Beginning its run on the weekly Shonen Champion in 1973, Black Jack, known as the quintessential medical manga series ― where author Tezuka Osamuwhere author Tezuka Osamu poured his knowledge of being a holder of a medical degree (M.D.) ― still is widely read and loved by so many even after 40 plus years. And of course that is not an exception among practicing doctors as well. This exhibition, here at the Kyoto International Manga Museum, has been curated to showcase those doctors' thoughts and feelings, along with memorable scenes from Black Jack.
Feburary 28 - May 10, 2015
10am - 6pm (Admission to the museum is until 5:30pm)
Closed Wednesdays (Except 4/1, 29, 5/6), 4/30, 5/7
|Venue||Kyoto International Manga Museum, 2F, Galleries 1, 2 and 3|
Organization: The 29th General Assembly of the Japan Medical Congress 2015 Kansai,
Kyoto International Manga Museum,
Support: Tezuka Productions
16 memorable Black Jack scenes selected by practicing doctorsShowcasing panels depicting selected scenes with comments by leading doctors in the field
Manuscript of Black Jack REAL - Kandou no Iryou Taikendan, "Black Jack Real; true and inspiring medical experiences" by Miura Mitsuru (The Kabocha Wain, "The Pumpkin Wine")
Showcasing the 32 page manuscript (copied) of the fifth episode of Black Jack Real; Mamoritaimono, "What We Wish to Keep"
Top 40 Most Popular Black Jack StoriesShowcasing panels introducing the top 40 stories selected by readers from the survey held in 2013 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Black Jack.
Photo OpportunityTake a commemorative photo with Black Jack in the area with the authentic re-creation of the operation room. Costumes such as operating gowns are available without rental fees.
Exhibition of Medical HistoryDisplaying a few valuable medical devices from early Showa era in conjunction with the Exhibition of Medical History, which will be held at the Kyoto University Museum (Sakyo-ku, Kyoto city) from February 11th to April 12th, 2015 as a part of the exhibition projects of The 29th General Assembly of the Japan Medical Congress 2015 Kansai.
About Black Jack (Link to Tezuka Osamu official site)