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Saint Young Men Comedy Manga to Bundle 2nd Anime DVD

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Hikaru Nakamura's story of Buddha & Jesus sharing Tokyo low-rent apartment also inspires film

The special edition of Hikaru Nakamura's ninth Saint Young Men manga volume will bundle the manga's second anime DVD when it ships next July. The special edition of the eighth manga volume (pictured right) will bundle the first anime DVD on December 3.

The comedy story imagines if Buddha and Jesus shared a low-rent apartment in Tokyo. The manga is also inspiring an anime film that will open on May 10.

Noriko Takao (episode director on Clannad, K-ON!, Lucky Star) is directing the film at A-1 Pictures off a screenplay by Rika Nezu (live-action Kimi ni Todoke, live-action Absolute Boyfriend). Actor Gen Hoshino and SAKEROCK band leader Mirai Moriyama are voicing Buddha and Jesus, respectively.

Source: Comic Natalie

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