The Best Episodes of Saint Seiya

Hades Chapter - Elysion: Towards a World Filled with Light

#1 - Hades Chapter - Elysion: Towards a World Filled with Light 9.37

Season 6 - Episode 6

Directors: Tomoharu Katsumata
The Lost Canvas: I just want to live

#2 - The Lost Canvas: I just want to live 9.13

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 Lost Canvas: The Path of Righteousness

#3 - The Lost Canvas: The Path of Righteousness 8.93

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 Lost Canvas: Refuse

#4 - The Lost Canvas: Refuse 8.92

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 Lost Canvas: Now Unreachable

#5 - The Lost Canvas: Now Unreachable 8.91

Season 7 - Episode 11

Tenma finally returns to the Sanctuary, and challenges Alone to a fight, only to have the tables turned. Then, the Pope arrives and uses an amulet from a previous incarnation of Athena to release the “Talisman Cage” and weaken Hades’ power. He tries to seal Hades in the Sanctuary using Athena’s cosmos. However, Pandora rushes over…

The Lost Canvas: Procession of Funeral Roses

#6 - The Lost Canvas: Procession of Funeral Roses 8.83

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.

Hades Chapter - Sanctuary: The Ancient Warrior

#7 - Hades Chapter - Sanctuary: The Ancient Warrior 8.80

Season 4 - Episode 6

Directors: Shigeyasu Yamauchi
The Lost Canvas: Descent

#8 - The Lost Canvas: Descent 8.80

Season 7 - Episode 10

The fight between Aldebaran and Kagaho reaches its climax. Bennu recalls old memories with the arrival of the Taurus Saint's disciples, and decides to take on his opponent with full power; on the other hand, Aldebaran decides to unleash his most powerful technique in order to end the battle. During the night, peace is shaken: Alone himself invades the Sanctuary and wreaks destruction, forcing the Gold Saints into submission with his tenebrous cosmo. It's time for Athena to face her legendary enemy — and for Sasha, to face her older brother.

Hades Chapter - Inferno: Desperation! The Wailing Wall

#9 - Hades Chapter - Inferno: Desperation! The Wailing Wall 8.75

Season 5 - Episode 10

Directors: Tomoharu Katsumata
Hang in there Kiki! A Sorrowful Death Battle

#10 - Hang in there Kiki! A Sorrowful Death Battle 8.70

Season 3 - Episode 10

Hades Chapter - Sanctuary: Beginning of a new holy war

#11 - Hades Chapter - Sanctuary: Beginning of a new holy war 8.70

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.

Directors: Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Hades Chapter - Inferno: Farewell! Gold Saints...

#12 - Hades Chapter - Inferno: Farewell! Gold Saints... 8.70

Season 5 - Episode 12

Directors: Tomoharu Katsumata
Excalibur! Shura's Soul Resides in the Right Wrist

#13 - Excalibur! Shura's Soul Resides in the Right Wrist 8.67

Season 3 - Episode 6

The Black Knights Appear

#14 - The Black Knights Appear 8.67

Season 1 - Episode 9

Seiya is searching for Ikki with the aid of a police dog. Shun is in the forest remembering of the past and wondering what had made his brother change, when a new enemy arrives: one of the black saints, Black Swan. He attacks Shun, but Hyoga arrives and challenges him to a freezing duel: Swan vs. Black Swan. The other three black saints (Black Pegasus, Black Dragon and Black Andromeda) eventually show up too.

The Lost Canvas: Day of Breeze

#15 - The Lost Canvas: Day of Breeze 8.67

Season 7 - Episode 8

Tenma bears the full force of Asmita’s attack. When suddenly the Goldenrain reacts to Tenma’s rising cosmos and bears fruit. Asmita disappears, and Tenma and the others gather the berries and flee from the Underworld. However, even Jamir feels the evil reach of new Specters. Who should appear before them but Asmita.

Hades Chapter - Sanctuary: End of the Pride

#16 - Hades Chapter - Sanctuary: End of the Pride 8.65

Season 4 - Episode 9

Directors: Shigeyasu Yamauchi
The Lost Canvas: Sword of Solitude

#17 - The Lost Canvas: Sword of Solitude 8.64

Season 8 - Episode 6

Hypnos gathers his subordinates, the four gods who control dreams. One of them, the beastly Vision Icelus, appears in the Sagittarius Temple, avoiding Capricorn El Cid's attacks, and steals the soul of the unconscious Sisyphos. El Cid leaves the Sanctuary alone to get it back. El Cid, who had always been by Sisyphos's side, felt the reason why he wouldn't wake up...

The Lost Canvas: Great Star

#18 - The Lost Canvas: Great Star 8.64

Season 7 - Episode 9

Minos's Specters, previously killed by Pisces Albafica's Bloody Rose trap, are brought back to life. Now, they find themselves face to face with Taurus Aldebaran, who proves to be capable of dealing with them with his arms crossed. While Aldebaran and Dohko patrol the Sanctuary's vicinity, Bennu Kagaho arrives, seeking revenge against the Libra Saint — however, he meets Taurus instead, and they start a furious battle: the fastest Specter against the fastest Gold Saint.

The Lost Canvas: Promise

#19 - The Lost Canvas: Promise 8.62

Season 7 - Episode 1

The Crusades. The battles that take place every 200 or so years between the Goddess Athena and Hades, the Lord of the Underworld. In an 18th century European country town, just as the Crusade is dawning, live Tenma and Alone. They have completely different personalities but are the best of friends. One day, Alone meets a woman named Pandora. From that day, the cogs of fate are set into motion.

A Miracle Appears! Odin Cloth

#20 - A Miracle Appears! Odin Cloth 8.60

Season 2 - Episode 25

Rebirth from the Flames! Undestructible Ikki

#21 - Rebirth from the Flames! Undestructible Ikki 8.60

Season 1 - Episode 22

Shun, Saori and Tatsumi hide themselves at a small house in the middle of the forest, in order to protect the Gold Cloth's helm. Meanwhile, the Fire Saint arrives at Japan and burns the Kido's mansion with his flame attack. Tatsumi and Saori wants to return, but Shun stops them, reminding Saori how important it is to protect the Gold Helm. Tatsumi disagrees and flies to Kido Mansion, being captured by the Fire Saint and some soldiers from the Sanctuary. Under torture, he tells them where the Gold Helm is. Shun has troubles in trying to put out the firespots caused by Fire Saint's flame attacks, and this is decisive for the battle, since he can't put out the fire and defend himself at the same time. Eventually, Shun falls in the middle of the flames, but suddenly a hurricane begins, blowing the flames away, and a man appears from the nothing, carrying Shun on his arms: Phoenix Ikki! Ikki is back from the hell, and he is no longer a servant of the Sanctuary. He kills the Fire Saint quick

The Lost Canvas: Beyond the Dream

#22 - The Lost Canvas: Beyond the Dream 8.58

Season 8 - Episode 8

With one of the four gods down, El Cid finds himself confronted by Icelus. The beastly god continues to overpower El Cid with his dimensional abilities, but the Capricorn Saint is determined to rescue Sisyphos. Meanwhile, Tenma fights his way out of his dream prison and faces against Morpheus.

Hades Chapter - Inferno: Reunion! The Gold Cloths

#23 - Hades Chapter - Inferno: Reunion! The Gold Cloths 8.58

Season 5 - Episode 11

Directors: Tomoharu Katsumata
The Lost Canvas: Setting Off

#24 - The Lost Canvas: Setting Off 8.57

Season 7 - Episode 13

Tenma leaves the Sanctuary and has resolved to fight on his own. However, on orders from the Pope, he is stopped by the Cancer Golden Saint Manigold and locked in a cell. Back at the Hades palace, so as to fully awaken Hades, who’s full reincarnation is prevented by Alone’s memories, Hypnos and Thanatos encourage Pandora to trap Hades into an atrium.

Miraculous Rebirth and Cosmic Friendship

#25 - Miraculous Rebirth and Cosmic Friendship 8.55

Season 1 - Episode 5

Seiya and Shiryu are now without their clothes, which means that the smallest mistake will lead one of them to death. Shiryu is still fast enough to avoid Seiya's meteors, but Seiya has got an ace up his sleeve: he has found out that Shiryu's attack, the Rising Dragon, has a small weakpoint that might lead Shiryu to his defeat, and possibly to his death...