The action takes place in a world where there is a certain organization of hunters. Their license gives them many privileges - free travel first class different modes of transport,access to classified information to other people and the right to take large sums of money in the banks. Because of this, a lot of wanting to become a hunter. Therefore, the examination is held annually, in which selected few who really deserves to be Hunter. The protagonist, Gon Frix,sent to the exam to become a hunter and find his father. He will have to overcome a lot of difficulties in their path and meet great friends, each of which has its own reasons to become a hunter.