This is a rough timeline of events during and pertaining to the series.

Roughly 1,000 Years Ago (about 900-1000)Edit

Roughly 800 Years Ago (about 1150-1250)Edit

  • Hagoromo Gitsune is reborn again and possesses the body of female samurai Tomoe Gozen.[4]
  • Hagoromo Gitsune dies again.

Roughly 500 Years Ago (about 1400-1500)Edit

  • The Nura Clan is formed.
  • The Nura Clan and Gyūki Clan battle; Gyūki loses and his clan joins the former.

Roughly 400 Years Ago (about 1500-1650)Edit




  • Nurarihyon and Yōhime marry.
  • Rihan Nura is born.
  • The Nura Clan sets up permanent residence in Tokyo.

Roughly 300 Years Ago (about 1700-1800)Edit

  • Inugamigyōbu Danuki forms the original Shikoku Hachijūhakki Yakō.
  • The original Shikoku Hachijūhakki Yakō is defeated at Matsuyama Castle.
  • Kurotabō is manipulated into becoming an assassin for the Hyaku Monogatari Clan.
  • Rihan becomes the Second Head of the Nura Clan.
  • Rihan marries Yamabuki Otome.
  • Kubinashi, known as The String Assassin of Hitachi Province, is defeated and joins Rihan's Hyakki Yakō.[8]
  • Kurotabō joins Rihan's Hyakki Yakō.
  • Sanmoto Gorōzaemon dies as a human and is sent to hell. His body splits into 100 parts, which all become yōkai (Enchō, Kyōsai, Tamasaburō, Raiden, etc.)
  • Yamabuki Otome leaves after 50 years of marriage.





  • Hagoromo Gitsune is reborn again.
  • Yamabuki Otome is revived as a child with false memories and possessed by Hagoromo Gitsune.
  • Rihan dies.



  • Rikuo is named as Nurarihyon's successor.
  • Rikuo awakens as a yōkai for the first time.
  • Gagoze dies.







  • Rikuo encounters Tōryanse the Slasher.
  • Ryūji and Yura investigate XX Village.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Chapter 103: Hagoromo Gitsune only has one tail when Shuten Dōji is killed. Ibaraki Dōji is still young at the time.
  2. Volume 3, p.26 omake: Profile states that Gyūki's age as a yōkai exceeds 1,000 years.
  3. Chapter 115: Tsuchigumo states he fought the Nue 1,000 years prior.
  4. Chapter 129: One of Hagoromo Gitsune's memories is of being a female samurai on horseback, and she states that one of her weapons is from her time in the Taira Clan. The woman pictured matches depictions of Tomoe Gozen in traditional media.
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  6. Suganuma Village was founded around 400 years ago. Additionally, a "Sadamori Suganuma" existed around that time.
  7. History records Lady Yodo as having died in 1615.
  8. Chapter 99: Kubinashi states that he rampaged through Hitachi Province about 250 years ago, before meeting Rihan. This is later amended in a tankōbon question-and-answer section, where Kubinashi is instead listed as having joined 310 years ago.
  9. Chapter 9: Kiyotsugu announces the trip to Mount Nejireme will take place during Golden Week.