More details for the live-action TV drama of Saint Young Men (Saint Oniisan) authored by Hikaru Nakamura have been revealed. Actor Takayuki Yamada will be producing and Yuuichi Fukuda who produced Yuusha Yoshihiko and the Gintama movie will join the project as the scenario writer and the director.
The creators shared their comments in Monthly Morning Two 2017 Volume 2 (Koudansha) released on December 22. Look forward to an update of the other details.
Saint Young Men is a comedy featuring Buddha and Jesus sharing an apartment in Tokyo and enjoying their vacation on Earth. It has been serialising in Monthly Morning 2 since 2007. The animated movie was created in 2013, with Jesus being voiced by Mirai Moriyama and Buddha by Gen Hoshino.