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Black Jack (1996)
"Burakku jakku" (original title)

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The adventures of the unlicensed but genius doctor Black Jack, who encounters extraordinary people and phenomena as he attends to unusual medical cases.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hiroshi Fujioka
Kirk Thornton ...
Black Jack (voice) (as Sean Thornton)
Akio Ôtsuka ...
Black Jack (voice)
Julie Maddalena ...
Pinoko (voice) (as Julie Kliewer)
Yûko Mizutani ...
Pinoko (voice)
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn ...
Jo Carol Brane (voice) (as Melissa Williamson)
Michael Sorich ...
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Barry Stigler ...
Thomas Johnston (voice) (as Gil Starberry)
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Additional Voices (voice) (as Alexis Lang)
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(voice) (as Rob Thomas)
Kevin Seymour ...
Additional Voices (voice) (as Dougary Grant)
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Roger Siegel (voice) (as Alfred Thor)
Bridget Hoffman ...
Ellen Shryer (voice) (as Tessa Ariel)
BJ Harrison ...
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Simon Prescott ...
Panel Host, Professor Michigan (voice) (as Simon Isaacson)
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Based on the famous Japanese comic by Osamu Tezuka. Black Jack is a mysterious surgeon of incredible skill. He has no license and will only perform operations for large sums of money. Written by Hongou

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Trivia

In each of the episodes, a medical advisor was brought in to assist in making the ailments and medical procedures as realistic as possible. See more »

Quotes

[after having fought off a mob to save their victim, his patient]
Black Jack: It's so difficult to forgive them... will they never learn?
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Follows Black Jack 2: Pinoko ai shiteru (1996) See more »

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At last! Something original!
15 June 2002 | by (Northern Ireland, UK) – See all my reviews

I don't know about most anime fans but I'm sick and tired of 98% of the genre being set in space or in a post-apocalyptic future. It gets boring after the 20th one. So I was extremely pleased to turn over to the Sci-Fi channel for my weekly dose of anime and find Black Jack waiting! The story starts at the Olympics with every single record being broke then mysteriously each athlete starts to develop different, but deadly, symptoms which get worse. These include severe anorexia and constant blood transfusions. Renegade surgeon Black Jack, a mysterious scarred loner who will perform any surgery for money is hired by a cold-hearted woman to solve the mystery but it soon develops into a severe situation when the patients start running out and secrets are let out... This is a great anime, it is so refreshing to see something different on the shelves. A medical thriller with an intriguing plot, maybe the Japanese have still got some fresh ideas after all?


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