Shinrei Tantei Yakumo

Alt title: Psychic Detective Yakumo

TV (13 eps)
3.874 of 5 from 6,019 votes
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Saitou Yakumo is a young man with a very special gift: he can see the souls of the dead and communicate with them. When the aloof student isn’t duping his fellow classmates out of their money with fake card tricks, he takes on paranormal cases that pique his interest. Making use of his unique abilities, logical mind and his contacts within the police, Yakumo strives to solve each supernatural case he takes on and bring those responsible to justice. But when the youthful detective becomes the target of a sinister duo can he get to the bottom of their scheme before he is dragged into a world of darkness and hatred?

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  • The Forbidden Room image

    Episode 1

    The Forbidden Room

  • The Curse of the White Fox image

    Episode 2

    The Curse of the White Fox

  • The Tunnel's Darkness image

    Episode 3

    The Tunnel's Darkness

  • That Which Connects to Spirits ~Possession~ image

    Episode 4

    That Which Connects to Spirits ~Possession~

  • That Which Connects to Spirits ~Rebirth~ image

    Episode 5

    That Which Connects to Spirits ~Rebirth~

  • Bargain Property image

    Episode 6

    Bargain Property

  • Sentiments that Bind ~Trap~ image

    Episode 7

    Sentiments that Bind ~Trap~

  • Sentiments that Bind ~Fate~ image

    Episode 8

    Sentiments that Bind ~Fate~

  • Sentiments that Bind ~Light~ image

    Episode 9

    Sentiments that Bind ~Light~

  • Beyond Despair ~The Omen~ image

    Episode 10

    Beyond Despair ~The Omen~

  • Beyond Despair ~Assassin's Blade~ image

    Episode 11

    Beyond Despair ~Assassin's Blade~

  • Beyond Despair ~Animosity~ image

    Episode 12

    Beyond Despair ~Animosity~

  • Beyond Despair ~Eternity~ image

    Episode 13

    Beyond Despair ~Eternity~

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cassiesheepgirl's avatar by cassiesheepgirl on Mar 28, 2011
Score 4.9/10

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Throughout the course of the year, I often pick up series that I wouldn’t normally for the sole purpose of filling out the entry information here on Anime Planet. It’s an interesting experiment as I never know what I’m going to find. Occasionally I stumble across a real gem, sometimes I fall face first into a ... read more

NoCheerios's avatar by NoCheerios on Dec 24, 2010
Score 9/10

This show is about a high school student named Yakumo who has the ability to see spirits with his left red eye and sometimes communicate with them(not a super original premise, but highly entertaining nontheless). He spends his spare time tricking kids out of their money with fake card tricks, or just sleeping about. But, once in a while, he'll take a spirit associated police case that has piqued his... read more

Related manga

Shinrei Tantei Yakumo (Light Novel) 2004
Shinrei Tantei Yakumo 2009 Original Manga

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