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sainta



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:19 pm Reply with quote
The story looks pretty cool although a bit repetitive with the Bronze Saints once again taking the spotlight. I hope its not the same quality from those Elysium OVAs which abused extreme close ups and made fights a bit boring.
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dan9999



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:46 pm Reply with quote
Lost canvas focuses mainly on the gold saints thou.

Anyway this is awesome news!
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Kohii



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:53 pm Reply with quote
sainta wrote:
The story looks pretty cool although a bit repetitive with the Bronze Saints once again taking the spotlight. I hope its not the same quality from those Elysium OVAs which abused extreme close ups and made fights a bit boring.


Repetitive? When has Saint Seiya ever been repetitive?

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Mars, a warrior of the red planet, kidnaps Athena to establish a new world order, and Kōga stands up against Mars.


Yeah.

Step 1: Bad guys kidnap Athena
Step 2: Let's all save Saori-san, guys!
Step 3: Good guys get beaten up pretty badly
Step 4: Crying ensues. All hope is lost!
Step 5: Pegasus burns cosmos like a Hummer burns gasoline
Step 6: Pegasus beats up bad guys. And guess what? Athena wasn't so defenseless after all!

Masami Kurumada 101.
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mangaka-chan



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:04 am Reply with quote
Here's my first impression of the characters:

Koga: From the character personality, seems like a Seiya!clone, meh Confused

Yuna: I think had Shun actually been a girl (which, admit it, you thought he was one when you first watched the series) this would be what she'd look like, minus the green hair. But a skirt? Seriously??? It doesn't help that her character design reminds me of Heartcatch Cure, no doubt because of Morio Hanato as the director.

Soma: Aiolia!clone, that and I think ANN (or someone at Toei) got the constellation wrong, because the Leo saint is definitely a gold saint, not a bronze saint. They probably meant Leo Minor instead, if not I'm so confused.

Ryuho: Shiryu!clone, also doesn't help that he also wears the Draco cloth. I don't know about him being Koga's younger brother (and only 12 years old?! It's been a while since I watched/read Saint Seiya but I don't think there were saints that young before...Guess Toei is trying to target a younger generation of viewers with this series). I guess we're going to see the cool-headed-younger-brother trope here.

Eden: Ikki stand-in. Wondering if there will be some sibling connection between him and Yuna (since she reminds me so much of Shun Wink)

Haruto: Hyoga's stand-in, though his hair style reminds me waaaay too much of Allelujah from Gundam 00 (I have a feeling I won't be able to unsee it if I were to watch the show Shocked). But a "descendent of ninja"? Oh dear...
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Araki



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:38 am Reply with quote
mangaka-chan wrote:
(and only 12 years old?! It's been a while since I watched/read Saint Seiya but I don't think there were saints that young before...Guess Toei is trying to target a younger generation of viewers with this series).


Although they didn't look like it, the main characters in Saint Seiya were all between 13-15. Seiya and Shun 13, Hyoga and Shiryu 14, Ikki 15.

mangaka-chan wrote:
Soma: Aiolia!clone, that and I think ANN (or someone at Toei) got the constellation wrong, because the Leo saint is definitely a gold saint, not a bronze saint. They probably meant Leo Minor instead, if not I'm so confused.


Yeah, it's obviously Leo Minor, like Ban in the original series.

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mangaka-chan



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:11 am Reply with quote
I just realized this, but aren't Aquila and Orion suppose to be silver, not bronze, saints? Aquila Marin from the original series was definitely a silver saint, while I think it's been said that Kurumada made Orion a silver saint. But now they both got demoted to bronze saints? Shocked
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GVman



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:22 am Reply with quote
Lord knows how that happened.

Also, the Lionet Saint is actually a main character this time? With dialog and everything? Nifty. I'm curious if the Bear and Hydra Saints will play a larger role this time, too.
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sainta



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:07 pm Reply with quote
I meant repetitive with the original Seiya, not the spinoffs. Is it me or the Cloths are more better than the original ones? Not in terms or designs, but they protect more the body.

I'm guessing Eden will be like Ikki who is lonely wolf and briefly adds the main characters.
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Kohii



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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:17 pm Reply with quote
sainta wrote:
I meant repetitive with the original Seiya, not the spinoffs. Is it me or the Cloths are more better than the original ones? Not in terms or designs, but they protect more the body.

I'm guessing Eden will be like Ikki who is lonely wolf and briefly adds the main characters.


I know. The Odin Arc, the Poseidon Arc, the Hades Arc. They were all the same setup. Even the OVAs were like that, too.
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