Kaku
Apr 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Gavin Abdollahi
Oct 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
So, let's talk about Hunter X Hunter.
Wait, do you mean the one that's all kiddy and has a twelve year old hunting monsters?
Umm... I'm talking about the one that's one of the greatest, and most violent, anime/manga I've read/seen so far.

What is Hunter X Hunter, you ask?
It's a Japanese manga that was adapted into two anime series. (If I were you, I'd watched the latest one)
HxH follows Gon, a young boy who so far hasn't even reached 13, on his quest to find his father.
Simple, huh?
Well, its what hap
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Yoshihiro Togashi (see also 冨樫 義博) is a manga artist. Credited in Chinese translations as Fu Jian Yi Bo.

He began drawing manga at an early age; while he attended college, the publisher Shueisha recognized his talent. Togashi has authored numerous manga series in different genres during the past three decades. He is perhaps best known for writing and illustrating the YuYu Hakusho and Hunter × Hunte

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