English: The Rebirth of Buddha
Synonyms: Happy Science Movie 5
Aired: Oct 17, 2009
Studios: Group TAC
Genres: Psychological, Romance, Supernatural
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
MAL: Buddha Saitan (The Rebirth of Buddha)
17-year-old Sayako Amanokawa aspires to become a journalist, just like Kanemoto, an elite newspaper writer she looks up to. But Kanemoto, shamed from an erroneous report about a corruption scandal, jumps in front of a train and commits suicide. Since that incident, Sayako suddenly becomes able to see spirits and almost loses her life. However, from that near-fatal incident she experiences something extraordinary. The journalist inside her stirred, she embarks to find out about the truth. But the forces that stand in her way turn out to be much more formidable than she ever imagined.