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The Rebirth of Buddha (movie)

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Alternative title:
Buddha Saitan (Japanese)
O Renascimento de Buda (Portuguese)
仏陀再誕 (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: 17 year-old Sayako Amanokawa aspires to become a journalist, just like Kanemoto, an elite newspaper writer she looks up to. But Kanemoto, shamed from an erroneous report about a corruption scandal, jumps in front of a train and commits suicide. Since that incident, Sayako suddenly becomes able to see spirits and almost loses her life. However, from that near-fatal incident she experiences something extraordinary. The journalist inside her stirred, she embarks to find out about the truth. But the forces that stand in her way turn out to be much formidable than she ever imagined
User Ratings: 34 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Very good: 8 votes (sub:7, dub:1)
 Good: 5 votes (sub:4, dub:1)
 Decent: 7 votes (sub:4, dub:3)
 So-so: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:1, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 58 users, rank: #6115 (of 9406)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.559 (Decent−), std. dev.: 2.3033, rank: #8043 (of 9514)
Weighted mean: 5.690 (Decent−), rank: #7833 (of 9514) (seen all: 5.94 / won't finish: 2.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.212 (Decent+), rank: #5896 (of 7150)
Running time: 115 minutes
Vintage: 2009-10-17
Premiere date:
2009-10-17 (Japan)
Ending Theme:
"Satori ni Challenge" (悟りにチャレンジ) by Woo Sung Min
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Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Takaaki Ishiyama
Screenplay: Hiroshi Ōkawa
Original creator: Ryuho Okawa
Art Director: Masaru Satō
Animation Director:
Masami Suda
Taka Sato

Chief Production Supervisor: Ryuho Okawa
Key Animation: Masami Suda
VFX Creative Director: Yumiko Kuriya
VFX Supervisor: Oliver Hotz
Japanese cast
Ami Koshimizu as Sayako Amanokawa

Banjou Ginga as Tousaku Arai
Hirohiko Kakegawa as Ippei Amanokawa
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Yuuki Unabara
Kotono Mitsuishi as Kimura Mari
Miki Itō as Sayako's mother
Ryoko Shiraishi as Shunta Amanokawa
Ryotaro Okiayu as Harry Badson
Satsuki Yukino as Tomoko
Shigeru Chiba as Takeshi Komayama
Shinichiro Miki as Kakunen
Sumi Shimamoto as Yamada sensei
Takehito Koyasu as Sorano Taiyou

Ako Mayama as Shaman
Hiroki Yasumoto as Tokuzou Kanemoto
Hisayo Yanai as Kaori
Makiko Ōmoto as Rina
Tomomichi Nishimura as Judge of the Spirit World
Touko Aoyama as Mami
Yasunori Masutani as
Judge of the Spirit World
TV show host

Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Erika Araujo as Sayako Amanokawa (Latin American dub)

Ulises Cuadra as Taiyou Sorano (Latin American dub)
Spanish companies
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dubbing Director: Renato Márcio
Kate Kelly as Sayako Amanokawa

Fernando Peron as Kakunen
Hélio Vaccari as Tousaku Arai
Márcio Marconato as Taiyou Sorano
Matheus Ferreira as Shunta Amanokawa
Renato Márcio as Ippei Amanokawa
Robson Kumode as Yuuki Unabara
Sílvio Giraldi as Takeshi Komayama
Yuri Chesman as Harry Badson

Adna Cruz as Shaman
Bianca Alencar as Kaori
Elisa Villon as Sayako's Mother
Francisco Freitas as Tokuzou Kanemoto
Kandy Ricci as Mami
Tatá Guarnieri as Judge of the Spirit World

Portuguese companies
Dubbing Studio: Lexx

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