The sixth and final season of the television series Xena: Warrior Princess commenced airing in the United States and Canada on October 2, and concluded on June 18, , and contained 22 episodes. The sixth season . Since Xena must be dead to fight Yodoshi, she allows a samurai and his warriors to kill her. Gabrielle learns that she can. On her new visit to the “Land of the Rising Sun” (Japan), the soul-eating demon Yodoshi has prepared a welcome for Xena with a ton of soldiers. They first set fire to a village. .