The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of Chimaki Kuori’s Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō manga is today updated with a poster visual featuring its four main characters: Shoko, Athena, Eris, and Milo. It is also confirmed that GONZO (Space Battleship Tiramisu) works on anime production, in cooperation with Toei Animation that works on planning and producing. The latter has directly animated most of the Saint Seiya anime series since the 1980s, except Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (2009-2011) by TMS Entertainment.
Masato Tamagawa (Nurse Witch Komugi) serves as series director, alongside co-character designer Keiichi Ichikawa (Saint Seiya Omega Chapter New Cloth) and Fumina Nishino (Hitorijime My Hero), and series composition writer Ikuko Takahashi (Blue Exorcist, Star-Mu).
And four additional voice cast are announced:
- Ursa Minor Xiaoling: Suzuko Mimori (Umi Sonoda in Love Live!)
- Cassiopeia Erda: Ayana Taketatsu (Azusa Nakono in K-ON!)
- Northern Crown Katja: Yukiko Morishita (Love Tochiotome in PriPara)
- Pavo Mayura: Rina Sato (Mikoto Misaka in A Certain Magical Index)
The TV anime Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video Channel (Sky PerfecTV!
Anime Set for Prime Video) and ANIMAX on PlayStation (PS4) at 19:00 on December 10, 2018 (JST), then
will be also aired on the ANIMAX TV channel (BS/CS, CATV,IPTV) on December 24.
Poster visual (via: Comic Natalie)
— コミックナタリー (@comic_natalie) 2018年11月19日
Main voice cast:
- Shoko/Equuleus Sho: Aina Suzuki (Mari Ohara in Love Live! Sunshine!!)
- Kyoko/Equuleus Kyoko: M.A.O (Hinako Sakuragi in Hinako Note)
- Saori Kido: Inori Minase (Rem in Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World)
- Alicia Mii Benethol/Dolphin Mii: Megumi Nakajima (Ranka Lee in Macross Frontier)
- Scorpio Miro: Toshihiko Seki (Duo Maxwell in Mobile Suit Gundam Wing)
- Leo Aiolia: Hideyuki Tanaka (Fujitaka Kinomoto in Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card)
- Gemini Saga: Ryutaro Okiayu (Kunimitsu Tezuka in The Prince of Tennis)
©Masami Kurumada, Chimaki Kuori/Akita Shoten, Toei Animation