Things I Like: Bui (Yu Yu Hakusho)

Bui first appearance Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Bui was one of my favorite villains on the show.

Bui semifinals match Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

As a member of Team Toguro, he was never someone to take lightly.

Bui giant axe Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Despite the weapon and armor, he wasn’t slow at all.

Bui swings giant axe Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

A tragic mistake for his opponent in the semi-finals.

Bui and karasu vs toguro brothers Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Along with Karasu, they originally fought the Toguro brothers and lost. For losing, they become unpaid employees.

Bui vs hiei Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

He fights Hiei in the final round, but is far too slow for him.

Bui takes off armor Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

But after he takes off his armor, he displays an impressive amount of energy.

Bui turns away the dragon of the darkness flame Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

He was strong enough to turn away the Dragon of the Darkness Flame.

Bui loses fight against Hiei Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

But he’s outmatched when Hiei swallows the dragon and becomes it.

Bui defeated by hiei Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Hiei spares his life after being defeated.

Things I Like: Karasu (Yu Yu Hakusho)

Karasu first appearance Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Karasu was one of the most terrifying villains on the show.

Karasu vs green demon Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

As a member of Team Toguro, he doesn’t show up until the semi-finals to fight.

Karasu wins semifinals Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

He absolutely humiliates and annihilates his enemy.

Karasu and bui vs toguro brothers Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Turns out he was a forced servant of the Toguro brothers. After losing a battle against them years ago, he was forced to join their ranks.

Karasu scaring kurama Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

He was gay for Kurama, yet planned to murder him. That’s definitely not a way to get a date.

Kurama using rose petals against karasu Yu yu hakusho anime Japan

He was the only opponent to terrify Kurama.

Karasu vs kurama dark tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

As he was obviously outmatched.

Karasu vs yoko kurama Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Luckily he could turn into Yoko Kurama and turn the tide of the battle.

Karasu vs yoko kurama plants Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Yoko Kurama was wasting too much time against him, a trait I didn’t expect out of him.

Karasu blond hair dark tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

Karasu powers up as he starts to lose his Yoko form.

Karasu vs kurama invisible bombs Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

He decides to torture him before the final blow.

Kurama using death plant on karasu Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Giving Kurama the perfect chance to make a final attack.

Karasu killed by Kurama dark tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

Surprisingly ending his life.

Karasu wins finals match against kurama Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Karasu managed to win the match though, as Kurama failed to kill him before the 10 count.

Yusuke Urameshi yells at juri for Kurama loss decision Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Leading to a disputed tournament call.

Things I Like: Suzuka (Yu Yu Hakusho)

Suzuka clown outfit Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

While he makes a bad first impression, he was a decent character on the show.

Suzuka old man disguise Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament Suzuki

He first pretends to be an old man for no apparent reason.

Kazuma Kuwabara VS suzuka dark tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

And fights a very excited Kuwabara.

Kazuma Kuwabara defeated by suzuka Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

And like Shishiwakamaru, defeating him rather easily.

Genkai vs suzuka dark tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Just like his friend, he has to fight Genkai next.

Genkai stealing clown nose from suzuka Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

And she makes a complete fool out of him.

Suzuka defeated by Genkai dark tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

I don’t know how he thought he could beat Toguro on his own.

Suzuka offers help to Kazuma Kuwabara and kurama Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

He makes an unexpected appearance near the beginning of the final round.

Fruit of a past life kurama Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Offering Kurama and Kuwabara weapons to help them win their matches as he hated Toguro so much.

Suzuki Jin Toya rinku demon world tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

He later joins the Demon World Tournament allying himself with Yusuke’s dream.

Things I Like: Shishiwakamaru (Yu Yu Hakusho)

Shishiwakamaru dice roll Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

One of the better villains on the show, Shishiwakamaru definitely makes an impression.

Kazuma Kuwabara VS Shishiwakamaru Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

He fights Kuwabara first, sending him far away with a magical blanket.

Shishiwakamaru vs genkai dark tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

His true test was against Genkai.

Shishiwakamaru unmasking genkai Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

He takes off her mask, and the whole crowd is confused.

Shishiwakamaru asks juri to disqualify team Urameshi Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

And calls for an immediate disqualification.

Toguro tells dark tournament crowd that team Urameshi did not cheat Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

Until Toguro comes in to set the record straight.

Shishiwakamaru demonic sword Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Knowing he could kill a celebrity, he gets quite vicious with his special sword a demonic nature.

Genkai uses spirit reflection blast against shishiwakamaru Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Even with Genkai at her weakest, he found himself totally outmatched.

Shishiwakamaru losing to genkai Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

To give him credit, he tried his best.

Shishiwakamaru eliminated from the Dark Tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

And all the demon girls in the crowd we’re so disappointed.

Shishiwakamaru chu suzuka Toya demon world tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

We find out his true form is really an imp. But he later elevates to the S-Class level of power and fights in the Demon World Tournament.

Things I Hate: Ura Urashima (Yu Yu Hakusho)

Ura urashima Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Ura Urashima had a cool battle but he was a little dweeb.

Ura Urashima vs kurama Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Fighting Kurama in the semi-finals, he pleads to him to save his grandmother.

Ura Urashima tricks kurama Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Which was all a trick to take advantage of Kurama’s only weakness, his kindness.

Kurama sees force field by Ura Urashima Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Apparently he wasn’t strong enough the kill Kurama on his own. Rather he created a force field around the ring to trap them in.

Idunn box Ura Urashima Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

So he could release a gas that would turn anyone to a very young age.

Kurama breathing idunn box air Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

I knew when I saw it the first time what would happen.

Yoko kurama reborn Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

A very glorious thing.

Yoko kurama thanks Ura Urashima Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

The temporary rebirth of Yoko Kurama.

Ura Urashima begs yoko kurama for mercy Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

And oh boy, did he regret that. Faced with a very gruesome death, he decides to tell Kurama with secrets of his team.

Ura Urashima killed by shishiwakamaru Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Shishiwakamaru kills him immediately from outside the ring. Turns out he was a lower class demon all along. Makes sense.