Dr. Thrill

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Dr. Thrill
(Suriru Hakase)
Written byOsamu Tezuka
Published byShogakukan
MagazineWeekly Shōnen Sunday
Original runApril 5, 1959September 6, 1959
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Doctor Thrill (スリル博士, Suriru Hakase) is a manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka, published in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday from April 5, 1959 to September 6 of the same year.


Dr. Thrill and his son Kenta are mystery aficionados who work as amateur detectives. Tezuka started writing stand alone chapters but, at the request of his editors, he later transformed Dr. Trill into a serial mystery.


  • Dr. Thrill – An avid fan of thrillers and detective stories. He works with his son and pet dog.
  • Kenta – Dr. Thrill's son who has a keen sense of reason.
  • Jip – Dr. Thrill and Kenta's dog whose quick actions come in handy when solving mysteries.
  • Melon
  • Kabocha
  • Mari

Appearances in other series[edit]

In the Sankei Newspaper Astroboy manga series, Astro travels back in time to 1969 & meets Shunsaku Ban's father, a doctor who runs the "Thrill Clinic". Jip the dog also makes a brief cameo appearance in the Astroboy story Plant People.

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