episode 159

Kohaku's Resolution and Sango's Heart

Canon Episode | 2-episode story, 158-159

Episode Capsule last revised on 28 Feb 2008.


OPENING SONG: Angelus by Shimatani Hitomi
ENDING SONG: Brand-New World by V6

Script: Katsuhiko Chiba
Storyboard: Akira Nishimori
Episode Director: Satoshi Toba
Animation Director: Shinichi Sakuma


Inuyasha: Kappei Yamaguchi
Kagome: Satsuski Yukino
Shippo: Kumiko Watanabe
Miroku: Kouji Tsujitani
Sango: Houko Kuwashima
Kikyo: Noriko Hidaka
Kohaku: Akiko Yajima
Hakudoshi: Ai Kobayashi
Zushi Rats: KIMURA Masafumi


Meeting Kohaku

Long card [471 x 288 pixels]

Human heart

Long card [461 x 288 pixels]


Sacred Jewel fragment: 0 / 1 in all
No. of 'sit': 0 / 100 in all
‘Kaze no Kizu!’: 1 / 80 in all
‘Iron-Reaver, Soul-Stealer!’: 1 / 61 in all
‘Kazaana!’: 2 / 29 in all
‘Hiraikotsu!’: 0 / 45 in all
‘Will you bear my child?’: 0 / 15 in all
Inuyasha’s abuse of Shippo:
0 / 33 head thumps
0 / 1 head grinds
0 / 25 kicks
0 / 4 tail-grabbing
0 / 2 throws
0 [71 in all]
‘I must be strong!’ 0 / 17 in all
Miroku's groping of Sango: 0 / 10 in all
Kagome's arrow hit percentage: 70.1% [61/87]


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  1. Synopsis
  2. Inuyasha’s Jar
  4. Oddities & Other Notes
  6. Production Notes
  7. Script
  8. Contributors & References

Preview from previous episode

Just to lure Kikyo out... do you know how many villagers have been destroyed?!

If you meet that person, tell her... as long as she runs away from Naraku, the same thing will keep happening.

Kohaku! You'll be devoured by the rats!

I'm sorry, Sister... But I have to obey orders!

Next on Inuyasha, "Kohaku's Resolution and Sango's Heart".

I can't drag this any longer... I have to defeat Naraku!

InuYasha’s Jar

#159 Kohaku and Sango 琥珀と珊瑚 [こはくとさんご]


Alright! You're amazing, Kagome!

Well, my target is quite big.


Kohaku! Hand over the Zushi! Once I destroy that Zushi, the rats will disappear! Remember, Kohaku! You are, you are a demon exterminator!


Do you regret protecting Kohaku?

I don't know... However, I think I'd have regretted it more if I hadn't protect him.

Then it's okay... That's what it means to have a human heart.


Oddities and Other Notes



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INU: Inuyasha
KAG: Kagome
SHI: Shippo
MIR: Miroku
SAN: Sango
KIR: Kirara
TET: Tetsusaiga
HIR: Hiraikotsu
KIK: Kikyo
KOH: Kohaku
HKU: Hakudoshi

[ Prologue ]

KAG:  Everything started at the Tree of Life.

INU:   A world of dreams and lost memories.

KAG:  The strong bonds of friendship!

INU:   A new hope and a bright future now begin!

KAG:  Kohaku, the one controlling the demon rats, has come to a decision. Inuyasha runs towards the scene of the siblings' sorrowful reunion. And there, Kikyo appears!

INU:   The jewel fragment leads our way!

KAG:  Through the well to a whole new world!

INU & KAG: A fairy tale in the Warring States Era! Inuyasha!

[ ACT I ]

(in progress)

[ Preview for next episode ]

I'm finally home after a long time. Everyone is bugging me about Inuyasha.

Ayumi Kagome's boyfriend is in her house?

Eri I want to see him! I want to see him!!

YukaKagome's delinquent boyfriend!

Sota But Brother Inu destroyed the bicycle that mom gave her!

No problem! I'll make it up to her!

What?! You want to use Diamond Spear Blast to create diamonds?! Next on Inuyasha, "The Violent, Two-Timing Boy Who Brings Happiness".

I just use Tetsusaiga to replace it!


Compiled on 27 Feb 2008.
Last revised on 28 Feb 2008.

Dialogues adapted from the Japanese-dub, English-sub version of Inuyasha distributed by Odex (Singapore).

InuYasha is copyrighted by TAKAHASHI Rumiko / Shogakukan and its distributing rights are owned by Yomiuri TV and Sunrise.

Contributors & References

犬夜叉 official web - 放映予定一覧 (Sunrise Inuyasha official web - Airing Schedule)

犬夜叉完結編 公式サイト (Sunrise Inuyasha Kanketsu-hen official web - Airing Schedule)

Inu Goya> Metro: General Episode Information

Shirogetsu for Inuyasha Tsubo

DCYK Connection: アニメ犬夜叉のページ

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