List of Inuyasha episodes (season 6)

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The final season of the anime series Inuyasha aired in Japan on Animax from January 26, 2004, through September 13, 2004. Based on the manga series of the same title by Rumiko Takahashi, the anime was produced by Sunrise. The season continues the half demon Inuyasha's and the high school girl Kagome Higurashi's journey alongside their friends Shippo, Miroku and Sango to obtain the fragments of the shattered Jewel of Four Souls, a powerful jewel that had been hidden inside Kagome's body, and keep the shards from being used for evil.

The anime is licensed for release in North America by Viz Media. The English dub of the last season was broadcast on Cartoon Network as part of its Adult Swim programming block from March 29, 2006, through October 27, 2006

The opening themes for this season were "One Day, One Dream" by Tackey & Tsubasa for episodes 139-153 and "Angelus" (ANGELUS -アンジェラス-, Anjerasu) by Hitomi Shimatani for episodes 154-167. The ending themes were "Come" by Namie Amuro for episodes 139-147, "Change the World" by V6 for episode 148, "Brand-New World" by V6 for episodes 149-166, and "My will" by Dream for episode 167.

Episode list[edit]

No. Title Original airdate[1][2] English airdate[3][4] Asia airdate
139"The Great Duel at Shoun Falls!"
Transcription: "Shōun no Taki no Dai Kettō" (Japanese: 昇雲の滝の大決闘)
January 26, 2004 (2004-01-26)March 29, 2006December 29, 2010
Hoshiyomi holds Kagome Higurashi captive, to unite the Ken Blade with the Kon Blade. The rest of Inuyasha's group have been scattered by the pentagram barrier surrounding the shrine created by Hoshiyomi. Each are encountered by one of the four ninja yōkai, proving to be worthy opponents, as Inuyasha's group struggle to defeat them. The bitter Hoshiyomi reveals to Kagome his own tragic close romantic relationship with a high-ranking human priestess named Tsukiyomi. He believes that by reuniting the two blades, he must kill humans to save humankind. Miroku uses his Wind Tunnel to vacuum the four ninja yōkai into the vortex. Hoshiyomi summons the two blades together to form the Naginata of Kenkon.
140"Eternal Love: The Naginata of Kenkon"
Transcription: "Eien no Omoi Kenkon no Naginata" (Japanese: 永遠の思い 乾坤の薙刀)
February 2, 2004 (2004-02-02)April 5, 2006December 30, 2010
With the complete Naginata of Kenkon in his possession, Hoshiyomi is virtually unstoppable. The spirit of Tsukiyomi returns and possesses Kagome to reason with her old lover. Hoshiyomi wanted to forge the Naginata of Kenkon in order to fight alongside Tsukiyomi, but he became possessed by the demonic influence of his overwhelming weapon. Tsukiyomi sealed Hoshiyomi within the shrine, and separated the halberd into two blades. However, Hoshiyomi killed Tsukiyomi as payment of betrayal. Akitoki confesses his unrequited romantic love for Kagome, defending against an attack by Hoshiyomi. Tsukiyomi gives Inuyasha and Kagome a chance to destroy the demonic halberd once and for all.
141"Entei, The Demon Horse Unleashed!"
Transcription: "Tokihanatareta Yōba Entei" (Japanese: 解き放たれた妖馬炎蹄)
February 9, 2004 (2004-02-09)April 12, 2006December 31, 2010
When Inuyasha and his companions come upon a wrecked village, they find out that the priest of the village was murdered by Kagura and The Infant. A legendary monk is known for sealing a swift demon horse known as Entei, and its demon master named Rengokuki, in the mountains. Kagura and The Infant approach the monk to attack him. However, the monk slices The Infant in half. Kagura brings both halves of The Infant to Kanna, who keeps one of the halves. Chaos ensues when the seal of Entei is broken. Moreover, due to Entei's swiftness, it is left unharmed.
142"Untamed Entei and Horrible Hakudoshi"
Transcription: "Bōsō Entei to Senritsu no Hakudōshi" (Japanese: 暴走炎蹄と戦慄の白童子)
February 16, 2004 (2004-02-16)April 19, 2006January 3, 2011
The half of The Infant that was guarded by Kagura transforms into Hakudoshi, the eighth incarnation of Naraku. Inuyasha and his companions follow Entei and is led to Rengokuki, who has risen from his grave, but the two retreat when Inuyasha overpowers them. Rengokuki meets Kagura, who quickly declines his offer in marriage. Hakudoshi ends Entei's wild rampage when he arrives and slaughters Rengokuki, hence being chosen as its new master. Inuyasha and his companions encounter Hakudoshi, who is in search of the remaining shard of the Shikon Jewel located in the Netherworld, before he escapes. Kagome and Shippo are later attacked by a headless demon, in which Inuyasha deduces that Hakudoshi is responsible.
143"3000 Leagues in Search of Father"
Transcription: "Chichi o Tazunete San Senri" (Japanese: 父を訪ねて三千里)
February 23, 2004 (2004-02-23)April 26, 2006January 4, 2011
Inuyasha and his companions met an otter yōkai named Kanta. He tells them that he seeks to restore the head of his father, after it had been sliced off by Hakudoshi. Meanwhile, Hakudoshi is seen with a handful of the heads of demons, glimpsing at the Netherworld. Kanta's headless father has entered into the village, but is scared away by the villagers, as he appears toward Sesshomaru. Kanta and Inuyasha's group find Kanta's father to reattach his head, but to no avail. Sesshomaru is soon convinced to use his Tenseiga to revive Kanta's father. The Netherworld is described as a world covered in clouds of white mist and strewn with heaps of giant bones.
144"Hosenki and the Last Shard"
Transcription: "Hōsenki to Saigo no Kakera" (Japanese: 宝仙鬼と最後のかけら)
March 1, 2004 (2004-03-01)May 3, 2006January 5, 2011
Inuyasha, realizing that the Netherworld is the grave of his father Inu no Taisho, goes to see Myoga, who tells him that he must go to see Hosenki in order to visit the Netherworld. After climbing a cliff, Inuyasha encounters Hakudoshi, who is aware of who Hosenki is. Inuyasha and his companions soon meet Hosenki, whose father has died of old age. Even though his father was the creator of the Black Pearl in Inuyasha's right eye, Hosenki is only the apprentice as such. Kagura appears to Inuyasha's group saying that the pathway to the Netherworld is found in a gateway within the Mountain in the Realm of Fire.
145"Bizarre Guards at the Border of the Afterlife"
Transcription: "Ano Yo to no Sakai ni Iyō na Monban" (Japanese: あの世との境に異様な門番)
March 8, 2004 (2004-03-08)May 10, 2006January 6, 2011
Inuyasha and his companions head toward the Mountain in the Realm of Fire, with the Saimyōshō leading them there. After entering a cave, they find Gozu and Mezu, the giant stone statues that guard the gate of the Netherworld. However, in order to pass through the gate, one must be deceased. Inuyasha seems vulnerable to the attacks from Gozu and Mezu. The only way to revert these two back to stone is to force the gate open by use of the Wind Scar. Kagura quickly attempts to pass through, but her demon army becomes petrified by the blinding light beyond the gate. Gozu and Mezu close the gate and revert to stone. Kagome tells the rest of the group that there is a presence of the shard of the Shikon Jewel beyond the gate. Kagura returns to Hakudoshi, furious at him. Nevertheless, it is kept in mind that Hakudoshi is connected to Naraku, having possession of her heart.
146"The Fiery Bird Master, Princess Abi"
Transcription: "Kishōarai Toritsukai Abi-Hime" (Japanese: 気性荒い鳥使い 阿毘姫)
March 15, 2004 (2004-03-15)May 17, 2006January 7, 2011
It is seen that Princess Abi, who is a phoenix yōkai, has raided a town, in which her horde of phoenix demons drains the blood of the townspeople. Naraku presents himself to Princess Abi as an ally for her quest to heal her poisoned mother Queen Tekkei, wreaking havoc in order to collect the blood of humans to dilute the poison. Abi reluctantly accepts his help in the form of a trident, as it is claimed to be of use to her. A group of goblin demons have appeared in revenge of their father, yet Naraku easily defeats them and continues on his way. Princess Abi encounters Inuyasha for the first time, as her mob of phoenix demons attack a village, but she evades after realizing Naraku intended her to fight against Inuyasha.
147[n 1]"The Tragic Love Song of Destiny (Part 1)"
Transcription: "Meguriau Mae no Sadame no Koi Uta (Zenpen)" (Japanese: めぐり逢う前の運命恋歌)
April 19, 2004 (2004-04-19)May 24, 2006January 10, 2011
This is the first part of a flashback. Kaede witnesses Kikyo and Tsubaki fight a swarm of demons. The grave of Midoriko in a limestone cave reacts to the Shikon Jewel inside a slain yet resurrected Mistress Centipede. Tsubaki places a curse on Kikyo for whenever she were to deeply fall in love. Kikyo is given the duty to guard and purify the Shikon Jewel inside the shrine of the village. After meeting Inuyasha, she realizes that he wants to have the Shikon Jewel to transform from a hanyō to a full-fledged, full-blooded yōkai. She gradually falls in love with him, feeling grateful for what he has unconditionally done, and he with her. Inuyasha gives Kikyo a pearl oyster containing cosmetics as a gift, which belonged to his human mother.
148"The Tragic Love Song of Destiny (Part 2)"
Transcription: "Meguriau Mae no Sadame no Koi Uta (Kōhen)" (Japanese: めぐり逢う前の運命恋歌)
April 19, 2004 (2004-04-19)May 31, 2006January 11, 2011
This is the second part of a memory flashback. A bandit named Onigumo is secretly harbored inside a cave, though devious intentions are sensed, as he desires the Shikon Jewel. Tsubaki initiates a cursed assault on Kikyo, who is able to reflect that assault. Onigumo later is consumed by a flock of demons, thus being transformed into Naraku. Kikyo is attacked by Naraku, and Inuyasha enters to rescue her. Inuyasha wants to be a human in order to be with Kikyo for the rest of his life. Naraku disguises himself as Inuyasha and then as Kikyo to turn them against each other, thereby tainting the Shikon Jewel. Naraku mortally wounds Kikyo. But before she dies, she seals Inuyasha to the Sacred Tree of Ages.
149"The Single Arrow of Chaos"
Transcription: "Haran o Yobu Ippon no Yak" (Japanese: 波乱を呼ぶ一本の矢)
April 26, 2004 (2004-04-26)June 7, 2006January 12, 2011
Another village has been demolished by Princess Abi. Kagura is in search for Sesshomaru. Kanna, with her half of The Infant, plants the child with a noblewoman for reasons unknown. Inuyasha and his companions travel with some villagers to pursue a mysterious person named Saint Hijiri, referred to as the Holy One. Hakudoshi and Kagura attack with a group of phoenix demons, buying time for Princess Abi to wreak havoc in the village of Saint Hijiri. A Sacred Arrow is fired at Hakudoshi and Kagura, urging the two to retreat. Inuyasha is left to spar against Entei, leading it inside a cave. Entei is ultimately destroyed by Inuyasha's Backlash Wave attack.
150"The Mysterious Light that Guides the Saint"
Transcription: "Seija o Michibiku Fushigi na Hikari" (Japanese: 聖者を導く不思議な光)
May 3, 2004 (2004-05-03)June 14, 2006January 13, 2011
The unsettling possibility that Kikyo may be still alive arises, after having witnessed a sacred arrow being shot. She saves a group of villagers from a conflict with Princess Abi and her group of phoenix demons. Inuyasha and his companions must follow Saint Hijiri to confirm that she is really Kikyo. Kaede finds out that Kochou and Asuka, two female soul collectors in human form, visit Kikyo's grave to gather her remains. Inuyasha and his companions are to venture to the Forbidden Mountain, in hopes of finding Saint Hijiri. Unfortunately, Naraku's demons are an obstacle for them. Inuyasha sees an image of Kikyo before she disappears. Kagome crosses a barrier and finds a fatally wounded and unconscious Kikyo submerged in a waterfall.
151"Kagome's Instinctive Choice"
Transcription: "Kagome Honnō no Sentaku" (Japanese: かごめ 本能の選択)
May 10, 2004 (2004-05-10)June 21, 2006January 14, 2011
It is Kochou and Asuka who bring Kagome to a waterfall where the body of Kikyo is suspended. Being that she is the only person who must save Kikyo before dusk, Kagome chooses to save Kikyo, purifying her spirit of the miasma. Kagome witnesses a vision of the events leading to the death of Kikyo at the hands of Naraku, being tricked into sealing Inuyasha to the Sacred Tree. Though Kikyo has revived, she does not return her thanks for the decision Kagome made. The barrier dissipates allowing Inuyasha's group to find an irritated Kagome. Inuyasha learns from Kagome that Kikyo has been purified, urging him to go after her. However, he refuses saying that Kikyo is probably fine.
152"Protect and Plunder!"
Transcription: "Mamore Soshite Ubaitore!" (Japanese: 守れそして奪い取れ!)
May 17, 2004 (2004-05-17)June 28, 2006January 17, 2011
Queen Tekkei tells Princess Abi that Saint Hijiri has become a hindrance to Naraku, also mentioning that Naraku is avoiding a neighboring castle. Meanwhile, the noblewoman becomes suspicious of Kohaku, who is told by Naraku to peacefully reside at the castle. Also, Kagura is commanded by Hakudoshi to follow Princess Abi to the castle. The phoenix demons attack the warlords of the castle. Kohaku is commanded by Naraku to protect The Infant. Inuyasha faces against Princess Abi once again, as it is found out that the latter is planning to betray Naraku. Kohaku leads the noblewoman to safety as he saves her from the phoenix demons.
153"The Cruel Reunion of Fate"
Transcription: "Ummei wa Zankoku na Saikai" (Japanese: 運命は残酷な再会)
May 24, 2004 (2004-05-24)July 5, 2006January 18, 2011
Naraku orders Kohaku to take The Infant and to kill everyone else. He does so. Kanna enters and takes The Infant with her after collecting the soul of the noblewoman. Princess Abi makes her escape, concentrating on collecting more human blood. Kohaku recovers his memories when encountering Sango again, but his escape is aided by Kagura, who is unaware that he is finally conscious of his past. He attempts to commit suicide but resolves to kill Naraku to make amends when Kagura saves him. Sango notices that The Infant is the tie between Naraku and the castle, and Kagura realizes that The Infant is the heart of Hakudoshi. Miroku embraces Sango while she contemplates about Kohaku being controlled by Naraku.
154"The Demon Linked with the Netherworld"
Transcription: "Ano Yo to Tsunagaru Yōkai" (Japanese: あの世とつながる妖怪)
May 31, 2004 (2004-05-31)July 12, 2006January 19, 2011
Inuyasha is summoned by Kochou and Asuka to see Kikyo, who is aware of Naraku's intentions for crossing over to the Netherworld. She presents Inuyasha with a special arrow for Kagome, which she will know when to use it when the time is right. Inuyasha and his companions sense that Naraku is approaching the nest of phoenix demons. Meanwhile, Queen Tekkei reveals herself to Naraku, later devouring him. Princess Abi sends forth her phoenix demons after Inuyasha and his companions. Naraku decapitates Queen Tekkei from the inside and then stabs Princess Abi from the outside in betrayal, opening the river of blood that will lead him to the Netherworld.
155"The Demon Protector of the Sacred Jewel Shard!"
Transcription: "Shikon no Kakera o Mamoru Oni" (Japanese: 四魂のかけらを守る鬼)
June 7, 2004 (2004-06-07)July 19, 2006January 20, 2011
Inuyasha and his companions pursue Naraku into the Netherworld, finding themselves at the grave of Inu no Taisho. Inuyasha hallucinates to when he was attacked by demons as a child. The deceased Hosenki shoots a multitude of adamant (diamond) spears at Inuyasha and his companions from the grave, where the last shard of the Shikon Jewel has been located. Hosenki prophesies that many shards of the Shikon Jewel have become tainted, whereupon he must not let anyone get a hold of the last shard of the Shikon Jewel, as that may also be tainted. Hosenki is corrupted by the last shard of the Shikon Jewel, drawing evil from the presence of tainted shards of the Shikon Jewel nearby. Inuyasha plummets into the abyss after being brutally attacked by Hosenki.
156"Final Battle at the Graveside: Sesshomaru Versus Inuyasha!"
Transcription: "Bozen Kessen! Sesshōmaru vs InuTasha" (Japanese: 墓前決戦! 殺生丸VS犬夜叉)
June 14, 2004 (2004-06-14)July 26, 2006January 21, 2011
Sesshomaru is provided an alternate method of entering the Netherworld by Kagura, by which to face against Gozu and Mezu. Hosenki has been weakened from fight Inuyasha, as Naraku arrives to attempt to take the last shard of the Shikon Jewel. Inuyasha, who has survived the fall, returns to battle Naraku, but he is unable to shatter Naraku's barrier using Tetsusaiga. Meanwhile, Sesshomaru uses Tenseiga to pass through the gate to the Netherworld. Naraku tells Inuyasha and his companions that their entrance to the Netherworld will not be their exit.
157"Destroy Naraku with the Adamant Barrage!"
Transcription: "Naraku o Tsuranuke Kongōsōha" (Japanese: 奈落を貫け金剛槍破)
June 21, 2004 (2004-06-21)August 2, 2006January 24, 2011
Sesshomaru comes to the Netherworld and engages in combat against Naraku. Hosenki challenges Inuyasha to slay him in order to strengthen the Tetsusaiga and acquire the power to fight back against Naraku. Every time Sesshomaru slices the body of Naraku, his poisonous miasma affects everyone. Inuyasha must choose between eradicating the miasma and slaying Hosenki. It is then that Hosenski realizes that Inuyasha is selfless, giving him the power of the Adamant Barrage to shatter Naraku's barrier. Kagome uses Kikyo's special arrow that forces Naraku to appear through Hakudoshi, being injured in the process and relinquishing the last shard of the Shikon Jewel.
158"Stampede of the Countless Demon Rats!"
Transcription: "Daibōsō Musū no Yōkai Nezumi" (Japanese: 大暴走無数の妖怪ネズミ)
July 5, 2004 (2004-07-05)October 12, 2006January 25, 2011
Kohaku and Kagura deduce that they must kill The Infant in order to destroy Naraku. Naraku decides to send Hakudoshi and Kohaku to bring Kikyo out of hiding. Hakudoshi orders Kohaku to unleash a plague of rat demons from a shrine box throughout many villages, hoping to draw out Kikyo. Inuyasha and his companions realize that Naraku is after Kikyo. Meanwhile, Kikyo performs a mayose ritual to grow a special branch into a magical tree that pierces the clouds, attracting the rat demons to climb it. Kohaku debates closing the shrine box to save lives, though that would show Naraku he is regaining his memories. Sango confronts him.
159"Kohaku's Decision and Sango's Heart"
Transcription: "Kohaku no Ketsui to Sango no Kokoro" (Japanese: 琥珀の決意と珊瑚の心)
July 12, 2004 (2004-07-12)October 13, 2006January 26, 2011
While Inuyasha, Kagome and Shippo encounter Hakudoshi at the mayose tree, Miroku and Sango come face to face with Kohaku at the shrine box. Hakudoshi places great slug demons on the tree to weaken it and prevent the rat demons from being purified. He makes his escape, as he warns that bad will come to worse if Kikyo does not reveal herself. The rat demons surround Sango and Kohaku while returning to the shrine box. Kikyo shoots a Sacred Arrow into the shrine box, allowing Inuyasha to destroy it. The rat demons disappear. Kohaku is spirited away by Hakudoshi. Sango suffers mixed feelings for protecting Kohaku from the rat demons knowing he was responsible for massacring the castle inhabitants, even under Naraku's influence.
160"The Lucky but Two-Timing Scoundrel!"
Transcription: "Shiawase o Yobu Futamata Bōryoku Otoko" (Japanese: 幸せを呼ぶフタマタ暴力男)
July 26, 2004 (2004-07-26)October 17, 2006January 27, 2011
Kagome returns to the present, still pondering Inuyasha and Kikyo's relationship. Kagome receives a used bicycle as a gift from a neighbor. Inuyasha lands and wrecks it, angering her greatly. Her three classmates are informed that Inuyasha must choose between her and Kikyo. To make matters worse, they are intent on meeting her mysterious boyfriend, something which Kagome anticipates will be a disaster. Inuyasha mangles the bicycle further whilst repairing it. He later tries to atone by assisting Kagome's grandfather in the shed, but soon gets in trouble when Kagome sees her bicycle in shambles. The classmates finally meet Inuyasha and it goes more smoothly than Kagome expected. Greatly relieved, she forgives him.
161"Miroku's Past Mistake"
Transcription: "Miroku-hōshi Mukashi no Ayamachi" (Japanese: 弥勒法師昔のあやまち)
August 2, 2004 (2004-08-02)October 18, 2006January 28, 2011
Miroku comes across a village in which he remembers meeting a young girl named Shima, who was ill two years past. He had lecherously proposed to her then, swindling her parents to buy his expensive medicinal herbs. She is being forced into a marriage with a catfish demon, despite the fact she claims to be betrothed to Miroku. It is revealed that her father unknowingly promised Shima to marry the catfish demon, due to using lake water for her medicine and regularly praying to the shrine by the lake. The whole situation causes Sango to begin to doubt Miroku's feelings for her. Shima later insists she had lost her virginity to Miroku when he first met her and Sango finds she cannot easily forgive him. The catfish kidnaps Shima and then Sango as his intended mistress, but Miroku uses his Wind Tunnel to dry up the lake and defeat the yōkai. Shima reveals that she lied about being betrothed to (and sleeping with) Miroku, only to avoid marrying the catfish demon in the first place. Sango and Miroku reconcile.
162"Forever with Lord Sesshomaru"
Transcription: "Sesshōmaru-sama to Eien ni Issho" (Japanese: 殺生丸様と永遠に一緒)
August 9, 2004 (2004-08-09)October 19, 2006January 31, 2011
Inuyasha and his companions are told that a group of demon-hunting monks are attempting to locate children abducted by an unknown yōkai. Jaken later tells Sesshomaru that Rin has been enchanted by the flute music of a demon named Ongukuki. Soon after Rin is brought inside a cave full of children, the group of monks comes to vanquish Ongukuki. Rin is faced with the choice of either living in a village among humans again or staying with Sesshomaru after he defeats the monks. She chooses Sesshomaru.
163"Kohaku, Sango and Kirara: The Secret Flower Garden"
Transcription: "Kohaku Sango Kirara: Himitsu no Hanazono" (Japanese: 琥珀珊瑚雲母 秘密の花園)
August 23, 2004 (2004-08-23)October 20, 2006February 1, 2011
Kirara returns to her home village, recalling pleasant memories of times past with Sango and Kohaku. Meanwhile, Kohaku is there to pay his respects to his dead relatives. Kirara is soon surrounded by a bunch of demons; Kohaku saves her. Sango runs into Kagura, who reminds her that Kohaku is bound to Naraku. Kohaku shares a secret flower garden of lilies with Kirara, but flees to avoid the shame of being discovered by Sango. Sango meets Kirara, who shows her the flowers. Sango realizes Kohaku was recently there with Kirara.
164"Possessed by a Parasite: Shippo, Our Worst Enemy"
Transcription: "Saikyō no Teki, Yadori Sanagi Shippō" (Japanese: 最強の敵 宿り蛹七宝)
August 30, 2004 (2004-08-30)October 24, 2006February 2, 2011
Naraku steals the Fuyouheki, an orb which conceals demonic auras, from a mountain demon named Gakusaijin, who then sheds parasite chrysalis demons. Meanwhile, Inuyasha and his companions purify a fox deity possessed by a parasite chrysalis demon in a town. Another parasite chrysalis demon possesses Shippo, which later causes him to attack his friends and the townspeople with his devious fox magic. Inuyasha manages to detach the parasite chrysalis demon from Shippo. The parasite chrysalis demons are destroyed, upon realization that Naraku was behind all of this.
165"The Ultimate Key to Defeating Naraku"
Transcription: "Naraku o Taosu Saidai no Tegakari" (Japanese: 奈落を倒す最大の手がかり)
September 6, 2004 (2004-09-06)October 25, 2006February 3, 2011
Inuyasha and his companions learn from Gakusaijin that Naraku has stolen the Fuyouheki from him. He gives crystals of his demonic aura to Miroku to allow Inuyasha's group to locate his stolen gem, thus finding Naraku. Kohaku encounters Kikyo, who is taken by surprise by Naraku, hiding his demonic aura with the Fuyouheki. Inuyasha and his companions arrive just in time to drive off Naraku. The Fuyouheki was stolen because Naraku wanted to hide the demonic aura of his detached heart (The Infant), so Kikyo tells Inuyasha that she must find the heart of Naraku to end this trouble. Hakudoshi creates an experimental series of soulless demons to attack Inuyasha's group to steal the crystals from Miroku.
166[n 2]"The Bond Between Them, Use the Sacred Jewel Shard! (Part 1)"
Transcription: "Futari no Kizuna - Shikon no Kakera o Tsukae! Zenpen" (Japanese: 二人の絆 四魂のかけらを使え! 前編)
September 13, 2004 (2004-09-13)October 26, 2006February 4, 2011
The demon mountain Gakusaijin has been struck and slain by shafts of light from an unknown source. A mysterious monk named Goryomaru with a demonic arm has his child ascetic warriors slay demons and recover their corpses. This leads the protagonists to investigate his temple in hopes of finding the Fuyouheki. They confront Goryomaru for killing Gakusaijin with his warriors. The children admit they believed all demons were evil. Kagura thinks The Infant is within the temple and commands the previously-slain demons to attack the temple. She is severely wounded by Goryomaru, falling into a nearby waterfall. Sesshomaru later saves her downstream. Though he knows she has betrayed him, Naraku does not destroy her heart in hopes of setting a trap for Inuyasha.
167"The Bond Between Them, Use the Sacred Jewel Shard! (Part 2)"
Transcription: "Futari no Kizuna - Shikon no Kakera o Tsukae! Kōhen" (Japanese: 二人の絆 四魂のかけらを使え! 後編)
September 13, 2004 (2004-09-13)October 27, 2006February 7, 2011
Kagura tells Sesshomaru about The Infant being the possessor of the heart of Naraku, as she leaves him with a crystal connection to the Fuyouheki. Hakudoshi brings Kagura back to the temple, all to observe Goryomaru being murdered. The demons were being slain and brought to the temple to amass a large amount of demonic aura, the better to mask the presence of The Infant. The protagonists are lured into the stomach of a large stone demon, trapping them there with the intent of collecting the last shard of the Shikon Jewel held by Kagome after they are dissolved by digestion. Kikyo encounters Kanna, who is holding The Infant. However, the soulless demon stops her attempt to kill The Infant. Inuyasha attaches the last shard of the Shikon Jewel to the Tetsusaiga, causing him to transform to demon form. Kagome embraces him, subduing him long enough to purify the shard. After breaking out with a final Adamant Barrage they vow to pursue Naraku until he is destroyed.


  1. ^ Episodes 147 and 148 originally aired together as a one-hour special.
  2. ^ Episodes 166 and 167 originally aired together as a one-hour special.
  1. ^ 第121話 ~ 第144話 (in Japanese). Sunrise. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  2. ^ 第145話 ~ 第167話 (in Japanese). Sunrise. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  3. ^ "Inuyasha Season 5, Ep. 1 "The Truth Behind the Nightmare: Battle in the Forest of Sorrow"". Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
  4. ^ "Inuyasha Season 7, Ep. 1 "Inuyasha Special (Double Episode 147-148)"". Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2011-05-06.