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Black Jack Karte1 1st Episode: Iceberg, Man with Kimaira

Story

  • This original video animation series were produced based on the Manga of the same title, but only the same settings were employed. Though inspired by the original Manga, each episode is a completely new story. Characters newly designed by Sugino Akio were used in place of Tezuka Osamu's drawings.



    Karte: 1   Iceberg, Man with Kimaira

    In the original story entitled "Hurricane," a young wife taking care of her rich old husband, who is dying on a solitary island, and his secretary ask Black Jack to prolong the man's life until they can finish altering his will. In this animated version, however, the rich old man is suffering from a mysterious endemic disease called "Kimaira," and Black Jack decides to take up the challenge of trying to cure this strange disease for which there are no proven treatments. This story is based on the episode "99.9% Water" of an original Manga work, in which Dr. Kiriko, archrival of Black Jack, is infected with a mysterious disease in Africa.

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Preview

Characters

STAFF

  • Original Story: Tezuka Osamu
    Director: Dezaki Osamu
    Picture Director: Sugino Akio
    Screenplay: Dezaki Osamu, Yamashita Kuniaki
    Rendition: Yoshimura Fumihiro
    Music: Shoji Osamu
    Medical Supervision: Nagai Akira
    Planning: Matsuya Takamasa, Shimizu Yoshihiro
    Character Design: Sugino Akio
    Art Director: Okada Kazuo, Saito Masami
    Editing: Morita Seiji (Morita Editorial Office)
    Shooting Director: Takahasi Hirokata
    Sound Director: Yamada Etsuji
    Medical Cooperation: Takeshita Toshitaka
    Producer: Kubota Minoru, Udagawa Sumio
    Music Director: Suzuki Seiji
    Music Producer: Kumata Kazuo

    Opening:
    "Just Before Sunrise"
    Words by Satonotsuka Reo
    Song and arrangement by Horie Akira
    Vocals by RHODES

    Ending:
    "I'll Be Back Again --- Moonlight"
    Lyrics by Matsubara Koji and Satonotsuka Reo
    Song by Matsubara Koji
    Arranged by Horie Akira
    Vocals by RHODES

Descriptions

  • December 21, 1993

    (c) Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd. / Akita Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd. / Columbia Edutainment

    Released by Akita Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd., Forte Music Entertainment and Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd. / 49 - 52 minutes / In color (OVA)
    BJ Production Executive Committee of Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd. / December 21, 1993 - May 21, 1996

Episodes

  • There is no title for each episode.

Manga

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