Black Jack Specials: Inochi wo Meguru Yottsu no Kiseki

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Synonyms: Black Jack Special: The 4 Miracles of Life, Black Jack: The 4 Miracles of Life
Japanese: ブラック・ジャックスペシャル ~命をめぐる4つの奇跡~


Type: TV Special
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 22, 2003 to Oct 13, 2004
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Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genre: DramaDrama
Theme: MedicalMedical
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Black Jack is the "Surgeon with the Hands of God," a mysterious young Japanese doctor who travels the world performing feats of miraculous surgical genius. Though all recognize his skill, Black Jack is widely hated, especially by the medical establishment, because he refuses to conform to rules of any kind, and because he charges outrageous fees for his services. Black Jack's only companion is Pinoko, a child he created out of a special kind of tumor called a teratoma, who insists she is his wife.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Ueda, Masuo
Udagawa, Sumio
Tezuka, Makoto
Satou, Teruo
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Opening Theme

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"The Theme of B.J." by Takahiro Matsumoto

Ending Theme

"Roots" by B'z


Jul 24, 2019
These Black Jack specials are a combination of Dr. Black Jack's personal backstory and the stories of patients that he has treated. These episodes are a decent introduction to the world of Black Jack if you are planning on watching the 2004 TV series or do not want to watch the long episodes of the 1993 series.

Since these specials are a prequel to the 2004 TV series, they have a lighter tone than the old 1993 one and are a good watch if you like the idea of watching a medical anime series but are not good with surgical gore.

By themselves, these specials are ...

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