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Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo: File Series (Manga)

Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo: File Series

Alternative Titles

English: The Kindaichi Case Files
Synonyms: Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo
Japanese: 金田一少年の事件簿


Type: Manga
Volumes: 27
Chapters: 219
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 17, 1993 to Dec 16, 1997
Authors: Kibayashi, Shin (Story), Kanari, Youzaburou (Story), Satou, Fumiya (Art)


Score: 8.231 (scored by 797 users)
Ranked: #4872
Popularity: #2817
Members: 1,633
Favorites: 100
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detective mystery


Kindaichi (frequently with best-bud, Miyuki) travels to various places where a murder has taken place, typically involving ghosts, curses, myths and folklore of significant events from the distant past, and solves the mystery using ingenious deductions of curious clues and his cool magic.

(Source: Tokyopop)

Related Manga

Adaptation: Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo Specials, Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo (TV)
Sequel: Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo - Case Series, Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo - Short File Series
Spin-off: Akechi Keishi no Yuuga Naru Jikenbo, Akechi Shounen no Karei Naru Jikenbo, Takato Shounen no Jikenbo, Kindaichi Shounen no Ippaku Futsuka Shouryokou


Kindaichi, Hajime
Nanase, Miyuki
Akechi, Kengo
Hayami, Reika
Itsuki, Yousuke
Kenmochi, Isamu
Saki, Ryuuta

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Jan 21, 2015
This is a story about Kindaichi jr. , grandson of the famous fictional detective, Kindaichi.
Story: 8
I do not really know how to feel about having the grandson of a detective be one himself. It's like taking a big fictional character that you did not create and just say : let's give him a son! It's not really something you thought for hours about. Though, Kindaichi jr. is a very likable character, and you can somehow relate to his roots. The story in itself is quite good. The cases aren't just as detailed as Detective Conan, and a little bit difficult to understand, but this read more
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Both are classic styled detective mysteries, featuring teens.
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Both titles feature the same artist and are about teen solving mysteries. Though Tantei Gakuen Q features a group working together to solve cases, Kindaichi really only has one person solving the mysteries.
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