Where Can You Read YuYu Hakusho Online?

Yu Yu Hakusho is iconic, but where can you read it online?

by J.R. Waugh
Where Can You Read Yu Yu Hakusho Online
Image: Yoshihiro Togashi / Shueisha / VIZ Media / Pierrot

Yu Yu Hakusho is a Shonen Jump mainstay and an iconic series known for influencing many manga in the present. It originated as a detective series where protagonist Yusuke Urameshi could earn his redemption by solving crimes on behalf of the underworld. However, it soon took on a more Dragon Ball Z-style approach, with eclectic and fun characters joining Yusuke while he discovers surprising info about his past. It’s an iconic series that’s getting a live-action adaptation this December, but where can you read the Yu Yu Hakusho manga online?

Where Can You Read the Yu Yu Hakusho Manga Online?

VIZ Media’s Yu Yu Hakusho portal and the Shonen Jump manga reader app are your destinations for the manga. You can read every chapter individually as part of the subscription service, from 1 to 175!

Additionally, you can purchase each volume of the series to read it. The prices are quite low for digital fans, at ~$6.99. Yu Yu Hakusho had a pretty stellar manga run of 175 chapters across 19 volumes, and 78 million copies in circulation, it’s beloved worldwide.

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This is to say you should certainly consider Yu Yu Hakusho if you haven’t checked it out. It’s funny, has some pretty great twists on tournament arc-style manga (looking at you, Record of Ragnarok), and has a fascinating spiritual/occult gimmick in its action. It would be sufficient to say that fans are nervous yet excited about the upcoming live-action Netflix adaptation.

When Does the Netflix Yu Yu Hakusho Series Release?

Much like One Piece, Yu Yu Hakusho is getting a live-action adaptation, coming out in December 2023. Fans around the world are nervous about this as, despite One Piece’s success, the live-action adaptations have a rough track record. For every OPLA or Rurouni Kenshin, it seems like there are far more Death Note or Attack on Titan adaptations that blow chunks.

Given the crazy forms some of the demonic characters take as the series goes by, this is going to be a hard sell. But it’s one we should certainly check out, as it seems promisingly faithful, even though we only have info on the casting of Yusuke Urameshi, Kazuma Kuwabara, Kurama, and Hiei.

- This article was updated on September 14th, 2023

About The Author

J.R. is a content creator with AOTF and has been covering gaming and entertainment in the industry since 2022. Along with a B.A. in History from the University of Cincinnati, he has studied at the University of Birmingham, UK, and part of his M.A. at the University of Waterloo. You'll find J.R. particularly at home writing about the hottest manga and anime. He is highly passionate about horror, strategy, and RPGs, and anything about Star Trek or LOTR. When not ranting about fan theories or writing guides, J.R. also manages his local movie theater.