Anime distributor Sentai Filmworks has recently announced that they have acquired the license of the 13-episode mystery anime titled Psychic Detective Yakumo, which is based on the novel by Manabu Kaminaga. Produced by Bee Train, Psychic Detective Yakumo is directed by Tomoyuki Kurokawa (Murder Princess), with series composition by Hiroyuki Kawasaki (Blade of the Immortal) and sound direction by Takeshi Takadera (Kamisama Dolls).
Psychic Detective Yakumo follows the story of sophomore Haruka Ozawa, whose life is turned upside down when one of her friends is possessed and driven into suicide, with Haruka herself destined to follow in her footsteps. Her only salvation comes in the form of an enigmatic student born with a mysterious red eye that gives him the ability to see and communicate with the dead. The series has Haruka and Yakumo teaming up with a police contact and investigative journalist in order to solve various dead case files at their own risk.