The BEST episodes of Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac

Every episode of Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac!

Seiya and the Knights of the Zodiac rise again to protect the reincarnation of the goddess Athena, but a dark prophecy hangs over them all.

Last Updated: 2/1/2023Network:Crunchyroll
Heaven's Treasure
4 votes

#1 - Heaven's Treasure

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/2/2022

Phoenix Nero fights a losing battle against Gold Knight Virgo Shaka. To have any chance of overcoming Shaka’s unlimited power, Nero must dig deep into his soul and face his own death.

The Land of the Dead
7 votes

#2 - The Land of the Dead

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/21/2022

Shiryu goes ahead and arrives at the House of Cancer, where his corresponding Gold Knight is waiting for him ready to kill him.

The Secrets of Sanctuary
4 votes

#3 - The Secrets of Sanctuary

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/9/2022

Time is running out for Sienna. While the Knights discover the identity of the true evil over Sanctuary, Seiya is locked in battle with Gold Knight Scorpio Milo.

Writer: Tom Pugsley
Andromeda Island
7 votes

#4 - Andromeda Island

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/7/2022

While Seiya and the others have trouble dealing with Gemini, the action also takes place on Andromeda Island.

Battle for the House of Leo
6 votes

#5 - Battle for the House of Leo

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/4/2022

Already gripped in a life-and-death struggle against Gold Knight Leo Aiolia, Seiya is forced into even more danger when an archenemy returns.

The Seventh Sense
11 votes

#6 - The Seventh Sense

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/31/2022

Seiya faces Aldebaran in the House of Taurus to go ahead and save Athena, but his rival is really powerful.

Rebirth of the Rising Dragon
5 votes

#7 - Rebirth of the Rising Dragon

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/28/2022

As Long seeks a way to defeat Cancer Deathmask, Seiya reaches the House of Leo where he is unexpectedly confronted by a former friend.

The One as Powerful as a God
6 votes

#8 - The One as Powerful as a God

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/25/2022

Inside the House of Virgo, Seiya and the Bronze Knights face the powerful Gold Knight Shaka – with the help of an old acquaintance.

The Twelve Houses
15 votes

#9 - The Twelve Houses

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/31/2022

Athena is attacked by a godslayer arrow and Seiya and company must fight against the Gold Knights to save her.

Writer: Henry Gilroy
One War Ends, Another Begins
38 votes

#10 - One War Ends, Another Begins

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/23/2020

The Bronze Knights face Graad's upgraded Black Knights. Though Seiya and the others gain the upper hand, Graad proves to be a formidable foe.

Writer: Eugene Son
The Prophecy
36 votes

#11 - The Prophecy

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/23/2020

Graad assembles his own Black Knights to protect mankind from the gods. When his forces abduct Sienna, the Bronze Knights set out to rescue her.

Writer: Eugene Son
The Skull Knights
5 votes

#12 - The Skull Knights

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/11/2022

While Marin, Genet, Aldebaran, and Mu head for Star Hill, Seiya and the Bronze Knights find the path to the House of Virgo blocked by the Skull Knights.

The Challenge
32 votes

#13 - The Challenge

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/23/2020

Perseus Argol's Medusa Shield turns its opponents into stone. One of the Bronze Knights makes a life-altering decision to protect Sienna.

The Rising Tide
39 votes

#14 - The Rising Tide

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/23/2020

Fearing for Sienna's safety, Marin orders Seiya to protect her. Alone, Marin faces the Silver Knights Hound Asterion and Whale Morris.

Directors: Yoshiharu Ashino
Writer: Sandra Hall
Cold Hearted
8 votes

#15 - Cold Hearted

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/14/2022

Shun confronts the Gemini Gold Knight while Hyoga mysteriously reappears before Camus, his former master.

To Fight for Athena
37 votes

#16 - To Fight for Athena

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/23/2020

Reunited with the Bronze Knights, Seiya and the others search for Sienna. Silver Knight Jamian the Crow appears, determined to stop them.

The Silver Knights
42 votes

#17 - The Silver Knights

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/23/2020

Seiya awakens, having survived the collapsing volcano. He quickly learns Sanctuary has sent Silver Knight Misty and his old master Marin to kill him.

Writer: Tom Pugsley
5 votes

#18 - Reflections

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/18/2022

Marin, Genet, Aldebaran, and Mu begin to investigate Star Hill, and find unexpected danger at every turn.

Phoenix Rising
78 votes

#19 - Phoenix Rising

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/19/2019

Phoenix Nero has built up his overwhelming power with hate. To stop him, the Bronze Knights must combine their strength to reclaim the Gold Armor.

Nebula Chain
75 votes

#20 - Nebula Chain

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/19/2019

Reluctant to fight, Andromeda Shaun takes a defensive approach against Unicorn Jab using her Nebula Chain. Meanwhile, Vander's army attacks.

The Black Knights
75 votes

#21 - The Black Knights

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/19/2019

Seiya takes down a helicopter to retrieve the stolen Gold Armor from Phoenix Nero, only to be confronted by Vander's Black Knights.

Enter the Dragon
75 votes

#22 - Enter the Dragon

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/19/2019

Believing in the dark prophecy, Magnus confronts Lady Sienna. Seiya faces his toughest opponent yet: Dragon Long.

92 votes

#23 - Seiya

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/19/2019

After exhibiting special powers, Seiya is approached by the enigmatic Alman Kido, who urges him to fulfill his destiny and become a Bronze Knight.

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Burn Your Cosmo
84 votes

#24 - Burn Your Cosmo

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/19/2019

Seiya obtains the Pegasus Armor with ease, but to be a true Knight of Athena, he must first prove himself in the Galaxian Wars tournament.

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