TPC Podcast Network
Remi, Keenan, Nicole, Jeff, Josh, Matt, Andrew, Georgio, Chris, and Adam talk Rants and Raves first manga! "Monster: volume 1" by Naoke Urasawa."1000 times more effective than Batman! At least he bought a gun." - JoshMonster (モンスター Monsutā?, sometimes referred to as "Naoki Urasawa's Monster") is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. It was published by Shogakukan in their Big Comic Original magazine between 1994 and 2001, with the chapters collected and reprinted into 18 tankōbon volumes. The story revolves around Kenzō Tenma, a Japanese surgeon living in Germany whose life enters turmoil after getting himself involved with Johan Liebert, one of his former patients who is revealed to be a dangerous psychopath.