Flint the Time Detective, known in Japan as Jikū Tantei Genshi-kun (時空探偵ゲンシクン?, Space-Time Detective Genshi-kun), is an animated Japanese television series directed by Hiroshi Fukutomi. 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. In the US, Flint the Time Detective aired from March 5 to November 5, 2000 on Fox Kids. The series also aired in the Philippines via GMA 7 and dubbed in Filipino language which runs from late 2000 until mid-2001.
Sanrio, the company perhaps best known for creating Hello Kitty, holds the license to Flint the Time Detective in Japan.