Paranoia Agent ("Mousou Dairinin") is a 13-episode anime series that features a mysterious boy with a golden bat on inline rollerskates, directed by Satoshi Kon.

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Paranoia Agent is a 13-episode anime TV series, directed by Satoshi Kon, that features a mysterious boy with a golden bat on inline rollerskates. There is also a novel version written by Satoshi Kon and Yuichi Umezu. The original TV anime run was from February to May 2004, at which point the novel was released.

The story follows detectives Keiichi Ikari and Mitsuhiro Maniwa as they investigate the mysterious boy with the golden bat.

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