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Anime "Saint Seiya" to return to television after 23 years

February 8, 2012 @ 12:38 am
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It has been announced that a new series of former popular anime "Saint Seiya Ω (omega)" will begin airing on TV asahi starting in April.

'Saint Seiya' is a popular manga series written by Kurumada Masami, which was serialized on "Weekly Shonen Jump" during 1986 ~ 1990 thenbeen adapted as TV anime during in October 1986 ~ in April 1989 on TV asahi.

The series tells the story of five magical warriors named the 'Saints' that fight in sacred armor whose designs are inspired by various constellations that each warrior adopts as their guardian symbols. The five warriors seek to defend the reincarnation of the Greek goddess Athena in her battle against other Olympian gods that want to dominate Earth.

The manga and TV anime gained wide recognition both in Japan and internationally.

For the new series, "Saint Seiya Ω" will center around "the new generation character" named 'Kouga' who chases after the back of legendary Saint, 'Seiya'. The story will feature Kouga and his fellows' persisting battle against the evil warrior 'Mars.'  Reportedly, there will also be a female warrior, and the main character from the previous series 'Seiya' and his fellows will make appearance.

"Saint Seiya Ω" will start airing on April every Sunday at 6:30 am ~ 7:00 am on TV asahi.

Source & Image: Web The Television

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