Buddha (manga)

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Alternative title:
Boeddha (Dutch) 
Bouddha (French) 
Buda (Portuguese) 
ブッダ (Japanese) 
佛陀 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: drama , supernatural 
Themes: historical , philosophy , religion 
Plot Summary: In ancient India, the lives of the re plagued by drought, famine, constant warfare and the injustices of the strict caste system. The intertwining lives of many unhappy souls are drawn together by the birth of the young prince Siddhartha, who embarks on a spiritual journey, becomes Buddha, "the Enlightened One," and attempts to bring about a spiritual rebirth of the people in this desperate age. 
User Ratings: 122 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 57 votes (Eng:28, sub:16, dub:12, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
 Excellent: 26 votes (Eng:15, sub:3, raw:2, dub:1, edit.dub:1, ?:1, others:3
1 French
1 Dutch dubbed
1 Indonesian
 Very good: 15 votes (Eng:12, dub:1, sub:1, others:1
1 French
 Good: 6 votes (Eng:3, sub:1, raw:1, ?:1)
 Decent: 4 votes (Eng:3, sub:1)
 So-so: 2 votes (Eng:1, sub:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Weak: 2 votes (Eng:1, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Bad: 2 votes (Eng:1, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Awful: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Worst ever: 6 votes (sub:6)
Seen in part or in whole by 240 users, rank: #348 (of 4702)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.320 (Very good+), std. dev.: 2.6435, rank: #584 (of 4778)
Weighted mean: 8.775 (Excellent−), rank: #270 (of 4778) (seen all: 9.04 / seen some: 8.90 / won't finish: 3.26)
Bayesian estimate: 8.744 (Excellent−), rank: #28 (of 2878)
Number of tankoubon: 14 
Chapter titles: We have 57
1972-09 to 1983-12 
2002-05 to 2003-11 (Spain) 
Release dates: We have 64
Official website:
Trivia: We have 1
Buddha GN 1 (Sep 27, 2006)
News: Show:
Buddha in Time (Oct 28, 2006)
2006 Eisner Nominations (Apr 5, 2006)
2005 Eisner Nominations (Apr 14, 2005)
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Graphic novel
    Buddha - Kapilavastu (paperback) (GN 1) 2007-05-31 (from $10.31)
    Buddha - The Four Encounters (paperback) (GN 2) 2007-07-31 (from $10.31)
    Buddha - Devadatta (paperback) (GN 3) 2007-09-30 (from $10.31)
    Buddha - Forest of Uruvela (paperback) (GN 4) 2007-11-30 (from $10.43)
    Buddha - Deer Park (paperback) (GN 5) 2007-01-16 (from $10.25)
    Buddha - Ananda (paperback) (GN 6) 2007-03-20 (from $10.11)
    Buddha - Prince Ajatasattu (paperback) (GN 7) 2007-05-08 (from $10.31)
    Buddha - Jetavana (paperback) (GN 8) 2007-07-03 (from $10.31)
    Buddha - Prince Ajatasattu (GN 7) 2005-12-15 (from $18.71)
    Buddha - Jetavana (GN 8) 2005-12-31 (from $22.46)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Osamu Tezuka 
Japanese companies
Publisher: Ushio Publishing 
English staff
English companies
Licensed by: Vertical 
English cast
French staff
French cast
Jacques Lalloz (2004) 
Sylviane Guyader (1997) 
French companies
Publisher: Editions Tonkam 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Art Director: Jesús Gómez (Spain) 
Marc Bernabé (Spain) 
Verónica Calafell (Spain) 

Collection Director: Jaime Rodriguez (Spain) 
Consultant: James W. Heisig (Spain) 
Correction: Jaime Rodriguez (Spain) 
Cover Design: Jesús Saiz (Spain) 
Editing: Jaime Rodriguez (Spain) 
Editorial Director: Jesús Pece (Spain) 
Spanish companies
Graphic & Layout: Estudio Fenix (Spain) 
Italian staff
Italian companies
Publisher: Hazard 
Italian cast
German staff
German companies
Publisher: Carlsen Comics 
German cast
Dutch staff
Dutch cast
Graphic Design: Rudy Vrooman 
Dutch companies
Publisher: Luitingh 
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Adriana Sada (Brazil, Vol. 1-2) 
Drik Sada (Brazil, Vol. 3-14) 
Portuguese companies
Publisher: Conrad (Brazil) 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Taiwan Tohan Co., Ltd. 
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
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