Things I Like: Juri (Yu Yu Hakusho)

Juri first appearance Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

While I preferred Koto as the referee, I did like Juri.

Juri Shishiwakamaru ura urashima Makintaro kuro momotaro anji kurama Kazuma Kuwabara hiei Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

She replaces her once the semi-finals begin.

Cute fish girl juri Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Though it becomes clear that she was only chosen to be eye candy for all the demons watching.

Idunn box turns Juri into child Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

She’s almost gotten killed in the ring. But the worst that ever happened was being temporarily turned into a small child of herself.

Juri congratulates genkai Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

I thought it was cute that she congratulated Genkai so warmly because they were both female.

Juri argues with Yusuke Urameshi Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

She wasn’t above arguing with fighters over a match call.

Juri crying Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

She did have moments where she wanted to quit.

Juri and koto announce Yusuke Urameshi as the winner of the dark tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

She manages to stay alive the whole time. But after the Dark Tournament, she works at some place as a waitress in Demon World.

Things I Like: Koto (Yu Yu Hakusho)

Koto fox demon Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

I always liked the ring announcer Koto during the Dark Tournament.

Koto and zeru Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

She had an excellent work ethic. She was sometimes as much as part of the fight as the actual fighters.

Younger toguro and koto Yu yu hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

She always had a strange love for violence, calling it glorious and wonderful.

Koto hiding from the dragon of the darkness flame Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Though hypocritically, she’s avoided death a few times when an attack was way too powerful.

Koto vs Bakken Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

She even gets attacked by a demon who was breaking the rules.

Koto demoted Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

For showing too much sympathy for Team Urameshi, she’s demoted as an announcer in the stands rather than the referee in the ring.

Koto and juri Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan dark tournament

Being replaced by Juri, but both of them get to announce Yusuke and his team as the winners of the Dark Tournament.

Koto and enki demon world tournament Yu Yu Hakusho anime Japan

But to the demons running the Demon World Tournament, they asked her to be the announcer due to her talents, not her physical appearance. I was happy for her.