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    Monday December 9, 2013
  • VIDEO: Full "Buddha 2: Endless Journey" Anime Movie Trailer

    Second part of trilogy due in 2014

    Toei's anime trilogy adaptation of manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka's interpretation of the life of Gautama Buddha continues in February 2014 with Death Note's Kenichi Matsuyama joining the cast as the adult version of Tezuka's original character, Tatta. Get a look at new trailer after the jump.

  • Tuesday December 3, 2013
  • "Buddha 2" World Premiere to be Held at Louvre Museum Next January

    The film hits Japanese theaters on February 8, 2014

    The official site for the anime film adaptation of Osamu Tezuka's classic manga Buddha announced yesterday that the world premiere of Buddha 2: ~Owarinaki Tabi~ (Endless Journey), the second part of the film trilogy, will be held at Louvre Museum in France on January 30, 2014. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday August 29, 2013
  • VIDEO: Latest Promo for Second "Buddha" Anime Movie

    Second part of trilogy due in 2014

    Toei's anime trilogy adaptation of manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka's interpretation of the life of Gautama Buddha continues in February 2014 with Death Note's Kenichi Matsuyama joining the cast as the adult version of Tezuka's original character, Tatta a Pariah who, as a child had a special connection with nature and ability to commune with animals, that he loses as he ages into a violent bandit. Get a look at the new preview after the jump.

  • Saturday August 17, 2013
  • Second Anime "Buddha" Movie Adds Kenichi Matsuyama

    Death Note's L play adult version of Osamu Tezuka's original character Tatta

    In 2011, Toei launched an anime trilogy adaptation of manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka's interpretation of the life of Gautama Buddha with aims of finding a broad audience for the epic movies. While the first, Buddha: The Great Departure, didn't meet with huge success, the studio confirmed in January that they're continuing with the series with part two due in 2014. Kenichi Matsuyama has joined the voice cast. More after the jump.

  • Monday May 20, 2013
  • VIDEO: English Subtitled Featurette Promotes Second "Buddha" Anime Prepared for Cannes

    Second part of trilogy due in 2014

    In 2011, Toei launched an anime trilogy adaptation of manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka's interpretation of the life of Gautama Buddha with aims of finding a broad audience for the epic movies. While the first, Buddha: The Great Departure, didn't meet with huge success, commercially or critically, the studio confirmed in January that they're continuing with the series with part two due in 2014. Check out the English subtitled promo that they prepared for the Cannes Film Festival after the the jump.

  • Tuesday January 29, 2013
  • Second Part of Tezuka's Buddha Anime Film Trilogy Greenlit

    Start production this year

    At the press conference for the musical adaptation of the Buddha manga in Tokyo on January 25th, Takayuki Matsutani, president of Tezuka Productions, announced that they will start production of the second part of Osamu Tezuka's Buddha anime film trilogy in this year. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday May 31, 2011
  • Osamu Tezuka Special Program on NHK World TV

    Featuring the new movie "Tezuka Osamu's Buddha -Akai Sabaku yo! Utsukushiku- "

    NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai) is Japan's national public broadcasting organization. They operate international broadcast service called NHK WORLD, which includes international television, radio and Internet services. "imagine-nation", a NHK WORLD TV's comics, anime and game-focused program will feature Osamu Tezuka, who known as "God of manga" in Japan, this week.

     

  • Monday April 25, 2011
  • Buddha: Manga and Statues

    Monumental exhibition of Osamu Tezuka's masterpiece

    The opening ceremony for a new manga exhibition "Buddha - The Story in Manga and Art" was held at Tokyo National Museum on April 25. Osamu Tezuka, often called "God of Manga", devoted more than 10 years from 1972 to draw the manga "Buddha", the story of the founder of Buddhism. In this exhibition, Tezuka's original illustrations and Buddha statues will exhibit together for the first time.