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The following is a list of episodes for the Japanese anime Black Jack. It was directed for Tezuka Productions by Makoto Tezuka and Satoshi Kuwabara.


Initial release dates

Black Jack TV first aired on 11 October 2004, and continues to air since, while Black Jack 21 first aired in 10 April 2006.

List of episodes

Black Jack television episodes (2004-2006)

# Title Original airdate
00 The Order of Operations
"Ope no Junban" (オペの順番)
11 October 2004 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A ferry trip goes bad, and Black Jack saves an Iriomote cat, a baby, and a politician, in that order. The politician sues, but Black Jack saves him from cancer, and he relents.
01 The Missing Needle
"Kieta Hari" (消えた針)
11 October 2004 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Pinoko saves Sharaku from Kong, a bully, and they become friends. Then, Sharaku becomes sick and Black Jack operates on him, but a runaway gurney causes an IV needle to break off in his vein. Black Jack fails to extract the needle, but by a miracle it comes out on its own.
02 The Ant's Legs
"Ari no Ashi" (アリの足)
18 October 2004 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A handicapped boy is inspired by a book to walk 400km from Hokkaido to Osaka, by himself. Black Jack follows, to his annoyance. The boy succeeds, and the book turns out to have been written about Black Jack's own rehabilitation.
03 The Dog Thief
"Hittakuri Inu" (ひったくり犬)
17 July 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack and Pinoko take in a dog they name Largo. The dog has a habit of stealing things and putting them outside. Inevitably, Largo takes a necklace the doctor received as payment, forcing Black Jack and Pinoko leave the house. An earthquake occurs and both are saved as the dog had detected the catastrophe.

** This episode was canceled due to a major earthquake that occurred shortly before the intended release. Later, it was aired upon cancellation of a baseball game telecast, but was not labeled as "Karte 03."
04 Playing Doctor
"Oisha san Gokko" (お医者さんごっこ)
1 November 2004 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Kong's sister Chako has an unusual case of tuberculosis. Chako, having heard about Black Jack, begs her brother to have him take her case. Kong can't find the doctor, so he gets Keaton from the drama club to pretend to be Black Jack and help raise her spirits. In the end, the real Black Jack operates and saves her.
05 The Sixth-Magnitude Man
"Rokutōhoshi no Otoko" (六等星の男)
8 November 2004 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack meets Dr. Shitake, a skilled but unnoticed doctor. He works at Manaka Hospital whose director has just died and whose embezzlement case concerning the election has gotten most of its staff arrested. When a man is injured by fireworks, Black Jack's fee is too much for the hospital, and the underestimated Dr. Shitake is given the chance to show his real skills. Eventually, he becomes the new director.
06 A Teacher and a Pupil
"Aru Kyōshi to Seito" (ある教師と生徒)
15 November 2004 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A boy who is afraid of his teacher, Mr. Muramasa, is hit by a motorcycle when forced to go to school. Muramasa hires Black Jack to save the boy's legs. When the teacher learns of the boy's fear, he leaves the hospital in a daze and is struck by a car. He offers Black Jack his life insurance to pay him for his student's operation, but the doctor saves them both.
07 White Lion
"Shiroi Raion" (白いライオン)
22 November 2004 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The white lion named Luna Luna, at the local zoo is sick. The lion's keeper begs Black Jack for help, but he refuses. It turns out the lion's illness is caused by a brain tumor which also caused his fur to turn white. After the operation, the now-gold Luna Luna is taken by Black Jack as his fee and released to the wild.
08 The Miracle Arms
"Kiseki no Ude" (奇跡の腕)
29 November 2004 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A skilled sushi chef, Taku, wants to make the best sushi in Japan and to feed it to his blind mother. But he is hit by a truck and loses his arms. The truck driver Akira then learns to be Taku's arms and to make sushi. They form an unlikely friend- and partnership, until Akira is mortally injured saving a child from a fire. As his last wish, his arms are transplanted onto Taku.
09 Lending Water
"Moraimizu" (もらい水)
6 December 2004 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Pinoko and Sharaku befriend an old lady who is staying at her son's hospital. Her doctor son kicked her out of the room she was living in so it can be used by a patient. After being rejected by several friends, she opted to spend a few days at a rundown summer house she owns. But heavy rains cause a mudslide, and Black Jack rescues her. He forces her son to decide what's really important to him.
10 Legend of the Phoenix
"Hi no Tori Densetsu" (火の鳥伝説)
13 December 2004 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack and Pinoko fly to Asia to treat a 200-year-old man. Miriam, the man's descendant, wants him to live long enough so he can tell her how to find the phoenix, a glowing bird whose blood supposedly grants everlasting life. Black Jack cures the old man, but the legend turns out to be a hoax. The man gained his long life from sheer will power, and the phoenix is really just a bird covered in luminescent bacteria.
11 The Gift from a Killer Whale
"Shachi no Okurimono" (シャチの贈りもの)
17 January 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack tells Pinoko about how he befriended the killer whale Toriton. One day at the beach, BJ discovered the injured Toriton. He patched him up, and again each time he was injured. Toriton is falsely accused of attacking a fisherman, and Black Jack tries to end their friendship, but the whale turns out to be innocent, and Black Jack rescues him just in time.
12 Give My Brother Back!
"Niichan o Kaese!" (にいちゃんを返せ!)
24 January 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Pinoko befriends the actor inside a monster suit. The actor has a lymphatic problem that Black Jack treats, but the actor's brother Yukio thinks BJ is part of the TV show and has kidnapped his sibling. Pinoko comes up with a plan; the actor "saves" Yukio from BJ and they escape.
13 A Pirate's Arm
"Kaizoku no Ude" (海賊の腕)
31 January 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Ichinoseki is a local star gymnast. He loses an arm to gangrene, and Black Jack replaces it with a metal pincer. Ichinoseki becomes depressed, but his arm talks him into playing competitive shogi. He wins the championship, and the arm turns out to be voiced via transistor by his long-suffering friend Toshie.
14 Move, Solomon
"Ugoke Soromon" (動けソロモン)
7 February 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Pinoko is saved by Musashi, a lifeguard/animator, and becomes interested in his animation work. Musashi wants to make anime that truly appears to live, despite being constantly put down by his successful friend Kojiro. However, when Musashi becomes sick, Black Jack saves him in return for his animation cells.
15 The Fabricated Wedding
"Itsuwari no Uedingu" (偽りのウエディング)
14 February 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Michiru is a teenage girl dying of cancer. Her dying wish is to marry the next man she sees, and in walks Black Jack. After he cures her, she wants to continue the marriage. BJ declines and gives her a pep talk about living her new life.
16 Missing Pinoko
"Pinoko Yukuefumei" (ピノコ行方不明)
21 February 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Pinoko befriends a burglar who has lost his job and family. She goes with him to help him, and they begin a long journey on foot to find his family. However, Black Jack believes Pinoko has been kidnapped, and gives up a chance to have his medical license reinstated in order to search for her. After he and Largo locate them the man takes a tumble off a cliff. Pinoko not only persuades BJ to save the man, but also to help him get a job and reunite with his family.
17 The Idol Who Lost Her Voice
"Koe o Utta Aidoru" (声を失ったアイドル)
28 February 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Rei is the school's star vocalist, until a polyp on her vocal cords causes her to lose her voice. Black Jack operates, but she can't remain silent for two weeks and reinjures her throat. Forced to be silent for three months, she becomes depressed, but befriends Sharaku's sister Wato, and eventually is able to regain her voice.
18 Mail Friends
"Mēru no Yūjō" (メールの友情)
7 March 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Although Jun is in wheelchair, he tells his Internet friend Tom he can play baseball. He did this because he was envious of Tom's stories of living on a ranch and helping out with all of the chores there. When Tom is about to visit, Jun asks Black Jack to heal his weak heart. The price is too high, and Jun breaks off his friendship with Tom instead. When Tom finally arrives, Jun learns that he is the young, blind inheritor of a large company. Tom offers to pay Black Jack's fee for healing Jun, at the expense of his own eyesight. Black Jack heals them both.
19 Good Luck, Kowa Clinic
"Ganbare, Kowa Iin" (がんばれ古和医院)
14 March 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack is forced to take Pinoko to a local clinic for digestion medicine, and comes to assist Dr. Kowa, a country doctor, in a thyroid operation. BJ is extremely impressed by the friendliness and respect Dr. Kowa is treated with by his patients, especially since he can tell Dr. Kowa is an unlicensed doctor. In the end, Dr. Kowa goes back to school.
20 Tetsu of Yamanote Line
"Yamanote Sen no Tetsu" (山手線の哲)
21 March 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Tetsu, the owner of Black Jack's favorite cafe, tells the story of how he was a famous pickpocket chased constantly by a police detective. The detective desperately wanted to catch Tetsu red-handed, but during a chase, Tetsu is injured in an accident involving sheet glass and loses two fingers. The detective blackmails BJ into performing surgery to reattach them, hoping to continue as before, but Black Jack covers for Tetsu, and in the episode Tetsu returns the favour when the detective tries to arrest Black Jack for unlicensed practice.
21 Ice Breaker
"Haru Ichiban" (春一番)
11 April 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Kumiko loses sight in one eye due to glaucoma. Black Jack implants a cornea, and Kumiko starts seeing the donor's last sight; a man reaching towards her. Pinoko thinks the man is a murderer and begins a rescue effort, but it turns out the vision is of the donor's fiancee in his last, desperate attempt to save her.
22 Pinoko's Plans for Adulthood
"Pinoko Otona Keikaku" (ピノコ大人計画)
11 April 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Pinoko meets Tinq, a boy her age, and tried to have an adult relationship with him, much to Sharak's horror. Tinq has a strange condition, though; his organs are reversed, and Black Jack with Pinoko's help undertakes an operation to save his life. It turns Pinoko has been trying to make the Doctor jealous, as he is the one she truly loves.
23 Pouring Rain, then Love
"Doshaburi Nochi Koi" (土砂降りのち恋)
18 April 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack meets a Kiyomi, a pretty young physician, and the only doctor on her island. Kiyomi falls in love with BJ, but he knows he's not worth her giving up her life on the island with so many people depending on her. Then, Kiyomi is injured in a landslide and is saved by Black Jack, only to wake up and find him already gone.
24 A Challenge Called Nadare
"Nadare to Iu Chōsen" (ナダレという挑戦)
25 April 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A genetically-enhanced deer, Nadare, is attacking forest workers. In the past, the deer was befriended by a young doctor and treated as his own sibling. Wishing Nadare was intelligent enough to talk back, the doctor convinces Black Jack to move Nadare's brain from his skull to his chest, allowing it to grow and make him smarter. In the present, the doctor who owned the deer must stop Nadare who, out of control from his own intelligence and emotions, attacks his fiance. They drive Nadare off, and Black Jack operates to save the woman's life.
25 The Cholera Epidemic
"Korera Sawagi" (コレラ騒ぎ)
2 May 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack thinks that he may have cholera, so he quarantines himself, leaving Pinoko to take care of a patient at the clinic for three days. Thinking he is in the clear after the incubation period has passed, Black Jack returns to the clinic and performs an operation, only to become extremely sick in the moments afterward. BJ thinks he has cholera after all, but it turns out to be Pinoko's special medicine that cause the symptoms.
26 Abacus Genius
"Soroban no Tensai" (そろばんの天才)
9 May 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
While hearing Pinoko talk about the abacus, Black Jack remembers when the teacher and father of Eiji, a boy, came to see him a long time before. Eiji dreamed of being an abacuschampion, but he couldn't move his hands. Black Jack operated to fix them, but when his hands cramp up in a competition, reverts to using the abacus with his tongue.
27 Tragedy of an High Technology Room
"Saisentan Rūmu no Higeki" (最先端ルームの悲劇)
16 May 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack, Pinoko and several rich men are trapped in an underground, disaster-proof bunker, where the oxygen is being sucked out. BJ breaks through the wall with a scalpel and cuts a wire, finally releasing them when all were on the verge of death. The men had promised him money to free them, then tried to renege. Fortunately, Black Jack has their promise on tape.
28 Wilderness Epidemic
"Kōya no Densenbyō" (荒野の伝染病)
23 May 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack and Pinoko investigate a mysterious plague in Australia. They become separated; Pinoko befriends an aussie, BJ walks for days. Black Jack contracts the deadly plague, and realizes it's actually a parasite. He removes it by performing surgery on himself inside a plastic tent.
29 Arranging the Flower of Life
"Inochi o Ikeru Hana" (命を生ける花)
30 May 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
BJ takes on a case of Sono, a young girl who is sensitive to light and has a weak heart. Her father wants her to become better at all cost so she can become the head of the family. The family's main focus is ikebana so Sono is pushed to the brink of death to make the ultimate ikebana for her recital. When Sono almost dies trying to go outside to see wildflowers in their natural beauty, BJ tells her father she is being pushed too hard. Sono tells BJ she will die anyway so why give her the surgery. Hearing this BJ tells Sono that flowers and human are both beautiful because they live. He states he has seen patients far worse than her including Pinoko who struggled so much to live. BJ states if she is not interested in living the operation is off. Later Sono states she wants to live and BJ goes ahead with the operation lengthening her life.
30 The Operation at the Thunderstorm
"Raiun no Naka no Ope" (雷雲の中のオペ)
6 June 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
There is a massive strike of Doctors in a hospital, where a little kid asks a doctor to cure his father but due to the strike the doctor refuses. Then the kid finds a young lady that tries to get help. Finally trying to take the Kid's father to another hospital a thunder makes a tree to fall making impossible to keep going, while they find the doctor who refuses the operation. BJ's enters in action and decides to operate the sick man in a countdown before a Tree falls on them. A Tree fell on the Doctor and he asks help to BlackJack which says "He will go to strike" and finally agrees to operate by the high amounts he usually asks.
31 Intimidation in the Twentieth Year
"Nijūnenme no Anji" (20年目の暗示)
13 June 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
While Black Jack was operating on a patient, his hand suddenly became paralyzed and he didn't know why. It was 20 years after Dr. Honma operated on him and he remembers that he blocked his memory about a doctor telling Dr. Honma that the hand of Black Jack will not be able to move after 2 decades.
32 The Terror of the Azure Sea
"Aoi Umi no Kyōfu" (青い海の恐怖)
20 June 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack and Pinoko go to visit a remote island and end up meeting a fisherman and his son. The fisherman wants his son to grow up and go to school, but when his son hears him talking about enrollment he runs away. After hours of searching, BJ finds him trapped by a huge clam. attempting to free the boy, Black Jack dives underwater and ends up getting stuck himself. After nearly drowning, BJ and the young boy are both free and not badly injured, but in the process Black Jack broke his arm.
33 An Invader from the Sky
"Sora kara no Shinryakusha" (空からの侵略者)
27 June 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A friend of Sharaku witnesses a comet fall from the sky and thinks it is a UFO. Soon he develops a strange lump on his side and is admitted to the hospital. Doctors, nurses and even his own mother has been acting strangely around him... growing paranoid by the minute, he begins to suspect aliens are conducting experiments on him. Black Jack arrives, clears things up and operates on the boy...
34 Shaky Operating Room
"Yureru Shujutsushitsu" (揺れる手術室)
4 July 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack visits a neighborhood, where he hopes to get payment for a previous job. However, he instead meets Hotch, a man who constantly complains about the shaking caused by the bullet trains that speed by and literally shake up his neighborhood. Black Jack performs surgery on Hotch's wife, but pauses in the middle to wait for the shaking fit to pass. When he tries to resume again, the train shakes again, until finally Hotch's demands to stop the trains are met and his wife can be saved.
35 Hijack the Hospital
"Byoin jakku" (病院ジャック)
11 July 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack is in the middle of an operation on a young boy when the hospital he is working in is taken over by armed men. They hold the patients and staff of the hospital hostage, threatening to destroy the hospital generator, killing the patients on life support. The leader also forbids Black Jack from continuing the operation, leaving the patient open and dying. One of the doctors recognizes the leader of the terrorists, and reveals that the terrorists son had died in the hospital. In the end, the situation boils over, and the generator is destroyed. Black Jack finishes the boys operation in the dark while the police restore the hospitals generator.
36 The House on the Cape is Incomplete
"Misaki no Uchi wa Mikansei" (岬の家は未完成)
18 July 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Pinoko becomes frustrated at the poor state of their house and begins pestering Black Jack to move. Black Jack instead tells her the story of the carpenter that had originally built the house. He insisted on being the one to renovate the house into the clinic that Black Jack desired, but ended up becoming the first patient due to leukemia, which at that time was still largely untreatable.
37 The Dolphin and the Pirates
"Iruka to Gōtōdan" (イルカと強盗団)
1 August 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack is kidnapped on his way home after a job and forced to operate on a thief who had been injured during a large job. The brother of the wounded man and the third member of the group take Black Jack out to see on a boat, but they become lost. With the wounded brothers condition deteriorating and the third bandit slowly succumbing to madness due to hunger and fear, a dolphin is brought onto the boat. Black Jack saves the dolphins life and lets it go, the dolphin in return guides the boat back to Japan, at the cost of its own life.
38 A Challenge from the Unknown
"Mishinaru Mono e no Chōsen" (未知なる者への挑戦)
8 August 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Sharaku, his sister, Black Jack, and Pinoco take a trip to a dig site where Sharaku's father works. They had uncovered ancient ruins. Sharaku's father had called for Black Jack, saying that he felt "Compelled to do so." That night, Sharaku takes a staff that was recovered from the dig site and heads deep into the ruins, tailed by Black Jack, Pinoco, and Watou. A monk who was waiting for them in the ruins is mysteriously injured, with several foreign bodies appearing in his body. Sharaku, seemingly possessed, compels Black Jack to save the man. Black Jack is then guided deeper into the ruins where a group of aliens had been hiding. The aliens had been shot at by humans, their medical equipment was destroyed and one of them was in critical condition. The aliens eventually convince Black Jack to start the operation by using telepathy to show him a picture of his mother. In the end, Black Jack and the others agree to keep the whole ordeal a secret.
39 The War Continues
"Sensō wa Naomo Tsuzuku" (戦争はなおも続く)
15 August 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Luna, a boy from Iru, is suffering from a spinal cord injury and is slowly becoming paralyzed. Black Jack is called in to perform the operation at the behest of a seemingly inhuman mother who was forcing the boy to get up and walk every night, further injuring him. Black Jack discovers later that the mother had been acting so because she realized the house was under surveillance by the military of the country, which had already executed her husband for speaking against the war.
40 The Mannequin and the Police
"Ningyō to Keikan" (人形と警官)
22 August 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
An extremely rigid police officer becomes obsessed with the welfare of a statue in the likeness of a patrol officer and begins taking care of it when a group of thugs that held a vendetta against him began vandalizing the statue. On his day off, the officer stayed hidden near the statue to capture the vandals red handed. He spots them, chases after them, but is seriously injured in an accident. Black Jack, who had encountered the officer before after being accused of running a red light, saves the officers life, and later has the statue repaired.
41 The Miracle of a Movie and of Operation
"Ope to Eiga no Kiseki" (オペと映画の奇跡)
29 August 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A movie director wants to film an operation by Black Jack to save his son who has a severely compromised immune system due to a congenital disorder. Black Jack is the only one who can even attempt an operation on the very weak boy, and in the end saves the boys life. Although at first the powers that be refused to distribute the movie to other doctors because Black Jack was unlicensed, he reveals that he had made a second version of the film for doctors that made it appear that another doctor performed the miracle surgery.
42 Life's Wrong Diagnosis
"Jinsei no Goshin" (人生の誤診)
5 September 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A doctor who was in the same medical school as Black Jack. Who is now in charge of a hospital. He is quit sure of himself and everyone one believe he is a good doctor. Except one young doctor who believes something is wrong with a patient. But the head doctor and Black Jack was invited to a wedding, What should the young doctor do? and What will happen to the patient?
43 Shrinkage!
"Chijimu" (ちぢむ)
12 September 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack was invited by his former mentor who is doing research in Africa. When he arrived at Africa, he was shocked by the plague that made him bizarre. He didn't leave immediately because he was also infected. He stayed for 27 days, and after waiting for an answer, Black Jack created the cure for the mysterious disease; however, he failed to give it to his mentor....
44 Pinoko was Born
"Pinoko Tanjō" (ピノコ誕生)
10 October 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
BlackJack tells the story about how Pinoko came to his life. Some years ago, some doctors came and visited BJ with a young woman, with Teratoma (Pinoko was inside her) the doctor asked BJ to heal her, as the other hospitals couldn't due to some unknown forces. BJ tried to operate the woman when he gets pushed by the powers, BJ started a chat with Pinoko and he tells her he will let her live. After the operation BJ takes Pinoko's flesh and with some mannequin pieces to build her a body. Then BJ raises Pinoko when she tried to walk, to speak, etc. Later then BJ makes the Young Woman and Pinoko face each other. The Young woman rejects Pinoko as her sister and Pinoko treats her as "Fool" and attacks her.
45 A Classmate who Loves to Laugh
"Waraijōgo no Dōkyūsei" (笑い上戸の同級生)
17 October 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
In this episode, we take a glimpse into Black Jack's childhood. Kuroo Hazama's classmate from middle school, Gerra, loves to laugh. Kuroo asks him why he laughs so much and his classmate says it is because he likes being happy and bringing joy to other people. Gerra then tries to encourage Kuroo to laugh too. When Kuroo visits Gerra's house, he learns that Gerra's parents abandoned him because they couldn't pay their debt. Then goons from the mafia came to his house and stabs Gerra in the neck with a dart. His injury was so severe that Gerra could never laugh again. Kuroo promises to be a doctor so that he can cure him. When he comes to check on his friend during his college years, he finds him bedridden and still unable to laugh. Black Jack operates on him and it is successful, until he receives a call informing him that his former classmate has just died laughing.
46 The Bodyguard at the Festival
"Bunkasai no Yōjinbō" (文化祭の用心棒)
24 October 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The culture festival is here again for many high school. But wait, someone is wrecking them! Jaw a boy who think he is all that. But, He finds out he has a heart problem that will cause his death. He will not able to fight so he decide to protect people and the culture festival till he get better. But will he have a change of heart for others too?
47 A Violin from a Snowfall
"Setsugen no Vaiorin" (雪原のヴァイオリン)
31 October 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The plane Black Jack and Pinoko were riding crashes in a place where a blizzard is blowing. The passengers panic until a skilled violinist calms them down with his music. Forced to stay in a warehouse, the passengers stay there for the night. The violinist says that he dropped his violin somewhere in the snow and he goes to look for it. Black Jack warns him not to go out because he will get frostbitten but the violinist insists. After being gone for a long time, Black Jack finds the violinist unconscious in the blizzard and his fingers frostbitten. Black Jack amputates them inside the safety of the warehouse.
48 The Robin and the Boy
"Komadori no Shōnen" (コマドリの少年)
7 November 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Pinoko discover money is mysteriously showing up to Black Jack's home. Soon Black Jack and Pinoko finds out that it is a japenese robin who is giving the money, but why? They find out that a boy is sick with a tumor and the robin it trying to save him just like he saved it's mate.
49 The Voice of a Distorted Face
"Jinmen Sō no Honne" (人面瘡(そう)の本音)
14 November 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Pinoko is listening to a horror story and get scare. Well, maybe the story is true. A man comes in to see Black Jack in bandage. What is he hiding? He has two personallity and his face, is not even gone with the 1st operation. Jack goes to collect the money and the man he help is going to kill him!!! What is going on? and Will Jack and Pinoko escape for this man?
50 The Brothers that were Separated
"Hiki Sakareta Kyōdai" (引き裂かれた兄弟)
21 November 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Two brothers where orphaned after a flood leaving them both homeless. Only one of them is adopted leaving the other in the streets. Black Jack and Pinoko visit the town where both of them live. Then the homeless brother comes down extremely ill and needs a liver transplant. At the last minute the other brother comes to help, and Black Jack operates. A secret that has been kept from the adopted boy's foster mother is revealed and the family decides to adopt the other twin, reuniting the two.
51 The Infamous Acupuncturist
"Uwasa no Zatōishi" (噂の座頭医師)
28 November 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Biwamaru, an acupuncturist, heals people with his needle and without pay and somewhat got BlackJack's patients to heal. But then a girl with an illness was visited by Biwamaru and put the needle on her but he doesn't know that the girl had an extreme fear of needles causing her to have panic attacks. Then BlackJack came to save the day and teaches Biwamaru that needles aren't always the way to heal patients. Later Biwamaru returns the favor by using a needle to heal BlackJack's weak intestines.
52 The Moment of Witness
"Isshun no Mokugekisha" (一瞬の目撃者)
5 December 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A bomb is detonated in a train station, in which BJ brings support to the injured. The investigation starts and there are 4 people who are suspicious. A young woman who lost her sight due to the bomb is the only witness. BJ accepts to operate her even knowing that she will only see by 5 minutes. The witness recognizes the culprit and is immediately arrested.
53 Locker's Cradle
"Rokkā no Yurikago" (ロッカーのゆりかご)
19 December 2005 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A baby found in a locker! Pinoko is shopping for a christmas present for BJ and she runs in to a gang of girls. They find the baby but, the heart of one falls for the baby. Will she take care of the baby? Is the baby ok? And why is she so willing to take care of it?
54 The Fortunes And Misfortunes Of The Deceitful Parent And Child
"Itsuwari Oyako no Kōun Fuun" (偽り親子の幸運不運)
16 January 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
A young man goes to a dessert and falls to his death. But, he returns to Japan a few years later. How can this be? BJ changed two peoples faces and now each is deceiving the other. Will they find out each others secret?
55 The Platform Of Life
"Inochi no Purattohōmu" (命のプラットホーム)
23 January 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
This karte is the tragic life story of a model, how she became trapped in a marriage as somebody's piece of art, escaped but needed to be admitted into a hospital shortly afterwards. She flees from the hospital, fearing that she would be trapped again. Black Jack misses his train, and sees her collapse, he saves her at the train station saying that if she wants to repay him, she should buy him a bowl of ramen. But when she is well, she tells him that because he saved her, she fell in love at the hospital with the man that she married, she offers to pay BJ for saving her, but BJ says that he won't accept money from her, even in the size of a bowl of ramen.
56 The Skin Donor
"Nuime Hifu no Teikyōsha" (縫い目皮膚の提供者)
30 January 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
This is the story of why the piece of skin beside the scar on Black Jack's face is a different colour. BJ is in Europe when gets to see his old friend Takashi, BJ explains to Pinoco that Takashi was the friend who gave him the most precious gift of all, a piece of his skin.
57 Pinoko's Exam Diary
"Pinoko no Ojuken Nikki" (ピノコのお受験日記)
6 February 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
This karte is about how much Pinoco wants to go to school. It is about her trials and attempts to get into high school.
58 The Old Man And The Big Tree
"Rōjin to Taiboku" (老人と大木)
13 February 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
There is a very old tree in a park in the next town, to which Pinoco and the others discover. This karte is about their attempts to protect this old tree and the life of the old man.
59 Black Queen
"Burakku Kwīn" (ブラッククィーン)
20 February 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
This karte is about a female surgeon, the rumours say she is as cold as ice, that she is like a female Black Jack, thus the nickname she received at her hospital; Black Queen.
60 The Encounter Between The Two With A Past
"Kako no aru Futari Meguriai" (過去のある二人めぐり逢い)
27 February 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
This karte is about two people, how their fates became intertwined when Black Jack saved the life one of the two.
61 The Two Pinokos
"Futari no Pinoko" (二人のピノコ)
6 March 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack was called to a hospital near a factory, he tells Pinoco to stay home because she has a cold. On his way back to the hotel, he meets a young girl who looks almost like Pinoco. How could this be?

Black Jack 21 episodes (2006)

# Title Original airdate
01 The Day His Medical License Returns
"Ishimenkyo ga kaeruhi" (医師免許が返る日)
10 April 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack is given a chance to redeem his medical license, but refuses and is arrested. During Black Jack's imprisonment, an Italian billionaire who was encountered in the other series begs Black Jack to save his grandson, knowing that Black Jack was the only doctor with the necessary talents. The head of the medical association in Japan refuses to release Black Jack despite the billionaires attempt at bribery, and the operation is taken on by Dr. White who attempts to do the operation using a robotic surgical aid. The billionaire visits Black Jack in jail and tells him of the boys miraculous recovery, but Black Jack states that the recovery was too dramatic, and the boy dies anyway. Enraged at the death of his grandson, the billionaire puts out a hit on the son of the head of the medical association. Black Jack is released from prison and ordered to save the boy.
02 BJ Meets His Father Again
"BJ chichioya tono saikai" (BJ父親との再会)
17 April 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack's father contacts him for the first time in 21 years and asks Black Jack to perform plastic surgery on his second wife. Black Jack, still holding a grudge on his father for walking out on him and his mother when they were injured in a bombing, does the surgery under the instructions to make the woman "The most beautiful woman alive." Black Jack constructs her face to look like his late mothers. After he arrives at his house, a bomb detonates, much in the same way that happened to him when he was a boy.
03 Pinoko's Sadness
"Kanashimi no Pinoko" (悲しみのピノコ)
24 April 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Pinoko, refusing to believe that Black Jack is dead, continues to try and dig through the rubble of their bombed out house. For a while, she lives in the diner owned by Black Jack's friend Tetsu, but is later adopted by a family that runs a local hospital. Pinoko still rejects her predicament, and later spots someone in a black cloak, similar to the one Black Jack wore. It is then revealed that Black Jack had survived the bomb blast thanks to help from his whale friend Torition. Black Jack went into hiding to prevent putting Pinoko in danger in case the group that was after him tried another assassination attempt, though he later comes out of hiding and takes Pinoko with him when he discovers an old picture in the clinic once owned by Dr. Honma, Black Jack's mentor.
04 The Black Angel of Northern Europe
"" (北欧の黒い天使!)
8 May 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack and Pinoko go to Europe trying to track down Dr Kreutzer, a man that Black Jack recognized in the photograph he found at Honma's clinic, which was his only lead on the people that tried to kill him. While at a hospital run by Kreutuzer, Black Jack runs into a little girl named Suzie who mistakes Black Jack for the devil because of his black clothing. Black Jack befriends the girl later and enters the hospital, where he finds out that Kreutzer was in a persistent vegetative state after a car accident. Black Jack is asked to imitate Dr. Kreutuzer and perform an operation on a cancer patient. At first Black Jack refuses, though he later accepts the job once Pinoko reveals to him that the patient he was asked to work on was the little girls mother.
05 The Robotic Arm
"" (ロボットの腕)
15 May 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
After seeing him at Kreutzer's hospital, Black Jack goes after Dr. Stein, a major leading expert on prosthetic limbs and organ transplants. Black Jack also encounters a woman whom he was familiar with. He discovers that Stein was about to perform an operation that would attach an experimental robotic arm to an aspiring pianist. Black Jack fails to get any answers from Dr. Stein, but does talk to the boy who was about to receive the robotic arm. Black Jack talks to the boy that was about to receive the new arm. The boy admits that he didn't want the robotic arm which would enable him to play the piano with simple thought but would rather keep his human arm and learn to play the hard way. Black Jack saves the boys arm, and then attempts to follow Dr. Stein to England.
06 The Flying Hospital
"" (空飛ぶ病院)
22 May 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
With the help of a woman doctor named Ayako, Black Jack attempts to reach England by riding in the Sky Hospital, a military aircraft that had been converted into a fully functioning clinic. While he is on board, a pack of rogue militants hijack the plane, interested in turning it back into a fighting craft. Though the passengers and crew of the plane resist the terrorists, one of them detonates a stun grenade in the cockpit. The pilots and one of the terrorists are badly injured by shrapnel generated by the grenade, and the plane itself begins losing fuel. Black Jack and the planes owner, Dr. White, are forced to try and save the lives of the injured people and safely land the damaged Sky Hospital.
07 The Promise Concerning Life, Worth Ten Billion Yen
"" (百億円 命の約束)
29 May 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack and Pinoco go to a middle eastern town after leaving the damaged Sky Hospital. While there, Black Jack is arrested and accused of murder. He is cleared of the charges thanks to a Japanese businessman named Aritani. Black Jack makes an agreement with Aritani, saying that he would repay the favor. Later, Aritani is convinced to take the fall for his company which was funneling money illegally. After claiming to be responsible for the dirty play, Aritani is thrown in front of a train in an assassination attempt disguised as a murder. Desperate to save Aritani's life, Black Jack uses some of his savings to buy out the hospital Aritani was being kept at after he inspires the proper owner with his determination. Black Jack saves Aritani and receives his first real lead on the group after his life.
08 Awake After Sixty-Five Years
"65nen me no mezame" (65年目の目覚め)
5 June 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
BJ finally arrives in England to hear of a man who's been in a coma, unaged, for 65 years. Dr. Stein wants to analyse him to find out why he hasn't aged, thinking it will give them information about eternal youth; but the patient's niece has hired Kiriko to put an end to it. BJ operates, but afterwards the patient ages and dies upon finding out that his family had died.
09 The Imprint on the Heart
"" (心臓(ハート)の刻印)
12 June 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack and Pinoko travel to New York. A doctor who happens to be the son of an old friend of Black Jack's parents, asks Black Jack to help him operate on his mother because she has Honma's Hematoma. Black Jack, remembering his mentor's words not to get involved in that disease, refuses. Later, Black Jack discovers the clock that was in the photo he found. Benitokage shows up and shoots Black Jack in the heart.
10 A Miracle in New York
"" (紐育(ニューヨーク)の奇跡)
26 June 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Black Jack is alive because his mother, Mio's pendant stopped the bullet from hitting him. He operates on the doctor's mother and discovers a Type Hydra artificial heart. It is a heart that keeps on pumping even when it is extracted from the host. They replaced the Type Hydra with another artificial heart that Black Jack requested and saved her life. They discover that the Type Hydra was designed by Hazama Kagemitsu, BJ's father through a microfiche that was inside Mio's pendant. The doctor's mother tells BJ how his parents met and how she got the artificial heart.
11 The Destiny of the Black Doctor
"" (黒い医者の宿命)
3 July 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
12 Beyond the Aura
"" (オーロラの彼方に)
10 July 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
13 Pinoko go Back to Japan
"" (ピノコ、日本へ帰れ!)
24 July 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
14 The Terrifying Phoenix Disease
"" (恐怖のフェニックス病)
31 July 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
15 The Truth About BJ's Father
"BJ Chichioya no Shinjitsu" (BJ父親の真実)
14 August 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
BJ is called by Renka, he thinks that about his father but she says she want him to stay and be a family, but Renka's daughter thinks BJ is after his father's fortune. When about operating on his father, the organization henchmen kidnap Pinoko and lure him in a trap, in which he gives up the pendant. Benitokage appears and saves the day, apparently because one of the Organization knocks BJ and then he awakes to meet Zen Mantoku the former leader. He tells that the reason of his father to leave BJ and his mother was to protect them from the Organization (meaning the bomb that near killed BJ was a plot of the organization) it is revealed who Benitokage is, and then both of them work together to escape. At the end BJ is aimed with a Sniper Rifle in which Benitokage saves his life using her.
16 The Challenge Against Extinction
"Hametsu e no jyousen" (破滅への挑戦)
29 August 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
BJ is ready to go Japan with Pinoko when is requested to go to the Sky Hospital and check on Zen Mantoku who has Phoenix Disease, by a direct request of Dr. White & Renka. BJ agrees in performing the operation with Dr. White. Renka secretly plots to get the Disease cure so she can win much money when she spreades Phoenix disease. One of Renka's henchmen tries to hijack the Hospital and by that Mantoku gets out of the Capsule causing the Phoenix Disease to spread among the aircraft. Now BJ has to face the Phoenix Disease to save Pinoko and the others lives.
17 The Sanctity of Life
"Inochi no Songen" (生命の尊厳)
4 September 2006 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
BJ tells Dr. White to change course to the North Pole, meanwhile Renka start her plan in getting the Phoenix Disease. Later the Sky Hospital receives a call from the US Alaska base, and are told that Doctors from all the world are trying to find the cure to the Phoenix Disease, one of them being Dr. Kuma revealing that they only have 21 hours to cure or die. The National Security manager is told that they are going to launch a Nuclear Missile to rid of the Virus and as well of those ill from it. Renka gets on the Sky Hospital. Just before Renka about to shot BJ, her father interfere, they both shot each other, Zen Mantoku died and Renka injured badly, BJ decided to operate Renka, anyway. When operating Renka BJ finds the cure to the Phoenix Disease. The missile has been shot without any way to making it to don't crash on North Pole. While the Phoenix Disease continues to spread in BJ's body, he questions himself why he is saving Renka's life. He sees Benitokage, Dr. Kiriko, Dr. Honma, and his parents telling him that he did enough until he sees Pinoko in a 18 years old form telling him that the patients are waiting. The Antiserum is named Honma Antiserum . Finally BJ & Pinoko return with their friends, after dealing with the most dangerous "enemy" yet.

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