January 12, 2018
Saint Young Men Volume 12
On November 20th, the 12th volume of the graphic novel, Saint Young Men, was released in bookstores in Japan. Saint Young Men is about Buddha and Jesus Christ enjoying a long vacation in Tachikawa City, a suburb of Tokyo. While the story revolves around the two saints, other saint characters show up in the story.
In volume 12, Loki, the vicious Norse god of trickery appears for the first time in the comic. The volume entails other amusing episodes such as Buddha and Jesus trying new hairstyles at a hair salon, and their first shopping trip to IKEA.
The illustrated graphic novel is sold on its own as well as in boxsets which also contain two rolls of masking tape with patterns of Jesus, Buddha, and their followers.