Which Inuyasha episodes to skip? A Complete Filler Guide

Inuyasha is one of those series that people grow up watching and end up attached to. It has all the elements you need to escape your mundane lifestyle.

The 90s anime has received overwhelming love for decades and has become a classic that everyone knows and admires. It is just shy of 200 episodes, which might be daunting for some otakus. So, it is natural to want to watch only the canon episodes and skip any fillers to reduce the hours you spend on the series.

Worry not, because we have the comprehensive list of all Inuyasha fillers right here.

1. Which Inuyasha fillers to skip?

Inuyasha has 34 filler episodes out of 193 episodes. So technically, the anime has around 17% filler, which is very less. Additionally, all the fillers are enjoyable and loved by fans, and rarely are they recommended to skip. The fillers are episode 59, 63-65, 68, 72, 75-79, 89-101, 120-130, 133-134, 136-140, and 162-162.

Other than these episodes, the rest are manga canon. However, if you are watching Inuyasha for the first time, then you don’t need to skip the fillers at all. Some of them help in the story’s progression, while others add a comic spin to the characters.

2. Inuyasha Filler List

The filler episodes of Inuyasha were created while the anime production team waited for further manga chapters to be released. There are 34 filler episodes, and each of them serve a purpose, whether by showing character development or just providing simple comic relief.

Episode No.Episode NameWhere to Watch
63The Red and White PriestessesNetflix
64Giant Ogre of the Forbidden TowerNetflix
65Farewell Days of My YouthNetflix
68Shippo Gets an Angry ChallengeNetflix
72Totosai’s Rigid TrainingNetflix
75The Plot of the Panther DevasNetflix
76Target: Sesshomaru and InuyashaNetflix
77The Panther Tribe and the Two Swords of the FangNetflix
78Only You, SangoNetflix
79Jaken’s Plan to Steal TetsusaigaNetflix
89Nursing Battle of the Rival LoversNetflix
90Sota’s Brave Confession of LoveNetflix
91The Suspicious Faith Healer and the Black KiraraNetflix
92Plot of the Walking DeadNetflix
93The Mysterious, Lecherous MonkNetflix
94The Sacred Jewel Maker Part INetflix
95The Sacred Jewel Maker Part IINetflix
96Jaken Falls illNetflix
97Kirara, Come Home!Netflix
98Kikyo and Kagome: Alone in a CaveNetflix
99Koga and Sesshomaru, A Dangerous EncounterNetflix
100Truth Behind the Nightmare: Battle in the Forest of SorrowNetflix
101The Snow from Seven Years PastNetflix
129Chokyukai and the Abducted BrideNetflix
130Shippo’s New Technique, The Heart Scar!Netflix
133The Woman Who Loved Sesshomaru (Part 1)Netflix
134The Woman Who Loved Sesshomaru (Part 2)Netflix
136A Strange Invisible Demon Appears!Netflix
137An Ancestor Named KagomeNetflix
138Mountain of Demons: Survival of the DuoNetflix
139The Great Duel at Shoun FallsNetflix
140Eternal Love, The Naginata of KenkonNetflix
162Forever with Lord SesshomaruNetflix
163Kohaku, Sango and Kirara: The Secret Flower GardenNetflix

3. Are Inuyasha movies filler? Should you skip them?

Inuyasha has four movies, none of which are canon. As all of them are fillers, they can be easily skipped without impacting your watching experience. However, they are well-made films that don’t need to be skipped, and every Inuyasha fan enjoys them. It’s best to watch the four movies after completing the anime.

The filler Inuyasha movies are:

  • Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time
  • Inuyasha the Movie: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass
  • Inuyasha the Movie: Swords of an Honorable Ruler
  • Inuyasha the Movie: Fire on the Mystic Island

4. How to watch Inuyasha?

You should follow the chronological watch order of Inuyasha to have the best experience with the anime. Alternatively, you can also watch all the 193 episodes of the anime before moving on to the films, OVA, and spinoff sequel.

You will find the best Inuyasha watch order right here:

5. Conclusion

Inuyasha is a classic shoujo anime that has very little filler content in comparison to modern long-running anime. All of its fillers are enjoyable and should not be skipped if you want to enjoy the anime fully, the same is true regarding the movies.

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6. About Inuyasha

Inuyasha, also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi.

Inuyasha premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996, and concluded on June 18, 2008, with the chapters collected into 56 tankōbon volumes by Shogakukan.

Kagome Higurashi, a 15-year-old schoolgirl gets transported to the Sengoku period of Japan after falling into a well in her family shrine. There she meets the half dog-demon, Inuyasha.

Kagome possesses a powerful magical Shikon Jewel. When a monster from that era tries to take the jewel, Kagome shatters the Jewel into many pieces. Now, Kagome and Inuyasha must retrieve the shards before the evil half spider-demon Naraku finds them.

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