Kindaichi shounen no Jikenbo Returns is based off the manga of the same name by Shin Kibayashi, who goes by Yōzaburō Kanari. It fallows Hajime Kindaichi who is an unmotivated high school student, he is very intelligent and does love solving mysteries. The criminals in this series are portrayed more as sympathetic characters instead of the villain like many other crime dramas. The synopses and trailer for the new series is after the break.

Hajime Kindaichi once again becomes embroiled in solving baffling cases and deciphering puzzling crimes that would confound the most seasoned of detectives. Whether it’s a gruesome murder and shady circumstances surrounding the Japanese board game Go; a perplexing and macabre case involving a mysterious character, “Rosenkreutz,” and blue roses; or blood curdling crimes associated with an urban legend at a winter ski resort – Hajime is out to crack them all! (courtesy of YTV)

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Photo credit:  Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo Returns Season 2, Toei Animation