"Saint Young Men" To Be Adapted As Anime Movie

Buddy comedy manga about Jesus and Buddha rooming together in modern Tokyo will be adapted into an anime movie and OVA

It looks like comedy manga author Hikaru Nakamura's Saint Young Men will be following her absurd Arakawa Under the Bridge into anime. Manga magazine Morning revealed that the buddy comedy about Jesus and Buddha rooming together in modern Tokyo will be adapted into an anime movie and OVA. 

 

Animator  Noriko Takao (Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid, The IdolM@aster) steps up to direct, with scripts by live action drama writer Rika Nezu. Animator Naoyuki Asano (the openings for Blood-C and And Yet the Town Moves, four of the last Doraemon films) is handling character designs. A-1 Pictures (Sword Art OnlineBlue Exorcist, AnohanaIdolm@sterand Space Brothers) will be producing the project.

 

 

 

Morning Issue that announced anime

 

 

via Yaraon

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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