Tezuka Osamu no Buddha: Akai Sabaku yo! Utsukushiku


Buddha: The Great Departure

Edit
What would you like to edit?
 

Alternative Titles

English: Buddha: The Great Departure
Synonyms: Osamu Tezuka's Buddha Movie 1: The Red Desert! It's Beautiful
Japanese: 手塚治虫のブッダ-赤い砂漠よ!美しく-

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 28, 2011
Producers: Tezuka Productions
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, HistoricalHistorical, MilitaryMilitary, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 1 hr. 51 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.001 (scored by 26472,647 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #36912
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5608
Members: 7,933
Favorites: 16
7.00
Ranked #3691Popularity #5608Members 7,933
Add to List
Episodes: /1
buy from amazon
* Your list is public by default.

Synopsis

In ancient Nepal, the lives of the re plagued by drought, famine, constant warfare and the injustices of the strict caste system. The intertwining lives of many unhappy souls are drawn together by the birth of the young prince Siddhartha, who embarks on a spiritual journey, becomes Buddha, "the Enlightened One," and attempts to bring about a spiritual rebirth of the people in this desperate age.

(Source: ANN)

Background

No background information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding background information here.

Related Anime


Characters & Voice Actors

Migaila

Supporting
Mizuki, Nana
Japanese

Budai

Supporting
Genda, Tesshou
Japanese

Tatta

Supporting
Ootani, Ikue
Japanese

Naradatta

Supporting
Sakurai, Takahiro
Japanese

Staff

Yamamuro, Tadayoshi
Storyboard, Animation Director, Key Animation
X Japan
Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Performance


Edit

Opening Theme

No opening themes have been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding an opening theme here.
Edit

Ending Theme

"Scarlet Love Song" by X Japan



Nov 5, 2012
neUtrino_23 (All reviews)
To me, this movie completely misses its (presumed) point.

SYNOPSIS: The creators try to get the viewer feeling nearly as bad about all the suffering in the world as Siddharta/Buddha does, they failed for 2 reasons:
- rushed simplification
- the use of a lot of violence to ENTERTAIN the viewers, which (out of complete paradox) contradicts the primary purpose

Being about the life and struggles of Buddha I just expected something completely different.

Before watching it I didn't know that the producers planned it to be the start of a series of films, I also do not know the manga. My expectations were nurtured by two books:
'Siddhartha' by read more
Apr 27, 2016
Deago (All reviews)
"Man does not attain all his heart’s desires for the winds do not blow as the vessels wish"
— Al-Mutanabbi

This story is about two boys who were born in very different circumstances. Chapra is a determined slave. Siddhartha, on the other hand, is an aristocrat.

The film begins by introducing the main characters, giving the viewer an idea of the characters' relationships to one another, and also tells us about the current setting, which is a cruel world with an endless war between two nations, Shudra and Kosala. The film also introduced us to the four-social class system that people live in, with labourers and slaves being read more
Jan 25, 2018
OnegaiSensei666 (All reviews)
" This was the moment Siddharta first pressed his hands together in prayer. " " Siddharta. one who has accomplished his goal. " " You, who can accept the burden of the suffering of others on your own shoulders...You will find the path you must take. It was only later that he became the Buddha, also know as the enlighted one "

Movie missed point. Well this movie was something on a different level, it was breath taking and unique.

Story: Well at first glance i expected it to be movie only about Buddha and not only his past, which was quite dissapointing. They basically read more

Recent News

Second Anime Film of Buddha Trilogy 'Buddha 2: Tezuka Osamu no Buddha: Owarinaki Tabi' to Premiere on Feb 8, 2014

It has been announced that the second anime film of a planned trilogy to adapt Tezuka Osamu's famous manga "Buddha" about Buddha's life will premiere in theaters in ...read more

Second Movie of 'Tezuka Osamu no Buddha' Due This Autumn

Second Movie of 'Tezuka Osamu no Buddha' Due This Autumn

According to MyNavi News, the second movie of "Tezuka Osamu no Buddha" was announced to be premiered this autumn. The tentative title is "Tezuka Osamu...read more


Recent Forum Discussion


Recommendations