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Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya

Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya

Synopsis: Zeus had a daughter named Athena, the goddess of war. A group of young people gathered at Athena struggling to protect her heroic battles as her "saints". His proof of being a saint placed with the battle protector known as the Holy Cloth.

After a virtual eternity, a new struggle is about to unfold now again on the cloth. A boy named Seiya went through Greece to go through training to become a saint and got the cloth, the bronze cloth, the lowest position among the saints. Every saint assumes a constellation as his guardian god. And the star of the Guardian de Seiya is Pegasus. Now, the saints gather from all over the world to participate in the "Gallatic War" - Championship of Santos, aiming at the Golden Cloth, the symbol of the ruler of the saints. The curtain for the Galatic War was cut. During the battle of death between the saints, Phoenix, Saint Preto, suddenly appeared on the scene and runs away with a gold cloth in front of a full house in his ambition to become the world ruler. Seiya and his fellow bronze cloth warriors go after Phoenix and his "shadow army" to recover the lost gold cloth ...

The battles fought among the saints, the strongest young people in the world, start now!

(Source: Toei Animation)

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- Trailer/OP
- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya
  • Anime Name in Japanese: Knights of the Zodiac 聖闘士星矢(仮)
  • Anime Name in English: Desconhecido
  • Other names: Saint Seiya

Production information

  • Producers: Netflix
  • Licensors: Desconhecido
  • Studios: Toei Animation

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 12
  • Date: 43665 - Jan. 23, 2020
  • Genres: Adventure, fantasy, science fiction
  • Subjects: Unknown
  • Target: Shounen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 5.101
  • Popularity: 7002

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya": 

  • Manga creator Masami Kurumada was inspired by Greek mythology to create the story of Saint Seiya.
  • The Knights of the Zodiac were created to be a kind of "modern heroes", with armor that represent the signs of the zodiac and powers based on constellations.
  • The anime was released in 1986 and became a big hit in Japan, being shown in over 80 countries.
  • The series was responsible for popularizing the genus "Shonen" (aimed at the young male audience) in the West.
  • Saint Seiya was one of the first anime to be dubbed in Portuguese in Brazil, in
  • The series had several adaptations for video games, including a fighting game for PlayStation 2 called "Saint Seiya: The Hades".
  • The anime also inspired the creation of a line of collectible dolls, known as "Cloth Myth".
  • In 2019, Netflix launched a new version of the series, titled "The Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya", with CGI animation. The new version generated controversy among fans for changes in the story and design of the characters.
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Main Characters

Below is the main characters of: "Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

  • Seiya de Pégaso (Thiago Zambrano) - The protagonist of the series, a young knight who struggles to protect the goddess Athena and her friends.
  • Dragon Shiryu (Francisco Bretas) - A strong, loyal knight who uses his shield technique to protect and attack.
  • Swan Hyoga (Marcelo Campos) - A cold, calculating knight who controls the ice and uses his diamond powder technique to attack.
  • Andromeda Shun (Ulysses Bezerra) - The group's gentlest and most peaceful knight, who uses his current technique to attack and defend himself.
  • Ikki de Phoenix (Marcos Souza) - Shun's older brother, a lonely and powerful knight who uses his fire technique to destroy his enemies.

Summary and events

  1. Athena is resurrected by Seiya and her friends bronze knights.
  2. Golden knights are summoned to protect Athena and fight the sanctuary.
  3. Bronze knights join the Golden Knights to fight the black knights.
  4. The Golden Knights face the silver knights and the bronze knights face the steel knights.
  5. Seiya and her friends face the most powerful gold knight, saga.
  6. The final battle takes place between Athena and Poseidon, with the help of bronze and gold knights.
  7. Bronze knights face Asgard's knights to protect Athena.
  8. The final battle takes place between Athena and Hades, with the help of the bronze and gold knights.
  9. Seiya and her friends face the renegade gold knights led by Aiolia.
  10. Athena is finally crowned as the goddess of the earth and peace is restored.

What happens in the end?

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At the end of Saint Seiya's manga, Seiya and his friends can defeat the God from evil, Hades, and save the earth. After that, they return to the sanctuary and are received as heroes. Seiya is promoted to Sagittarius Golden Knight and all her friends receive new armor. The manga ends with Seiya and her friends preparing for new battles.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

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  • Saint Seiya: Soldiers' Soul (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3)
  • Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers (PlayStation 3)
  • Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle (PlayStation 3)

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  • Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas

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Meaning of Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya

Let's look at the translation of each word and explanation of the anime's name: 

Knights of the Zodiac 聖闘士星矢(仮)
  • Knights - Knights
  • of - in
  • the - o/a
  • Zodiac - Zodiac
  • 聖闘士星矢 - Saint Seiya (original name in Japanese)
  • 仮 - Kari (means "provisional" or "temporary" in Japanese)
The anime Knights of the Zodiac, also known as Saint Seiya, tells the story of a group of young warriors called Knights of the Zodiac, who struggle to protect Athena Goddess and the Earth from Evil Forces that threaten peace. Each knight represents a constellation of the zodiac and has special skills that help them in their battles. The anime's name makes reference to both the knights and the zodiac, which is a recurring theme in history.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya has a total of 12 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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