Nonetheless, Yusuke's gesture proves futile, as the shot hits and kills Sensui.[1]. Yusuke engages with Raizen only to find out Raizen's strength is far greater than his, with Raizen even emphasizing the gap of power between them despite of his power being at its lowest point and perhaps remaining with only a year to live due to the degradation. They instead had a child and Raizen had to leave her and swore that he wouldn't eat another human until he met her again. Raizen however is dying from starvation from not eating humans. He has long, black hair and two prominent horns that jut down from his forehead but appear to frame his head. Additionally, he has four horns on his head, two on each side, and one jutting from the back of his head, giving him a total of seven horns. 98 images (& sounds) of the Yu Yu Hakusho cast of characters. They were all very successful in the Makai Tournament, because of their powers, which nearly rivaled those of the Three Kings themselves. Christopher Sabat is the English dub voice of Raizen in Yu Yu Hakusho, and Takayuki Sugo is the Japanese voice. Despite his brutal reputation as a warrior and a savage beast who feeds on humans, Raizen is perceptive enough to know and acknowledge the depth of capabilities and true motives harbored by the other two kings and has a very loving and caring side to his personality, as seen when he implored Yusuke to lead Hokushin and the rest of his subordinates well in Raizen's place, and though he may not seem like it, he is a man of his word and honor, keeping his promises even when someone he has made a promise to is no longer there to hold him to it. Yoshihiro Togashi, Yuyu Hakusho v.18: The Demon Plane Unification Tournament (ViZ, 1994) The penultimate volume of the long-running series gives us a pretty good indication of why the series folded; didn't we just get out of a big tournament storyline? It is hinted that Yusuke sees Raizen as the closest father-figure he never had, considering the fact his biological father was never there for him for most of his childhood. She eventually died and Raizen kept his word of never eating another human. It follows fourteen-year-old junior high school delinquent Yusuke Urameshi, who dies and is resurrected in order to become the Underworld's detective of paranormal events in the Human World. Just as Raizen fires a deadly shot of Yusuke's newly acquired demon gun at Sensui, Yusuke begins to regain control over his body, urging Sensui to move out of the way of the incoming bullet. One of them, Kokou, was in love with Raizen, but resented him after he "cheated" on her with the woman who became Yusuke's ancestor. Yusuke visits Raizen's grave and his own decision of going back to the Human World to see Keiko one final time as Raizen's spirit emerges from his grave as he gives Yusuke some advice and his own responsibility before the latter departs. With such questions still in mind, Yusuke travels back to human realm, revoked of his former status as spirit detective. In the middle of the final battle between Yusuke and former spirit detective Shinobu Sensui, Raizen takes control of Yusuke's body, causing his descendant to develop demon-like features greatly resembling those of Raizen. Sometime later, she married Enki, another one of Raizen's old sparring pals. They are based on the YuYu Hakusho manga series by Yoshihiro … Raizen describes her as "the most beautiful creature he had ever seen." The series followed human Yusuke Urameshi, a teenager given a second chance at life - albeit as a protector of the Human Realm. He has chosen to keep his promise of never again eating a human to the only woman he has ever loved over eating, staying strong, and thereby remaining in greater power and control of the Demon World forever. Though he once fed on humans for sustenance, Raizen, after falling in love with a human woman, vows never to eat humans again. Yu Yu Hakusho is quite similar to many of its peers. This is whom most of them lost to: After the tournament had ended and Enki became the ruler of the Makai, all of them had maintained their friendship with no hard feelings. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure keeps itself fresh by regularly rotating through its protagonists and settings. True to his promise, Raizen's body begins to slowly eat itself to death, eventually causing the growl of his stomach to be heard throughout Demon World, according to Hokushin. 1992 16+ 4 Seasons TV Shows Based on Manga. Although it is stated clearly that Yusuke is his direct descendant it has never been specified exactly which side of Yusuke's family does Raizen come from. Yusuke… After Raizen's death, they all went to pay their respects, at his grave. Accompanied by long, white hair, his facial features consist of a long, thin nose, canine teeth, a tattoo below his left eye, and a pained, craving smile. He first appears in the show when Yusuke is fighting Sensui and he interrupts and possesses Yusuke. 23 min Shōnen law demands that the strongest character be the young male protagonist, and so it is with Yu Yu Hakusho. Raizen was one of The Three Kings of the Demon Realm, Yusuke Urameshi 's ancestral father and part of a special type of elite and powerful demon called Mazoku. In the anime, prior to Yusuke's departure to Demon World, Raizen is called Toshin by Hokushin. Perhaps Togashi already knew of the series' demise and had to come up with a quick ending, but if not, man, what a letdown. Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files. (Correction, literal translation would be thunder and not lightning,), Although he was, at his time of dying, equal to both. Hokushin & Raizen (YuYu Hakusho) Hokushin & Kirin (YuYu Hakusho) Hokushin (YuYu Hakusho) Raizen (YuYu Hakusho) Mukuro (YuYu Hakusho) Kirin (YuYu Hakusho) Alternate Universe; Depressing; Summary. Raizen (雷禅, Raizen) was part of a special type of elite and powerful demon called a Mazoku (loosely meaning the "Tribe of Devils", translated as Demonkin in FUNimation's subtitles of the original Japanese anime.). He was also one of The Three Kings of Makai and Yusuke Urameshi's ancestral father. This is evident, given that he allows Raizen's subordinates– Hokushin, Touou, and Seitei– to … In Chapter 161 of the manga, Raizen is stated to have a Youki of 1,322,000 in his weakened state. Initially, he couldn't suppress his urge to eat her, and she told him he was welcome to, but at the risk of her tainted flesh and blood eating his own insides. He then tells Yusuke the reason for his starvation and dies several moments later. One of them, Kokou, was in love with Raizen, but resented him after he "cheated" on her with the woman who became Yusuke's ancestor. Though he once fed on humans for sustenance, Raizen, after falling in love with a human woman, vows never to eat humans again. Before the start of the tournament, Yusuke meets two of Raizen's allies, Enki and his wife, Koko as the latter mourns of their leader's death as Enki mentions Raizen as a most powerful warrior to Yusuke. When Yusuke finally goes to see Raizen, he loses control of his hunger, nearly killing Yusuke in the process. Like and Subscribe to my channel for more videos. https://yuyuhakusho.fandom.com/wiki/Raizen%27s_Friends?oldid=30215. After dying to save a boy, delinquent tough guy Yusuke Urameshi is granted another chance at life by redeeming himself as a "Spirit Detective." It was hinted that Raizen's friends in the past were stronger than Yomi and Mukuro, as Enki stated that they were rusty because they didn't train or fight for a long time. Raizen Yusuke is a fanfiction author that has written 11 stories for Yu-Gi-Oh GX, Yu-Gi-Oh, Bleach, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Once Upon a Time, and Yu-Gi-Oh! Photos of the Yu Yu Hakusho (Show) voice actors. YuYu Hakusho Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. Except for Enki and Kokou (husband and wife), and Natsume and Kujou (siblings), the others had followed their separate ways. Raizen's surname/title of Toushin (闘神), meaning "war god", is exclusive to the anime and is supposed to be a nickname representing his unmatched prowess in combat. Yusuke trains rigorously with Hokushin until they deem he is worthy of fighting Raizen. While only her insides and blood are corrupted in the anime, in the manga Raizen sees that the rotting flesh she ate has taken its toll on her body, as her flesh seems to be rotting and corrupt as well, making it much more threatening in the man… Among Shounen animes of the 1990s', Yu Yu Hakusho was often singled out for its unique characters, world-building, and pull-no-punches attitude. Yusuke did not realize how proud he was of his forefather until he heard the words of Raizen's comrades saying how honorable he was. 5D's. He has several traits similar to his descendant. Despite this, without Raizen, they lost the will to fight, and became out of practice for hundreds of years. Later, however, Yusuke goes with them, along with Kurama and Hiei with Raizen's rivals Yomi and Mukuro. He is also called the Master of War or Warrior God depending on the translation. 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