Parents' Guide to

Hunter x Hunter

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Adventure anime has violence, innuendo, worthy lessons.

TV Max Anime 2021
Hunter x Hunter poster.

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 16+

Great, yet gory, show

It's not too bad until you get into the Chimera Ant arc... very gory with intelligent insects doing inhumane things to people such as killing children, lobotomies, stripping elderly men naked, and using them as pets, etc. also there are some pretty clear erections as well so definitely don't let your children watch this... the story and animation are incredible however so if you can stomach that part it's excellent.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
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age 14+

Show is much darker than some reviews imply

This show is amazing. It is very well-written, and very engaging, but can have a slow start for some viewers. I suggest you ignore the professional review and other reviews that say this show is for 9 year olds, because it's very unlikely that they've seen the entirety of the show. There are many disturbing and scary scenes in later episodes of the series, especially the Chimera Ant arc, and a lot of complex writing that kids younger than 14 might not fully comprehend. Overall, I highly recommend it, but be aware this show is FAR darker than the cover might suggest.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9 ):
Kids say (19 ):

This adventure-themed series has all the elements of an fun teen-oriented anime series. Gon is a lively, kind, and passionate protagonist, and the examination acts as a hero's journey, the end of which will lead him to his desired place among the Hunters. But Hunter x Hunter also has substance, and offers viewers life lessons, which are contextualized in a way designed to help Gon and his friends understand who they are, and what their lives will be look if they make it through. Overall, the series is an upbeat and adventurous story world that offers some interesting food for thought.

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