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Osamu Tezuka's Buddha Anime Film's Date, Staff Listed

posted on by Egan Loo

The official website of Tezuka Productions has announced on Friday that the website for the anime film version of Osamu Tezuka's Buddha manga has launched. As announced last year, the Tezuka Osamu no Buddha - Akai Sabaku yo! Utsukushiku- film will adapt Tezuka's recounting of the life of the young prince Siddhartha, the founder of Buddhism.

Yasuomi Ishifuji is directing the film off a screenplay by Reiko Yoshida. Hideaki Maniwa is designing the characters and Toei Animation producing the project in association with Tezuka Productions.

Warner Brothers will release the film in Japan on May 28, 2011.

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