Obayashi’s take on the famous Kosuke Kindaichi series, made popular partly thanks to the numerous movie-adaptions by Kon Ichikawa, the most known being The Inugami Family.
The Ganso and Honke are two medical wholesalers which have had a long history of exchanges. They were originally a wholesaler set up by Tokiya Manemon who invented a drug. After he fell ill, he imparted the formula to his two beloved disciples. But the two were at loggerheads and the enmity between them caused a split into two factions, the ‘original’ (Ganso) and the ‘originator’ (Honke). One day, an incident finally occurred. Kiichiro (Endo Kaname), the eldest son of the Honke, launched an attack on the young master of the Ganso, Nagahiko (Oshinari Shugo).
The first animated movie based on the "The File of Young Kindaichi" manga. A.K.A "The New Opera House Murders"
Ryujo Hoshiko (Goriki Ayame) comes to detective Kindaichi Kosuke’s (Yamashita Tomohisa) office with a request. She would like him to investigate an attempt to poison her father, Baron Ryujo Kiyohisa (Tsukayama Masane).
Korean foreign exchange student Kim Yong-Dong (Seung-Ri) studies in Hong Kong and works part-time at a hotel. A murder then takes place in the hotel and Kim Yong-Dong is the prime suspect. Hajime Kindaichi (Ryosuke Yamada) works to uncover the truth.
When the head of the touring magician's group "Magical Fantasy" is murdered on a train while on his way to Hokkaido, young Kindaichi, who also just happens to be on board, is fast on the case to find the culprit. But just as quickly as the case unfolds, the body disappears only to be rediscovered again, along with other new bodies.
Kindaichi will deal with the 'Legendary Vampire Murder Case' occurring in Ueno Village.
The second animated film based on the "The File of Young Kindaichi" manga.
A long-awaited and fan-popular Kindaichi story returns only one year after the broadcast of the acclaimed "Lost in Kowloon" episode which was awarded the 2013 Tokyo Drama Award. An all Asian international cast and crew will again come together to present another exciting, suspenseful, and mind-boggling murder story of the Kindaichi series set in a Malaysian jungle! HAJIME (Ryosuke Yamada of Hey! Say! Jump) will again tag up with BYRON LEE (Wu Chun) to solve a murder mystery orchestrated by the infamous villain of the series and Hajime's perennial nemesis, YOUICHI TAKATOU, who is devilishly played by Japan's Hiroyuki Narimiya. Other multi-national talents include Kazuki Kitamura from Japan, Nichkhun from Korea's famous boy band 2PM, and Taiwanese idols, Jasper Liu (RYU), Ginnie Han, and Austin Lin (Lin Bo Hong).
Kindaichi is off on yet another case, this time in Shanghai. When the father of a Chinese friend of the youngKindaichi is murdered at the circus, it is up to the ever-resourceful and clever young high-school detective to solve the case. But hidden in the background is the 4000 year-old legend of the Shanghai Mermaid.
High schooler Hajime Kindaichi is a brilliant detective beneath his slacker habits. With his old friend Miyuki, he solves cases the police can't.
Kindaichi’s best friend is involved with the school film club where members are found murdered. Can he protect her before she become the next victim?
High school student Hajime Kindaichi is the supposed grandson of famous private detective Kosuke Kindaichi. Visiting Hong Kong for a fashion event with Kindaichi, our hero's girlfriend Miyuki is captured by a stranger in a case of mistaken identity. The journey to save Miyuki itself leads to yet another crime case...