Master Keaton
What would you like to edit?

Master Keaton

Alternative Titles

Japanese: マスターキートン
English: Master Keaton
More titles


Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 144
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 1988 to Aug 1994
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Drama Drama, Mystery Mystery, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Themes: Adult Cast Adult Cast, Historical Historical, Military Military
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic Original
Authors: Urasawa, Naoki (Art), Katsushika, Hokusei (Story)


Score: 7.741 (scored by 12751,275 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #14812
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2392
Members: 7,692
Favorites: 78


Ranked #1481Popularity #2392Members 7,692
Add to List
Volumes: /18
Chapters: /144
* Your list is public by default.


Master Keaton introduces Taichi Hiraga Keaton, an archeology professor and part-time insurance investigator known for his successful and unorthodox methods of investigation. The son of a Japanese zoologist and an English noblewoman, educated in archaeology at Oxford and a former member of the SAS, Master Keaton uses his knowledge and combat training to uncover buried secrets, thwart would-be villains, and pursue the truth.

(Source: VIZ Media)


Master Keaton was published in English by VIZ Media under the VIZ Signature imprint in 12 omnibuses from December 16, 2014 to September 19, 2017. The English version was nominated for the 2015 Eisner Award for Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia.

Related Manga


Keaton, Taichi
Hiraga, Yuriko
Mrs. Murata
Funase, Shinsuke
Wolf, James
O'Connell, Daniel
Chapman, Charlie

More reviewsReviews

May 12, 2016
Ready to travel through Europe without any need for a passport or plane tickets ? Interested in following a multifaceted man page by page while he helps people with their complicated but human dilemmas ? Look no further, Master Keaton is waiting for you.

Master Keaton is one of Naoki Urasawa's earlier works (in collaboration with Hokusei Katsushika), but despite its outstanding quality, it is nowhere near as famous as Monster or 20th Century Boys. It really should be though. Because of his incredible skills as a former member of the British SAS force, Taichi Hiraga Keaton is called to solve cases all over Europe as ...

Interest Stacks

47 Entries · 15 Restacks
34 Entries · 21 Restacks


Recent News

North American Anime & Manga Releases for September

North American Anime & Manga Releases for September

Here are the North American anime & manga releases for September Week 1: September 5 - 11 Anime Releases Arslan Senki (TV): Fuujin Ranbu (incl. Kigyou Senshi more

North American Anime & Manga Releases for June

North American Anime & Manga Releases for June

Here are the North American anime & manga releases for June Week 1: June 6 - 12 Anime Releases Ajin (incl. Part 1: Shoudou) Blu-ray & DVD Combo Limited more

Recent Forum Discussion

Urasawa released a video on this manga today!
curvedtree - May 29, 2022
1 replies by Bernex7 »»
Jun 11, 2022 8:34 PM
Chapter 24
DarkInsomnia57 - Sep 21, 2019
0 replies by DarkInsomnia57 »»
Sep 21, 2019 12:31 PM
Chapter 22
DarkInsomnia57 - Sep 18, 2019
0 replies by DarkInsomnia57 »»
Sep 18, 2019 8:26 PM
Poll: Master Keaton Chapter 144 Discussion
linkjoker - Nov 28, 2018
0 replies by linkjoker »»
Nov 28, 2018 8:20 PM
Poll: Master Keaton Chapter 36 Discussion
linkjoker - Sep 8, 2018
0 replies by linkjoker »»
Sep 8, 2018 6:55 PM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
Keep track of your anime easily by creating your own list.
Sign Up Login