As I know there are some people out there who haven’t heard certain known facts about Monster…
First of all, Monster manga got licensed by Viz:
Amazon.com has a December 8, 2004 release listed for “Monster : Herr Dr Tenma (Monster)” from Viz LLC. Naoki Urasawa’s Monster manga features a lead character named Dr. Tenma.
Secondly, New Line Cinema has acquired rights to film Monster! Yeah! To make live action feature film from manga.
According to a Reuters report, New Line Cinema has acquired feature film rights to “Monster,” a manga series by Naoki Urasawa. The project will be executive produced by manga publisher Shogakukan Inc.
And Josh Olson already has been chosen to write a screenplay adaptation for upcoming movie.
Josh Olson has agreed to write a screenplay adaptation of Naoki Urasawa’s Monster for New Line Cinema. Oslon, who wrote the script for New Line’s adaptation of “A History of Violence,” will also script a second Monster movie for the studio.