VIDEO: "Saint Young Men" Anime Movie Trailer Spoofs "Evangelion" - UPDATED

Trailer running in front of Evangelion Q

Fortunately we were able to get this online before Christmas was over in all time zones. A special trailer for Saint Young Men, the anime movie adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's comedy manga about Jesus and Buddha rooming together in modern Tokyo, is running in front of Evangelion 3.0.

 

Don't run away...

 

 

Animator  Noriko Takao (Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid, The IdolM@aster) steps up to direct the May anime feature, 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 ExorcistAnohanaIdolm@sterand Space Brothers) will be producing the project.


UPDATE: There's also a special trailer from in front of One Piece Film Z


 

via @ikari_gendo

 

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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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