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Hunter X Hunter Arc 2: The Zoldyck Manor

This is its own arc. Not part of the Hunter Exam. Fight me. Right after Killua murdered a dude and failed the Hunter Exam, Gon, along with Kurapika and Leorio, head off to find him. Their quest takes them to the Zoldyck family manor, where all manner of trials await them. Can Gon rescue Killua… Continue reading Hunter X Hunter Arc 2: The Zoldyck Manor

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Hunter X Hunter Arc 1: The Hunter’s Exam

Remember when Hisoka killing people was the darkest thing in Hunter X Hunter? That seems so quaint now, after watching the Chimera Ant arc. And Yorknew. And select scenes in the Election arc. And... no, Greed Island was pretty tame. As an introductory arc to Hunter X Hunter, the Hunter Exam is pretty good! It… Continue reading Hunter X Hunter Arc 1: The Hunter’s Exam

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Hunter X Hunter: Shounen at its Most Deceptive

Oh, I'm sorry! Did you think this was a cute battle shounen? Oh, you little fool! You have no idea! Is what I wish I could go back and tell myself when I first discovered this show way back in early high school. Because my god, dude, I was not prepared for this shit! Like, at all!… Continue reading Hunter X Hunter: Shounen at its Most Deceptive

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My Problem With HunterxHunter’s Chimera Arc

When it comes to HunterxHunter arcs, people tend to share the same opinions. The first is that Greed Island is the worst. Up until recently, I didn't agree with that. The second one, which I also disagreed with, is that the Chimera Ant arc was the best. As you likely guessed from the title, my… Continue reading My Problem With HunterxHunter’s Chimera Arc

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Genthru: HunterxHunter’s Least Interesting Villain

It's amazing the things you can get done in quarantine when you're bored. I've finished several games, watched and rewatched many shows, and gotten more writing done than I've managed in a while. I've even managed to get around to revisiting some stories I've dropped for a while! Including a modern shounen classic: HunterxHunter! Or… Continue reading Genthru: HunterxHunter’s Least Interesting Villain