“Shinrei Tantei Yakumo” Novel Gets Anime Adaptation

Kadokawa Shoten’s Newtype Magazine has announced that 『Shinrei Tantei Yakumo / 心霊探偵 八雲』 novel or the “Psychic Detective Yakumo” by Kaminaga Manabu is getting an anime adaptation.

Published by Bungeisha. The anime will premier in autumn of 2010.

Anime Production: Bee Train
Director: Tomoyuki Kurokawa
Scripts: Hiroyuki Kawasaki


A story about a college student, Saitou Yakumo who is born with different eye colors. His red left eye gives him a special ability to see ghosts and spirits. He believes ghosts and spirits are bound to earth because of a certain ’cause,’ and simply eliminating that ’cause’ will let those spirits rest in peace. Being asked for help by Ozawa Haruka, they begin the investigation together.


2 Responses to ““Shinrei Tantei Yakumo” Novel Gets Anime Adaptation”

  1. 1 ester Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 12:42 pm

    Can I get the novel?english version. Is the novel available in english version?

  2. 2 Stephanie Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 8:28 am

    i would also like to know if there’s an english version of the novel, i seriously love the work of Kaminaga Manabu – so i’d like to actually sit down and read it for myself.
    I also love the manga & anime (:

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