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Naoki Urasawa (comic)
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Release Date:
6 April 2004 (Japan) See more »
Plot:
A brilliant neurosurgeon living in Germany finds his life in utter turmoil after getting involved with a psychopath that was once a former patient. Full summary »
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amazing See more (40 total) »

Cast

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Liam O'Brien ... Kenzou Tenma / ... (57 episodes, 2004-2005)

Karen Strassman ... Anna Liebert / ... (33 episodes, 2004-2005)

Richard Epcar ... Inspector Heinrich Lunge (24 episodes, 2004-2005)
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Series Directed by
Ryôsuke Nakamura (5 episodes, 2004-2005)

Masayuki Kojima (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Donald Roman Lopez (18 episodes, 2004-2005)
René Veilleux (16 episodes, 2004-2005)
Ryôsuke Nakamura (3 episodes, 2004-2005)

Naoki Urasawa (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Masao Maruyama .... producer (75 episodes, 2004-2005)
Joshua Lopez .... co-producer (74 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Original Music by
Kuniaki Haishima (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Patrick Seitz (74 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Art Department
Ryôsuke Nakamura .... storyboard artist (74 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Sound Department
Marc Schmidt .... audio post coordinator (74 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Animation Department
Nobumasa Shinkawa .... key animator (5 episodes, 2004-2005)
Hiroyuki Aoyama .... animation director (2 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Casting Department
René Veilleux .... principals casting (18 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Music Department
Hitoshi Konno .... musician: violin (74 episodes, 2004-2005)
Kazunari Sengoku .... music producer (74 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Other crew
Patrick Seitz .... voice director (74 episodes, 2004-2005)
 

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24 min
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Trivia:
Dr. Reichwein's files on patients (seen when he looks for Richard's) include files on "supposed" patients named Werner Herzog, Wim Wenders (as "Wilhelm E. Wenders"), Nastassja Kinski, Wolfgang Becker (as "Wolfgang Becker") and Bruno GanzSee more »
Quotes:
Fritz Verdeman:Can I believe in you? Everything you told me... What you're trying to do... I can't do anything for you right now, but... can I believe in you, Dr. Tenma?
Kenzou Tenma:[indicates his gun] You shouldn't trust people who wave things like this around too much.
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Version of Monster (2015) (TV)See more »

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35 out of 42 people found the following review useful.
amazing, 17 October 2007
Author: almond-tea from United States

Once I started reading this manga, I really couldn't stop. It's probably one of the most fascinating, complex and suspenseful stories I've ever read. The artist's grasp of facial expression is amazing. When I compare Monster to other manga I've read...well, for the most part, there is no comparison. Like another commenter said, there is no fanservice, no glorification of violence, pointless gags, characters with cutesy personality quirks, etc...everything seems genuine and real. There were moments that horrified me speechless and scenes that brought tears to my eyes, too. Monster is very moving, but also very disturbing...a powerful commentary on human nature.

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