Once the two realized who the new faces belonged to, Botan and Kurama bolted apart as if stung by a volt of electricity. Botan back flipped over the couch as she did so, landing on her feet and backing as far away from Kurama and his family as possible until the backs of her knees hit the coffee table. Shiori and younger Shuichii stood behind Maya with an incredulous expressions plastered onto their faces. They were clearly not expecting that. He pumped his fist in the air, jostling his mother and Maya by his excited actions.
The series tells the story of Yusuke Urameshi , a teenage delinquent who is struck and killed by a car while attempting to save a child's life. After a number of tests presented to him by Koenma , the son of the ruler of the afterlife Underworld, Yusuke is revived and appointed the title of "Underworld Detective", with which he must investigate various cases involving demons and apparitions in the human world. The manga becomes more focused on martial arts battles and tournaments as it progresses. Togashi began creating Yu Yu Hakusho around November , basing the series on his interests in the occult and horror films and an influence of Buddhist mythology. An anime adaptation consisting of television episodes was directed by Noriyuki Abe and co-produced by Fuji Television , Yomiko Advertising, and Studio Pierrot.