Netflix had a bunch of anime announcements to make this week, including plans to stream a CG-animated remake of the Saint Seiya anime, which was originally based on the manga by Masami Kurumada. The series celebrated 30 years last year, and it will return in Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya.
Here’s what Netflix had to say about the series, followed by a full look at the key visual:
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 series is comprised of 12 episodes and is produced by Toei Animation.
Based on Original Stories and Characters Created by: Masami Kurumada
Director: Yoshiharu Ashino(D.Gray-man Hallow)
Story Editor & Head Writer: Eugene Son (Duel Masters)
Character Design: Terumi Nishii (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable)
Armor Design: Takashi Okazaki (Afro Samurai)