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    Wednesday December 21, 2016
  • Takayuki Yamada & Yuichi Fukuda Attached to "Saint Young Men" TV Drama

    Yamada will produce while Fukuda will write and direct the adaptation of Hikari Nakamura's divine comedy manga

    Thanks to a "flying get" report making the rounds online, it has known been confirmed that actor Takayuki Yamada and director Yuichi Fukuda are attached to the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Saint Young Men, a comedy manga by Hikari Nakamura that re-imagines Jesus Christ and Guatama Buddha living together as roommates in modern-day Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday November 22, 2016
  • Hikaru Nakamura's "Saint Young Men" Manga Gets Live-Action Drama

    Details will be revealed in the next issue of Morning Two

    The January 2017 issue of Kodansha's Morning Two monthly magazine released today in Japan confirmed a live-action TV drama adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's slice of life comedy manga series Saint Oniisan/Saint Young Men is in the works. Hit the jump for more.

  • Saturday October 5, 2013
  • "Arakawa Under The Bridge" Author Posts Her Sketches

    Her scribbles were never going to be seen if she had not posted them

    Nakamura Hikaru, the original author of Arakawa Under The Bridge and Saint Young Men was working on her illustration work, but initially decided to scrap them since they were not the main characters in her main work. To the fan's great surprise, she decided to post them on her Twitter account! The illustrations are of supporting characters from Saint Young Men and some others handling their smartphones. See them after the jump!

  • Monday July 22, 2013
  • "Saint Young Men" Home Video Scheduled for October

    Jesus and Buddha featured in buddy comedy

    Limited edition Blu-ray and DVD and standard DVD versions the Saint Young Men anime movie adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's (Arakawa Under the Bridge) comedy manga about Jesus and Buddha rooming together in modern Tokyo is scheduled for October 23rd. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday May 21, 2013
  • VIDEO: "Saint Young Men" Special Music Video

    Gen Hoshino performs theme "Gag" and voices Buddha

    Victor Music has posted a special music video for Gen Hoshino's "Gag," the theme for 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. Hoshino also voices Buddha in the feature, releaesd on May 10th. Get a look after the jump.

  • Tuesday April 23, 2013
  • Action Hero Jesus and Buddha Promote "Saint Young Men" Anime Movie

    Adaptation of manga about Jesus and Buddha living in modern Tokyo opens 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, opens in Japan on May 10th, and the promo banners have started going up over Tokyo. The movie's official Twitter feed and the manga's editor have started posting spottings. Get a look after the jump. 

  • Saturday April 20, 2013
  • 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 after the jump.

  • Thursday April 4, 2013
  • 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. Check it out after the jump.

  • Friday February 22, 2013
  • 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. Get a look after the jump.

  • Wednesday December 26, 2012
  • 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 in front of Evangelion 3.0. Check it out after the jump.

  • Friday December 21, 2012
  • VIDEO: Celebrate Christmas With First "Saint Young Men" Anime Movie Preview

    Series site to feature special update on principal character's birthday

    Tis the season for a Saint Young Men preview. Hikaru Nakamura's buddy comedy about Jesus and Buddha rooming together in modern Tokyo is being adapted into an anime movie and OVA. Appropriately, beyond a new trailer, the official site for the title is promising a special December 25th update. More after the jump.