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|Written by||Motoka Murakami|
|Original run||2000 – November 24, 2010|
The manga series has been adapted into three live-action television drama series: two in Japan in 2009 and 2011; and in South Korea in 2012.
Through an encounter with various historical characters, Jin sets up a small clinic Jin'yudo and saves those suffering from disease and injury with his medical skills.
- Jin Minakata : Brain surgeon in present-day. Portrayed by Takao Osawa.
- Saki Tachibana : Daughter of samurai family, a crew of Jin'yudo clinic. Portrayed by Haruka Ayase.
- Miki Tomonaga : Pediatrician, Jin's fiancée. Portrayed by Miki Nakatani. Appeared in the TV drama only.
- Nokaze : Oiran who bears an uncanny resemblance to Jin's fiancée. Portrayed by Miki Nakatani.
- Kyotaro Tachibana : Hatamoto, Saki's elder brother. Portrayed by Keisuke Koide.
- Yusuke Saburi : Western doctor, a crew of Jin'yudo clinic. Portrayed by Kenta Kiritani.
- Jun'an Yamada : Western doctor, a crew of Jin'yudo clinic. Portrayed by Hiromasa Taguchi.
- Koan Ogata : President of Western Medical School. Portrayed by Tetsuya Takeda.
- Tatsugoro Shimmon : President of the fireservice. Portrayed by Atsuo Nakamura.
- Ei Tachibana : Widow of samurai family, Kyotaro and Saki's mother. Portrayed by Yumi Aso.
- Rintaro Katsu : Vassal of the Tokugawa Shogunate, Kyotaro and Ryoma's boss. Portrayed by Fumiyo Kohinata.
- Ryoma Sakamoto : Loyalist in Tosa Province. Portrayed by Masaaki Uchino.
- Kichinosuke Saigo : Samurai in Satsuma Province. Portrayed by Takahiro Fujimoto.
- Shusuke Higashi : Samurai in Choshu Province. Portrayed by Ryuta Sato.
- Shintaro Nakaoka : Loyalist in Tosa Province. Portrayed by Kamejiro Ichikawa II.
- Isami Kondo : President of Shinsengumi. Portrayed by Kazufumi Miyazawa.
- Princess Kazu : Wife of 14th shogun Iemochi. Portrayed by Tomoka Kurokawa.
- Shozan Sakuma : Politician in Matsushiro Domain, professor of Rintaro and Ryoma. Portrayed by Masachika Ichimura.
The manga was first adapted into a Jidaigeki television series Jin, that aired on Japan's Tokyo Broadcasting System from October 11 to December 20, 2009. This was followed by a second season from April 17 to June 26, 2011. It starred Takao Osawa as Minakata Jin, Haruka Ayase, Miki Nakatani, Masaaki Uchino and Tetsuya Takeda.
A South Korean adaptation, television series Dr. Jin aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from May 26 to August 12, 2012. It starred Song Seung-hun as Jin Hyuk, Park Min-young, Lee Beom-soo, Kim Jaejoong of JYJ and Lee So-yeon.
(Televised only live-action roleplay. Credited as Jin Shosenji.)
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- Oh, Jean (28 May 2012). "Song says new role is very ‘Alice in Wonderland’". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2012-11-18.