Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya is getting a new season, titled Battle for Sanctuary. A trailer and key visual have been revealed, with Crunchyroll announcing plans to stream the series later this summer.
Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya was animated by Toei Animation. The web series was licensed by Netflix and distributed from July 19, 2019, until January 23, 2020. the work is based on the manga series Saint Seiya by Masami Kurumada. Toei Animation also animated the first adaptation, Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac, which aired from 196 to 1989.
Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya adapted the “Galaxian Wars,” “Black Knights” and “Silver Saints” arcs of the manga. Crunchyroll describes the plot as:
The young warriors who protect the goddess Athena are known as the Knights of the Zodiac. One young orphan, Seiya, is destined to become the Pegasus Knight. Athena has been born into this world, but this time under a dark prophecy that she will lose the war against Poseidon and Hades, and lead mankind to ruin. Seiya stands up against the prophecy, willing to protect her at all cost. But now a god-killer arrow has struck her heart. To save her life, Seiya must ascend Sanctuary and defeat twelve legendary Gold Knights – and he only has twelve hours to do it. Will he make it? And what will happen to the dark prophecy if he succeeds?
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