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Part 2 of Netflix’s Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac Debuts on 1/23/2020


Earlier today, Netflix announced that the second part of the Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac anime will hit their digital service worldwide on January 23, 2020. Six episodes will be released, to close out the show’s first season.

A teaser image for the series was also revealed, which shows Pegasus Seiya. You can check it out below.

Saint Seiya Knights of the Zodiac Part 2 Visual

The first six episodes of the show debuted on Netflix on July 19.

Yoshiharu Ashino (D.Gray-man HallowTweeny Witches) is directing the project at Toei Animation, with Terumi Nishii (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable, Penguindrum) providing character designs. Eugene Son (B-Legend! Battle Bedaman, Duel Masters) is working as Story Editor and Head writer on the title, while Takashi Okazaki provides armor designs (“Saint Cloth Design”).

Saint Seiya Knights of the Zodiac CGI Anime VisualThe confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Pegasus Seiya: Masakazu Morita
  • Dragon Shiryu: Takahiro Sakurai
  • Cygnus Hyōga: Hiroaki Miura
  • Andromeda Shun: Satomi Satou
  • Pheonix Ikki: Katsuyuki Konishi
  • Saori Kido: Fumiko Orikasa

Netflix describes the series as:

SAINT SEIYA: Knights of the Zodiac follows modern-day adventures of young warriors called “Knights”, who are sworn protectors of the reincarnated Greek goddess Athena. Each Knight wears a powerful armor based on their chosen zodiac constellation, and are called Knights of the Zodiac. They aid Athena in her battle against powerful Olympian gods who are bent on destroying the humankind.

Masami Kurumada’s Saint Seiya manga kicked off in the pages of Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump in January 1986. The series ran through 1990, and spans 28 collected volumes.

The series spawned a 114-episode anime series from Toei, which ran from 1986 through 1989, as well as 2002 light novel series Saint Seiya – Gigantomachia and 36-episode OVA Saint Seiya: Hades.

Source: Comic Natalie

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