VIDEO: "Saint Young Men" Anime Movie Ads

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

Counting the previously released OVA, you can call it a Second Coming. On May 10th, 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, hits Japanese theaters. See the TV commercials below...

 

 

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.


 

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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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