Loupe Highland (ルーペ＝ハイランド, Rūpe Hairando) is a Lost Hunter and a candidate in the 13th Hunter Chairman Election. He specializes in seeking those from whom contact has been lost and has engaged in the problem related to lost members of the Hunters Association. He is also a member of the new Pure Paladin Squad.
Loupe is a slim man of average height. He has glasses and a strong jaw line. He's seen wearing a black turtleneck sweater and jeans.
Loupe is a reflective man, a manipulator, and a good tactician. When he has a goal, he pursues it while also ignoring any moral complications ー in contrast with Teradein who is a convinced moralist.
13th Hunter Chairman Election arc
Loupe Highland and Knov places in 19th in the First Election for the 13th Hunter Chairman, in the Second Election for the 13th Hunter Chairman, he places in 12th. In the Third Election for the 13th Hunter Chairman he places in 11th, while in the Fourth Election for the 13th Hunter Chairman he is one of the sixteen candidates qualifying for the Fifth round and ties 13th place with Bushidora Ambitious. In a video presentation for the 16 candidates for chairman, presented by Beans, it's states Loupe's a Lost Hunter a specialist of finding contacts to missing persons.
When Killua warns Morel his older brother is going to attack he and Alluka with brain-washed minions Needlemen once they reach the hospital where Gon is hospitalized. Morel contacts Teradein, alongside Loupe and Bushidora, for their assistance. The 3 hold a meeting together within the Hunter Association, with a large group of Hunters and plan out a strategy to try and stop Illumi's Needlemen. Soon after agreeing to help with the Needlemen crisis, Teradein along with Bushidora and Loupe hold a special joint broadcast announcement in the announcement Teradein praises the late chairman and intend to carry on his ideals and reform the Seirin Group that Netero once belonged too.
Soon after agreeing to help with the Needlemen crisis, Teradein along with Bushidora and Loupe hold a special joint broadcast announcement. Teradein praises the late chairman and intend to carry on his ideals and reform the Pure Paladin Squad that Netero once belonged too. Bushidora details Teradein shall act as the Leader, Loupe as the deputy, and he himself shall be captain of the acting forces and as a show of unity he and Loupe will vote for Teradein and implores all who agree with their purposes to vote for Teradein. Loupe then informs the viewers of a related matter in which criminal activity occurring by a certain member of the association. When the results of Fifth Election for the 13th Hunter Chairman results come in after the broadcast, both Bushidora and Loupe place in 15th and are eliminated for not making the top 8 candidates.
Sometime after the 5th election, Teradein, Loupe, and Bushidora try to get in contact with the groups of more than 20 Hunters they were in contact with, including the Hunters Latune and Kenzaki. Bushidora boasts his capable abilities as Captain. When inquired about the votes from Loupe, Bushidora states anyone who's free to vote go and vote as long as Teradein makes the top 4. Although Teradein voices his concern about the prediction of where the votes will go and doesn't want to sway the election through absentees. Loupe suggests they hire a group of Temp Hunters in order to reduce the number of votes for Pariston Hill. Bushidora and Teradein both agree with the plan, unbeknownst to them that was really a clever ploy to kill off the Temp Hunters by the enemy making them absent in the next election. Loupe also contemplates that Teradein is too honest, while Bushidora is too careless. However after Bushidora and company confront the group they're massacred and Loupe reports this to Teradein. After Hisoka killed Teradein, Loupe's current status is unknown.
- Loupe Highland's name and appearance could be based off the person Lupe Fiasco.
- His voice actor also voices Peggy, Puhat and the narrator.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 31, Chapter 326
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Hunter × Hunter - Volume 31, Chapter 329
- ↑ Hunter × Hunter - Volume 30, Chapter 320
- ↑ Hunter × Hunter - Volume 30, Chapter 321
- ↑ Hunter × Hunter - Volume 31, Chapter 323
- ↑ Hunter × Hunter - Volume 31, Chapter 325
- ↑ Hunter × Hunter - Volume 31, Chapter 328
- ↑ Hunter × Hunter - Volume 31, Chapter 330