The Edit List
Yu Yu Hakusho 45 & 46

by Mike Majeski, Sep 20th 2003
45. Hiei Battles On

1. In Recap – Shot of Yusuke with blood squirting out of his for head replaced with a shot of him rolling around, on the ground, in agony.

2. In Recap – Shot of Yusuke standing, with blood squirting out of various places on is body – CUT.

3. In Recap – NOT AN EDIT – blood visible on Yusuke's arms in 2 shots.

4. In Recap – Shot of Makintaro, pulling out to reveal Hiei on his back replaced with a shot of Makintaro trying to cut Hiei in half (and missing her of course)

5. In Recap – Shot of Hiei as he stabs down with his sword replaced with a close-up of Makintaro and a shot of Hiei's coat (split by Makintaro) fall to the arena floor.

6. In Recap – Close-up shot of Makintaro face as Hiei's sword pierces his skull replaced with a shot of Makintaro (Hiei's legs are visible just over his shoulder.)

7. In Recap – Shot of Hiei jumping off of Makintaro's back replaced with a Close-up of Hiei (just before he stabs down with his sword)

8. Shot of blood dripping onto the cave floor – CUT.

9. NOT AN EDIT – Blood visible on the cave floor left in

10. Shot of blood squirting out of Yusuke's arm (in 2 places) – CUT.

11. Close-up of Yusuke's face – CUT. (not sure why)

12. Genkai's thinking, “He looks so young lying there. God, and I've been too blind to see.” changed to “He looks so young lying there. And I've been too blind to see.” As she watches Yusuke writhe in agony.

13. Close-up shot of Yusuke's face, after Genkai rolls him over, blood squirts out of his chest – CUT.

14. Yusuke's “Hey! Give that back you old bitch!” changed to “Hey! Give that back old lady!” after Genkai takes the Spirit Wave Orb out of him.

15. Yusuke's “Shove it up your ass! You're not my freakin' mother! So don't try tellin' me what's good for me!” changed to “Oh, shut up! You're not my stinkin' mother! So don't try tellin' me what's good for me” as he takes back the Spirit Wave Orb.

16. In the close-up shot of Yusuke, after he takes back the Orb, the blood dripping out of his mouth is removed.

17. In the close-up shot of Yusuke's hand, the dripping blood is removed.

18. LINE ADDED – Yusuke's “I can take whatever you give me Genkai! So don't you hold back!”

19. Genkai's “He's certainly got balls; I'll give him that... ” changed to “He's certainly got guts; I'll give him that... ”

20. As Yusuke is punching the rock, the blood he's coughing up is removed.

21. Genkai's “But it's going to take a lot more than balls to defeat Toguro.” changed to “But it's going to take a lot more than guts to defeat Toguro.”

22. NOT AN EDIT – Blood still visible dripping from the corner of Yusuke's mouth.

23. In the shots of both fighters, (Hiei and Kuro Momotaro) Hiei's sword (still sticking in Makintaro's head) is removed.

24. Kuro Momotaro's “He may have been the biggest on our team, but he was also the weakest.” As he bends down to pull Hiei's sword out of Makintaro's head – CUT.

25. Kuro Momotaro's “Here, let me get him off your sword.” As he pulls Hiei's sword out in a stream of blood – CUT.

26. Shot of Kuro and Hiei, where Kuro says, “I think you'll find I'm just a tad tougher than Makintaro was.” Replaced with a close-up shot of Hiei's sword and Kuro saying “Look what I found”

27. Shot of Kuro cutting his arm with Hiei's sword – CUT just before the blood gushes out.

28. Kuro's “Oh yeah, That's it! It hurts too good! Oh, oh yeah baby! Now we're talking!” as blood is gushing out of his arm – CUT.

29. Fan's “That Kuro guy must've gone off his rocker!” as Kuro is bleeding profusely – CUT.

30. Koto's “This is definitely one of the more unconventional moves!” – CUT.

31. In the shot of Hiei's sword stabbing into the arena floor, all the blood has been removed.

32. In the shot of Kuro, starting with a close-up of his face then pulling back to a full body shot, all the blood on his arm is removed.

33. Kuwabara's “Huh? Now what the heck is that crackpot doing?” changed to “Now what the heck is that weirdo doing?”

34. The close-up shot of Kuro's arm healing itself (after he inhales the Steaming Sphere) – CUT.

35. Kuro's “Kinda like a flu shot” describing his Steaming Spheres – CUT.

36. Flashback of Kuro, with his arm bleeding profusely – CUT.

37. In the shot of Yusuke, hunched over in pain, the dripping blood has been removed.

38. Shot of Yusuke punching the ground, as blood is squirting out of his chest and arms – CUT.

39. Close-up of Yusuke's arm, as blood squirts out of it – CUT.

40. Kuro's “Come on! Whatcha waiting for? Where's your famous Dark Dragon crap?” changed to “Come on! Whatcha waiting for? Where's your famous Dark Dragon thing?”

41. In the last shot of Yusuke, before the previews, blood he coughs up has been removed. And the blood dripping from the corner of his mouth disappears and reappears mysteriously.

42. ENDING TITLES - Second ED replaced with the first ED.



Blood, blood, and more blood. With all the blood edits, I truly was expecting a lot more than 41 listings. But considering that Yusuke's final test will last at least 3 more episodes, we will be having a lot more blood edits, guaranteed.




46. Many Faces, Many Forms
1. Kuro's “If you thought my Armor of the Apes was badass... ” changed to “If you thought my Armor of the Apes was bad news”

2. Hiei's “Left yourself open” changed to “Leave yourself open.” As he prepares to attack Kuro with Double Fists of the Mortal Flame.

3. Shot panning down Yusuke's body, through a mist of blood. And then of him falling flat on his back – CUT.

4. Shot of Yusuke coughing up blood – CUT.

5. In Flashback - Yusuke's “Give that back to me, old bitch! Your not my freakin' mother!” changed to “Give that back to me you old lady! Your not my stinkin' mother!”

6. In close-up shot of Yusuke's face, the blood squirting out of his forehead removed.

7. Kuro's “I'm a hell of a lot stronger than before!” changed to “I'm a lot stronger than I was before!”

8. Hiei's “What the hell.” changed to “Might as well.” As he decides on an attack to use against Kuro.

9. Shot of splashing blood, as a result of Kuro's last attack – CUT.

10. In the shot of Kuro biting into Hiei's shoulder. The fountains of blood coming out of Kuro have been removed. (fountain sound effects have also been removed)

11. Aerial shot of the Arena floor (showing Kuro biting Hiei and Juri) with the fountain of blood dieing down, but a huge puddle remains – CUT.

12. Shot of Kuro falling to pieces as his body is slowly consumed by the Darkness Flame – CUT.

13. Shots of Hiei slicing through Kuro's body – CUT.

14. Shizuru's “Then we'll unfortunately miss a few more pulse-pounding seconds of people cramming their fist into one another, and then I might get very angry... Boton.” changed to “Then we'll unfortunately miss a few more pulse-pounding seconds of people cramming their fist into one another, and then I might just have to stick my head in an oven.” (Hmm... I wonder if Funimation got these backwards?)

15. Hiei's “Damn” changed to “No!” as he misses fighting again.

16. The mist of blood removed as Uraurashima's lands an attack on Kurama

17. Uraurashima's “How did you put up with this goody-two-shoes crap.” Changed to “How did you put up with this goody-two-shoes act.”

18. In Preview – “What did you ever do? Sit on your butt and turn the television on?” changed to “What did you ever do? Sit on your keaster and turn the television on?”

19. ENDING TITLES - Second ED replaced with the first ED.



Help me, my spell checker doesn't have keaster on it. Sorry, I couldn't resist. But in all seriousness, I was expecting a whole lot more edits in this episode. Again, it does help that the source of most of the edits hardly had any screen time.
s in 2 shots.

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