Kikyou is one of the principal characters of Inuyasha. In life, she was the guardian of the Shikon Jewel and grew close to Inuyasha. Her role is what ultimately caused the events that happened 50 years prior to the beginning of the series. In death, she proves to be a formidable foe to Naraku. In this section, you can explore all facets of Kikyou's character.

INUYASHA; Info about the series.
GLOSSARY; Common terms used in the series.
CHARACTERS; A brief overview of the cast of characters.
PROFILE; Who is Kikyou?

SHRINE MAIDEN; Her life as a powerful Shinto priestess.
A PROTECTOR; Her duty to protect the sacred jewel.
BLOSSOMING LOVE; Growing feelings toward Inuyasha.
FESTERING ROT; Caring for the bandit Onigumo.
A TRAP; That which killed her.

REANIMATION; Being brought back from the depths of hell.
REINCARNATION; Her relationship with her reincarnated soul.
MALICE; That which drives her.
SHINIDAMACHU; The creatures who feed her souls.
LEFT BEHIND; Her only sister, Kaede.
NEMESIS; Tracking the one responsible for her death.