This visual has it all. Drama, intrigue, and a hint of romance!
Earlier today, the official Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō anime website updated with a new key visual, along with details on the show’s theme songs.
We break the details down below.
The image features Scorpio Milo holding Shoko in his arms.
Aina Suzuki, M.A.O., Inori Minase, and Megumi Nakajima will perform opening theme song The Beautiful Brave. Suzuki and M.A.O. will perform the closing theme Hohoemi no Resonance (Smile Resonance).
M.A.O. will also perform a character song for Evil Goddess Eris, titled Arasoi Shiniyukumono-tachi ni Shukufuku O (Battle to those Who Fought And Vanished).
A CD single with all three songs will ship to stores on December 26.
Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō will launch on December 10, on Amazon Prime Video’s SkyPer! Anime Set channel. The title will launch on Animax on December 24, followed by dTV’s dAnimax service on January 5, 2019.
The Animax on PlayStation 4 App will also carry the show starting on December 10, with the first three episodes launching on the same schedule as Amazon Prime.
Toei Animation is producing the show. The series will star the following:
- Shōko: Aina Suzuki
- Kyōko: M.A.O
- Saori: Inori Minase
- Mii: Megumi Nakajima
- Scorpio Milo: Toshihiko Seki
- Leo Aiolia: Hideyuki Tanaka
- Gemini Saga: Ryotaro Okiayu
Suzuki, M.A.O. and Minase are reprising their roles from previous drama CDs based on the franchise. Megumi Nakajima is replacing Pile, who played Mii in the CDs.
Chimaki Kuori’s Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō manga originally launched in the pages of Akita Shoten’s Champion Red magazine in August 2013. The series currently spans eleven compiled volumes, with the most recent hitting stores on February 20.
Seven Seas currently holds the rights to the manga in North America. They describe the title as:
In the wake of a space-wide civil war instigated by Saga–the Gemini Gold Saint–a new team of Saints comes together with the goal of protecting their goddess Athena. This first all-woman team of armored warriors, powered by the Zodiac, will use their cunning, strength, and compassion to defend their worlds and oppose their very destinies.
Source: Comic Natalie
Update 10/19/2018 at 8:58AM EDT: Corrected a typo; The Animax PS4 app will carry the series starting on December 10.