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Saint☆Onii-san (Movie)

Saint☆Onii-san (Movie)

Alternative Titles

English: Saint☆Young Men (Movie)
Synonyms: Saint☆Oniisan (Movie), Saint Onii-san (Movie)
Japanese: 聖☆おにいさん


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 10, 2013
Duration: 1 hr. 29 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
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What if Jesus and Buddha were living on Earth in modern times? What if they shared an apartment in Japan? Saint Young Men is a humorous manga about the daily lives of Jesus and Buddha, with each chapter focusing on some element of modern life, such as Disneyland, rush hour on the train, Christmas, the public pool, carnivals, and more.

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Adaptation: Saint☆Onii-san
Other: Saint☆Onii-san

Characters & Voice Actors

Moriyama, Mirai
Moriyama, Mirai
Hoshino, Gen
Hoshino, Gen
Kinomiya, Ryouko
Kinomiya, Ryouko


Takao, Noriko
Hoshino, Gen
Theme Song Performance
Suzuki, Keiichi
Nakamura, Hikaru
Original Creator

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Dec 3, 2013
I'm just going to start this review with: I legitimately feel that watching this film has expanded my understanding of my own faith and I encourage others to watch it if they are looking for the same sort of spiritual experience that I had.

This anime shows a very candid look at how people of different faiths can come together and treat each other well without conflict in these turbulent modern times, and will likewise instill good morals upon the viewer regardless of their own religion. By showing how the founders of these religions themselves might act in these situations this anime sets a very good read more
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Feb 1, 2014
I have not read the manga and I am neither Christian nor Buddhist. This was just a 'that looks interesting' watch. And I am very happy I watched it.

The story is about Jesus and Buddha while on holiday to spend some time in modern-day Japan and they're also very good friends and roommates. They're both a bit clueless in regards to various modern customs (especially in relation to religious celebrations related to them), so most of the hilarity comes from their reactions to that. It's interesting to see how they react to being somewhat sinful and indulgent or when something good happens (e.g., Buddha's head read more
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Both are comedies which take roots in religion. While Hoozuki no Reitetsu is about hell as viewed in Japan, Saint Onii-san is about Buddha and Jesus.
Anime about foreigners from the past experiencing modern Japan. Similar humor and character designs, both based off of successful seinen manga.
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Anime Movie of Manga 'Saint Young Men' Announced [Update Nov 22] ( 1 2 3 4 )
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09-07-13, 10:11 AM

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