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Characters: Ghost Hunt
     Mai Taniyama 
Voiced by: Kaori Nazuka (Japanese), Cherami Leigh (English)

A 16 year-old first-year high school student who becomes involved with the Shibuya Psychic Research (SPR) after she accidentally breaks an expensive video camera that was being used by the SPR in an investigation of an old building at her school. In the same incident, she is saved from a falling bookcase by Lin Koujo, who is injured instead; to repay her debt, she fills in for Lin to assist SPR's manager Kazuya Shibuya. After the conclusion of the first case, she is offered a paycheck for her work and a part-time position at the SPR. As the series progresses, it is revealed that Mai has ESP abilities, which include astral projection, psychic dreams and clairvoyance.

    Kazuya "Naru" Shibuya/Oliver Davis 
Voiced by: Yuuki Tai (Japanese), Todd Haberkorn (English)

A 17-year-old paranormal researcher and the manager of the Shibuya Psychic Research center. Mai nicknames him "Naru" for his narcissistic (narushisuto) attitude; this nickname generally comes to be adopted by their colleagues. Though appearing cold and critical in front of his friends, he does care for them deeply and earns their trust and respect. Eventually, it is revealed that Naru is actually the famed paranormal researcher and psychic, Oliver Davis, and that he has very strong psychokinetic abilities.

     Lin Koujo 
Voiced by: Ken Narita (Japanese), J. Michael Tatum (English)

     Ayako Matsuzaki 
Voiced by: Masami Suzuki (Japanese), Colleen Clinkenbeard (English)

An outspoken 23-year-old self-styled shrine maiden whose powers and knowledge often come up short compared to the other practitioners in the earlier arcs. This is due to her powers deriving from tree spirits and SPR's earlier cases being in urban areas. She is also a licensed doctor at hospital, a talented cook and quite wealthy.

     Houshou Takigawa 
Voiced by: Kenji Hamada (Japanese), Travis Willingham (English)

     John Brown 
Voiced by: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Japanese), Jason Liebrecht (English)

     Masako Hara 
Voiced by: Rie Kugimiya (Japanese), Jad Saxton (English)

  • The Chick
  • Demonic Possession: On episode 11, although it's more or a comic relief situation. It is more serious on the eighth arc, when she summons the ghost of a person who was recently killed in order to find out who killed her, and of course, said ghost takes full control of Masako's body to talk to the group.
  • Dreaming of Things to Come: It's implied that she has this ability.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Mai.
  • First Name Basis: She is upset when she realizes Naru refuses to call her (or Ayako) by their first name, but talks to Mai on First Name Basis.
  • Friendship Denial: As regards her relationship with Mai. She completely changes her mind after the seventh arc, though.
  • Hopeless Suitor: So far, it doesn't look like Naru reciprocates her feelings. Then again, it is Naru who we're talking about, he may not even have noticed she has a crush on him.
  • I See Dead People: Due to being a medium and all...
  • Kimono Is Traditional
  • Near Death Experience: On the third arc, a spirit pushes her down the stairs of the school while she was searching on her own. She was found by the others and taken to the hospital by John soon enough though.
    • Not to mention when she's abducted near the end of the seventh arc. Mai finds her and attempts to free them, but is captured too, and both are almost killed by the Big Bad (in a quite horrific way, might be added), but they're saved just in time by Lin.
  • Older Than She Looks
  • Psychic Powers: Seeing and sensing spirits, among other medium powers.
  • Tsurime Eyes
  • Yamato Nadeshiko
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