The Edit List
Yu Yu Hakusho 62, 63

by Mike Majeski, Sep 9th 2004
62. Toguro's Full Power
1. IN RECAP – Shot of Tuguro trying to kick Yusuke but Yusuke evades CHANGED TO a shot of Yusuke punching Toguro in the stomach.
2. IN RECAP – Shot of Yusuke kicking Toguro square in the face CHANGED TO a shot of Tuguro's punch missing yusuke
3. In the close-up shot of Yusuke, after Toguro cut Yusuke's cheek with just his energy, the blood dripping from the cut has beeen removed. (even though the cut still retains its red color)
4. Blood from Yusuke's cheek is removed, just before he wipes it with the back of his hand.
5. Yusuke's “I don't know what you're tryin' to pull, But I'm not into this kinky stuff! And you are way too old!” changed to “I don't know what you're tryin' to pull, But I'm not into this game stuff! And you are way too old!” after Genkai sets the spirit cuffs on Yusuke's wrists.
6. Genkai's “In your dreams, you big baby. I'm doing this for your own damn good.” changed to “In your dreams, you big baby. I'm doing this for your own darn good.”
7. Yusuke's “Gee, why wait? Thanks for being a cruel, heartless, domineering old bitch!” changed to “Gee, why wait? Thanks for being a cruel, heartless, domineering old hag!”
8. Yusuke's “Okay. I passed that test with flying colors, now get this crap off of me!” changed to “Okay. I passed that test with flying colors, now get these chains off of me!” talking about the spirit cuffs
9. Genkai's “You will keep that crap on you at all times!” changed to “You will keep those chains on you at all times!” talking about the spirit cuffs
10. Close-up shot of Yusuke's punch landing square into Toguro's chest and then pulling out to reveal both fighters – CUT.
11. Close-up shot of Toguro coughing up some blood – CUT.
12. Yusuke's “It's that damn look in his eyes. Like he was still the one in control.” changed to “It's that dumb look in his eyes. Like he was still the one in control.”
13. Chu's “It looks like Urameshi had a couple too many.” – CUT.
14. The blood dripping from the cut on Yusuke's forehead removed.
15. After Toguro punches Yusuke into the stands. As Yusuke is coughing, the blood he coughs up has been removed.
16. In the last 2 close-ups of Yusuke's face, the blood dripping from his mouth has been removed.
17. IN PREVIEW – in all the shots of Yusuke, the blood from the corner of his mouth has been removed.
18. ENDING TITLES – Third ED are replaced with the Second ED.

I really had a sinking feeling about this episode. I thought a lot more would have been edited out. Especially when Toguro, after fully powering up, starts attacking Yusuke. I'm so glad they left those scenes alone.




63. Yusuke's Despair
1. In the close-up shot of Yusuke, after Toguro punches him in the stomach, the blood Yusuke coughs up has been removed.
2. The shot of Toguro punching Yusuke in the stomach and the back of Yusuke's shirt shreds from the force of the blow – CUT.
3. Shot of Yusuke trying to recover after Toguro's punch, including him coughing up blood – CUT.
4. In the Shot of Yusuke kneeling in front of a crater, holding his stomach, the patch of blood in front of him has been removed.
5. In the close-up shot of Yusuke, the blood in the corner of his mouth has been removed.
6. Sakyo's “Oh, you can't want to leave us. Your lives are worth less than the ticket.” As he lights up a cigarette – CUT.
7. The close-up shot of Sakyo is tightened up to cut out his mouth, not to mention his cigarette.
8. Fan's “I'm not going down without a fight! I'm charging that bastard!” changed to “I'm not going down without a fight! I'm charging that monster!”
9. Shot of Toguro punching Yusuke in the stomach (after Tuguro catches Yusuke's punch) – CUT.
10. In the Scene of Toguro, while holding Yusuke's Fist, pummeling Yusuke. All the resulting blood has been removed.
11. IN FLASHBACK - Kayko's “I'm a class representative” – CUT. (probably to make room for the next edit)
12. IN FLASHBACK – The shot of Yusuke flipping up Kayko's Skirt – CUT.
13. IN FLASHBACK – The second shot of Yusuke flipping up Kayko's Skirt – CUT.
14. After Toguro kicks Yusuke in the stomach, the stuff Yusuke coughs up has been removed (It's stylized. It could be blood, but it's impossible to be sure... It's blue you see)
15. The shot of Yusuke's punch connecting with Toguro's face – CUT.
16. In the shot of Yusuke, sitting in the crater that he formed after Toguro backhands him, the blood Yusuke coughs up has been removed.
17. In the shot of Sakyo, his cigarette has been removed.
18. In the shot of Shizuru and Yukina, Shizuru's cigarette has been removed.
19. Shizuru's “A little past twenty and it's over. I should have went on more dates.” – CUT.
20. Boton's “Don't you talk like that Shizuru! It's not over!” – CUT.
21. In the flash close-up of Shizuru, the cigarette falling from her mouth has been removed.
22. Yusuke's “Genkai! What the hell is the matter with you?” changed to “Genkai! What the heck is the matter with you?”
23. Genkai (possessing Puu's body) “Yusuke has a six-foot wall of crap between him and his actual emotions, and that's where his power resides.” changed to “Yusuke has a six-foot wall of junk between him and his actual emotions, and that's where his power resides.”
24. Genkai's “Open your childish eyes, dimwit! If you don't stop Toguro, everyone in this stadium dies! And damn it, if the life of one friend is what it takes for you to save the rest of them, then that sacrifice is worth it!” changed to “Open your childish eyes, dimwit! If you don't stop Toguro, everyone in this stadium dies! And darn it, if the life of one friend is what it takes for you to save the rest of them, then that sacrifice is worth it!”
25. Yusuke's “Bastard!” changed to “Monster!” after Toguro backhands him away. Also the blood dripping from his mouth has been removed.
26. In the shot where Toguro punches Yusuke in the mouth, the resulting blood has been removed.
27. The split screen shot of a close-up of Kuwabara and Yusuke, as Yusuke is coughing up blood – CUT.
28. The shot of Yusuke charging only to be punched in the stomach by Toguro – CUT.
29. Shot of Yusuke coughing blood – CUT.
30. Toguro's “You do know this is your fault, right? For living in a constant state of repression.” – CUT.
31. Shot of Toguro forcing Yusuke's head into the dirt – CUT.
32. Shot of Toguro's fingers sinking into Kuwabara's chest – CUT.
33. Shot of Toguro pulling his fingers out of Kuwabara's chest in a fountain of blood – CUT.
34. Shot of Kuwabara coughing up blood – CUT.
35. In the shot of Kuwabara and Toguro, Blood has been removed from Kuwabara's chest and Toguro's fingers. Actually, Toguro's hand is changed from open to a fist.
36. In the close-up of Kuwabara, the blood from the corners of his mouth has been removed.
37. As Kuwabara collapses, the blood from his chest has been removed.
38. In the shot of Kuwabara laying on the ground, the puddle of blood underneath him has been removed.
39. Yusuke's “You took my teacher. Now I let you take my friend. What the hell do you want from me?” changed to “You took my teacher. Now I let you take my friend. What the heck do you want from me?”
40. IN PREVIEW – Yusuke's “Kuwabara's really gone. And if I can't kill this demon in his full form, everyone else will be, too.” changed to “Kuwabara's really gone. And if I can't take this demon in his full form, everyone else will be, too.”
41. IN PREVIEW – Yusuke's “Because I won't let this killer screw our lives up anymore.” changed to “Because I won't let this killer mess our lives up anymore.”
42. ENDING TITLES – Third ED are replaced with the Second ED.

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