Yamaneko is an eccentric and mysterious ‘Phantom Thief’ who steals from the corrupted rich and while exposing their misdeeds. Along for the ride is Katsumura Hideo, a magazine reporter who, at Yamaneko’s request, is writing a feature on the ‘Phantom Thief’, and Takasugi Mao, a bullied schoolgirl who is secretly a genius hacker.
- Native Title: 怪盗山猫
- Also Known As: Kaito Yamaneko , Yamaneko the Phantom Thief , Mysterious Thief Detective Yamaneko , Kaitou Tantei Yamaneko , The Mysterious Thief Yamaneko , The Phantom Thief Yamaneko
- Director: Inomata Ryuichi, Nishimura Ryo
- Screenwriter: Muto Shogo
- Genres: Action, Friendship, Comedy, Crime, Detective