Nov 09, 2002 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.
• Executive producer: Kōzō Morishita Written by Eugene Son Studio Licensed by Released Q3 2019 Episodes 12 Related works • • () • • () • • • Saint Seiya ( 聖闘士星矢 （ セイントセイヤ ）, Seinto Seiya), also known as Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac or simply Knights of the Zodiac, is a Japanese series written and illustrated. It was serialized in from 1986 to 1990, with the chapters collected into 28 volumes. The story follows five mystical warriors called the 'Saints' ( 聖闘士 （ セイント ）, Seinto, or 'Knights' in some adaptations) who fight wearing sacred armors named 'Cloths' ( 聖衣 （ クロス ）, Kurosu), the designs of which derive from the various the characters have adopted as their destined guardian symbols, and empowered by a mystical energy called 'Cosmo' ( 小宇宙 （ コスモ ）, Kosumo). The Saints have sworn to defend the reincarnation of the Greek goddess in her battle against other who want to dominate. The manga was adapted into an television series by that ran from 1986 to 1989, before being continued in the form of three series between 2002 and 2008.