Hi no Tori: Houou-hen

Firebird: Karma Chapter

Phoenix: Karma Chapter

火の鳥 鳳凰編

The story is about two characters, Akanemaru, a sculpture genius, and ex-burglar Gao whose only purpose in life is sculpting, and how they struggle with the fate to compete with each other over their capacity and talent.

(Source: AniDB)