Netflix has revealed that they are doing Masami Kuromada’s Saint Seiya as a Netflix original. This will be a 3DCG remake of the original anime classic. They are tentatively calling it Knights of Zodiac: Saint Seiya. They also revealed a new visual, which features Pegasus Seiya and Athena.


Aside from the new visual and the tentative title, Netflix also revealed the anime’s story:

Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya follows modern day adventures of young warriors called “Knights”, who are sworn protectors of the reincarnated Greek goddess Athena. Each Knights 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.

The anime will have 12 episodes, with these 12 episodes also focusing on the Galaxian Wars. Cross Ange’s Yoshiharu Ashino is directing the series over at Toei Animation. Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure character Designer, Niishii is doing the character designs, while Afro Samurai creator, Takashi Okazaki is designing the armor.

Source: Cinema Today