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Netflix's Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya CG Anime Reveals Japanese Cast

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Masakazu Morita, Takahiro Sakurai, Satomi Satou, more star in series premiering this summer

The official website for Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya, Netflix's CG anime remake of Masami Kurumada's Saint Seiya (Knights of the Zodiac) manga, revealed the show's Japanese voice cast on Saturday.

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The anime's first 12-episode season will feature the story from the Galaxian Wars to Silver Saints arcs of the manga when it launches globally this summer. Each episode will be about 30 minutes long. Netflix describes the anime's story:

Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya follows modern day adventures of young warriors called "Knights", who are sworn protectors of the reincarnated Greek goddess Athena. Each Knights wears a powerful armor based on their chosen zodiac constellation, and are called Knights of the Zodiac. They aid Athena in her battle against powerful Olympian gods who are bent on destroying the humankind.

Yoshiharu Ashino (Tweeny Witches, CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon) is directing the series at Toei Animation. Eugene Son (Duel Masters, B-Legend! Battle Bedaman script writer) is the story editor and head writer. Terumi Nishii (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable, Penguindrum) is designing the characters, and Takashi Okazaki (Afro Samurai manga creator, Summer Wars character designer) is designing the armor.

Sources: Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya anime's website, Comic Natalie


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