Young Black Jack is a 12-episode anime TV series based on a Japanese manga written by Yoshiaki Tabata and illustrated by Yūgo Ōkuma. The manga itself is based on Original story Black Jack manga written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka in the 1970s.
Title: Young Black Jack
Japanese: ヤング ブラック・ジャック
First Aired: October 2, 2015
Producers: TBS, Tezuka Productions, Grooove, Being
Directed by: Mitsuko Kase
Written by: Ryōsuke Takahashi
Music by: Daisuke Ikeda
Studio: Tezuka Productions
Network: TBS, CBC, SUN, BS-TBS
Genres: Drama, Shounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Sequel: Black Jack
Opening Theme: “I am Just Feeling Alive” by UMI☆KUUN
Ending Theme: “All Categorize (オールカテゴライズ)” by Takuto (焚吐)
Young Black Jack Synopsis
The year is 1968, and the world is embroiled in the Vietnam War and student protests. In this time of chaos, a mysterious young man with black and white hair and a scar on his face is enrolled in medical school. His abilities with a surgical knife achieve numerous a medical miracle and are getting noticed. This hero origin story reveals how this young man gained his medical degree and the name of Black Jack.
Young Black Jack Characters List