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Jin (Manga)

Jin

Alternative Titles

Japanese: JIN-仁-

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 20
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 2000 to Nov 24, 2010
Authors: Murakami, Motoka (Story & Art)
Serialization: Super Jump

Statistics

Score: 8.021 (scored by 395 users)
Ranked: #8132
Popularity: #4267
Members: 1,199
Favorites: 17
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Synopsis

As a result of a strange encounter with a mysterious carcinogenic fetus he found inside a patient's skull, brain surgeon Minakata Jin has slipped back through time. Equipped with modern medical knowledge, he faces various fatal diseases and injuries. Then, he meets the ordinary people of Edo as well as illustrious figures, and his surgical knife carves out a new history and story of life.

(Source: Easy Going Scanlations)

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Characters

 Jin
Minakata, Jin
Main
 Saki
Tachibana, Saki
Main
 Kyoutarou
Tachibana, Kyoutarou
Supporting
 Rintarou
Katsu, Rintarou
Supporting
 Ryouma
Sakamoto, Ryouma
Supporting

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Systole
Jun 16, 2012 11:54 AM
So let me start with a review here since no one has done yet at the time.

Jin is a manga made for people that enjoy some kind of historical conflicts.
What I mean by this is a surgeon travelling back in time accidentally (Edo period) and without a way to turn back.
He will have an impact in people's life in the past, using his skills as a surgeon to help save many lives and challenging every day difficulties of the past, for example: A deadly plague.
With the techology known from the future he is able to cure a disease that in the past was incurable.

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Recommendations

Manga: Nobunaga no Chef
both involve the main character going back in time to the warring states period, and both have advanced future knowledge about a skill, in Nobunaga no Chef its cooking and in jin its medicine.  
reportRecommended by mishhooty
Manga: Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakeri
Both series utilize and explore the concept of "introducing modern technologies to a more primitive culture", including the reactions and political developments that may be bought about as a result of said technologies.
While Gate focuses more on introducing modern idealologies and the technologies themselves to a 'swords-and-sorcery' setting, Jin focuses on practically applying modern knowledge in a more 'grounded' primitive historical setting.
Jin is more drama-focused than Gate, containing significantly less action, comedy and fan-service. 
reportRecommended by Lumadurin
Manga: Black Jack
Both great medical dramas, Black Jack is the original medical manga while Jin contains an interesting time travel element. Both good reads :) 
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They are both about doctors practicing modern medicine during the middle ages/Edo time period. One doesn't explain the procedure being performed wrong 9 out of 10 times and wasn't cancelled after about 20 chapters though... 
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Both are fascinating in-depth views in to the medieval Japanese society during the Edo period. Both stories are also centered around a sensei character who uses his vast knowledge to understand the people around him to solve their problems. 
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