10 Best Episodes of InuYasha

Kagome Higurashi is a modern day young girl who lives with her family by the old Higure shrine. Unbeknownst to Kagome, she is the reincarnation of priestess Kikyo and posseses the "Jewel of Four Souls" (the Shikon jewel). One ill-fated day, Kagome locates an ancient well near her home and is abruptly transported through the well and into a feudal Japan, inhabited by demons. There, she encounters Inuyasha, son of a powerful demon father and a human mother, who is pinned to a tree by an enchanted arrow.

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#15 - Kagura's Wind (Season 7 - Episode 2)

Upon healing her wounds inflicted by Naraku, using Midoriko's soul, Kikyo runs into Inuyasha again and reveals the secret to destroying Naraku.

The episode was rated 8.65 from 23 votes.

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#14 - Bizarre Guards at the Border of the Afterlife (Season 6 - Episode 7)


Inuyasha and his friends attempt to reach the graveyard located beyond the border of this world.

The episode was rated 8.67 from 24 votes.

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#13 - Tetsusaiga Breaks (Season 2 - Episode 16)

Inuyasha, though still recovering from his serious wounds, fights Goshinki, a demon who is eating an entire village.

The episode was rated 8.67 from 45 votes.

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#12 - The Tragic Love Song of Destiny, Part II (Season 6 - Episode 10)


Kaede narrates a special episode that explains Kikyo's life as a miko, her recieving the Shikon no Tama and Naraku's trap for her and Inuyasha.

The episode was rated 8.68 from 22 votes.

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#11 - When the Jewel is Whole (Season 7 - Episode 20)

With only one shard of the Shikon Jewel remaining, Naraku takes Kagome hostage to use her as ransom for the last shard.

The episode was rated 8.73 from 11 votes.

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#10 - The Day of Days (Season 7 - Episode 18)


Kohaku remains unconscious after being stared down by Magatsuhi, the evil will. Kagome is worried, but she has to buckle down and study for her entrance exams, so she decides to return home.

The episode was rated 8.73 from 11 votes.

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#9 - The Mysterious Light that Guides the Saint (Season 6 - Episode 12)

Princess Abi goes after a group of villagers who are hiding in a cave.

The episode was rated 8.73 from 22 votes.

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#8 - Meido Zangetsuha (Season 7 - Episode 3)


It is the day of the annual Fox Demon Exam at the Demon Inn. Miroku and his friends get stuck taking the tests. Shippo hopes to be promoted in rank for playfully getting revenge on Inuyasha.

The episode was rated 8.80 from 20 votes.

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#7 - Thoughts Fall Short (Season 7 - Episode 25)

Naraku heads for the Bone Eater’s Well and vanishes! Before disappearing, Naraku makes his last wish for Kagome, injured at the hands of Byakuya, to be swallowed into Meido, the Path to the Underworld.

The episode was rated 8.82 from 11 votes.

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#6 - Naraku's Uncertain Wish (Season 7 - Episode 24)


Naraku has been living as a demon despite having a human heart. While fighting him, Kagome asks about his true wish.

The episode was rated 8.82 from 11 votes.

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#5 - Naraku: Trap of Light (Season 7 - Episode 23)

Kagome’s spiritual powers are restored, and divine light is revived in Naraku’s Shikon Jewel. However, Naraku uses this as a decoy to lure Sango into his trap.

The episode was rated 8.82 from 11 votes.

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#4 - Naraku: Trap of Darkness (Season 7 - Episode 22)


Inuyasha’s heart is devoured by the Shikon Jewel’s poison, and he turns into his demon form, helpless as the darkness in his heart takes control of him.

The episode was rated 8.82 from 11 votes.

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#3 - Magatsuhi's Evil Will (Season 7 - Episode 17)

When Inuyasha and his companions return to Kaede's village to tell her of Kikyo's death, he and Kaede try to find out what is sealing off Kagome's powers.

The episode was rated 8.82 from 11 votes.

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#2 - Toward Tomorrow (Season 7 - Episode 26)


When the last person to obtain the Shikon Jewel makes the one correct wish, the jewel will be purified and disappear entirely from this world. The long journey of Inuyasha and his companions comes to end and thus concludes this Feudal Fairy Tale.

The episode was rated 8.82 from 17 votes.

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#1 - Naraku's Heart (Season 7 - Episode 1)

Hakudoshi is scheming to take Naraku's place. He steals Kagome's Shikon Jewel shards and entices Kagura to betray Naraku.

The episode was rated 8.89 from 28 votes.

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