He is the "monster" of the title and the principal antagonist of the series. The story revolves around Kenzo 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 serial killer. It is revealed in Another Monster that he has some of Grimmer's research notes on 511 Kinderheim and is looking for an Incredible Magnificent Steiner episode which Grimmer wanted to see. Dieter helps Nina find out more about her past. Daisuke Ono as Eliott Leland 6. He identifies with other killers, discovering their secrets. However, his attitude can quickly change when someone threatens his plans. Monster has been critically acclaimed, with the manga winning several awards, and its anime adaptation called one of the best of the decade. Monster Girl Doctor (Japanese: モンスター娘のお医者さん, Hepburn: Monsutā Musume no Oisha-san), also known as Doctor for Monster Girls, is a Japanese light novel series written by Yoshino Origuchi and illustrated by Z-Ton. In his paranoia, when being driven to his villa Čapek kills his bodyguard when he thinks the guard is trying to kill him; he was actually reaching for his lighter. His family and acquaintances have been killed by Johan, teaching him true loneliness. Although she claims to love Tenma, she sometimes treated him cruelly. Monsters—they're real, and they want to date us! [15] The series is also available digitally from several internet retailers. In his quest to kill Johan, Tenma nearly succeeds several times only to have him slip away until their final confrontation in Ruhenheim. Later that night, Tenma pulls a gun on Martin, who describes Eva pointing out Johan at one of Peter's parties so that Peter can introduce Kristoff Sievernich to Johan. When Karl rejects (and unintentionally humiliates) her by getting a proxy to go on a date with her, she is crushed and is comforted by Nina; they become fast friends. Verdemann has made a name for himself as a defense attorney, defending his own father (who died in prison on suspicion on being a spy, before being exonerated). A character sheet for Naoki Urasawa's manga/anime Monster. Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; Search This wiki This wiki All wikis | Sign In Don't have an account? Čapek thinks everything is going well, but Johan tells him clearly later that everything is going the right way according to Johan's own plan. Nine years later, Weisbach is near retirement when he brings apprehended murderer Rheinhardt Dinger to the police station. ], In 2013, it was revealed that Guillermo del Toro and American premium television network HBO were collaborating on a pilot for a live-action TV series based on Monster. While being carried away by a stretcher to the hospital, he blames Roberto for the Ruhenheim Massacre stating that Roberto was essentially responsible for what happened there. Voiced by: Kyoko Hikami (Japanese); Julie Ann Taylor (English). He is killed by Hermann Führ at the end of "Another Monster". He expresses some regret; during his fight with Roberto he seems angry to hear Roberto say how happy his wife was with another man, and his grandson saw that man as his grandfather. Karl spent much of his childhood in foster care, until the Neumanns adopted him; he is shown to love and care for them as his parents. Shortly after, his wife and daughter leave him due to his alcoholism. and continued to serialize both at the same time. Lee, Hyeon Jin. Kenta Miyake as Rilu-elu Belu-be 10. Grabbing Gustav's gun, Tenma forces the guards to release him and Milch. His toughness drives a murder suspect to suicide, prompting his superiors to remove Lunge from all his cases. After the death of "The Baby," he pretends everything is under control when he clearly knows things are going wrong. Unnamed Characters. Voiced by: Michio Hazama (Japanese); Dan Woren (English). Margot Langer (マーゴット・ランガー, Māgotto Rangā) is a prostitute and mother of Hans Georg Schuwald's son, Karl Neumann. His surgical skills earn him the position of chief neurosurgeon. When Tenma apologizes to Director Heinemann at a hospital banquet for what happened to Mayor Roedecker, Heinemann tells him not to worry about it and that he just followed his heart. Gillen later gives Nina hypnotherapy, during which she tries to attack him. Director Heinemann later orders Dr. Oppenheim to have Dr. Boyer watch over the twins after hearing that Tenma was watching over them. MyAnimeList is the largest online anime and manga database in the world! When Grimmer is mortally wounded it sets off his Magnificent Steiner side, which pummels the gunmen. Nina is a sweet, kind, loving, hardworking and intelligent young woman. In the story, a doctor is wrongfully convicted of murder, but escapes and searches for the real killer while on the run from the police. Her real name was Helenka Novakova (ヘレンカ・ノヴァコバー, Herenka Novuakobā). It is later revealed that her old friend Viera Černá mothered the Liebert twins. ended in 1999, he began 20th Century Boys. They are prone to violence, have superb strength and agility as well as unique, deadly abilities, are able to regenerate quickly and are hard to destroy, and generally seek to kill humans. Kimihito Kurusu • Miia • Centorea Shianus • Papi • Meroune Lorelei • Suu • Rachnera Arachnera • Lala. He is abused by his drunk father Herbert and bullied by three children for his old bicycle as they call him "trash." The anime version of the series has been adapted by Madhouse, following the success of the manga. The manga series Monster features a cast of characters created by Naoki Urasawa. When Čapek arrived in Frankfurt, he started reading to children, but they changed, becoming suicidal and violent. Wikis. He later confronts Inspector Lunge and shows him a picture of Johan. Martin Reest (マルティン・レースト, Marutin Rēsuto) was imprisoned for eight years for shooting his girlfriend and her lover. After reconciling with his father, he remains as Schuwald's personal assistant. In Another Monster, which takes place three years after the events of the original manga, Johan is still alive and has rebuilt his life. He thinks Tenma is the prime suspect, believing "Johan" is an imaginary person Tenma blames for his crimes; he is later convinced that Johan is a split personality Tenma suppresses. He is shot in the stomach during the gunfight by a team sent by Peter Čapek to kill Eva. At the end of the series, Karl tells his father about Tenma's whereabouts after the Ruhenheim Massacre. The Eight Brothers. Eva tries to mold him into an exact image of Tenma. [40] Carl Kimlinger enthused that "It cannot be overstated how brilliantly apart from the anime mainstream this unsettling, fiercely intelligent, and ultimately uncategorizable journey into darkness is. Johan is also the mastermind of the serial murders of middle-aged couples throughout Germany. At the end of the series, Nina is graduating from college and plans to attend law school. Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Josh Olson (A History of Violence) was hired to write the screenplay. His devotion to his work comes at the expense of his personal life; during the series, his wife and pregnant daughter leave him. Most monsters are horrific in appearance; many monsters are clearly humanoid, but others take on shapes that belie their origins. Dr. Kenzou Tenma, an elite neurosurgeon recently engaged to his hospital director's daughter, is well on his way to ascending the hospital hierarchy. Mamoru Miyano as Haruo Sakaki 2. Wim Gnaup lives in Ruhenheim and works at a hotel owned by Franz Bonaparta. This is a list of every Re:Monster character that has ever appeared in or been mentioned in the light/web novel and has been named. Voiced by: Masaru Ikeda (Japanese), Steve Kramer (English) 1.1. However, Dr. Reichwein is convinced that he was murdered as Richard refused to drink anything alcohol except genuine Scotch. Gillen and Inspector Weisbach later interrogate murderers who have killed people who do not fit their modus operandi. While his library-dedication ceremony is targeted by Johan in a scheme to unleash terror and pandemonium, the authorities (including Inspector Lunge) believe Schuwald is the real target and Tenma is responsible. Lipsky credits Nina, who showed him he could be happy. Gnaup is an unemployed alcoholic who is the town drunk and the neglectful father of Wim. Bonaparta then told her to forget what she saw and to run away and not "become monsters." 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Based on their conversation, she still holds a grudge on Bonaparta for murdering her lover. Retrieved from " https://monster-rancher.fandom.com/wiki/Category:Anime_Characters?oldid=6196 ". Tenma visits him and gets a lead on Franz Bonaparta, leading Tenma to Ruhenheim. Years after giving birth to Karl, she sends him away out of love so he will not be known as "the son of a whore". While Roberto knows nothing about his past it is suggested that he is the nephew of a former high-level Czechoslovak secret police officer named Karel Lanke. Games Movies TV Video. He later meets Sievernich, who somehow learned that Martin left his mother to die and that his girlfriend begged Martin to shoot her, but he left; as he did, he heard a gunshot and came back to find that she had committed suicide. Heckel becomes friends with Dieter around the time when Tenma has his encounter with "The Baby." Bonaparta is probably responsible for the death of the twins' father, as their mother strongly believes he is. As the massacre continues, Herbert looks for his son and begins to lose his grip on reality. When Mayor Roedecker dies during surgery, Dr. Oppenheim berates Tenma for letting him die. Both are wounded in the shootout; Lunge survives, while Roberto dies of his wounds. Two detectives are killed by Johan in Suk's apartment. Bonaparta reveals his identity to Lunge and Grimmer after Grimmer threatens a supposedly paraplegic man who facilitated the Ruhenheim Massacre by giving out guns. By the end of the series, he resurfaces where he tells Dieter that he has located the mother of the Liebert twins for Tenma. When Johan wants Tenma to kill him, he threatens Wim Knaup when the child's drunk father mistakes Johan for a monster and shoots him. When Johan threatens Wim to get Tenma to shoot him, Johan is shot by Wim's drunken father, Herbert. Viera Černá is the mother of Anna and Johan and friend of Halenka Novakova/Margot Langer. One day, his son suddenly stopped breathing; although he tried to revive him, there was nothing he could do. Takahiro Sakurai as Metphies 7. "[37] Brienza expressed disappointment that "there is nothing satisfactory ever revealed to fully account for [Johan's] supremely scrambled psyche," but concluded that as long as the reader doesn't look for "deep meanings or think too hard about whether or not it all makes sense in the end" they will enjoy it. Voiced by: Nobuaki Fukuda (Japanese); Kirk Thornton (English). His late stepfather was one of four individuals in a neo-Nazi organization, and Sievernich was likely to succeed him. When the police arrive, Herbert is taken away for questioning. He and another doctor were to join Tenma for Mayor Roedecker's surgery. Mangaka-shoku Kikō, The Yellow Book: A Friend Named Jacques Thibault, Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo, Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms, Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, Cher Gou-Gou...mon petit chat, mon petit ami, Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest is the Sea of Stars, Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card, Jubei-chan: The Secret of the Lovely Eyepatch, Jubei-chan: The Counter Attack of Siberia Yagyu, Space Pirate Captain Herlock: The Endless Odyssey. Lipski reveals that his father barred him from book-reading sessions at the Red Rose Mansion due to his "lack of talent". The mystery of his past is the focus of the plot. Martin meets Tenma at a diner and beats him up, telling him to forget about Eva. At the series' end, Jan Suk visits Grimmer's grave with Inspector Lunge and Fritz Verdemann. He later accompanies Nina to Ruhenheim, where they encounter some of the people whom Tenma evacuated. He possesses charisma and intelligence but is also cunning, manipulative and deceitful; while he is seemingly kind, compassionate and loving to children, he is actually cold, cruel and fundamentally incapable of empathy. Voiced by: Tomokazu Seki (Japanese); Yuri Lowenthal (English). Soon enough, the man finds himself surrounded by a harem of them. As time passes and Poppe has second thoughts about his work, he warms slightly towards his son. Martin hates to drink, because of his childhood with an alcoholic mother. Schuwald later undergoes therapy with Dr. Reichwein and hires Fritz Verdemann to defend Tenma when he is arrested. [31], Writing for Time, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner Junot Díaz praised the manga, proclaiming "Urasawa is a national treasure in Japan, and if you ain't afraid of picture books, you'll see why". Kristoff Sievernich (クリストフ・ジーヴァーニッヒ, Kurisutofu Jīvuānihhi) is Johan's disciple and another survivor of 511 Kinderheim; he was bought by the Sievernich family from child traffickers. When he sees Johan threatening Wim, Herbert hallucinates and sees a monster in Johan's place. The plan falters when Gustav announces his love and promises to go clean for his girlfriend Helene. All characters and voice actors in the anime First Love Monster. During a life of crime, he was arrested and escaped many times. Franz Bonaparta. Monster was licensed in North America by Viz Media, who published all 18 volumes between 21 February 2006 and 16 December 2008. When the Liebert twins came in, he hands Tenma his phone when Director Heinemann orders Tenma to treat Mayor Roedecker first. Voiced by: Masaru Ikeda (Japanese); Steve Kramer (English). Nearly blind, Schuwald employs several students from the University of Munich, to which he is donating his library, to read him Latin. Peter Čapek recruited him to bring Eva Heinemann to Frankfurt and act as her bodyguard. Main Characters Dr. Kenzo Tenma The protagonist of the series, he is a Japanese neurosurgeon working in Düsseldorf, Germany. When Čapek's other bodyguards discover he killed their partner, he is shot in the head by one them while wondering what he and Franz were trying to create. When Grimmer finds Wim where the bullies are now dead, he sees that Wim never used his gun and learns from Wim that he doesn't know who killed them. Looking for information on the anime Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou (Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls)? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. When Herbert is taken away by the authorities for questioning, Wim says that his father was protecting him. Zuum Troops. After Tenma prevented Nina's suicide Čapek sees Tenma, telling him he is pursuing Franz Bonaparta. When a young boy with a bullet wound arrives in 1986, Tenma is about to operate when Chief of Surgery Dr. Oppenheim and Director Heinemann tell him to work on the mayor, who came in later instead. With his parents abroad, Kimihito Kurusu lived a quiet, unremarkable life alone until monster girls came crowding in! [38], THEM Anime Reviews called the anime adaptation "complex" and "beautiful", stating that it features "sophisticated storytelling and complex plot weaving, memorable characters, godly production values and excellent pacing". 7 Paranoia Agent However, due to low sales of the first box set, Viz decided not to continue releasing the remaining episodes on DVD and later dropped the license. He helps Tenma by saving him from arrest and acquiring information about Johan from the criminals Johan has met. When the Liebert twins are brought in, he helps Tenma with Johan's surgery. At the end of the series Verdemann, Jan Suk and Inspector Lunge visit Wolfgang Grimmer's grave. 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