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Saint Seiya: Tenkai-hen Josou - Overture

Alternative Titles

English: Saint Seiya: The Heaven Chapter - Overture
Japanese: 聖闘士星矢 天界編 序奏 ~overture~


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 14, 2004
Producers: Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 20 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.361 (scored by 8,426 users)
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Ranked: #21852
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Popularity: #3097
Members: 14,099
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After the Saints' victory against Hades, Seiya is left wounded and motionless in a wheel chair with no possible chance of recovery. Athena's sister Artemis, the Virgin Goddess of the Moon and twin sister of Apollo, makes an elaborate proposal - to restore Seiya's physical health in exchange for the supremacy of Sanctuary. Athena accepts and Artemis and her "Knights of the Sky" swiftly take control of Sanctuary. Now Seiya and his fellow Bronze Saints combat the forces of Zeus to regain their homeland but it will not be so easy. Bronze Saints Hydra Ichi and Unicorn Jabu, and Silver Saint Ophiuchus Shaina have join forces with Artemis and Apollo.

(Source: ANN)


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Yamada, Nobuo
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Falaschi, Edu
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"Pegasus Fantasy" by Make-Up

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"Never -Seitoushi Seiya No Theme-" by Make Up

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Dec 4, 2011
Alpharon (All reviews)
Esta review también está en español.

Note: this is about the Heaven saga, the last part of Saint Seiya, so there are some spoilers of the previous sagas (but not for this movie), so please, have that in mind.

With the positive opinions the Hades Saga (chapter Sanctuary) received, Masami Kurumada, Saint Seiya's creator, finally got the OK to make the final stage of the series, that one that hadn't even been in the manga: the heaven part. For the very first time, we would receive an adaptation of the Olympus war, that final showdown we only heard rumors about. The idea was that this movie would read more
Oct 9, 2010
rahvii (All reviews)
First half of the movie is extremely boring. The story most of the time is very abrupt, as if was skipping all the time, not that it matters because the series never had a super complicated story, but still it's annoying. The character designs are what you expect from Saint Seiya, but the backgrounds and most of the animations are catastrophic. Really, this movie was a very low budged one. The music is almost nonexistent, it's as if they forgot completely that the movie should actually have some of it.

When the movie hits the Icarus vs Seiya part it slowly starts to build up read more


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