Hunters are a special breed, dedicated to tracking down treasures, magical beasts, and even other people. But such pursuits require a license, and less than one in a hundred thousand can pass the grueling qualification exam. Those who do pass gain access to restricted areas, amazing stores of information, and the right to call themselves Hunters.
Gon's mighty adventure in search of his father continues, and this time he is forced to pawn his own Hunter license to raise some cash. Gon and his posse chance upon a silent auction bazaar along the way and meet a stranger named Zepile, who introduces them to the seedy world of rare item appraisal. But the real trickery lies in Nobunaga's effort to recruit Gon to join the Troupe!