The official website for the TV anime movie adaptation of Tannishou wo Hiraku (Tannisho) began streaming on Thursday the film promo video. The anime film is the second movie in the Naze Ikiru Series, following Naze Ikiru: Rennyo Shounin to Yoshizaki Enjou which premiered in May 2016. The anime film is directed by Kazutoshi Ohno with by Kiyoto Wada. The animation is produced by Paradise Cafe.
Tannishou wo Hiraku is a buddhist reference book written by Kentetsu Takamori in Tannishou wo Hiraku as part of the popular Naze Ikiru series. The book is based on “Tannishou” a collection of the teachings of the Buddhist monk Shinran, which was written in the Kamakura period between 1185 and 1333.
Tannishou wo Hiraku anime movie will premiere in Japanese theaters on May 24.
Yuien, a troubled young man, meets the Buddhist monk Shinran, and listens to his teachings. Shinran takes him on as his disciple, and they travel together, with experiences both joyous and heartbreaking awaiting them on the road.
Souken: Yoshimasa Hosoya (Megalo Box)
Asa: Rina Honnizumi (Hug tto! Precure)
Gonpachi: Mitsuhiro Ichiki (Osake wa Fuufu ni Natte kara)
Keishinbou: Shinichiro Miki (Mobile Suit Gundam 00 series)
Tounen: Yuusuke Shirai (IDOLiSH7)
Mehoubou: Kentarou Itou (Golden Kamuy series)
Shinran: Kouji Ishizaki (Pokemon Movie 10: Dialga vs. Palkia vs. Darkrai)
Yuinen: Toshiki Masuda (IDOLiSH7 series)