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  • Buddha anime film trailer Paid Member

    Here is a trailer for the first part of the anime film trilogy Buddha. The movies are based on Osamu Tezuka's manga about the life of prince Siddhartha (serialized in the 1970s and '80s). Toei Animation and Tezuka Productions have adapted Tezuka’s Buddha, and Warner Bros. plans to premiere the first part in May, 2011 in Japan. Watch it here. Read a review of volumes 7 & 8 of Tezuka's Buddha (Dan Zigmond, Spring 2006) here. More »
  • Buddhist priest action hero Paid Member

    Miroku is a Japanese Buddhist priest action hero (right). Here are his stats from the distributor: Name: Miroku Gender: Male Race: Human Occupation: Buddhist Monk Weapons: Wind Tunnel, his staff and talisman Hobbies: [CENSORED] Love interest: Sango and all other female Below are pictures of Miroku with Sango, his love interest, although, as you can see above, he also loves "all other female[s]," which earns him the occasional slap from her. They're a lovely couple but Miroku has some pretty unpriestly tendencies. For instance, we read this about him at the $3.99 Anime Shop: More »