Edit Anime Information
What would you like to edit?

Saint Seiya: Meiou Hades Juuni Kyuu-hen

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Saint Seiya: The Hades Chapter - Sanctuary, Saint Seiya Hades, Saint Seiya: The Hades Sanctuary Chapter
Japanese: 聖闘士星矢 冥王ハーデス十二宮編


Type: OVA
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 9, 2002 to Jul 25, 2003
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.171 (scored by 22,139 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #3682
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2190
Members: 35,293
Favorites: 300
Ranked #368Popularity #2190Members 35,293
Add to List
Episodes: /13
buy from amazon
* Your list is public by default.


Hades is planning to take over the world, to achieve that goal, he sends out deceased Gold Saints to take Athena's head. Seiya and the other Bronze Saints come to help but their help isn't appreciated by the remaining Gold Saints that are still alive.

(Source: ANN)


No background information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding background information here.

Episode Videos

Related Anime

Characters & Voice Actors


Itou, Naoyuki
Episode Director
Nagamine, Tatsuya
Episode Director
Yokote, Michiko
Script, Series Composition
Yamada, Nobuo
Theme Song Composition

Edit Opening Theme

"Chikyuugi" Yumi Matsuzawa

Edit Ending Theme

"Kimi To Onaji Aozora - (The Same Blue Sky as You)" by Yumi Matsuzawa

More reviewsReviews

Apr 19, 2009
Hanus (All reviews)
I just want to say that Saint seiya was one of my first anime in childhood and then i very liked it, even with dubbing in my country. After so many years i found a continuation of my fav anime and all i can say I'm amazed as always by saint seiya ;]

It's my first review so don't expect to much...

Story: 8/10

Story is back on tracks, i mean the sanctuary ;] personally i think it was best party of series, and now Athena sanctuary is back.
Like in every arc or movie new god want to kill Athena, and now it's hades read more
Oct 5, 2018
ChouEritto (All reviews)
The first part of the Hades Arc is quite the gripping opening act after the below average Poseidon Arc the original series ended on. We get a lot of tension in the build up of the threat the Spectres hold to the Gold Saints, the drama of the Gold Saints having to fight their own allies and some good character writing in fleshing out Shaka a lot more. We also have a fair amount of payoff in seeing characters such as Mu and Dohko finally showing their capabilities after such a large amount of time building them up.
However, things start to lose steam with the read more
Oct 1, 2010
ParaParaJMo (All reviews)
Story and Characters
Before I go onto the review part, I want to say for those who have not seen the original TV series, you will be unable to have a complete understanding to the significance of what goes on in this oav. Yes, the original TV series may be 114 episodes long, but it's worth watching to get to this point and it will make the story a lot more exciting. But if you don't want to go through the TV series or read the manga, I heard there is a recap special that summarizes the anime series and I suppose if you can find read more
Apr 26, 2019
SieghartTheMage (All reviews)
The continuation of the historical series, the animation of the final arc of the manga, the Hades saga, divided into 3 parts (Hades Sanctuary, Underworld and Elysium). This is the first one, and the best one.

The story begins well. The long-awaited enemy awakens and begins his invasion. Several traitors return, including many golden knights, and start a series of clashes (more or less serious), between twists and turns, epic moments and sad moments. Many of the most symbolic of the whole work are here.

The anime, in these first 13 episodes, also makes some gamble. The first concerns history. Toei had already made so many changes read more


Recent News

North American Anime & Manga Releases for April

North American Anime & Manga Releases for April

North American Anime & Manga releases for April 2014 Week 1: April 1st - 7th Anime Releases Dragon Ball Z Season 3 Collection Blu-ray Ebiten Complete Collection ...read more

Recent Forum Discussion