Nursing Battle of the Rival Lovers is the eighty-ninth episode of the InuYasha anime.


  1. Kagome has a cold, and Inuyasha reacts angrily and storms out of the hut, and Kagome eventually returns home to the modern era to get better.
  2. It turns out that Inuyasha actually left to gather materials to help Kagome get better, but he finds that she is back home.
  3. Kagome's friends and Hōjō visit her at her home.
  4. Inuyasha returns and gives Kagome an antidote that his mother taught him to make.


Inuyasha sits by Kagome's bed

Kagome falls sick and goes home back to her own era. She is visited by her friends from her own time. Back in the modern era, Kagome feels her head "split in two" as Inuyasha return asked them that they have a cooking pot that he could use and showed all kinds of livers: boar liver, carp liver, chicken liver, and dismal roots and herbs tells them not to eat, but to cook. Inuyasha then come to Kagome's bedroom and brews her medicine that can cure her in an instant.

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Characters in Order of Appearance


  • Opening Theme — Owarinai Yume — TV OST Vol. 3
  • Kagome recalls the last story of the monkey god — Like a Storm (Shippū no Gotoku) — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Inuyasha is impatient since Kagome has a cold — Searching for the Shikon no Tama (Shikon no Tama o Motomete) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Kagome back in the modern era and rests — Fun Group of Friends (Tanoshii Nakamatachi) — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Kaede and the villagers try to vanquish the demon — Fight to the Death (Shitō) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Inuyasha expels demon and takes fish and fights other demons — Inuyasha’s Metamorphosis (Hengeshita Inuyasha) — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Kagome’s friends visit her at her house — Cheer Up! Hōjō-kun (Ganbare! Hōjō-kun) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Sango and Miroku tell Inuyasha that Kagome went home — Osuwari! — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Kagome’s friends speak of gossip — Light-Hearted Beat (Dokidoki Ukiuki) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Hōjō wants Kagome to be comfortable talking to him — Old Flea, Myōga (Nomi no Jijii Myōga) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Kagome has Hōjō help her study — Higurashi Family Dinner Table (Higurashi-ke no Shokutaku) — TV OST Vol. 3
  • Miroku and co. think about eating Inuyasha’s food — Osuwari! — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Inuyasha gives Kagome medicine — Swordsmith, Tōtōsai (Katanakaji Tōtōsai) — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Kagome goes to bed — Beautiful Memories (Utsukushii Omoide) — TV OST Vol. 2
  • Kagome will be late to school but Inuyasha helps — Fate and Love (Unmei to Koigokoro) — TV OST Vol. 1
  • Ending Theme — Shinjitsu no Uta — TV OST Vol. 3


  • This episode through episode 101 are all filler.
  • In deleted scene, after they cook and while its boiling, Inuyasha told Sōta, Ms. Higurashi, and Grandpa Higurashi the story about his mother made medicine.
  • Inuyasha stays in the modern era for 6 days.