Parents' Guide to

Yu Yu Hakusho

By Danae Stahlnecker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Adaptation of '90s action anime has swears, scares, smoking.

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Yu Yu Hakusho TV show poster: A reflection image; the top is four teen boys back by blue light. The bottom is 3 adult demons back by dark green light.

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This battle-heavy live-action adaptation is a lively modernization of a beloved '90s franchise. Yu Yu Hakusho's lengthy fight scenes and shocking supernatural imagery are what hook viewers. Watch it for the fun premise, but don't expect much thematic depth. Fortunately, characters are just interesting enough to add emotional stakes to the knock-out brawls between demons and junior high students.

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