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The Kindaichi Case Files manga has spawned a number of anime adaptions. The most prominent of these include the 1997 TV anime, and the 2014 revival series. There have also been numerous anime films, original video animations and TV specials.

List of episodes of The Kindaichi Case Files TV anime[edit]

# Title Source Date
The Kindaichi Case Files (1997 TV Anime)
1 The School's Seven Mysteries Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 7 April 1997
2 The School's Seven Mysteries Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 14 April 1997
3 The School's Seven Mysteries Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 21 April 1997
4 Legend of Lake Hiren Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 28 April 1997
5 Legend of Lake Hiren Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 5 May 1997
6 Legend of Lake Hiren Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 12 May 1997
7 Wax Doll Castle Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 19 May 1997
8 Wax Doll Castle Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 26 May 1997
9 Wax Doll Castle Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 2 June 1997
10 Gentleman Thief Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 9 June 1997
11 Gentleman Thief Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 16 June 1997
12 Gentleman Thief Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 23 June 1997
13 Isle of Hidden Treasure Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 30 June 1997
14 Isle of Hidden Treasure Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 7 July 1997
15 Isle of Hidden Treasure Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 14 July 1997
16 The Devil's Suite Murder Case - File 1 CD Book 1 21 July 1997
17 The Devil's Suite Murder Case - File 2 CD Book 1 28 July 1997
18 Hida Trick House Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 4 August 1997
19 Hida Trick House Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 11 August 1997
20 Hida Trick House Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 18 August 1997
21 The Opera House Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 25 August 1997
22 The Opera House Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 1 September 1997
23 The Opera House Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 8 September 1997
4 week break from schedule
SP Death God Hospital Murder Case CD Book 2 13 October 1997
24 Kindaichi the Killer - File 1 Manga - File series 20 October 1997
25 Kindaichi the Killer - File 2 Manga - File series 27 October 1997
26 Kindaichi the Killer - File 3 Manga - File series November 3 1997
27 Kindaichi the Killer - File 4 Manga - File series November 10 1997
28 Ghost Passenger Ship Murder Case - File 1 Light novel 2 November 17 1997
29 Ghost Passenger Ship Murder Case - File 2 Light novel 2 November 24 1997
30 Ghost Passenger Ship Murder Case - File 3 Light novel 2 December 1 1997
31 Ghost Passenger Ship Murder Case - File 4 Light novel 2 December 8 1997
32 Murderous Intent Below -15 °C Manga - Short File series December 15 1997
3 week break from schedule
33 Magical Express Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 12 January 1998
34 Magical Express Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 19 January 1998
35 Magical Express Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 26 January 1998
36 Magical Express Murder Case - File 4 Manga - File series 2 February 1998
37 The Yukiyasha Legend Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 2 February 1998
38 The Yukiyasha Legend Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 9 February 1998
39 The Yukiyasha Legend Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 16 February 1998
1 week break from schedule
40 Tarot Lodge Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 1 March 1998
41 Tarot Lodge Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 9 March 1998
42 Tarot Lodge Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 16 March 1998
3 week break from schedule
43 Black Butterfly Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 13 April 1998
44 Black Butterfly Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 20 April 1998
45 Black Butterfly Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 27 April 1998
1 week break from schedule
46 Black Butterfly Murder Case - File 4 Manga - File series 11 May 1998
47 The Kidnapping of Reika Hayami Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 18 May 1998
48 The Kidnapping of Reika Hayami Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 25 May 1998
49 The Kidnapping of Reika Hayami Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 1 June 1998
50 The Kidnapping of Reika Hayami Murder Case - File 4 Manga - File series 8 May 1998
51 French Silver Coins Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 15 June 1998
52 French Silver Coins Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 22 June 1998
53 French Silver Coins Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 29 June 1998
54 French Silver Coins Murder Case - File 4 Manga - File series 6 July 1998
55 Who Killed the Goddess? Manga - Short File series 13 July 1998
1 week break from schedule
56 Demon God Ruins Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 27 July 1998
57 Demon God Ruins Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 3 August 1998
58 Demon God Ruins Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 10 August 1998
59 Demon God Ruins Murder Case - File 4 Manga - File series 17 August 1998
60 Graveyard Island Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 24 August 1998
61 Graveyard Island Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 31 August 1998
62 Graveyard Island Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 7 September 1998
63 Superintendent Akechi's Splendid Deduction Manga - Short File series 14 September 1998
3 week break from schedule
64 Ghost Fire Island Murder Case - File 1 Light novel 4 12 October 1998
65 Ghost Fire Island Murder Case - File 2 Light novel 4 19 October 1998
66 Ghost Fire Island Murder Case - File 3 Light novel 4 26 October 1998
67 Ghost Fire Island Murder Case - File 4 Light novel 4 2 November 1998
68 Inspector Kenmochi's Secret - File 1 Manga - Short File series 9 November 1998
69 Inspector Kenmochi's Secret - File 2 Short light novel 1 17 November 1998
70 Western Hotel Murder Case - File 1 Manga - File series 23 November 1998
71 Western Hotel Murder Case - File 2 Manga - File series 30 November 1998
72 Western Hotel Murder Case - File 3 Manga - File series 7 December 1998
73 Western Hotel Murder Case - File 4 Manga - File series 14 December 1998
3 week break from schedule
74 Computer Lodge Murder Case - File 1 Light novel 3 11 January 1999
75 Computer Lodge Murder Case - File 2 Light novel 3 18 January 1999
76 Computer Lodge Murder Case - File 3 Light novel 3 25 January 1999
77 Computer Lodge Murder Case - File 4 Light novel 3 1 February 1999
78 Murder on St Valentine's Day - File 1 Manga - Short File series 8 February 1999
79 Murder on St Valentine's Day - File 2 Manga - Short File series 15 February 1999
80 Murder on St Valentine's Day - File 3 Manga - Short File series 22 February 1999
81 Fumi Kindaichi Kidnapping Case Manga - Short File series 1 March 1999
82 Murder in Mirror Labyrinth Manga - Short File series 8 March 1999
83 Superintendent Akechi's Splendid Deduction 2 Manga - Short File series 15 March 1999
3 week break from schedule
84 Demon Killer of the Silver Screen - File 1 Manga - Case series 12 April 1999
85 Demon Killer of the Silver Screen - File 2 Manga - Case series 19 April 1999
86 Demon Killer of the Silver Screen - File 3 Manga - Case series 26 April 1999
87 Demon Killer of the Silver Screen - File 4 Manga - Case series 3 May 1999
88 Young Akechi's Brilliant Challenge - File 1 Manga - Akechi File series 10 May 1999
89 Young Akechi's Brilliant Challenge - File 2 Manga - Akechi File series 17 May 1999
90 Shanghai Mermaid Legend Murder Case - File 1 Light novel 5 24 May 1999
91 Shanghai Mermaid Legend Murder Case - File 2 Light novel 5 31 May 1999
92 Shanghai Mermaid Legend Murder Case - File 3 Light novel 5 7 June 1999
1 week break from schedule
93 Shanghai Mermaid Legend Murder Case - File 4 Light novel 5 21 June 1999
94 Fumi Kindaichi's Lovely Activity! Ukai Village Murder Case Manga - Short File series 28 June 1999
95 Amakusa Treasure Legend Murder Case - File 1 Manga - Case series 5 July 1999
96 Amakusa Treasure Legend Murder Case - File 2 Manga - Case series 12 July 1999
97 Amakusa Treasure Legend Murder Case - File 3 Manga - Case series 19 July 1999
98 Amakusa Treasure Legend Murder Case - File 4 Manga - Case series 26 July 1999
99 Amakusa Treasure Legend Murder Case - File 5 Manga - Case series 2 August 1999
100 Midsummer's Nightmare Murder Case Short light novel 3 9 August 1999
101 Thunder Festival Murder Case - File 1 Light novel 6 16 August 1999
102 Thunder Festival Murder Case - File 2 Light novel 6 23 August 1999
1 week break from schedule
103 Thunder Festival Murder Case - File 3 Light novel 6 6 September 1999
104 Restaurant of Murderous Intent Manga - Short File series 13 September 1999
105 Murder in the Forest of the Demon Dog - File 1 Manga - Case series 20 September 1999
2 week break from schedule
106 Murder in the Forest of the Demon Dog - File 2 Manga - Case series 11 October 1999
107 Murder in the Forest of the Demon Dog - File 3 Manga - Case series 18 October 1999
108 Murder in the Forest of the Demon Dog - File 4 Manga - Case series 25 October 1999
109 Young Akechi's Brilliant Concerto - File 1 Manga - Akechi File series 1 November 1999
110 Young Akechi's Brilliant Concerto - File 2 Manga - Akechi File series 8 November 1999
111 Yukikage Village Murder Case - File 1 Manga - Case series 15 November 1999
112 Yukikage Village Murder Case - File 2 Manga - Case series 22 November 1999
113 Yukikage Village Murder Case - File 3 Manga - Case series 29 November 1999
114 Yukikage Village Murder Case - File 4 Manga - Case series 6 December 1999
115 The Ransom that Disappeared in the Snow Manga - Short File series 13 December 1999
116 The Lost Demon Short light novel 2 20 December 1999
2 week break from schedule
117 Grieving Ghost Legend Murder Case - File 1 Kindaichi Case Files Mystery Tour (JR West) 10 January 2000
118 Grieving Ghost Legend Murder Case - File 2 Kindaichi Case Files Mystery Tour (JR West) 17 January 2000
119 Grieving Ghost Legend Murder Case - File 3 Kindaichi Case Files Mystery Tour (JR West) 24 January 2000
120 Young Akechi's Brilliant Sword Technique - File 1 Manga - Akechi File series 31 January 2000
121 Young Akechi's Brilliant Sword Technique - File 2 Manga - Akechi File series 7 February 2000
122 Ghost School Murder Case - File 1 Manga - Short File series 14 February 2000
123 Ghost School Murder Case - File 2 Manga - Short File series 21 February 2000
124 Ghost School Murder Case - File 3 Manga - Short File series 28 February 2000
125 The Mystery of the Instant Disappearance Manga - Short File series 6 March 2000
4 week break from schedule
126 Deep Blue Massacre - File 1 Light novel 7 & 8 10 April 2000
127 Deep Blue Massacre - File 2 Light novel 7 & 8 17 April 2000
128 Deep Blue Massacre - File 3 Light novel 7 & 8 24 April 2000
129 Deep Blue Massacre - File 4 Light novel 7 & 8 1 May 2000
130 Deep Blue Massacre - File 5 Light novel 7 & 8 8 May 2000
131 The Alibi in the Film Manga - Short File series 15 May 2000
132 Izumo Myth Murder Case - File 1 Kindaichi Case Files Mystery Tour (JR West) 22 May 2000
133 Izumo Myth Murder Case - File 2 Kindaichi Case Files Mystery Tour (JR West) 29 May 2000
134 Izumo Myth Murder Case - File 3 Kindaichi Case Files Mystery Tour (JR West) 5 June 2000
135 Izumo Myth Murder Case - File 4 Kindaichi Case Files Mystery Tour (JR West) 12 June 2000
136 Inspector Akechi's Brilliant Reasoning IN LAS VEGAS - File 1 Manga - Akechi File series 19 June 2000
137 Inspector Akechi's Brilliant Reasoning IN LAS VEGAS - File 2 Manga - Akechi File series 26 June 2000
138 Reversing the Impossible! Miyuki Nanase's Murder Charge Manga - Short File series 3 July 2000
139 Russian Dolls Murder Case - File 1 Manga - Case series 10 July 2000
140 Russian Dolls Murder Case - File 2 Manga - Case series 17 July 2000
141 Russian Dolls Murder Case - File 3 Manga - Case series 24 July 2000
142 Russian Dolls Murder Case - File 4 Manga - Case series 31 July 2000
143 Russian Dolls Murder Case - File 5 Manga - Case series 7 August 2000
144 A Challenge from the Gentleman Thief Manga - Short File series 14 August 2000
145 Murder in the Bizarre Circus - File 1 Manga - Case series 21 August 2000
146 Murder in the Bizarre Circus - File 2 Manga - Case series 28 August 2000
147 Murder in the Bizarre Circus - File 3 Manga - Case series 4 September 2000
148 Murder in the Bizarre Circus - File 4 Manga - Case series 11 September 2000

List of episodes of The Kindaichi Case Files R[edit]

# Title Source Date
The Kindaichi Case Files R - Season 1
1 The Hong Kong Kowloon Treasure Murder Case - File 1 Manga - 20th Anniversary series 5 April 2014
2 The Hong Kong Kowloon Treasure Murder Case - File 2 Manga - 20th Anniversary series 12 April 2014
3 The Hong Kong Kowloon Treasure Murder Case - File 3 Manga - 20th Anniversary series 19 April 2014
4 The Hong Kong Kowloon Treasure Murder Case - File 4 Manga - 20th Anniversary series 26 April 2014
5 Reika Hayami and the Uninvited Guest Manga - New series 3 May 2014
6 Alchemy Murder Case - File 1 Manga - New series 10 May 2014
7 Alchemy Murder Case - File 2 Manga - New series 17 May 2014
8 Alchemy Murder Case - File 3 Manga - New series 24 May 2014
9 Alchemy Murder Case - File 4 Manga - New series 31 May 2014
10 Prison Prep School Murder Case - File 1 Manga - New series 7 June 2014
11 Prison Prep School Murder Case - File 2 Manga - New series 14 June 2014
12 Prison Prep School Murder Case - File 3 Manga - New series 21 June 2014
13 Prison Prep School Murder Case - File 4 Manga - New series 28 June 2014
14 Prison Prep School Murder Case - File 5 Manga - New series 5 July 2014
1 week break from schedule
15 Murder at 10,000 Meters - File 1 Manga - New series 19 July 2014
16 Murder at 10,000 Meters - File 2 Manga - New series 26 July 2014
17 The Campground "Ghost" Case Manga - New series 2 August 2014
18 Evil Spirit of the Diving Pool Manga - New series 9 August 2014
19 Inspector Kenmochi the Killer - File 1 Manga - New series 16 August 2014
20 Inspector Kenmochi the Killer - File 2 Manga - New series 23 August 2014
21 Inspector Kenmochi the Killer - File 3 Manga - New series 30 August 2014
22 Inspector Kenmochi the Killer - File 4 Manga - New series 6 September 2014
23 Game Mansion Murder Case - File 1 Manga - New series 13 September 2014
24 Game Mansion Murder Case - File 2 Manga - New series 20 September 2014
25 Game Mansion Murder Case - File 3 Manga - New series 27 September 2014
The Kindaichi Case Files R - Season 2
1 The Death March of Young Kindaichi - File 1 Manga - Case series 3 October 2015
2 The Death March of Young Kindaichi - File 2 Manga - Case series 10 October 2015
3 The Death March of Young Kindaichi - File 3 Manga - Case series 17 October 2015
4 The Death March of Young Kindaichi - File 4 Manga - Case series 24 October 2015
5 Blood Pool Hall Murder Case - File 1 Manga - Short File series 31 October 2015
6 Blood Pool Hall Murder Case - File 2 Manga - Short File series 7 November 2015
7 Rosenkrauz Mansion Murder Case - File 1 Manga - 20th Anniversary series 14 November 2015
8 Rosenkrauz Mansion Murder Case - File 2 Manga - 20th Anniversary series 21 November 2015
9 Rosenkrauz Mansion Murder Case - File 3 Manga - 20th Anniversary series 28 November 2015
10 Rosenkrauz Mansion Murder Case - File 4 Manga - 20th Anniversary series 5 December 2015
11 Rosenkrauz Mansion Murder Case - File 5 Manga - 20th Anniversary series 12 December 2015
12 Gunshot at 4:40 AM Manga - Short File series 19 December 2015
SP The Case File of Inspector Akechi Manga - The Case Files of Inspector Akechi 26 December 2015
3 week break from schedule
13 Snow Goblin Legend Murder Case - File 1 Manga - Returns series 23 January 2016
14 Snow Goblin Legend Murder Case - File 2 Manga - Returns series 30 January 2016
15 Snow Goblin Legend Murder Case - File 3 Manga - Returns series 6 February 2016
16 Snow Goblin Legend Murder Case - File 4 Manga - Returns series 13 February 2016
17 A Female Physician's Bizarre Plan Manga - Short File series 20 February 2016
18 The Mystery of the Disappeared Gold Medal Anime original 27 February 2016
19 Drifting Kitsunebi Murder Case - File 1 Manga - Returns series 5 March 2016
20 Drifting Kitsunebi Murder Case - File 2 Manga - Returns series 12 March 2016
21 Drifting Kitsunebi Murder Case - File 3 Manga - Returns series 19 March 2016
22 Drifting Kitsunebi Murder Case - File 4 Manga - Returns series 26 March 2016

List of Kindaichi Case Files anime films[edit]

# Title Source Date
1 The Kindaichi Case Files Light novel 1 14 December 1996
2 The Kindaichi Case Files 2: Deep Blue Massacre Light novel 7 and 8 21 August 1999

List of Kindaichi Case Files TV specials[edit]

# Title Source Date
1 Opera House: The Last Murders Manga - New series 12 November 2007
2 Vampire Legend Murder Case Manga - New series 19 November 2007

List of Kindaichi Case Files original video animations[edit]

# Title Source Date
1 Black Magic Murder Case (Part 1) Manga - New series December 17, 2012
2 Black Magic Murder Case (Part 2) Manga - New series March 15, 2013

See also[edit]