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The manga is written by Yōzaburō Kanari (File and Case series) and Seimaru Amagi (Other series) and illustrated by Fumiya Satō. The manga is published by Kodansha while the manga is published by Tokyopop in North America.

First Series

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Case Name First Chapter
Released Date
Last Chapter
Released Date
Length Series Anime
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1 Opera House Murder Case 28 October 1992 2 December 1992 6 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
2 Western-style Village Murder Case 9 December 1992 10 March 1993 11 Chapters File Series Redcross.png Greentick.png
3 Snow Yaksha Legend Murder Case 17 March 1993 26 May 1993 10 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
4 School's Seven Mysteries Murder Case 2 June 1993 4 August 1993 10 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
5 Treasure Island Murder Case 11 August 1993 20 October 1993 10 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
6 Broken Heart Lake Legend Murder Case 27 October 1993 19 January 1994 10 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
7 Western-style Hotel Murder Case 26 January 1994 13 April 1994 12 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
8 Head Hanging School Murder Case 27 April 1994 20 July 1994 12 Chapters File Series Redcross.png Greentick.png
9 Hida's Trick of House Murder Case 3 August 1994 26 October 1994 12 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
10 Murder Committed by Young Kindaichi 9 November 1994 1 March 1995 14 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
11 Tarot Mountain Hut Murder Case 8 March 1995 14 June 1995 14 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
12 Wax Doll Castle Murder Case 28 June 1995 27 September 1995 13 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
13 Murder by Gentleman Thief 18 October 1995 24 January 1996 13 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
14 Graveyard Island Murder Case 31 January 1996 17 April 1996 11 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
15 Magical Express Murder Case 24 April 1996 31 July 1996 13 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
16 Black Butterfly of Death Murder Case 7 August 1996 13 November 1996 13 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
17 French Silver Coin Murder Case 20 November 1996 12 March 1997 14 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
18 Demon God Site Murder Case 19 March 1997 18 June 1997 12 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Redcross.png
19 Reika Hayami Kidnapping Murder Case 3 September 1997 5 November 1997 9 Chapters File Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
20 Murder in the Forest of the Demon Dog 29 January 1998 1 April 1998 10 Chapters Case Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
21 Demon Killer of Silver Screen 3 June 1998 26 August 1998 9 Chapters Case Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
22 Amakusa Treasure Legend Murder Case 14 October 1998 29 January 1999 13 Chapters Case Series Greentick.png Redcross.png
23 Yukikage Village Murder Case 21 April 1999 30 June 1999 9 Chapters Case Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
24 Russian Dolls Murder Case 20 October 1999 16 February 2000 15 Chapters Case Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
25 Bizarre Circus Murder 12 April 2000 21 June 2000 9 Chapters Case Series Greentick.png Redcross.png
26 Young Kindaichi's Trip of Death Preparedness 23 August 2000 1 January 2001 16 Chapters Case Series Greentick.png Greentick.png

Second Series

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Case Name First Chapter
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27 Vampire Legend Murder Case 18 August 2004 13 October 2004 8 Chapters New Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
28 Opera House The Third Murder 14 September 2005 15 December 2005 15 Chapters New Series Greentick.png Redcross.png
29 Jail Gate Cram School Murder Case 12 April 2006 9 August 2006 15 Chapters New Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
30 Snow Spirit Legend Murder Case 17 January 2007 18 April 2007 13 Chapters New Series Redcross.png Redcross.png
31 Black Magic Murder Case 22 May 2008 9 July 2008 8 Chapters New Series Greentick.png Redcross.png
32 Murder Committed by Inspector Kenmochi 23 April 2009 22 July 2009 12 Chapters New Series Greentick.png Redcross.png
33 Alchemy Murder Case 28 April 2010 28 July 2010 13 Chapters New Series Greentick.png Redcross.png
34 House of Games Murder Case 13 April 2011 1 June 2011 8 Chapters New Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
35 Human-Eater Laboratory Murder Case 7 March 2012 22 May 2012 11 Chapters 20th Anniversary Series Redcross.png Redcross.png
36 Kowloon Hong Kong Treasure Murder Case 11 July 2012 17 October 2012 12 Chapters 20th Anniversary Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
37 Rosenkreuz Mansion Murder Case 26 December 2012 17 April 2013 14 Chapters 20th Anniversary Series Greentick.png Greentick.png
38 Snow Goblin Legend Murder Case 27 December 2013 5 March 2014 11 Chapters Returns Series Greentick.png Redcross.png
39 Ghost School Building Murders 2 April 2014 2 July 2014 12 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png Redcross.png
40 Drifting Firefox Murder Case 16 July 2014 8 October 2014 11 Chapters Returns Series Greentick.png Redcross.png
41 Antlion Trench Murder Case 24 December 2014 18 March 2015 11 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png Redcross.png
42 Bloodthirsty Cherry Blossom Murder Case 15 April 2015 15 July 2015 12 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png Redcross.png
43 Doll Island Murder Case 7 October 2015 20 January 2016 13 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png Redcross.png
44 Black Spirit Hotel Murder Case 24 February 2016 30 March 2016 6 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png Redcross.png
45 White Snake Sake Brewery Murder Case 15 June 2016 7 September 2016 11 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png Redcross.png
46 Sacred Love Island Murder Case 7 December 2016 12 April 2017 15 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png Redcross.png
47 Fumi Kindaichi Kidnapping Murder Case 5 July 2017 18 October 2017 13 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png Redcross.png


First Series

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Case Name First Chapter
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Released Date
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1 Murderous Intention Under Freezing 15 Degrees 25 June 1997 9 July 1997 3 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
2 Who Killed the Goddess? 16 July 1997 30 July 1997 3 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
3 1/2 Murderer 3 December 1997 10 December 1997 2 Chapters Short File Series 1/2 Murderer
4 Murder in Christmas Eve 1 January 1998 22 January 1998 4 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
5 Murder in Mirror Labyrinth 5 May 1998 27 May 1998 2 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
6 Fumi Kindaichi Kidnapping Case 3 June 1998 10 June 1998 2 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
7 Fumi Kindaichi's Adventure 30 September 1998 7 October 1998 2 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
8 Ransom Disappears in The Snows 3 February 1999 10 February 1999 2 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
9 Alibi in the Film 17 March 1999 24 March 1999 2 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
10 Murder Restaurant 31 March 1999 14 April 1999 3 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
11 Murder in Bloody Pool 28 July 1999 11 August 1999 3 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
12 Ghost School Murder Case 25 August 1999 29 September 1999 5 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
13 Mystery of Instant Disappearance 6 October 1999 13 October 1999 2 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
14 Bee Poisonous Sword Murder Case 1 March 2000 15 March 2000 3 Chapters Short File Series Redcross.png
15 Challenge from the Gentleman Thief 28 June 2000 12 July 2000 3 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
16 Gunshot at 04:40 a.m 19 July 2000 26 July 2000 2 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png
17 Female Doctor's Bizarre Plot 2 August 2000 9 August 2000 2 Chapters Short File Series Greentick.png

Second Series

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Case Name First Chapter
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18 Reika Hayami and The Uninvited Guest 25 April 2007 2 May 2007 2 Chapters New Series Greentick.png
19 Fudo High School Festival Murder Case 7 November 2007 28 November 2007 4 Chapters New Series Redcross.png
20 Chidamari's Room Murder Case 2 April 2008 23 April 2008 4 Chapters New Series Greentick.png
21 Murder at 10000 Meter Altitude 11 August 2010 25 August 2010 3 Chapters New Series Greentick.png
22 Dark Castle Murder Case 6 June 2012 20 June 2012 3 Chapters 20th Anniversary Series Redcross.png
23 Why The Fireplace is Burning? 16 September 2015 30 September 2015 3 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png

Akechi File Series

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Case Name First Chapter
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Length Series Anime
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1 Testimony Puzzle 13 August 1997 27 August 1997 2 Chapters Akechi File Series Greentick.png
2 Killing Poker 12 November 1997 19 November 1997 2 Chapters Akechi File Series Greentick.png
3 The First Case of Young Akechi 15 April 1998 6 May 1998 4 Chapters Akechi File Series Greentick.png
4 Quartet with Intent to Kill 9 September 1998 23 September 1998 3 Chapters Akechi File Series Greentick.png
5 Ghost Swordman Murder Case 17 February 1999 3 March 1999 3 Chapters Akechi File Series Greentick.png
6 Dead Person's Checkmate 7 July 1999 21 July 1999 3 Chapters Akechi File Series Greentick.png
7 Ghost Hotel Murder Case 22 March 2000 5 April 2000 3 Chapters Akechi File Series Redcross.png
8 Kengo Akechi's Student Case Files 19 November 2014 10 December 2014 4 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png
9 Kengo Akechi's Sommelier Case Files 27 January 2016 17 February 2016 3 Chapters Returns Series Redcross.png

Kindaichi Junior High School Student Case Files

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Case Name First Chapter
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1 Evil Spirit of the Diving Pool 4 June 2009 4 June 2009 1 Chapter New Series Greentick.png
2 Campsite's Mysterious Case 4 September 2009 4 September 2009 1 Chapter New Series Greentick.png

Takato Case Files

Takato Case Files release in MangaBox App. The authors was as same as regular series.

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Case Name First Chapter
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1 Young Takato Case File 4 December 2013 26 March 2014 16 Chapters Special Case in Mangabox Redcross.png

Spin-Off Inspector Akechi Case Files

Inspector Akechi Case Files release in Weekly Shonen SPECIAL. The story by Seimaru Amagi and Fumiya Sato, the art by Sato Yuki.

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Case Name First Chapter
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Last Chapter
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1 Young Boy's Retaliation 20 May 2014 20 August 2014 4 Chapters Greentick.png
2 Figure of Justice 20 September 2014 20 December 2014 4 Chapters Redcross.png
3 Adored Policeman 20 January 2015 20 January 2015 1 Chapter Redcross.png
4 Teared Bonds 20 February 2015 20 June 2015 5 Chapters Redcross.png
5 Crooked Feeling 18 July 2015 19 September 2015 3 Chapters Redcross.png
6 Strange Observer 20 October 2015 20 October 2015 1 Chapter Redcross.png
7 Vagrant's Grief 20 November 2015 20 January 2016 3 Chapters Redcross.png
8 Informer in a Fog 20 February 2016 20 April 2016 3 Chapters Redcross.png
9 In The Name of Justice 20 May 2016 20 August 2016 4 Chapters Redcross.png
Extra 1 Cannot Across Rubikon River 3 December 2014 3 December 2014 1 Chapter Redcross.png
Extra 2 Bacchus's Lie 10 December 2014 10 December 2014 1 Chapter Redcross.png

Spin-Off Kindaichi Case Files : The Mini Vacation

Kindaichi Case Files : The Mini Vacation is a comedy spin-off and release in MangaBox App. The story by Seimaru Amagi and Fumiya Sato, the art by Awabako.

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Case Name Original Case Name Date Chapter
Released Date
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Adaptation
1 The Opera House Hotel Hot Springs Steam Incident Opera House Murder Case 22 April 2014 Redcross.png
2 The Prison Break at Ijinkan Village Incident Western-style Village Murder Case 29 April 2014 Redcross.png
3 The Screaming of The Legendary Yukiyasha Case Snow Yaksha Legend Murder Case 6 May 2014 Redcross.png
4 The Secret Photos of The Eight School Mysteries Case School's Seven Mysteries Murder Case 20 May 2014 Redcross.png
5 The Treasure Island Dig Case Treasure Island Murder Case 27 May 2014 Redcross.png
6 The Lake Hiren Gold Armor Incident Broken Heart Lake Legend Murder Case 10 June 2014 Redcross.png
7 The Ijinkan Hotel Hot Potato Incident Western-style Hotel Murder Case 24 June 2014 Redcross.png
8 The Hanging Academy Cursed Equipment Incident Head Hanging School Murder Case 1 July 2014 Redcross.png
9 The Hida Clockwork Mansion's Worthless Siblings Case Hida's Trick of House Murder Case 15 July 2014 Redcross.png
10 Miyuki Nanase's Murder Murder Committed by Young Kindaichi 29 July 2014 Redcross.png
11 The Tarot Lodge Duelist Incident Tarot Mountain Hut Murder Case 30 September 2014 Redcross.png
12 The Wax Museum Curly-Haired Jerk Incident Wax Doll Castle Murder Case 4 November 2014 Redcross.png
13 The Gentleman Thief is No Gentleman Murder by Gentleman Thief 2 December 2014 Redcross.png
14 The Graveyard Island Relationship Talk Incident Graveyard Island Murder Case 6 January 2015 Redcross.png
15 The Magic Express Photograph Incident Magical Express Murder Case 24 February 2015 Redcross.png
16 The Black Butterfly of Death Falling Into Evil Incident Black Butterfly of Death Murder Case 28 April 2015 Redcross.png
17 The Burial Franc Will Probably Not Be Sent To Me Incident French Silver Coin Murder Case 14 July 2015 Redcross.png
18 The Demon God Ruins Matchmaking Incident Demon God Site Murder Case 11 August 2015 Redcross.png
19 Reika Hayami's Been Kidnapped? Incident Reika Hayami Kidnapping Murder Case 29 September 2015 Redcross.png
20 The Forest of The Demon Bear Case Murder in the Forest of the Demon Dog 3 November 2015 Redcross.png
21 The Compulsive Liar of The Silver Screen Demon Killer of Silver Screen 17 November 2015 Redcross.png
22 The Amakusa Legendary Treasure Attempted Dowsing Case Amakusa Treasure Legend Murder Case 1 December 2015 Redcross.png
23 The Yukikage Village Rookie Mystery Writer Incident Yukikage Village Murder Case 19 January 2016 Redcross.png
24 The Russian Mansion Thief of Love Case Russian Dolls Murder Case 15 March 2016 Redcross.png
25 The Eccentric Person of Extraordinary Circus Bizarre Circus Murder 12 April 2016 Redcross.png
26 The Death March of Young Long Tao Young Kindaichi's Trip of Death Preparedness 3 May 2016 Redcross.png
27 The Legendary Scarlet Attempted Murder Case Vampire Legend Murder Case 24 August 2016 Redcross.png
28 The Opera House Debriefing Incident Opera House The Third Murder 7 September 2016 Redcross.png
29 The Torture Cram School Cheating Incident Jail Gate Cram School Murder Case 14 September 2016 Redcross.png
30 The Let's Stay The Snow Spirit Did It I Guess Case Snow Spirit Legend Murder Case 11 October 2016 Redcross.png
31 The Black Magic Maiden Incident Black Magic Murder Case 25 October 2016 Redcross.png
32 The Detective Kenmochi Kendo Teaching Incident Murder Committed by Inspector Kenmochi 8 November 2016 Redcross.png
33 The Alchemist's Pride Before The Fall Incident Alchemy Murder Case 22 November 2016 Redcross.png
34 The Gaming Staycastion Incident House of Games Murder Case 6 December 2016 Redcross.png
Special The Substitute of Drifting Firefox Bride Case Drifting Firefox Murder Case 8 April 2015 Redcross.png


Spin-Off Kindaichi Case Files Gaiden : The Criminal's Files

Kindaichi Case Files Gaiden : The Murderer's Case Files is a comedy spin-off and release in MangaPocket App. The story by Seimaru Amagi and Fumiya Sato, the art by Kohei Funazu.

Case Information
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File
Case Name First Chapter
Released Date
Last Chapter
Released Date
Length Anime
Adaptation
File 1 Opera House Murder Case 5 July 2017 26 July 2017 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 2 School's Seven Mysteries Murder Case 2 August 2017 23 August 2017 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 3 Wax Doll Castle Murder Case 30 August 2017 20 September 2017 4 Chapters Redcross.png
Extra 1 Treasure Island Murder Case 6 September 2017 6 September 2017 1 Chapter Redcross.png
File 4 Snow Yaksha Legend Murder Case 15 November 2017 6 December 2017 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 5 Tarot Mountain Hut Murder Case 13 December 2017 3 January 2018 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 6 Broken Heart Lake Legend Murder Case 10 January 2018 7 February 2018 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 7 Murder Committed by Young Kindaichi 14 February 2018 7 March 2018 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 8 French Silver Coin Murder Case 28 March 2018 9 May 2018 6 Chapters Redcross.png
Extra 2 Kurosawa Owner Case Files 23 May 2018 23 May 2018 1 Chapter Redcross.png
File 9 Magical Express Murder Case 6 June 2018 27 June 2018 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 10 Demon God Site Murder Case 4 July 2018 25 July 2018 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 11 Head Hanging School Murder Case 1 August 2018 22 August 2018 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 12 Black Butterfly of Death Murder Case 5 September 2018 26 September 2018 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 13 Hida's Trick of House Murder Case 3 October 2018 24 October 2018 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 14 Murder by Gentleman Thief 31 October 2018 21 November 2018 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 15 Western-style Hotel Murder Case 5 December 2018 26 December 2018 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 16 Graveyard Island Murder Case 9 January 2019 30 January 2019 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 17 Reika Hayami Kidnapping Murder Case 6 February 2019 20 February 2019 3 Chapters Redcross.png
Extra 3 Murderous Intention Under Freezing 15 Degrees 27 March 2019 27 March 2019 1 Chapter Redcross.png
Case 1 Murder in the Forest of the Demon Dog 6 March 2019 27 March 2019 4 Chapters Redcross.png
Case 2 Russian Dolls Murder Case 3 April 2019 24 April 2019 4 Chapters Redcross.png
Case 3 Demon Killer of Silver Screen 1 May 2019 29 May 2019 4 Chapters Redcross.png
Case 4 Amakusa Treasure Legend Murder Case 5 June 2019 26 June 2019 4 Chapters Redcross.png
Case 5 Bizarre Circus Murder 3 July 2019 17 July 2019 3 Chapters Redcross.png
Case 6 Yukikage Village Murder Case 24 July 2019 24 July 2019 1 Chapter Redcross.png
Case 7 Young Kindaichi's Trip of Death Preparedness 31 July 2019 28 August 2019 5 Chapters Redcross.png
File 18 Vampire Legend Murder Case 18 September 2019 16 October 2019 4 Chapters Redcross.png
Extra 4 Special Non-Serialized Story of The Culprit 23 October 2019 23 October 2019 1 Chapter Redcross.png
File 19 Opera House The Third Murder 23 October 2019 13 November 2019 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 20 Snow Spirit Legend Murder Case 20 November 2019 11 December 2019 4 Chapters Redcross.png
File 21 Black Magic Murder Case 25 December 2019 29 January 2020 4 Chapters Redcross.png
Extra 5 Culprit's Gathering in New Year's Day 01 January 2020 01 January 2020 1 Chapter Redcross.png
File 22 Fudo High School Festival Murder Case 5 February 2020 12 February 2020 2 Chapters Redcross.png
File 23 Chidamari's Room Murder Case 19 February 2020 26 February 2020 2 Chapters Redcross.png
Last File Jail Gate Cram School Murder Case 4 March 2020 25 March 2020 4 Chapters Redcross.png

Kindaichi 37 Years Old Case Files

Kindaichi 37 Years Old Case Files release in Evening Magazine. The authors was as same as regular series. Also this series becomes an adult genre.

Case Information
Case
Number
Case Name First Chapter
Released Date
Last Chapter
Released Date
Length Series Anime
Adaptation
1 Uta Island Resort Murder Case January 23, 2018 August 28, 2018 15 Chapters Kindaichi 37 Years Old Case Files Redcross.png
2 Tower Mansion Madam Murder Case September 11, 2018 January 22, 2019 10 Chapters Kindaichi 37 Years Old Case Files Redcross.png
3 Kyoto Beauty Florist Murder Case February 12, 2019 August 27, 2019 14 Chapters Kindaichi 37 Years Old Case Files Redcross.png
4 Hakodate Western-style Hotel, The New Murder September 10, 2019 March 24, 2020 14 Chapters Kindaichi 37 Years Old Case Files Redcross.png
5 Poltergeist Mansion Murder Case April 14, 2020 October 13, 2020 13 Chapters Kindaichi 37 Years Old Case Files Redcross.png
6 Ayase Serial Murder Case October 27, 2020 June 8, 2021 16 Chapters Kindaichi 37 Years Old Case Files Redcross.png

Volume

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