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Saint Seiya: Lost Canvas Gaiden Begins Final Arc in August

posted on by Karen Ressler
Current arc ends on Friday

This year's July issue of Akita Shoten's Bessatsu Shōnen Champion magazine will announce on Friday that the final arc of Masami Kurumada and Shiori Teshirogi's Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas - Meiō Shinwa Gaiden manga will begin in the September issue on August 12. The final arc will be titled "Rōfutago-hen" (Old Twins Arc).

The magazine is publishing the final chapter of "Aries no Shion-hen" (Shion's Aries Arc) in the July issue, and the series will take a one-month break.

Kurumada and Teshirogi launched Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas - Meiō Shinwa Gaiden in May 2011 in Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine. The manga moved to Bessatsu Shōnen Champion in 2012. The manga is a spinoff of Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas - Meiō Shinwa. The original manga was set two and a half centuries before the first Saint Seiya storyline. It focuses on the friendship of Tenma and Alone — the previous incarnations of the characters Pegasus Seiya and Hades who would become mortal enemies in the original Saint Seiya.

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