Flint the Time Detective, known in as Jikū Tantei Genshi-kun (時空探偵ゲンシクン, Space-Time Detective Genshi-kun), is an directed by . It was based on a manga by Hideki Sonoda and Akira Yamauchi and was published by Bros. Comics in Japan. A second manga by Bom Bom Comics was also produced and was released as a special promo for the anime. The anime aired from 1998 to 1999 in Japan and ran for 39 episodes. The series is primarily focuses on the 3 time detective kids who will go back in time to retrieve all the time shifters, and to protect them from Petra Fina who has the ability to control them with a special stamp and used it for her bad intentions.