It was announced in August 2006 that an anime adaptation of Shounen Onmyouji is going to be animated by Studio Deen and the character design to be done by Shinobu Tagashira. Its broadcast began on October 3rd, 2006. The anime premiered on Animax under the title of Shōnen Onmyoji: The Young Spirit Master. It was aired across its respective networks worldwide, including Hong Kong and Taiwan, with translations and dubbed versions for the English language networks in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and other regions.
Currently, Shounen Onmyouji is released by FUNimationin North America.
The 26-episodes anime only covered two arcs:
- Kyūki Arc (窮奇編) Episodes 1-12
- Kazane Arc (風音編) Episodes 13-26