Protect and Plunder! is the one hundred fifty-second episode of the InuYasha anime.


  1. Tekkei tells Princess Abi of a suspicious castle that Naraku's demons are merely passing over in their search for Saint Hijiri; Abi and her demon birds attack the castle.
  2. The Infant is at the castle, and Kohaku has been sent there to protect it.
  3. Inuyasha's group also investigate the castle; Inuyasha battles with Abi and Sango races after Kohaku after Kagome tells her that she senses his Shikon no Tama shard.
  4. Naraku orders Kohaku to take the Infant, and kill anyone and everyone in his way.



Princess Abi speaks to her mother of the problems she has been plagued with since Naraku's appearance. Her mother mentions a castle that has a connection to Naraku, and suggests that her daughter attack it.

Kohaku and Kanna live at the castle with the infant to guard and protect it.

Kagura and Hakudōshi see Princess Abi and her demons passing them. Hakudōshi sends Kagura to follow and watch. Kagura sees Abi order her bird demons to destroy the Saimyōshō that follow her.

Kagome and Sango see Princess Abi's birds heading to a nearby castle. As they approach, Kagome senses Kohaku's jewel shard. Kohaku is trying to protect the infant from the demons, along with the armsmen of the castle.

While Sango and Kirara seek out Kohaku, Inuyasha, Miroku, Shippō and Kagome battle Princess Abi and her bird demons. When Kanna reports that the castle has fallen, Naraku orders Kohaku to take the infant and kill everyone in his path.

Characters in Order of Appearance


  • Opening Theme — One Day, One Dream — Best of Inuyasha II
  • Abi’s mother tells her about a suspicious castle — Evil Spirits Desiring the Shikon no Tama (Shikon no Tama o Nerau Chimimōryō) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Flashback to Hijiri killing Abi’s demons — Hell Insects, Saimyōshō (Jigoku Mushi Saimyōshō) — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Abi’s mother says Naraku’s demons did not attack the castle — Sign of Unrest (Fuon na Kehai) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Castle lady recalls the night she gave birth — Dead Soul (Shinidama) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Lady thinks she recognizes Kohaku’s face — Sign of Unrest (Fuon na Kehai) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Kanna sits on roof, Kohaku works — The Hidden Well to the Sengoku Era (Kakushi Ido kara Sengoku Jidai e) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Hakudōshi tells Kagura to follow Abi, who has her demons kill the Saimyōshō — Hakudōshi — TV OST Vol. 3
  • Sango thinks about Kohaku — Trap (Wana) — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Abi’s demons attack the village, Kohaku kills them with his weapon — Fang Sword, Tessaiga (Kiba no Ken Tessaiga) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Kagome senses Kohaku’s jewel shard — Shōki — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Bird demons continue attacking — Inuyasha’s Metamorphosis (Hengeshita Inuyasha) — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Abi and Inuyasha meet again; birds self-immolate to flush out the villagers — Attack (Shūgeki) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Kohaku thinks about the demon slayer comment, Kanna sees the burnt castle — Ryūkotsusei Resurrected (Yomigaeru Ryūkotsusei) — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Naraku tells Kohaku to kill all the humans — Tsubaki the Dark Miko (Kuromiko Tsubaki) — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Ending Theme — Brand-New World — Best of Inuyasha II