Psychic Detective Yakumo (TV)

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Alternative title:
Shinrei Tantei Yakumo (Japanese) 
心霊探偵八雲 (Japanese) 
Genres: drama , mystery , supernatural 
Themes: death , detective , ghosts , police , psychics , spirits 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: In order to help a friend possessed by a spirit, Ozawa Haruka knocks on the door of her university's movie research association. There she meets Saitou Yakumo, a rude, unkempt young man with a red left eye, who is said to have spiritual powers. At first Haruka is skeptical, but she comes to believe him when he conveys messages from her older sister, who died when she was a child. Together, they work to shed light on the terrifying events happening at their university. But this is only the prologue of what's to come... 
User Ratings: 470 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 19 votes (sub:17, dub:1, others:1
1 Arabic subtitled
)
 Excellent: 73 votes (sub:62, dub:5, others:6
1 Italian subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Persian subtitled
1 Arabic subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Very good: 126 votes (sub:117, dub:4, raw:2, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Good: 120 votes (sub:109, dub:2, raw:1, others:8
5 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Decent: 69 votes (sub:63, dub:2, ?:1, raw:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
)
 So-so: 32 votes (sub:28, dub:1, raw:1, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Not really good: 19 votes (sub:19)
 Weak: 7 votes (sub:7)
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 886 users, rank: #1205 (of 6324)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.177 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.6074, rank: #1978 (of 6329)
Weighted mean: 7.112 (Good), rank: #1991 (of 6329) (seen all: 7.40 / seen some: 5.69 / won't finish: 5.34)
Bayesian estimate: 7.122 (Good), rank: #1797 (of 4832)
Running time: 25 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 13 
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage: 2010-10-03 
Opening Theme:
#1: "Key Phase 1" by Daisuke Ono (eps 1-3) 
#2: "Key Phase 2" by Daisuke Ono (eps 4-6) 
#3: "Key Phase 3" by Daisuke Ono (eps 7-13) 
Ending Theme:
"Missing You" by Lisa Komine 
Official website:
Trivia: We have 1
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Psychic Detective Yakumo - Complete Collection (Sub.Blu-Ray) 2014-09-30 (from $32.54)
DVD (Region 1)
    Psychic Detective Yakumo - Complete Collection (Sub.DVD 1-3) 2013-04-23 (from $24.87)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tomoyuki Kurokawa 
Series Composition: Hiroyuki Kawasaki 
Script: Hiroyuki Kawasaki 
Storyboard:
Hideyo Yamamoto (eps 4, 8, 10) 
Hiroshi Morioka (eps 2, 6, 9) 
Koji Sawai (eps 3, 7, 11-12) 
Shinya Kawamo (ep 5) 
Tomoyuki Kurokawa (eps 1, 13) 
Episode Director:
Hideyo Yamamoto (ep 4) 
Hiroshi Morioka (eps 2, 9) 
Koji Sawai (eps 3, 7, 11) 
Takeshi Yoshimoto (eps 6, 10) 
Tomoyuki Kurokawa (eps 1, 13) 
Yutaka Hirata (eps 5, 8) 
Music: R.O.N 
Original creator: Manabu Kaminaga 
Original Character Design: Suzuka Oda 
Character Design:
Manamu Amasaki 
Minako Shiba 
Yukiko Ban 
Art Director: Chitose Asakura 
Chief Animation Director:
Manamu Amasaki 
Yukiko Ban 
Animation Director:
Asami Watanabe (eps 2, 7, 11) 
Daisuke Endo (ep 12) 
Kaori Higuchi (ep 5) 
Manamu Amasaki (eps 2, 6, 10) 
Mutsumi Sasaki (eps 4, 9, 13) 
Mechanical design: Yasuhiro Saiki 
Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera 
Director of Photography: Misaki Horiuchi 
Executive producer:
Kenji Saito 
Kenji Yokoo 
Producer: Ken Suekawa 

Animation producer: Hideaki Muraoka 
Animation Work Manager:
Katsuhiro Kurmoto (ep 1) 
Tatsuya Hamamoto (ep 2) 
Clean-Up Animation:
Akiko Ohba (ep 1) 
Chie Iwamoto (ep 2) 
Hitomi Ayato (ep 2) 
Hitomi Sakuma (ep 2) 
Miho Tanaka (ep 1) 
Mika Yokoi (ep 1) 
Rie Arai (ep 1) 
Ryoko Oka (eps 1-2) 
Shōko Oda (ep 1) 
Taeko Mizuno (ep 2) 
Yuki Moriyama (ep 2) 
Yuko Hamada (ep 2) 
Yuriko Taniguchi (ep 1) 
Color:
Hanae Yokota (ep 1) 
Kumiko Sone (ep 2) 
Color design: Makiko Kojima 
Conceptual Design:
Noriko Tsutsumiya (6 episodes
eps 2, 4, 7-13 odd
)
 
Yasuhiro Saiki (6 episodes
eps 1, 3, 6-12 even
)
 
Editing: Masayuki Kurosawa 
In-Between Animation:
Atsuko Morimoto (ep 1) 
Katsunori Kaneko (eps 1-2) 
Megumi Sukawa (ep 2) 
Shūhei Tsukakoshi (eps 1-2) 
Yoshitomo Miura (eps 1-2) 
In-Between Check: Megumi Sugawa 
Key Animation:
Asami Watanabe (ep 1) 
Asuka Shinbo (ep 2) 
Hitomi Ochiai (ep 1) 
Hitomi Sasaki (ep 1) 
Hitomi Tsuruta (ep 1) 
Mamiko Nakanishi (ep 2) 
Mamoru Hoshino (ep 2) 
Miho Imoto (ep 2) 
Shingo Ogiso (ep 1) 
Taiichiro Kohara (ep 2) 
Takashi Iwao (ep 2) 
Tatsuya Oka (ep 1) 
Wakako Yoshida (ep 2) 
Yoshiaki Tsubata (ep 2) 
Music Performance:
Hideyo Takakuwa (Flute) 
Keiko Shiga (Violin) 
Ken Okabe (Violin) 
Tomoko Shimaoka (Viola) 
Prop Design: Noriko Tsutsumiya 
Recording Adjustment: Masanori Tsuchiya 
Theme Song Arrangement:
Mina Kubota (ED) 
R.O.N (OP) 
Theme Song Composition:
Kominerisa (ED) 
R.O.N (OP) 
Theme Song Lyrics:
Kominerisa (ED) 
Mikio Sakai (OP) 
Theme Song Performance:
Daisuke Ono (OP) 
Lisa Komine (ED) 
Ayumi Fujimura as Haruka Ozawa 
Daisuke Ono as Yakumo Saitō 

Akimitsu Takase as Unkai Saitō 
Ami Koshimizu as Nao Saitō (eps 2-6, 10-13) 
Fumiko Orikasa as Atsuko Gotō (eps 8-9, 11-13) 
Hiroki Touchi as Kazutoshi Gotō 
Junko Minagawa as Eriko Miyagawa (eps 7-11, 13) 
Koji Yusa as Eiichi Kinoshita (eps 1-5) 
Kouzou Douzaka as Kosugi (6 episodes
eps 3-5, 8, 11, 13
)
 
Megumi Toyoguchi as Makoto Hijikata 
Rokuro Naya as Hideyoshi Hata 
Ryoka Yuzuki as Miyuki Nanase 
Tokuyoshi Kawashima as Yūtarō Ishii 
Toshihiko Seki as Isshin Saitō 
Tsubasa Takanohashi as Oomura (eps 3-5, 8, 11) 

Ami Koshimizu as Miki Sasaki (ep 1) 
Hiroaki Tajiri as Policeman (ep 12) 
Hitomi Nabatame as Mao Arai (eps 10-12) 
Jin Urayama as Kouhei Satou (eps 10-11) 
Kaho Kouda as Setsuko Naitou (ep 9) 
Kenji Hamada as Shunsuke Takeda (eps 8-9) 
Kouzou Douzaka as Shinji Kunimatsu (Young) 
Kyosuke Suzuki as Shouta Date (ep 6) 
Mika Teratani as Toyoko (ep 6) 
Mitsuhiro Sakamaki as Tetsuo Irie (Young) 
Nobuaki Kanemitsu as Hattori (ep 6) 
Noriko Shitaya as Yoshiko Mamiya (eps 10, 13) 
Saori Goto as
Girl's voice (ep 2) 
Mayuko (eps 4-6) 
Shinnosuke Tachibana as Tatsuya Nakahara (eps 2-3) 
Shogo Matsui as Policeman (ep 12) 
Shozo Iizuka as Tetsuo Irie (ep 2) 
Takkou Ishimori as Shinji Kunimatsu (ep 2) 
Takuya Kirimoto as Takaoka-sensei (ep 1) 
Tsubasa Takanohashi as Yuuichi (ep 1) 
Yasunori Matsumoto as Genichiro Sakakibara (eps 10-13) 
Japanese companies
2nd Key Animation: C-Station 
Animation Production: Bee Train 
Background Art: Production AI 
Broadcaster:
NHK (2010-10-03) 
NHK-BS2 
Design: C-Station 
Digital Paint: Studio Road 
In-Between Animation: C-Station 
Key Animation: C-Station 
Music Production: Flying Dog 
Production:
NHK 
Sogo Vision 
English staff
English cast
Translation: Javier Lopez 
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi 
John Ledford 

DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes 
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams 
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff 
Production Assistant:
E.W. Rector III 
Jessica Williams 
Kayla King 
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud 
Subtitle Formatting: Christopher Williams 
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch 
(none)
English companies
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks 
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