Hikaru no Go, Season 1Closed Captioning
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Twelve-year-old Hikaru Shindo discovers an old Go board with a surprising secret: trapped inside the board is Fujiwara-no-Sai, the ghost of an ancient Go master. Soon Sai has attached himself to Hikaru’s consciousness, awakening in the boy an untapped genius for the complex and exciting game of Go.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoEternal Rivals||Twelve-year old Hikaru Shindo finds a old Go board with an hidden surprise. Trapped inside is Fujiwara-no-Sai, the ghost of a ancient Go master. In the blink of an eye, Sai becomes part of Hikaru’s consciousness and soon Hikaru begins to learn the true essence behind this ancient game of skill and strategy.||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Key Point||After defeating Go prodigy Akira Toya with the help of Sai, Hikaru starts to get a better understanding of the game through classes with a local Go tutor. While learning the fine points of the game from Shirakawa-sensei, Hikaru is thrown out for disruptive behavior. He then makes his way to a local Children’s Go Tournament. Meanwhile Akira is still pained by his loss to Hikaru and will do anything to face him once again.||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoAkira Bares His Fangs||Going on instinct, Akira finds Hikaru at Children’s Go Tournament and demands to know about more about this Go-playing upstart. They face each other in the Go Salon and sensing Akira’s desire to win, Sai plays mercilessly, defeating Akira. As news spreads of Hikaru’s win over Akira, he is spotted by the curious Ogata, a professional Go player, and dragged in to face the legendary Toya Meijin, a Go playing champion and Akira’s father.||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoKaga of the Shogi Club||Initially rebuffing Akari’s invitation to the Haze Junior High festival, Hikaru decides to attend only to be stood up. As he walks through the festival grounds, he spots a Go demonstration, much to the delight of Sai. With Sai’s help, he wins a couple prizes, but when talk turns to Akira Toya, an brash upstart from the Shogi club shows up and spews his contempt for Akira Toya and all things related to Go. Angered by his tactless attitude, Kaga challenges him to a game of Go with serious consequences.||22:45||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoAn Inkling of an Awakening||In a game of Go that could go either way, Kaga defeats Hikaru. But instead of making him jump into a freezing cold pool, Kaga recruits Hikaru to join he and Kimihiro to play in an upcoming Go tournament at rival Kaio Middle. The only problem is Hikaru isn't even old enough to play! As he keeps playing, Hikaru finds that Go has opened up a whole new universe for him.||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoA Game of Beauty||As if the pressure of getting caught for playing in the Go tournament, Akira Toya is touring the grounds of Kaio Middle, a school with a powerful Go team. Can Hikaru and his teammates win it all before their cover is blown?||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoI'm Not Going to Play You||With the Go Tournament behind them, Hikaru is now an official student at Haze Middle school and is eager to start a Go team with Kimihiro. It’s just too bad that Kaga has quit to rejoin the Shogi Club. Meanwhile, Akira has entered Kaio Middle and joined the infamous Kaio Go Club. However, he has only one opponent on his mind, Hikaru! Will they play another match?||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoRainy Day Strategy||Akira Toya’s presence on the Kaio Go Club has made him the most hated member of the team. Not only is he a Go master in the making, but he beats everyone who dares to face him. In the midst of a springtime downpour, three fellow Kaio teammates devise a plan to knock the mighty Toya off his perch.||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|9||Closed CaptioningVideoEyesore||As the newest member of the Kaio Go Club, Akira must clean an old classroom to be used by the Girls’ Go Team. But as soon as he starts to clean and look through old books of Go Strategy, Kojima and Ito, two Kaio teammates, trick him into playing Go without looking at the board. Can he win these games blind and prove he belongs in the Kaio Go Club?||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|10||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Third Player||Still looking for that elusive third player, Akari tells Hikaru and Kimihiro about Yuki Mitani, a fellow classmate who can play a mean game of go. The only problem is that he wants nothing to do with amateur tournaments. After overhearing about a match with a middle schooler in a nearby Go Salon, Hikaru and Sai discover Yuki playing not for the love of the game, but for the love of money.||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|11||Closed CaptioningVideoA Very Despicable Act||Hikaru discovers Yuki secret to winning at Go…Cheating! When Hikaru returns to the Go Salon, it appears that the Shu, the Go Salon keeper, has brought in a ringer to stop Yuki and his hustling. Taken for all his money by his heartless opponent, Sai vows revenge and he and Hikaru take on the ringer for all that he’s worth!||22:43||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|12||Closed CaptioningVideoNo Cheating Allowed||In a token of thanks for defeating the ringer at the Go Salon, Yuki joins the Go Club and gives his word not to cheat. Over at Kaio Middle, Akira plots his next move in trying to face Hikaru once again. When he discovers that Hikaru will be playing in the weaker third position, Akira begs to be removed from the dominant first position so he can have the rematch he so desperately craves.||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|13||Closed CaptioningVideoA Personal Resolve||Now that Haze Middle can “officially” enter school tournaments, Hikaru, Yuki and Kimihiro are ready to win it all. First up is Iwana Middle, whom they beat in a sweep. After a quick lunch break, It’s time for Akira to face the opponent he’s been waiting for: Hikaru!||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|14||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Third Match||It’s Kaio Middle School versus Haze Middle School. Yuki faces off against Kaio’s captain, the arrogant Kishimoto while Hikaru takes on Akira for the third time. Who will win in this do-or-die Go Tournament?||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|15||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Ghost In the Net||With summertime around the corner, Hikaru and Akira find themselves traveling new paths on their journeys. Akira gives up the Kaio Go Club and decides to take the Pro Exam while Hikaru introduced to the world of Internet Go. With his newfound appreciation for online Go, Hikaru gives Sai a new outlet for playing the game he loves so much.||22:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
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One Of My All Time Faves
Hikaru no Go has absolutely everything. The characters are memorable, the dialogue is amazing, and the intense, emotional plot will be sure to keep you hooked for the entire series. I loved all the characters and their many plights left a deep impression on me. It's very refreshing to encounter a shonen anime that has no sword fighting or gore or over-the-top action sequences. If anything, this anime is calm and carefree in comparison. Yet, I love it all the same. The dub voices are enjoyable, particularly those of Sai and Akira. I love al the bright colors that went into the animation sequences. I also enjoy their portrayal of the game of Go. They teach you just enough to get by instead of dumping an entire textboook-worth of information on you. I highly recommend this to anyone who has the time on their hands. The manga is also quite excellent.
It's my memories
I watched this show since I was a kid. If your looking for a game anime, this is my number one.
Epic stories of climb the ladder
The character buliding are amazing detailed. You can feel attached to them just as you would Naruto and Bleach. Its about the rivalry. Starting from scratch top Meji titles earning a living from playing Go as a professional $10,000 or more. As his skills develop overtime draws us in.
- SD Version
- Genre: Animation
- Released: Jul 14, 2006
- © YUMI HOTTA,HMC,TAKESHI OBATA,NOEL/SHUEISHA,TV TOKYO,DENTSU,PIERROT
- CCin English