Shinrei Tantei Yakumo

Alt titles: Psychic Detective Yakumo

TV (13 eps)
3.881 out of 5 from 5,293 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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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

NeverFroze's avatar by NeverFroze on Mar 18, 2012
Score: 8.5/10

I watched Shinrei Tantei Yakumo out of looking for something similar to Un-Go, the only thing similar about them is the detective part, but the themes are entirely different. Some light spoilers may follow. Story (8.5)
The premise of this story is simple, special boy with special powers solves people's problems. The first few episodes are clearly for setting-up purposes, with the classic... read more

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

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