Saint Seiya

10 Best Episodes of Saint Seiya

Ages ago, the goddess Athena was served by fighters called Saints who channeled the power of the Cosmos within them. Now a youth named Seiya has trained to become a Saint himself by earning the mystical Cloth of Pegasus. He is joined by other Saints with Cloths of their own to fight for Athena.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 14, 2023.

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Saint Seiya - S5E10

#15 - Hades Chapter - Inferno: Desperation! The Wailing Wall (Season 5 - Episode 10)

The episode was rated 8.39 from 31 votes.

Saint Seiya - S7E3

#14 - The Lost Canvas: Sacred War Begins (Season 7 - Episode 3)


Tenma and the other Saintly Warriors head towards an Italian town where the warriors of the Underworld are gathered. Tenma realizes it is his hometown, and worries about Tenma’s fate. However, Alone appears amongst the burning ruins of the town as the reincarnation of Lord Hades. Tenma – shocked by the evil transformation of his dear friend – is mercilessly attacked by Alone

The episode was rated 8.43 from 28 votes.

Saint Seiya - S8E4

#13 - The Lost Canvas: Refuse (Season 8 - Episode 4)

Cancer Manigoldo finds the location of the twin gods, but is helpless before the might of Thanatos, the god of death. Pope Sage arrives to help his disciple. As he struggles to withstand Thanatos's attacks, Manigoldo remembers how he met Sage when he was young... the Cancer Saint, a war orphan, once thought that human life was valueless... as Thanatos finally reveals his true strength and unleashes his divine wrath, is there any way for master and pupil to win?

The episode was rated 8.45 from 33 votes.

Saint Seiya - S4E9

#12 - Hades Chapter - Sanctuary: End of the Pride (Season 4 - Episode 9)



The episode was rated 8.47 from 34 votes.

Saint Seiya - S8E13

#11 - The Lost Canvas: Let You Be Yourself (Season 8 - Episode 13)

Hakurei finally defeats Hypnos by using his most powerful technique with the help from his former fellow saints from the last Holy War, but he's murdered by Hades just as he was about to destroy the dark barrier. Shion, enraged, attacks Hades causing him no harm. Amidst all this debacle, Dohko, Tenma and Yato arrive to join Shion and Yuzuriha. The Pegasus Saint fights Hades, but the King of the Underworld overpowers him. In the verge of an inminent death, Tenma is saved by Dohko by using all his cosmos.

The episode was rated 8.49 from 41 votes.

Saint Seiya - S7E6

#10 - The Lost Canvas: Procession of Funeral Roses (Season 7 - Episode 6)


Albafica fights against Minos with all his might, releasing the “crimson zone.” However even that is deflected by the Specter’s armor, causing Albafica to finally fall. Minos then heads towards the village outside of the Sanctuary that Albafica was trying to protect. The village is destroyed, and even Agasya, a young girl mourning Albafica, is targeted by Minos.

The episode was rated 8.50 from 30 votes.

Saint Seiya - S4E6

#9 - Hades Chapter - Sanctuary: The Ancient Warrior (Season 4 - Episode 6)


The episode was rated 8.53 from 40 votes.

Saint Seiya - S4E1

#8 - Hades Chapter - Sanctuary: Beginning of a new holy war (Season 4 - Episode 1)


Shion, the old Pope has come from death, giving his soul to Hades for a new life. Not only him, but Mephisto(death-mask) and Aphrodite have give their soul to be alive again. Mu of Aries tried to stop them, but Shion was the old knight of Aries .He had teach everything to Mu, so he knows all his tactics.

The episode was rated 8.57 from 53 votes.

Saint Seiya - S8E9

#7 - The Lost Canvas: The Path of Righteousness (Season 8 - Episode 9)

Tenma and El Cid are helpless before the combined might of Oneiros and his fellow Dream Gods: Phantasos, Icelos and Morpheus. But Athena appears in the Dream World in order to save Sisyphos; Tenma and El Cid begin the fight anew to protect Athena, and succeed in removing Oneiros from the Dream World, taking the fight into the real world.

The episode was rated 8.57 from 28 votes.

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#6 - The Lost Canvas: I just want to live (Season 8 - Episode 5)


Thanatos finally gets serious after being wounded by Manigoldo. But even in the worst position imaginable, Sage doesn't falter. "Don't use the word despair so loosely", he says, and Manigoldo remembers his old days with his master and the desperation he felt when he saw the destiny of humans after death, regaining hope and determination to fight. The two use their Sekishiki Meikai Ha attack in a desperate attempt, and end up succeeding in separating Thanatos's soul from his physical body, but that isn't enough to defeat the god of death...

The episode was rated 8.59 from 32 votes.

Saint Seiya - S8E12

#5 - The Lost Canvas: How Many Months and Years (Season 8 - Episode 12)

Hakurei ventures into the Cathedral alone, protected by a blade blessed by the previous incarnation of Athena. He tears apart the opposing Specters until he reaches the center of Hades's dark barrier that permeates the castle and hinders the Saints. When he attempts to destroy it with his sword, Hypnos appears, revealing to have intercepted and defeated Hakurei's pupils Shion and Yuzuriha. Will Hakurei be able to take down the foe he has hated since the last Holy War?

The episode was rated 8.61 from 31 votes.

Saint Seiya - S8E10

#4 - The Lost Canvas: Sacred Sword (Season 8 - Episode 10)


Athena enters Sisyphos's dream. There she finds that Sisyphos torn by guilt over taking her away from Alone and Tenma. He thinks he ruined her life, and caused the Holy War. Athena risks her life to attempt to persuade him to open his heart and rise from darkness.

The episode was rated 8.61 from 31 votes.

Saint Seiya - S5E12

#3 - Hades Chapter - Inferno: Farewell! Gold Saints... (Season 5 - Episode 12)

The episode was rated 8.70 from 33 votes.

Saint Seiya - S4E10

#2 - Hades Chapter - Sanctuary: The Gold Confrontation (Season 4 - Episode 10)



The episode was rated 8.71 from 35 votes.

Saint Seiya - S6E6

#1 - Hades Chapter - Elysion: Towards a World Filled with Light (Season 6 - Episode 6)

The episode was rated 8.94 from 32 votes.

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