“What is a doctor?”- a young intern faces the dark side of the medical world.
The reality awaiting intern Eijiro Saito at the ultra-prestigious Eiroku University hospital turns out to be brutally long hours of work for a paltry salary of less than $500 a month. 3 months after his graduation from the university, his patients-first idealism crashes head-on into a medical system that's a veritable tangle of contradictions and competing interests.
“Give My Regards to Black Jack” is one of the masterpieces of Shuto Sato, a popular manga author who won the Japan Media Arts Festival Manga Award in 2002. It also received a TV drama series adaptation in 2003.The manga series is still being widely read among all generations.