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Title(s): Monster
Монстр (Russian)
モンスター
Author(s): Urasawa Naoki
Artist(s): URASAWA Naoki
Genres: Drama, Horror, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Tragedy
Start Date: 1994
Status: Completed
Summary:
Monster weaves the riveting story of brilliant Dr. Kenzo Tenma, a famous surgeon with a promising career at a leading hospital. Tenma risks his reputation and promising career to save the life of a critically wounded young boy. Unbeknownst to him, this child is destined for a terrible fate.
A string of strange and mysterious murders begin to occur soon afterward, ones that professionally benefit Dr. Tenma, and he emerges as the primary suspect. Conspiracies, serial murders, and a scathing depiction of the underbelly of hospital politics are all masterfully woven together in this compelling manga thriller.

Won the 1st Japan Media Arts Award Excellence Prize in the Manga division.
Won the 3rd Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award Grand Prize.
Won the 46th Shogakukan Manga Award in the General category.
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Refreshing. must read
Written by Kenshin_Kid on December 25, 2012 at 5:53 AM
Overall Rating
Excellent
Story: 5
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 5
as i said it was a very refreshing read . mainly cuz its a change of pace from the manga i usually read. it has great depth and plenty of plot twist that go with a great story.

so i tip my hat to the writers im giving them a 9 out of 10
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A masterful tale of suspense and drama
Written by Topside on June 30, 2011 at 3:28 AM
Overall Rating
Excellent
Story: 5
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 5
There's a reason Naoki Urasawa has been named a National Living Treasure in Japan - and Monster is a strong proof of this manga-ka's ability.

Monster weaves an intricate web of morality, romance, intrigue, betrayal, conspiracy, and madness, as fates are crossed, lives are shattered and rebuilt, and old demons walk forth into a new age. This is a work of suspense par excellence - Hitchcock, King, and Clancy come to mind by way of comparison. The characters are deep, their circumstances gripping. This manga will have you turning page after page (read more)
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