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Saint Seiya: Meiou Hades Elysion-hen

Alternative Titles

English: Saint Seiya: The Hades Chapter - Elysion
Synonyms: Saint Seiya: The Hades Elysion Chapter
Japanese: 聖闘士星矢 冥王ハーデス エリシオン編


Type: OVA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 7, 2008 to Aug 1, 2008
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Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.711 (scored by 17,386 users)
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Ranked: #11302
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Popularity: #2580
Members: 27,814
Favorites: 136


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Oct 22, 2018
ChouEritto (All reviews)
The final segment of the Hades Arc is overall mediocre.

After having Inferno deviate away from the typical formula of the series, the final segment with the battles against Thanatos/Hypnos and Hades is the typical tale of Seiya getting a miraculous power up and the main cast overcoming their foe with the power of friendship, not to mention said climax being rushed and bland. It also doesn't help that it features other cheap plot contrivances such as Pandora's sudden change of heart or Seika suddenly getting over amnesia. One minor thing that disappointed me as well was the lack of the Athena Exclamation. It's introduction in read more
Oct 1, 2010
ParaParaJMo (All reviews)
Story and Characters
Even though it's six episodes, the pacing is very even and all the characters are present and united. And during the final battle, there are some cool things that do happen that you have to see to for yourself like with what also happens in the previous oavs. And the ending is also pretty amazing and it's very rare that Shounen uses the ending that it uses, but it is kind of ambiguous, but yet respectfully satisfying. But I feel if you have some familiarity with some of the prior works to Kurumada Masami, specifically Ring ni Kakero, I thought the ending was read more
Apr 26, 2019
SieghartTheMage (All reviews)
The actual conclusion, the final clash, which leaves in some respects a feeling of disappointment.


After the sacrifice of the golden knights and the destruction of the wall, the protagonists set off (for the umpteenth time) to rescue Athena, in the Elysium. The clashes with the last specters quickly end, and there is a good flashback with Pandora (perhaps the only good thing about this final piece).

The battle is in the Elysium, against the gods, Hades and two of his followers, Hypnos and Thanathos, obviously much stronger than the protagonists. Here we have gods, very powerful beings, who can't kill 5 kids (because the protagonists can't read more