There are hard jobs and jobs that seem outright impossible, but in the end, the most difficult job in all creation probably belongs to Hozuki, Deputy Chief to the Great King Enma. Fortunately, Hozuki’s not the typical bureaucratic hothead you’d expect to find heading a department of infernal affairs. As for patience… well, Hell hasn’t frozen over quite yet. The Highway to Hell isn’t going to get paved with just good intentions, and Hozuki’s damned sure of that in HOZUKI NO REITETSU!
Hozuki is charged with putting out fires in hell after the Great King Enma becomes overwhelmed with requests. Later, Hozuki wishes to go to Australia
Hozuki deals with an irate old hag and a giant sick crab. Later, the European King of Hell visits, and Hozuki gives him the grand tour.
Hozuki heads to Shangri-la on a day out, but runs into his immortal enemy. King Enma recounts how Hozuki and Hakutaku came to loathe each other.
Hozuki becomes embroiled in a low speed chase between flying policemen and air taxis with giant heads. Later, he teaches some of his more slacking employees the art of torture.
Hozuki and Hakutaku prepare a cauldron of ingredients, each with their own flavor. Later, The Sports Day Festival takes a turn for the worse as Hozuki celebrates the 100th annual occurrence in his own special way.
Hozuki is pestered by a scoop seeking feline journalist and finds himself sitting next to a peach idol on the train. Later, the right hand man from the European Hell pays Hozuki a visit.
Hozuki takes his young charges on a tour of a very sexy part of hell. Later, the Great King Enma hurts his back and Hozuki decides to deal with it in his own way...
A new damned soul appears to make Hozuki's day slightly more difficult than before. What he doesn't expect is what she brings with her!
Momotaro has to deal with another of his master's hangovers and while out drinking run into an annoyed Hozuki. Later, chaos erupts in the Alcoholic's Hell.
Hozuki unites the 10 kings of the Afterlife for a little personal demonstration of his opinion regarding offerings to the deceased. Afterwards, Hozuki forces the Great King to undergo a heavy training regimen to lose weight.
After reading Shiro the story ofthe One Inch Samurai, Hozuki takes him and some pups in search of the real thing, who has gone to Hell for his deceitfulness in the waking world. Later, a troubled wood spirit comes to Hozuki for help in taming a twice scorned princess who hates pretty girls.
Lillith, a demonic seductress, sinks her fangs into Hozuki, but he deftly doges her advances by pawning her off on less than savory company. Later, Hozuki and Hakutaku recount tales of the Yellow Emperor, trips to China and drunken stupors.
The Bon Festival is here, giving Hozuki andthe minions some time for fun...and more than enough time to catch the deceased in denial! Later, Hozuki has a nice chat with the Great King Enma.