Manga: Peacock King
In Japanese, "Kujaku-Oh", an anime and manga series. The manga ran mostly from 1985 to 1992 (with a new manga in 2006). It stars a main character Kujaku, a modern-day Buddhist monk who fights. using magic, enemies based around Buddhist myth. The anime was five OAVs, which were translated for the US market out of order as "Spirit Warrior". There were also two Hong Kong movies.