The year is 1968, and the world is swept up in the Vietnam War and student protests. In this time of turmoil, a mysterious young man with white and black hair and a scar on his face is enrolled in medical school. His genius skills with a surgical knife achieve many a medical miracle and are getting noticed. This hero origin story reveals how this young man earned his medical degree and the name of Black Jack.
Kuroo Hazama, an aspiring young medical student, studies diligently from Dr. Jotaro Honma, a top surgeon who had saved Hazama's life when boy Hazama was badly injured by an unexploded bomb. Someday in the future, Hazama will be known as "Black Jack," a surgeon with unsurpassed skills but without a license.