Saint☆Young Men

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Synonyms: Saint☆Onii-san, Saint Onii-san
Japanese: 聖☆おにいさん
English: Saint☆Young Men
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 3, 2012 to Aug 23, 2013
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 20 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.491 (scored by 3818838,188 users)
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Ranked: #17172
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Popularity: #1918
Members: 86,521
Favorites: 258

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Jesus Christ and Gautama Buddha, the founders of Christianity and Buddhism, are living together as roommates in a Tokyo apartment while taking a vacation on Earth. The comedy often involves jokes about Christianity, Buddhism, and all things related, as well as the main characters' attempts to hide their identities and understand modern society in Japan.


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Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Nezu, Rika
Nakamura, Hikaru
Original Creator
Asano, Naoyuki
Animation Director, Key Animation


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Jul 5, 2013
SeaJaeger (All reviews)
Ok, so pretty much everyone here knows or even heard of Hataraku Maou-sama right? The one where the Demon Lord is transported the the human world and forced to live among the society of humans. Well, Saint☆Onii-san is pretty similar to HM, only that instead of a demon lord, we've got religious icons living their daily lives in the human world (disguising as ordinary citizens as part of their two-month vacation from their holy duty), and those figures are Jesus and Buddha.

Yes, you've heard right. That Jesus. And that Buddha.

Kinda sounds like a scene coming from the song One of Us by Joan Osborne if read more
May 29, 2017
-Sonal- (All reviews)
I really wanted to like this anime, but sadly, the comedy mostly fell flat and the VAs didn’t do a great job. There’s not much to write about an anime with just 2 short episodes, so I’ll keep my review brief.

The reason I gave it a 6 (and nothing lower) is because even though I didn’t like the anime, I didn’t dislike it either – it was pretty average. The setting is quite unique, of course, and more power to animators who can go through concepts on anime without involving high school children, nudity or violence. It’s a nice and sweet comedy, suitable even for read more
Jun 24, 2015
Maggot_Brain (All reviews)
Well, as is obvious from the synopsis, this show is about Buddha and Jesus Christ holidaying on Earth.Most of the jokes have to do with miracles ascribed to either Jesus or Buddha reproduced in a modern setting.More often than not, they are very short and you have to be acquainted with some religious stories to fully enjoy them.The bromance between Jesus and Buddha is awesome, seriously.

Only extreme fanatical believers will be offended by this show as its is not judgmental on any religion in any way, nor does it poke fun at it.

With that out of the way, i felt that the show was too read more
Jan 14, 2021
PavoOcellus (All reviews)
An anime about Buddha and Jesus living together.. who would've thought of that? When I first heard about this, I was really excited but I put it aside to watch JoJo's.. And now I'm really glad that I did...

I really liked the concept. It had a lot of potential, it really did. My problems are with the execution. Mainly the fact that most of the jokes weren't very.. funny.

The jokes about Buddha and Jesus' powers were amusing and all, but there wasn't anything special done with them. In addition to being that being pretty much all this show had to offer in terms of read more

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