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Naoki Urasawa's Monster

In Naoki Urasawa's Monster, Dr. Tenma is an talented and idealistic neurosurgeon who moved from Japan to Germany to practice medicine. When he learns that a patient whose life he saved long ago is now a sociopathic killer, Dr. Tenma embarks on a quest to bring him to justice. Read reviews and see previews of this award-winning seinen manga series.

Naoki Urasawa's Monster - Series Profile
The recipient of the Osamu Tezuka Award and nominated for an Eisner Award, Naoki Urasawa's Monster is a thrilling mystery manga by one of Japan's most popular artists. Read a description of the series and learn more about its creator.

2007 Eisner Award Nominee: Naoki Urasawa's Monster
Nominated in two categories for the 2007 Eisner Awards, Naoki Urasawa's Monster is featured in this gallery of Eisner manga nominees.

VIZ Media: Naoki Urasawa's Monster Official Web Site
VIZ Media's official Web site for Naoki Urasawa's Monster includes an online preview, video clips of the TV ad, plus story summaries and character bios.

Comics Worth Reading Review: Monster Volume 1
Johanna Draper Carlson describes Naoki Urasawa's Monster "as exciting as an action movie but with an added element of thought-provoking ethical debate."

Overlooked Manga Festival: Monster
In another installment of her Overlooked Manga Festival reviews, Shaenon Garrity puts the spotlight on Naoki Urasawa's Monster. Calling its premise "pure genius" and Urasawa "a master of suspense," Garrity provides lots of examples from the pages of Monster to back up her praise.

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