Saint Seiya - Wikipedia
Saint Seiya began as a popular manga written by Masami Kurumada and soon These arcs were Asgard, Poseidon, Hades, and Heaven. In Latin America, in particular, Los Caballeros del Zodiaco/Os Cavaleiros do Saga, Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle released in , and Saint Seiya: The Hades released in Aqui está o Seiya de Pégaso com sua 3a armadura, criado por Arsene Lupin e pelo Poseidon (xzblue): 04,14, ( MB), 14th June , / , 0 Phoenix Shadow (Saga & Shakkaa): Version Date: 12/17/01 ( MB) Athena - ropa torneo galactico - latino ( MB), 2nd August , / , 1. Seya de Pegaso HR (misterr07): Mais um Char ai de saint seya Hi-res mesmo padrão de shun que Tenma de Pegaso Lost Canvas latino (author ="Arsene.
There are two English dubs of the anime series, one of which was heavily edited, and the other of which was uncensored. Both dubs are incomplete. In North America, the edited dub premiered on Cartoon Network on August 30,with only the first 32 episodes airing before the show was cancelled. In addition to this, ADV also released a separate DVD series featuring the original, uncut Japanese version of the show with English subtitles, which also included a new, uncut dub with a different voice cast than the one used by DIC.
ADV's dub, in addition to being uncut, also kept all of the original music and featured dub scripts that were much closer to the original Japanese dialogue.
The first 60 episodes were released in this way. In earlythe uncut version was reissued in two box sets, and ADV had expressed an interest in releasing the rest of the series uncut and completing their uncut dub. However, ADV shut down and ceased operations later that year. As an "anime original story", it does not take place in the continuity of Kurumada's manga. Yoshiharu Ashino was announced as the director, and Eugene Son among others as the writers.
The first season would follow the Galaxian Wars arc to the Silver Saint arc with twelve episodes. This special is just a detailed flashback to Gemini Saga 's assassination attempt on the newborn Athena. The first novel was released in Japan on August 23, while the second was released on December 16, List of Saint Seiya films Four animated feature films were shown in Japanese theaters from to Toru was not allowed to say anything more.
Next Dimension, Kurumada removed Overture from the canon of the Saint Seiya universe, although some elements that appeared in it remain in the continuity. It was released on June 21, The project was abandoned as Kurumada did not feel the essence of the series had been preserved. In a later interview published in the reporter was allowed to see the video and commented on how the names of the main characters were changed and noted that one of them, Andromeda Shun had been changed from male to female.
Soul of Gold These are a series of original video animations OVAs that cover the last arc of the manga, which was not previously adapted into anime. The first 13 episodes were broadcast on Animax a Japanese pay-per-view channel from November 9, to April 12, and then released on DVD during the year This OVA series was directed by Shigeyasu Yamauchi, still with animation character designs by Shingo Araki and Michi Himeno, while the scripts were adapted from the manga this time by Michiko Yokoteand the soundtrack was entirely taken from Yokoyama's work on the previous TV series.
However, most of the original voice actors did not reprise their roles, aside from Hideyuki Tanaka as the narrator.
The last pair were released on February 18, Shortly after their TV broadcasting, which lasted for 2 months, the episodes were released on DVD in Toei Animation officially announced the news on its website on July 18, The story retells the Sanctuary and Poseidon chapters. As of MayMasami Kurumada announced in his website that a new Saint Seiya musical was in the works. Video games[ edit ] Several video games have been released based on the series. For the Family Computertwo role-playing games named Saint Seiya: Saikyou no Senshitachi, was released in The Sanctuary for the PlayStation 2a 3D fighting game that adapts the same episodes as the previous game, with characters from the first series of the classic series of Saint Seiya.
The animators of the anime themselves seem to have forgotten about this fact since at one point Hyoga is shown driving a car. This should be common sense by now". Dragon Shiryuu when the tunnel underneath the Sagittarius House collapses and he stays behind to support it as the others escape. Attack Its Weak Point: Inverted at least once. It was played straight times, though -like in the Seiya and Shiryu fight.
This is first revealed by Poseidon and demonstrated by Phoebus Abel in the Non-Serial Movie as an ability gods possess.
The Gemini Saint has a Dimension Portal approach to the problem. Hyoga managed once to pull this with Ikki's Phoenix Demon Illusion Fist by virtue of reflecting light.
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Libra Dohko in his old form. The Bronze Saints in the Anime. Saori often has to take the place or tasks of another God or make a life-risking Batman Gambit to ensure buying time for her Saints to beat up the Bad Guys.
Shun is also placed in that situation sometimes. Lampshaded in Shun's backstory since his armor is protected by the constellation of Andromeda, the one named after THE Barrier Maiden of Greek mythology.
See "Barrier Maiden" for more details. All saints have one. Usually accompanied by a spectral vision of their constellation when they really start to turn it up. Bears Are Bad News: Every time you see him, he or Crystal Saint are out wrestling and testing moves with bears.
Though amusingly, the anime at one point shows him happily visiting the polar bears at a zoo, so apparently there were no hard feelings. Geki also illustrates the difficulty of his training in the Rocky Mountains by describing how he had to kill wild bears with his own hands.
Beauty Is Never Tarnished: You can kick a saint in the face with enough force to shatter a brick wall and still not break his nose or knock out his teeth. Best Her to Bed Her: If one ever did she only had two options: This only applies to Athena's Saints, though: Mermaid Tethys, Poseidon's messenger, was excepted. Some fans joke that the true reason was that Athena couldn't stand not being the hottest chick in the whole place.
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The masks serve two purposes: It so happens that the female Saints shown in the series are markedly beautiful girlswhich is a point against kicking people's asses without reservation from both parties in the battles. Shaina gets this shot in episode June as well in episode 69 during a flashback of Shun looking at the Melancholy Moon. In the iconic first opening. Our heroes charge forward to the beat of a Badass Guitar Solo.
Saori Kido turns out to be the Goddess Athena, Mitsumasa Kido in the manga has kids and then sends them to go become Saints. Let's not forget Hyoga and his Oedipus Complex with his dead mother.
Everyone, after the Sanctuary arc. The orphans are all close to the same age and are all related in the manga. In the DiC localization for the US. Shiryu is even featured as the image source where he goes from the bloodbank to the oilbank. The Saints and their foes are both so fast and strong that, unprotected, they would turn to dust even by their own attacks, hence their armors cloths, surplices, etc.
The armors protect them from both attacks by foe and from their own power. The cloths themselves are living things, which means that with enough damage these can be effectively killed too, necessitating the craft of a master armorer like Aries Mu to both revive and revamp them. Shiryu lampshades this trope after he loses his sight. Thanks to this, he is not deceived by Saga's illusion in the Gemini temple when he and Seiya are trapped.
He says he sees no obstacle and knows where the exit. Shiryu grabs Seiya and runs off dragging him by force, believed to be beaten Seiya screams as they passed the Gold Saint of Gemini, and finally ended up exiting the Temple of the Twins. Ikki of Phoenix uses this as well In order to defeat Shaka after being killed by the Gods-Knows-What-Number-th time by the Gold Saint and suffering Mind Rape twice from Shaka's parthe lets Shaka disable each of his senses in order to augment his cosmos to the infinite and becoming superior to God.
Cancer Deathmask and Cassios. Hagen, in regards to Freya. Maybe both Thor and Siegfried, in regards to Hilda. Jabu, in regards to Saori anime only.
Possibly, Seiya towards Saori. Oh sweet merciful Athena!. That leaks Black Blood. This only applies to the version aired on Cartoon Network. Viz's release of the manga is nearly uncut, except for using a few terms from the edited version "Knight" instead of "Saint", "Mephisto" instead of "Deathmask". Oddly, the name "Death Queen Island" remains unchanged. Leo Aioria and Anime-only Crystal Saint are extremely brutal examples of this trope.
So much it takes death of another person, in Aioria's case; of himself, in the Crystal Saint's to de-brainwash them. The Gold Saints serve primarily as the ultimate obstacles for the heroes in the Twelve Houses Arc but, due to their popularity, their roles started to become more important as time passed by and more prequels where created to the point that they have perhaps surpassed the heroes in terms of screen-time anime and manga combined and became the protagonists of their own manga in Episode G and Lost Canvas to some extent.
But for Me, It Was Tuesday: The walls of Cancer Deathmask's house are decorated with the heads of people that he has killed When an enraged Shiryu asks "Have you killed little children, even?
Maybe they were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Kanon and Saga and in the anime, Sid and Budon the other hand In the "childhood friends" sense, we have two pairs: Shiryu and Ohko anime only and Hyoga and Kraken Isaac. Both cases end up in death. Minky Momoof all people, appears in the audience at one point in episode 5 of the classic series.
The Heaven Chapter prequel movie has been retconned out due to events of Saint Seiya: Several, including from anime Docrates, Giste, Spartan, Arachne, etc and movies. The Pope's brainwashing technique, the Genrou Maouken, appears in the anime before its debut in the manga.
Well, there are some Gonks here and there to counterbalance Cavalry of the Dead: If they do so, he may bring them back to life for real. It turns out that they remained loyal to their Goddess nonetheless and only accepted Hades' deal to warn her about the upcoming Holy War while killing some members of Hades' army in the process.
Once the 12 hours delay expired, they disappeared to return to the Underworld where they join again to fire a super Combined Energy Attack. The Steel Saints in the anime. Phaeton and Spartan from the anime. Giggars is usually believed to be one as well, but he's seen struck down by Ikki in the Flame Saint chapter, and gives off the impression he's as good as dead. Asterion in the manga. Later remembered in the Kanzenban, in which his grave can be seen in one pannel.
Chameleon June is specially odd, as she appears once, is left on the care of Tatsumi and is never seen or heard off again in neither adaptation. By their Bronze armors and Cosmos colors. Red despite his armor having a metallic light blue color, the red of his under-armor suit is more striking.
Blue same case as Seiya, but Hyoga's armor has a more silvery tone. As expected from the warriors of the Goddess of War intended as fighting smartthe Saints tend to fight dirty, with even the most honorable ones having no qualms about hitting the enemy's weak points, or analyzing and deconstructing the enemy's fighting technique to find weaknesses or no-selling their best moves after seeing them once.
We see Seiya remembering when nice and sweet Marin taught Seiya on how to deal with a stronger enemy by breaking whatever limb they favored to attack-and him doing just that immediately after. Seiya is one of the most honorable of the Saints. The Bronze Saints shamelessly ganging up on Ikki due his superior strength. He still nearly overpowers them, but points for trying. They later gang up on some of the Sanctuary's assassins Who, being Saints themselves, try and do the same on them.
At the same time. Saga defending his Temple with illusions and an Attack Reflectorkeeping his opponents busy for hours without moving from his throne or endangering himself. The Cancer Temple is made specifically to unnerve the enemy, and Deathmask will send your soul directly to hell. Shura let the Bronze Saints pass through his Temple so he could attack them from behind and throw them in a fissure. Being a Saint himself, Shiryu anticipated it and foiled the plan.
The Deadly Gas -emitting roses after the Pisces Temple. When fighting Seahorse Baian, Seiya suddenly starts hitting him through his supposedly impenetrable shield. Baian asks him how he was able to get through the shield to which Seiya explains to him he had already fought Misty whose shield was similar to Baian's.
Using his knowledge from the fight with Misty he was able to find a way to destroy Baian's shield also. A good deal of battles, particularly arc-ending battles end with Athena's Saints usually just the Bronze Saints, but sometimes the Golds if they're available willingly relinquishing their Cosmo to either Seiya or Athena herself to deal the final blow.
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Even more notable in that the Saints' patron constellations like Cygnus, Draco, Phoenix, Andromeda, or Pegasus manifest visually as helpers to the character delivering the attack. Strikes in the Sanctuary arc. The last hour lasts for about six episodes while the previous one lasted only one episode. Every character speaks and understands each other no matter where they are from. The characters are all named for constellations and the names are usually Meaningful or refer to the myths behind them.
Wow, who would've thought that Saga would lock Kanon up in the one place that would lead to the jar imprisoning Poseidon with all the General's Cloths perfectly ready to be used? One filler episode had Ikki fight a pair of Silver Saints at the top of a volcano. A little girl who was going to thrown inside it but was saved by Ikki didn't suffer from the heat either. The entire Saint Seiya universe qualifies as one of these, once you take everything about the gods, the Saints and especially the afterlife into consideration.