9567 render YuYu Hakusho Kurama

Lil Kurama by Washu M

Voiced By John Burgmeier
Franchise Yu Yu Hakusho
Appears in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale
Debut Yu Yu Hakusho Dark Tournament

Kurama is a main protagonist from the anime series Yu Yu Hakusho. He appears in the game PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale.


Kurama was once the demon fox Yoko, or Yoko Kurama in his humanoid form, who was an infamous and powerful thief in Demon World. After he was critically injured, he fled to the human world and fused himself with the unborn son of a human woman until his strength fully return. Once the boy was born, he was named Shuichi Minamino by his human mother, who had no idea what Yoko had done. However, Kurama's plans changed when he saw that his human mother would do anything to protect his still weak human form, and he eventually grew to love her and resolved to change his ways. He is later approached by the Demon Hiei, who eventually became his best friend, who brought him in on a job to steal powerful artifacts from Spirit World. Through this act he came into contact with newly named Spirit Detective Yusuke Urameshi, which would eventually lead to the two becoming friends and Kurama and Hiei joining Yusuke's Team Urameshi. Kurama is by far the most intelligent, strategic, and deceptively ruthless member of Team Urameshi.

Connection with All-StarsEdit

  • Kurama appears as a minion who can be unlocked when reaching Rank 8 with Hiei.
  • Kurama appears at the end of Hiei's story, breaking up the fight between Hiei and Yusuke in order to tell him that Mukuro is looking for the former.


  • Kurama was named after Mt. Kurama in Kyoto, Japan.
  • Kurama is also the name of the Nine-Tailed Fox from Naruto, however their names are pronounced differently in English and the Nine-Tailed Fox was named years after YuYu Hakusho had ended.

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