This article needs additional citations for. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. ( October 2008) The anime (also known as Knights of the Zodiac), based on the manga series of the same name by, was produced. It first premiered on Japan's on October 11, 1986, and continued on until April 1, 1989.
It was directed first by (episodes 1–73) and then by (74–114). The character designers were. Composed the soundtrack. The chief scriptwriters were (1–73) and (74–114). The anime is divided into arcs, similarly to Kurumada's original manga. The first is the ' arc', which starts on episode 1 and ends on episode 73, followed by the 'Asgard arc' (episodes 74–99). The Asgard storyline did not exist in the manga and was created especially for the anime.
The third arc, the 'Poseidon arc' (episodes 100–114), concluded the anime, leaving the final part of the manga without an animated adaptation. It was not until 2002 that the 'Hades arc', the finale to Kurumada's manga, was adapted into an (OVA) series.
The project was divided into three chapters – 'Sanctuary', 'Inferno' and 'Elysion' – spanning a total of 31 episodes. The first chapter was directed by and scripted. It was broadcast on, a Japanese channel, from November 9, 2002 to April 12, 2003, and later released on in 2003. The second chapter was divided into two parts. The first was directed by and scripted. The first episodes were released from December 17, 2005, to February 18, 2006. The DVD compilation was released in the same year.
Saint Seiya Episode Listing
The second part of the second chapter was released on Japan's from December 15, 2006, to March 1, 2007. The third and final chapter was released from March 7 to August 1, 2008. There have also been a number of, which do not belong to the regular chronology of the series, as they contradict its storyline on several occasions. The films are titled, The Heated Battle of the Gods, The Legend of the Crimson Youth, Warriors of the Last Holy War and Heaven Chapter Overture. The latest was a 3D released on June 21, 2014, titled.
In North America, the Saint Seiya anime was licensed to, while the home video rights were licensed to. Two English dubs were produced.
Saint Seiya Hades Chapter Sanctuary Episode List
One, an edited dub produced in Toronto, Canada, by DIC, was renamed Knights of the Zodiac, and was broadcast on in 2003. This dub lasted for 32 episodes and was released to and DVD by ADV Kids. The other dub, produced by ADV Films in Houston, Texas, was fully uncut and lasted for 60 episodes. It retained the original Saint Seiya name. It was released to bilingual DVD from ADV Films, but production ceased when Knights of the Zodiac was canceled on Cartoon Network. In 2009, ADV's interest in Saint Seiya was renewed (combining with ADV possibly licensing the overall rights to the series as opposed to just the Home Video rights) and they re-released their uncut episodes to DVD in boxset format, with plans to release more. Production, however, was once again ceased due to ADV's financial troubles.
A DVD set from, containing 11 discs and the first 73 episodes (marking episodes 61–73's debut in English), titled Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Classic Complete Collection was released in North America on April 15, 2014. The collection contains Japanese audio with English subtitles.
A DVD set from New Video, containing 11 discs and the first 73 episodes (marking episodes 61–73's debut in English), titled Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Classic Complete Collection was released in North America on April 15, 2014. The collection contains Japanese audio with English subtitles. Saint Seiya – In ancient times, a group of young men devoted their lives to protecting Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom and War. These men were capable of fighting without weapons—a swing of their fist alone was powerful enough to rip the very sky apart and shatter the earth beneath them.