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Hunter x Hunter (1999 - 2001)

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Hunter x Hunter (1999 - 2001) (Television Series)
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Hunter x Hunter (Television Series)

October 16, 1999 - March 31, 2001
Genres: Animation
 
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Hunter × Hunter is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. It has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since March 3, 1998, although the manga has frequently gone on hiatus since 2006. As of December 2012, 340 chapters have been collected into 32 tankobon volumes by Shueisha. The story focuses on a young boy named Gon Freecss, who discovers that his father, whom he was told was dead, is actually alive and a world-renowned Hunter, a licensed profession for those who specialize in fantastic pursuits such as locating rare or unidentified animal species, treasure hunting, surveying unexplored enclaves, or hunting down lawless individuals. Despite being abandoned by him, Gon departs upon a journey to follow in his footsteps, pass the rigorous Hunter Examination, and eventually find his father. Along the way, Gon meets various other Hunters and also encounters the paranormal. The original inspiration for the manga came from Togashi's own collecting hobby.