Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo Specials

Kindaichi Case Files Special

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Synonyms: Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo: Kyuuketsuki Densetsu Satsujin Jiken, Kindaichi Case Files: The Case of the Vampire Legend Murder, Operaza Kan Saigo no Satsujin, The Third Opera House Murders
Japanese: 金田一少年の事件簿SP
English: Kindaichi Case Files Special
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Type: TV Special
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 12, 2007 to Nov 19, 2007
Producers: Dentsu, Magic Bus, YTV
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genre: MysteryMystery
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 48 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #31512
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Popularity: #10116
Members: 2,960
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Kindaichi and the gang are on their way to a hot spring, but get lost and end up at a run down and sinister hotel. They are told that a vampire used to live in the hotel way back. Someone even died (was found with bite marks on the neck).

Six years ago a girl was found in the cellar with bite marks on her neck, and the villagers killed her. When one of the guests is killed and Miyuki is attacked by a creature with fangs, it would seem like the vampire is still there...

Characters & Voice Actors


Nagai, Kouji
Itou, Naoyuki
Itou, Ikuko
Key Animation
Kibayashi, Shin
Original Creator


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Jul 1, 2008
Preliminary (1/2 eps)
I went into this one trying not to expect much, being as I am a huge fan of the manga, yet I was taken aback by this anime. The animation in the begin hits you hard and fast, in other words, it's beautiful. There are scenes that, honestly, took my breath away, such as when Kindaichi finds the Phantom's mask floating in the ocean.
Plot wise, everything is changed around from the manga just enough so you feel as if they are staying true to the source material (with the basic plot), yet you still don't know who the murderer is even ...


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