The New Kindaichi Files

The New Kindaichi Files

The New Kindaichi Files

English Title: The New Kindaichi Files
Japanese Title: 金田一少年の事件簿 — Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo — “Kindaichi Case Files”
Author: Seimaru Amagi
Illustrator: Fumiya Satou
Translator: Yuriko Tamaki
Genre: Mystery
Original Run: 1994 – 2001
English Run: 1996 – 1999
Volumes: 9
English Publisher: Kodansha International
(Note: The English volumes were published in Japan, which may make them harder to find.)
Volumes Published in English: 4 (Discontinued)

Japanese Website

Synopsis: 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.

Vol 1: The New Kindaichi Files

Vol 1: The New Kindaichi Files

Volume 1 — The New Kindaichi Files
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Volume 2 — The New Kindaichi Files 2: Murder On-Line
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Volume 3 — The New Kindaichi Files 3: The Shanghai River Demon’s Curse
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Volume 4 — The New Kindaichi Files: Deadly Thunder
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Note: The Wikipedia article has the ISBN for these books, which may be helpful for finding them.

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