Latest "Saint Young Men" Anime Preview Visual

Adaptation of manga about Jesus and Buddha living in modern Tokyo opens May 10th

The anime movie adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's comedy manga about Jesus and Buddha, Saint Young Men, is slated to open May 10th and promotions are already being prepared. Next month, ticket purchases at FamilyMart comes with a special scripture book.


In new preview art, the holy buddies visit the tourist spots in Tachikawa, Tokyo.



Animator  Noriko Takao (Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid, The [email protected]r) 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 ExorcistAnohana[email protected]and Space Brothers) will be producing the project. 



via Comic Natalie


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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