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Kiriko

Kiriko
Kanji

キリコ

Romanji

Kiriko

Debut
Manga Debut

Chapter 4

Anime Debut

Episode 5 (1999)
Episode 2 (2011)

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Kiriko (キリコ, Kiriko) are Magical Beasts that can change their own physical appearance.

AppearanceEdit

Kiriko 2011 Design

Kiriko 2011 Design


PlotEdit

Hunter Exam arcEdit

A family of Kiriko outside of Dolle Harbor serve as navigators to the examination site for the Hunter Exam. During the 287th Hunter Examination they used their shapeshifting abilities in order to pretend to be a human family under attack by Kiriko in their natural form to test Gon, Kurapika, and Leorio. They are impressed with Gon's superhuman senses, Kurapika's knowledge of ancient symbols, and Leorio's kindness and skill in treating the supposedly injured man. Because of this they agree to take the three to the site of the hunter exam.[1]

Greed Island arcEdit

Kiriko Leading Killua

Kiriko leading Killua to the 288th Hunter Exam

They later guide Killua to the examination hall during the 288th Hunter Examination upon learning of his friendship with Gon. They are very eager, at that time, to hear of Gon's adventures, sighting the fact that they "miss the lad."[2]

13th Hunter Chairman Election arcEdit

KirikoGotoh

Kiriko in the mansion Zoldyck

The Kiriko Son poses as Gotoh after his death, possibly so that Killua won't know that he was killed.[3]

TriviaEdit

In the English dub of the 2011 anime Tom Fahn voices the Parents, Kyle Hebert voices the Son, and Deborah Gatton voices the Daughter.

References Edit

  1. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 1, Chapter 4
  2. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 15, Chapter 148
  3. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 32, Chapter 339