List of Ryoukan-san Episodes


Other name: Ryoukan-san


An animated film based on the life of Ryoukan, a real-life Buddhist monk and renowned poet who lived in 18th-century Japan during the Edo Period. Despite being born into an affluent family in Izumozaki, Ryoukan chooses to forego the luxurious life he would have inherited in order to learn the ultimate meaning of life via Buddhist teachings. From his early manhood, he is subjected to a succession of severe trainings that necessitate a lonely and poor existence. Throughout it all, he has remained an exceedingly modest and humble guy, a real humanitarian who embraces everyone for who they are while renouncing all worldly fame and fortune. Ryoukan discovered genuine serenity in his life by spending time with youngsters and being in nature. Many people have been fascinated by his pure mind and friendly nature.