Naraku (奈落, Naraku; translated as Hell) is the main antagonist in the anime and manga series InuYasha. He is directly responsible for the death of the character Kikyo and the seal placed on the series' protagonist, Inuyasha. He is also the cause of most of the troubles and problems facing the other major characters, making his destruction the overall focus of their quest due to the pain he has personally caused them.
As half-demon and later a demon, Naraku desires the Shikon-no-Tama, a jewel that would be able to grant him near-invincibility should he acquire all the pieces of it. Although early in the series he desires the jewel to purge his half-human self from his body, he desires the jewel to enhance his strength even further. He is repeatedly opposed by InuYasha and his friends, along with several other characters in the series.
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2000 was a great year for anime. We have all kinds of interesting and fascinating trivia from this year to share with you. The most viewed series from that year on Anime Characters Database is Hamtaro ( 607 views ). Our series view count resets each month as to give you a rolling idea what is currently popular. A total of 33 titles were released in 2000. Don't forget to have a look at what was most popular - you can even filter the list by genre helping you to more quickly spot titles that may be to your liking. By the way, it is possible we missed a title from this year, and we could use your help adding it! Let's continue with the trivia. The most violent of these is considered to be Sakura Wars ( Avg. Rating 3.0000/5.0000 ) and the least violent is Digimon Adventure 02 ( Avg. Rating 1.0000/5.0000 ). Members have the option to assign a violence rating to their favorite series. The series with the most characters is Yu-Gi-Oh! ( 110 characters ) and the series with the fewest is Carried by the Wind: Tsukikage Ran ( 2 characters ). Most titles have at least 10 characters by their final episode. We can always use help adding characters we missed! Please be sure to read this guide to adding characters first if you are interested. The series with the longest title is Magical Circle Guru Guru 2: The Legend of Doki Doki ( 51 letters ) and the series with the shortest title is Shinzo ( 6 letters ). I hope you found this information interesting, and continue to explore ACDB to your hearts content. ^_^