This is a list of episodes from the Black Jack 21 Series. The 2006 series, labeled separately as Black Jack 21, lasted from April 10 2006 to September 4 2006. It was directed for Tezuka Productions by Satoshi Kuwabara.

Episode #




Original Airdate


The Day his Medical License Returns

Black Jack is given a chance to redeem his medical license but refuses, putting him in jail. An Italian billionaire visits him in prison and asks him to operate on a grandson, attempting to bribe the Medical Organization to release Black Jack but they instead send Dr. White to perform the operation and he fails. The billionaire gets revenge by shooting the son of the head of the medical organization, forcing Black Jack to save the boy’s life in exchange for 500 million yen and his freedom.

10 April 2006


“Black Jack Meets his Father Again”

Black Jack’s father begs Black Jack to perform plastic surgery on his new wife’s face and Black Jack decides to make her new face his mother’s. After he returns, a bomb detonates seemingly killing him.

17 April 2006


“Pinoko’s Sadness”

Pinoko refuses to believe the doctor has died and for a while lives with Tetsu and then a family that runs a local hospital before meeting up with him and going to Europe to track down a man his mentor, Dr. Honma knew.

24 April 2006


They go to Europe to track down Dr. Kreutzer but learn he is comatose and Black Jack must pretend to be him to perform surgery on the mother of a young girl he befriends.


“The Robotic Arm”

Black Jack goes to meet Dr. Stein, a major leading expert on prosthetic limbs and organ transplants who refuses to see Black Jack for fear of the organization killing him. On the way, Black Jack also meets an old acquaintance the Black Queen who he helps teach about the importance of not always resorting to amputations as they perform surgery to save the arms of an aspiring pianist.

15 May 2006


“The Flying Hospital”

Black Jack rides the Sky Hospital to reach England only for it to be hijacked by rogue militants who wish to use the plane as a military weapon. They unleash the stun grenade, incapacitating several of the onboard crew members and forcing Black Jack and the owner, Dr. White, to save their lives and land the plane.

22 May 2006


“The Promise Concerning Life, Worth Ten Billion Yen”

29 May 2006


“Awake after Sixty Five Years”

5 June 2006


“The Imprint on the Heart”

12 June 2006


“A Miracle in New York”

26 June 2006


“The Destiny of the Black Doctor”

3 July 2006


“Beyond the Aura”

10 July 2006


“Pinoko go Back to Japan”

24 July 2006


“The Terrifying Phoenix Disease”

21 July 2006


“The Truth About Black Jack’s Father”

14 August 2006


“The Challenge Against Extinction”

29 August 2006


“The Sanctity of Life”

4 September 2006

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