Okada Masaki to star in “Young Black Jack” special drama

Actor Okada Masaki will star in the live-action adaptation of popular manga, “Black Jack“, in “Young Black Jack” by Tezuka Osamu. The special drama will air on April 23rd at 9 PM on Nihon TV, and it’s directed by Otani Kentaro, the man behind “NANA“.

The story reveals the history of “Black Jack” when he was a medical student, how he became an unlicensed doctor, and his rivalry with Dr. Kiriko.

Others starring in the movie are Toda Naho, who will play Black Jack’s mother, and Naka Riisa, who plays a medical student.

Source: Oricon


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  • heesica_vie

    I’ve read the manga and it’s awesome!! I don’t really like his acting but I hope he will play this role well ^^

  • MinahMyu

    Wow that make up make him look like he’s in his 30’s. But yeah… kinda interested. Never read the manga but I’ve heard of it ^^

  • http://profiles.google.com/shadowpal2 Déjà D’être

    AWWW man…they really should have gotten Itao Itsuji as BlackJack…you guys know what I mean…hahaha

  • http://www.facebook.com/ashlee.dixon Ashlee Dixon

    why “young” black jack? because they want to use a popular, young actor?
    that means that there’ll be no pinoko. :/

  • http://www.facebook.com/ashlee.dixon Ashlee Dixon

    why “young” black jack? because they want to use a popular, young actor?
    that means that there’ll be no pinoko. :/

  • http://www.facebook.com/ashlee.dixon Ashlee Dixon

    why “young” black jack? because they want to use a popular, young actor?
    that means that there’ll be no pinoko. :/

  • http://www.facebook.com/ashlee.dixon Ashlee Dixon

    why “young” black jack? because they want to use a popular, young actor?
    that means that there’ll be no pinoko. :/

  • http://www.facebook.com/ashlee.dixon Ashlee Dixon

    why “young” black jack? because they want to use a popular, young actor?
    that means that there’ll be no pinoko. :/

  • http://www.facebook.com/ashlee.dixon Ashlee Dixon

    why “young” black jack? because they want to use a popular, young actor?
    that means that there’ll be no pinoko. :/

  • http://www.facebook.com/ashlee.dixon Ashlee Dixon

    why “young” black jack? because they want to use a popular, young actor?
    that means that there’ll be no pinoko. :/

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  • imoyaki

    ooo looks cool :D

  • ikuta07

    wow! :) hope i will be able to watch this! ♥ The new face of Masaki Okada :) I mean new role for him! not a good, charming, angelic, gorgeous role :D at least a new role! and I think this will be a good challenge for him. ♥ Ganbatte ne Masaki Okada! ♥

  • ikuta07

    wow! :) hope i will be able to watch this! ♥ The new face of Masaki Okada :) I mean new role for him! not a good, charming, angelic, gorgeous role :D at least a new role! and I think this will be a good challenge for him. ♥ Ganbatte ne Masaki Okada! ♥