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Crunchyroll and Toei Animation are announcing today the latest Saint Seiya series will continue in a brand new second season titled Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac – Battle for Sanctuary –! The new series will simulcast on Crunchyroll worldwide (excluding Asia) later this Summer.


Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac – Battle for Sanctuary –

Airdate: Summer 2022

Territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS




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The first Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac series premiered on Netflix between 2019 and 2020, adapting the “Galaxian Wars,” “Black Knights” and “Silver Saints” arcs. The series is described as such:


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?




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine and the Editor-in-Chief of Sci Fi Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.