Black Jack is an unlicensed doctor whose skills are world-renowned, and come at a high price. What starts as a routine call turns into a deadly race to stop a strange malady known as the Moira Syndrome: a virus which enhances the body and gives rise to super-humans, people who are breaking world records in everything from sports to music. With time running out and no one to trust, Black Jack must solve the mystery of the syndrome, or die trying!
"If you are in need of medical attention, please leave a number where you can be reached, your name, the seriousness of your condition and how much you are able to afford." Meet Black Jack, an unlicensed surgeon whose skills are infamous around the world. Follow this mysterious surgeon-for-hire who travels to meet his 'clients', from rich businessmen with a baffling illness to a group of Military Guerrillas who want to help their leader live long enough to return to their country. No matter the job, Black Jack will help where no other doctor would – as long as you have the cash.
Dr Kenzo Tenma is a genius surgeon working in post-Cold War Germany who has a bright future ahead of him. He is admired by his colleagues, loved by his patients, and due to marry his boss' daughter, the beautiful Eva Heinemann. One day, when two patients in desperate need of emergency surgery are wheeled into his hospital, Tenma faces a terrible choice of saving the orphaned boy who came first or the mayor of Düsseldorf, whose recovery would raise the hospital's profile and boost his own career. Against the demands of his superior, Tenma does what he believes is right and saves the child. However, his decision not only damages his prospects, but unleashes a chain of events so horrific that it might have come from the depths of his worst nightmares. Laden with guilt, Tenma begins a journey across Germany in search of a formidable young man who will challenge his morals, his love for life, and his very sanity.
Black Jack The Movie and Monster try to do similar things - central surgeon character with a big mystery to solve, cue thriller story. However, monster pulls it off ten times better than Black Jack. If you actually enjoyed Black Jack the Movie, then seriously check out Monster; it's superior in every way, with an amazingly accomplished secondary cast and an original and gripping plot. I would also say that Dr Tenma's problem is more political/psychological than medical like Black Jack's. But seriously, make Monster your next stop after Black Jack the Movie.
When Ray was a child, she lived in a mysterious orphanage where children were bought and sold, and subjected to experimental surgery. Though she survived the experience, it changed her life forever. Now a young and skilled doctor, Ray operates on patients no one else dares touch, and cures illnesses that leave others baffled. She's blessed not only with phenomenal natural talent, but also a supernatural gift that takes her surgical ability to the next level: x-ray vision! But when Ray begins a new job at a private clinic, the secrets of her past begin to haunt her…