Comedy, Drama


聖☆おにいさん 第Ⅱ紀

Directed by: Yuichi Fukuda

Year: 2019

Length: 54 minutes

Classification rating: Unclassified all ages

Screens in: Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne


What if Jesus and Buddha were roommates in modern-day Tokyo?

SAINT☆YOUNG MEN 2nd Century imagines a world where Jesus Christ (Kenichi Matsuyama; Death Note) and Gautama Buddha (Shōta Sometani; Himizu) take a vacation on earth and become roommates in an apartment in Tokyo. When the two attempt to hide their identities and partake in all that modern Japanese society has to offer, including cosplay in the otaku mecca that is Akihabara, hilarious antics are sure to ensue! From shopping for rice cookers to playing the lottery, not to mention an unexpected brush with the law—this film offers a refreshing and imaginative narrative of two supreme beings’ perspectives of the mundanity of everyday life in Japan.

Based on the popular slice-of-life manga SAINT☆YOUNG MEN, serialised in Japan since 2006, this comedic series of vignettes featuring Jesus and Buddha are sure to put a smile on your face.


Event Cinemas Brisbane Myer Centre, Brisbane


Event Cinemas Innaloo, Perth


Event Cinemas George Street, Sydney


Event Cinemas George Street, Sydney


The Capitol, Melbourne

Director: Yuichi Fukuda

Original Story: Hikaru Nakamura

Screenplay: Yuichi Fukuda

Producer: Takayuki Yamada

Cast: Kenichi Matsuyama and Shota Sometani

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Language: In Japanese with English subtitles.

Format: DCP colour

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