Seinto Seiya (1986–1989)

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A group a young warriors known as 'Saints', each in possession of a 'cloth' guarded by a different constellation, must protect the reincarnation of the goddess Athena as she attempts to keep the Earth from being destroyed by evil forces.

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Hades is planning to take over the world, to achieve that goal, he sends out deceased Gold Saints to take Athena's head. Seiya and the other Bronze Saints come to help but their help isn't ... See full summary »

Stars: Tôru Furuya, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Takumi Yamazaki
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Eris is the goddess of chaos and uses the body of Elien, who is a friend of Hyoga, to revive herself. She obtains the golden apple to drain Athena's energy to make her complete and to be able to turn the world in a place filled with chaos.

Director: Kôzô Morishita
Stars: Tôru Furuya, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Hideyuki Hori
Animation | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Abel the resurrected Sun-God has come to take her sister Athena with him and rule the world together, he plains to destroy humanity in the form of terrible natural disasters, Athena chooses... See full summary »

Director: Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Stars: Tôru Furuya, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Hideyuki Hori
Animation
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Story of the Holy War taking place in the 18th century, 250 years before the original Saint Seiya series. It centers on the fight between Tenma, one of the 88 Saints following Athena, and Alone, the reincarnation of the God Hades.

Stars: Aya Hirano, Tetsuya Kakihara, Hiro Shimono
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Stars: Tôru Furuya, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Kôichi Hashimoto
Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold (TV Mini-Series 2015)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Stars: Hideyuki Tanaka, Tomokazu Seki, Takumi Yamazaki
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Lucifer has been awakened from his slumber by Eris, Abel and Poseidon. He has come to destroy Athena and fulfill his heart's desire: becoming the strongest of all the gods.

Director: Masayuki Akehi
Stars: Tôru Furuya, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Kôichi Hashimoto
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Warriors called "Saints" are the champions of hope who have always appeared since the Age of Myth whenever evil threatens the world. In this present day story, many years since the long ... See full summary »

Director: Kei'ichi Sato
Stars: Kaito Ishikawa, Kenji Akabane, Kenshô Ono
Seinto Seiya: Omega (TV Series 2012)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Mars, the Knight of the Golden Serpent, the 13th sign of the zodiac and master of the Sanctuary tries to kill a baby who is saved by Seiya... See full synopsis »

Stars: Hikaru Midorikawa, Tôru Furuya, Katsuyuki Konishi
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The twelve Gold Saints sacrificed their lives to destroy the Wailing Wall. Our heroes, the Bronze Saints now face the deepest of Hades, Elysion, where they must face The Twin Gods before they can approach Hades himself.

Stars: Masakazu Morita, Yuka Komatsu, Hideyuki Tanaka
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Seiya and the rest of the Bronze and Gold Saints who have survived the Sanctuary battle have entered the world of the Dead. They are fighting to get to Hades and defeat him.

Stars: Fumiko Orikasa, Takahiro Sakurai, Masakazu Morita
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Hyoga is missing somewhere in Asgard... When Seiya and the others are looking for him, Athena is kidnapped and they have to rescue her from Dolvar and some mysterious warriors.

Director: Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Stars: Tôru Furuya, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Kôichi Hashimoto
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Hideyuki Tanaka ...
 Narration / ... (100 episodes, 1986-1988)
Tôru Furuya ...
 Seiya / ... (97 episodes, 1986-1989)
Ryô Horikawa ...
 Shun / ... (83 episodes, 1986-1988)
Kôichi Hashimoto ...
 Hyôga (73 episodes, 1986-1988)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
 Shiryû / ... (71 episodes, 1986-1988)
Keiko Han ...
 Saori (69 episodes, 1986-1988)
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 Narrator (60 episodes, 1986-1987)
Illich Guardiola ...
 Seiya (59 episodes, 1986-1987)
Hideyuki Hori ...
 Ikki / ... (47 episodes, 1986-1989)
Hiroko Emori ...
 Kiki / ... (42 episodes, 1986-1988)
...
 Hyoga (42 episodes, 1986-1987)
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Seiya is an orphan child that was sent to the Sanctuary of Athena in Greece, where he underwent training to become one of the Saints of Athena. Years later, after gaining possession of the Pegasus Cloth, a mythical armor protected by said constellation, he returns to Japan and meets up with Saori Kido. Kido is the granddaughter of the late Mitsumasa Kido, the man that sent Seiya to Greece, separating him from his sister Seika. Seiya intends to find his sister who disappeared the day he left, but Saori makes a deal with him: if he competes in the Galaxian Wars and wins, she'll help him find Seika. The Galaxian Wars is a tournament organized by the Kido Fundation, in which the Bronze Saints, all of them orphans like Seiya that were sent to different parts of the world to train and earn their cloths, must fight each other, the prize being the Sagittarius Gold Cloth. Seiya agrees to participate just to be able to find his sister. However, the tournament is interrupted and the Sagittarius ... Written by Dama del Puente

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Masami Kurumada said that he doesn't like the anime, but agreed to transfer the manga to anime because of a tradition of make an anime from every manga. See more »

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Spin-off Saint Seiya: Evil Goddess Eris (1987) See more »

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BLUE DREAM
Performed By Hironobu Kageyama & BROADWAY
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The Best Anime ever!
27 October 1998 | by (U.S.) – See all my reviews

Saint Seiya, no doubt, is the best Anime Japan has to offer. It is fast, exciting, and moving. The story line and the character are so real and deep that you'll be attached to them right away. The fierce and fast action is spetacular even using today's standards. But you really have to know the series first in order to enjoy more from the movie. The movie itself, for a first timer is still great, but there are missing details, which by knowing the series will help to fill them.

Great anime, watch it.


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