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Saint Seiya 

Seinto Seiya (original title)
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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Hideyuki Tanaka ...  Narration / ... 100 episodes, 1986-1988
Tôru Furuya ...  Seiya / ... 97 episodes, 1986-1989
Ryô Horikawa ...  Shun / ... 83 episodes, 1986-1988
Kôichi Hashimoto Kôichi Hashimoto ...  Hyôga 73 episodes, 1986-1988
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...  Shiryû / ... 71 episodes, 1986-1988
Keiko Han Keiko Han ...  Saori 69 episodes, 1986-1988
Andy McAvin ...  Narrator 60 episodes, 1986-1987
Illich Guardiola ...  Seiya 59 episodes, 1986-1987
Hideyuki Hori Hideyuki Hori ...  Ikki / ... 48 episodes, 1986-1989
Hiroko Emori ...  Kiki / ... 43 episodes, 1986-1988
Jason Douglas ...  Hyoga 42 episodes, 1986-1987
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Storyline

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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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

30 August 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Los caballeros del zodíaco See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shueisha, Toei Animation See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(114 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although it's never mentioned in the anime, the manga readers know that Mitsumasa Kido has fathered the 100 so-called 'orphans' that he later pretends to foster before training and sending them all over the globe to earn Armors and become Saints. The Bronze Saints are all half-brothers with the exception of Shun and Ikki who have the same mother. See more »

Alternate Versions

The U.S. release changes the blood color, from the original red, to green or grey in different scenes (this at least happens in the first episodes). See more »

Connections

Spin-off Saint Seiya: The Hades (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Soldier Dream
Performed by Hironobu Kageyama & Broadway
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US Translation a Disappointment
24 September 2003 | by gdeangelSee all my reviews

With the recent release of this series on Cartoon Network, a disappointing translation has been revealed. Who ever heard of knights wearing cloth instead of armor? Why don't the knights use their zodiac constellation names, instead of the common animal names? Is it because this US release presumes that Americans neither know nor care about the accuracy of anachronism nor the Latin proper names of constellations? Having watched foreign language versions of this series before, I must say that the bad translation seems to sap much of the richness of the original fantasy world.


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