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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Hideyuki Tanaka ...
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Tôru Furuya ...
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Kôichi Hashimoto ...
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
 Shiryû / ... 71 episodes, 1986-1988
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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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Ikki, the Phoenix Saint, is an exceptional Saint in many regards. Notwithstanding the fact that his Armor grants him virtual immortality and the fact that he's the first man ever to win the Phoenix Cloth, Ikki's a powerhouse among the other Bronze Saints. As the anime's first villain, he easily takes on the other 4 Bronze Saints at the same time; later his powers and abilities enable him to defeat Silver Saints with ease. He also is a psychologically complex character, scarred by a traumatic training but yet a loving and protective brother to Shun. His maturity and long term strategic choices put him at odds with the other, often hot-headed Bronze Saints. Even though he doesn't team up with the quartet, he still manages to show up at the right time and at the right place to save the day. See more »

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Followed by Seinto Seiya: Meiou Hades Meikai Hen (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Pegasus Fantasy
(First Opening song)
Music by Hiroaki Matsuzawa & Nobuo Yamada
Lyrics by Machiko Ryuu
Performed by Nobuo Yamada and Make Up
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The Best Anime ever!
27 October 1998 | by 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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