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Kain-Nosgoth
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(08-02-2017, 11:33 AM)
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Today, they announced a remake of the popluar anime Saint Seiya (Masami Kurumada), that originaly aired first in 86 to 89, for Netflix



The first season will be 12 episodes of 30 minutes, and will cover the The Galaxy war tournament to the battle with the Silver Saint!

Directed by Yoshiharu Ashino, this is probably the third project that was announced last year, with the live adaptation and Saint Seiya Sho! Confirmed to be CG by famitsu! Here's the full staff

Director : Yoshiharu Ashino
Script : Eugene Son(Avengers: Secret Wars)
Story :
Benjamin Townsend (Thunderbirds are Go)
Shannon Eric Denton (Avengers: Secret Wars)
Thomas F. Zahler (Ultimate Spider-Man)
Joelle Sellner (Ben 10:Omniverse)
Travis Donnelly (Bull)
Thomas Pugsley (Ben 10)
Saundra Hall (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
Shaene Siders (Avengers: Secret Wars)
Patrick Rieger (Justice League Action) ほか
Character design : Terumi Nishii (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable)
Clothes/Armor design : Takashi Okazaki (Afro Samurai)
Production : Toei Animation

Source :
https://mantan-web.jp/article/201708...00016000c.html
http://www.animatetimes.com/news/det...?id=1501661093
https://www.famitsu.com/news/201708/02138953.html

for those who don't know, here's what's this about :

The story follows five mystical warriors called the "Saints" (聖闘士 Seinto, or "Knights" in some adaptations) who fight wearing sacred armors named "Cloths" (聖衣 Kurosu), the designs of which derive from the various constellations the characters have adopted as their destined guardian symbols, and empowered by a mystical energy called "Cosmo" (小宇宙 Kosumo). The Saints have sworn to defend the reincarnation of the Greek goddess Athena in her battle against other Olympian gods who want to dominate Earth.

Here's the glorious original Opening :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsCcPHRPnBo



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witchedwiz
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(08-02-2017, 11:35 AM)
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uhm..
skeptical, but I'll give it a spin I guess :)
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(08-02-2017, 11:37 AM)
Couple of months ago I bought J-Stars Victory VS and saw all these characters I never knew of before. So cool that some of the cheaters in that game are reimagined today xD
Crimsonlink
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(08-02-2017, 11:37 AM)
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It better have fucking Pegasus Fantasy as the opening and what the fuck is that shitty first post.

Go take a Meteor Fist to the face you heathen!
Mass_Pincup
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(08-02-2017, 11:39 AM)
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Smart pick from Netflix.

This is going to do insane numbers in France. The original is a cult classic over here, nearly on par with Dragon Ball.
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(08-02-2017, 11:39 AM)
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A lot of old anime series are getting remade these days.

I'm looking forward to this.
Kain-Nosgoth
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(08-02-2017, 11:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by Crimsonlink

It better have fucking Pegasus Fantasy as the opening and what the fuck is that shitty first post.

Go take a Meteor Fist to the face you heathen!

to be fair i'm skeptical too, but i'm still happy to see some new saint seiya

Originally Posted by Mass_Pincup

Smart pick from Netflix.

This is going to do insane numbers in France. The original is a cult classic over here, nearly on par with Dragon Ball.

can't wait for bernard minet to return, lol :

Jinroh
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(08-02-2017, 11:40 AM)
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What's even the point of remaking it? The show is really good and way better than the manga already.
Dominator
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(08-02-2017, 11:40 AM)
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Love this series, I picked up the first issue of the manga randomly after seeing the amazing covers in the store once and I loved it.
spineduke
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(08-02-2017, 11:40 AM)
Visually, I'd love if they could do for Saint Seiya what they did for Casshern Sins. Art was on point.
Sheentak
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(08-02-2017, 11:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jinroh

What's even the point of remaking it? The show is really good and way better than the manga already.

Yeah the manga is pretty Meh,the anime even the filler is great
ReiGun
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(08-02-2017, 11:43 AM)
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Given that the success of Voltron likely brought this on, I wonder what other anime that are "popular but of lesser renown than the big one like DBZ" Netflix will turn its attention to if Saint Seiya takes off. They're clearly trying to create a lane here.

Originally Posted by spineduke

Visually, I'd love if they could do for Saint Seiya what they did for Casshern Sins. Art was on point.

It's wonderful that you only remember the art from that show and not the soul crushing sadness that oozed from every episode.

I'm actually jealous of you.
Kain-Nosgoth
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(08-02-2017, 11:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sheentak

Yeah the manga is pretty Meh,the anime even the filler is great

yeah, they gave us the greatest filler of all time, Asgard!
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MikeHattsu
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(08-02-2017, 11:45 AM)
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Some more info from here:
http://www.animatetimes.com/news/det...?id=1501661093

12 episodes at around 30 minutes each.

Toei Animation

Director: Yoshiharu Ashino
Story Editor & Head Writer: Eugene Son
Character Design: Terumi Nishii
Cloth Design: Takashi Okazaki
sandy1297
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(08-02-2017, 11:46 AM)
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Good get for netflix.

Hopefully they also explore the car/plane saints more throughly. They were like in 1-2 episodes and never heard again
trineo_feo
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(08-02-2017, 11:46 AM)
Fuck, this was my favourite anime!!!!
Sheentak
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(08-02-2017, 11:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by sandy1297

Good get for netflix.

Hopefully they also explore the car/plane saints more throughly. They were like in 1-2 episodes and never heard again

They were filler
Jinroh
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(08-02-2017, 11:49 AM)
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Yeah they were just here to sell a few exclusives figures in Japan and that's it.
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(08-02-2017, 11:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jinroh

What's even the point of remaking it? The show is really good and way better than the manga already.

Originally Posted by Sheentak

Yeah the manga is pretty Meh,the anime even the filler is great

I wouldn't even know where to start watching.
Kain-Nosgoth
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(08-02-2017, 11:52 AM)
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hmmm, i don't know why, the image doesn't show up in my OP. on gaf... what gives?

https://www.famitsu.com/images/000/1...19acbda871.jpg

http://imgur.com/a/YOiDf

http://imgur.com/a/BcKzj

tried all of them

Originally Posted by MikeHattsu

Some more info from here:
http://www.animatetimes.com/news/det...?id=1501661093

12 episodes at around 30 minutes each.

Toei Animation

Director: Yoshiharu Ashino
Story Editor & Head Writer: Eugene Son
Character Design: Terumi Nishii
Cloth Design: Takashi Okazaki

thanks, adding it to the OP
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slade
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(08-02-2017, 11:53 AM)
Meh, these 80's Shounen were the typical, battle without substance, that most people complained about in reviews of Shounen's. I never got that critique because One Piece, Naruto, Kenshin and a whole host of other Shounen's I watched had somewhat compelling narratives. And then I had the misfortune of watching or let's say trying to watch, JoJo's Stardust Arc.

Hopefully, if they do remake this, they redo the story a bit to make it more compelling.
MikeHattsu
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(08-02-2017, 11:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kain-Nosgoth

hmmm, i don't know why, the image doesn't show up in my OP.... what gives?

Ya using the wrong url. http://i.imgur.com/CSU3uxN.png is the correct one.

Or http://i.imgur.com/7dvLaSG.jpg
spineduke
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(08-02-2017, 11:57 AM)

Originally Posted by ReiGun

It's wonderful that you only remember the art from that show and not the soul crushing sadness that oozed from every episode.

I'm actually jealous of you.

Soul crushing is putting it lightly, but I was awestruck by the linework and art - particularly the first episode. I always thought if Seiya got the same treatment, people would lose their shit. The Seiya movies are super polished, but don't come close to the raw energy and style that Casshern did.
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(08-02-2017, 12:00 PM)
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Really glad Netflix is getting more animes.
johancruijff
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(08-02-2017, 12:02 PM)
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bring back Tsurikichi Sanpei too
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Originally Posted by Sony

Couple of months ago I bought J-Stars Victory VS and saw all these characters I never knew of before. So cool that some of the cheaters in that game are reimagined today xD

is this game any good? I saw it on sales i couple times
Kain-Nosgoth
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(08-02-2017, 12:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by slade

Meh, these 80's Shounen were the typical, battle without substance, that most people complained about in reviews of Shounen's. I never got that critique because One Piece, Naruto, Kenshin and a whole host of other Shounen's I watched had somewhat compelling narratives. And then I had the misfortune of watching or let's say trying to watch, JoJo's Stardust Arc.

Hopefully, if they do remake this, they redo the story a bit to make it more compelling.

the story is pretty simple, and it still follow codes of shonen, A LOT, but there's lot of great, or sad moments in the serie, and the fact that is was filled with wonderfull music helped a lot too, like these :

Under the wood of the world tree

Mime's requiem
Koren
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(08-02-2017, 12:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jinroh

What's even the point of remaking it? The show is really good and way better than the manga already.

Originally Posted by Mass_Pincup

This is going to do insane numbers in France. The original is a cult classic over here, nearly on par with Dragon Ball.

Well, we already got the shortened remake, arguably better than the original ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBjoS1GBr0Q
Rymuth
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(08-02-2017, 12:08 PM)
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Fuck it, why not?

Hopefully they'll go all the way up to Zeus and Cronus this time
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(08-02-2017, 12:09 PM)
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For some strange reason I came in here expecting to see the cast from Ronin Warriors. Now I'm disappointed and that is entirely on me... I've never actually seen Saint Seiya though, so I'm pretty excited about that.
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Yeah, I echo the rest of French-GAF, this is going to be huge here. Club Dorothée forever!
I hope this is good. I always want to revisit those animes from my childhood but there are so many episodes, I just don't have the time. 12 episodes per season is perfect for me.

Too bad they'll probably never remake Fly (Dai no Daibōken) though, since it's part of Dragon Quest. That was by far my favorite cartoon growing up.
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(08-02-2017, 12:11 PM)
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As a kid, I just remember these guys kept losing over and over. Never catching a break.
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(08-02-2017, 12:12 PM)
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FULMINE DI PEGASUUUUUUUUUUUUUS
Rymuth
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(08-02-2017, 12:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by gdt

As a kid, I just remember these guys kept losing over and over. Never catching a break.

That was the point. To stand up no matter what.

Apollo pretty much broke Seiya by the end

Fuuuu--I still get chills listening to Apollos theme

https://youtu.be/oBjDoK80kfY
Akiller
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(08-02-2017, 12:17 PM)
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So what's next? Hokuto No Ken remake?
Madao
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(08-02-2017, 12:19 PM)
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this one will be big among my old non-anime-watching friends since the original show was bigger than dragon Ball back in the day in my country. it was the first anime that really took off here.

let's hope they improve it. the very start of the original has some weird stuff compared to how it went later so i hope they fix the inconsistencies and plot holes to make it flow better.
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(08-02-2017, 12:23 PM)
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I have zero hopes for the Italian version by the way, unless they go out of their way to make the script in aulic language like it was in the original adaptation.
I think this is the only anime that i really don't want to watch in Japanese because the Italian version was so much superior in every way.
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(08-02-2017, 12:25 PM)
I think I'm crying right now, so many childhood memories....
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Originally Posted by LeleSocho

I have zero hopes for the Italian version by the way, unless they go out of their way to make the script in aulic language like it was in the original adaptation.

Divina Commedia quotes or RIOT.
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(08-02-2017, 12:30 PM)
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Please don't fucj this up. Original is as big as Dragon ball here in Brazil.
Kain-Nosgoth
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(08-02-2017, 12:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rymuth

That was the point. To stand up no matter what.

Apollo pretty much broke Seiya by the end

Fuuuu--I still get chills listening to Apollos theme

https://youtu.be/oBjDoK80kfY

wow thanks, i somehow completly forgot about this music! But then 1:47 starts, and the whole final scene came back in my mind, it was glorious!
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Originally Posted by spineduke

Visually, I'd love if they could do for Saint Seiya what they did for Casshern Sins. Art was on point.

It's Toei, you'll get cheap ass animation, like they did with Saint Seiya Omega, Dragon Ball Super and the Sailor Moon Remake. Sucks this isn't by a better studio like TMS which did The Lost Canvas series.
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CGI? Awful trend for Netflix animu.

Saint Seiya was one of my childhood favorites, but I have very little hope for this. I'll still watch it, cuz fuck it. They won't, cuz people are stupid like that, but they should reuse the original soundtrack as-is.


edit: CGI and Toei animation? Are we gonna get sub-Berserk levels of quality here?
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(08-02-2017, 12:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mass_Pincup

Smart pick from Netflix.

This is going to do insane numbers in France. The original is a cult classic over here, nearly on par with Dragon Ball.

France ?

Every Latin based country loves this anime!
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(08-02-2017, 12:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by jett

CGI? Awful trend for Netflix animu.

Saint Seiya was one of my childhood favorites, but I have very little hope for this. I'll still watch it, cuz fuck it. They won't, cuz people are stupid like that, but they should reuse the original soundtrack as-is.


edit: CGI and Toei animation? Are we gonna get sub-Berserk levels of quality here?

Is such a thing even possible?

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(08-02-2017, 12:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by jett

CGI? Awful trend for Netflix animu.

edit: CGI and Toei animation? Are we gonna get sub-Berserk levels of quality here?

Not sure where OP gets that it's CG from? Not mentioned in any of the sources.
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(08-02-2017, 12:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lavalamp1138

I wouldn't even know where to start watching.

Episode 1 of the original series. ;) The original anime covers the first few arcs of the manga, the final arc (Hades chapter) was animated in the early to mid 2000s as a series of 3 OVA series spanning a total of 31 episodes.

I haven't seen the various spin offs but the original series is why everybody likes Saint Seiya so it's worth checking out.
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(08-02-2017, 12:41 PM)
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CABALLEROS DEL ZODIACO!

Man,. that show was the bomb! It was fucking HUGE in dominican Republic
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Originally Posted by RockTurtle

CABALLEROS DEL ZODIACO!

Man,. that show was the bomb! It was fucking HUGE in dominican Republic

France and Latin America about to wipe that Netflix debt.
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(08-02-2017, 12:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by MikeHattsu

Not sure where OP gets that it's CG from? Not mentioned in any of the sources.

it's said in the famitsu apparently, and considering the staff, it was pretty much obvious! I updated the OP with the full cast

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