If you're a manga fan whose favorite TV shows are House and Grey's Anatomy, you'll probably appreciate the medical manga genre. What's the best medical manga out there? This list will help you find it.
One of the most popular medical manga is Monster, which follows a brain surgeon named Dr. Tenma as he tries to track down Johan Liebert, who was once an injured young boy on Dr. Tenma's operating table, but who is now one of the world's most heinous criminals. If you're looking for something a little more light-hearted, try Cells at Work, which follows anthropomorphic versions of the human immune system as they battle viruses, bacteria, and other foes. There's also Cells at Work BLACK, which describes life in an unhealthy body. Where you like drama or hilarity, there's something on this list for you.
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First Published: 2000
Subjects: A young, prominent surgeon, who left a prestigious hospital in Tokyo and moved to an isolated island in the southern part of Japan. He works at a clinic there as the only doctor on the island. He was not necessarily welcomed by the islanders first as they had negative experience with former doctors at the clinic. But with his sincere attitude toward the patients and commitment to his work, Kensuke gradually developed good rapport with his patients. "Koto", his nickname, + more
Genres (Book): medical, slice of life, seinen
Original Language: japan