VIDEO: Latest "Saint Young Men" Anime Trailer

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

Timed tactfully post Easter, a new trailer offers a good look at the anime movie adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's (Arakawa Under the Bridge) comedy manga about Jesus and Buddha rooming together in modern Tokyo, Saint Young Men.

 

 

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.


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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