Director: Banmei Takahashi
Writer: Banmei Takahashi, Tetsuo Ôtani
Stars: Kankurô Nakamura, Yuki Uchida, Ryushin Tei, Kengo Kôra, Ken'ichirô Yasui
‘Zen’ Buddhist teacher Dogen Zenji is a very important religious person during the Kamakura period, 750 years ago. After his mother died, he decides to move to China and settle as a Buddhist teacher. One bright morning, enlightened, Zenji returns to Japan as a devoted evangelist of the ‘new’ Buddhism. However, this new form of Buddhism is not accepted in all communities.