Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas - Meiou Shinwa
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Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas - Meiou Shinwa

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Japanese: 聖闘士星矢 THE LOST CANVAS 冥王神話


Type: Manga
Volumes: 25
Chapters: 223
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 21, 2006 to Apr 7, 2011
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Kurumada, Masami (Story), Teshirogi, Shiori (Story & Art)


Score: 8.271 (scored by 74677,467 users)
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Ranked: #3262
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Popularity: #1156
Members: 14,945
Favorites: 1,055


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This manga tells the story of the previous Holy war of the universe of Saint Seiya, taking place in the XVIII century, 250 years before the original manga. The story centers on the relation between Tenma, the Pegasus Saint and his beloved friend, Alone, who would eventually become his greatest enemy, Hades.

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Jun 25, 2017
Ok let's be simple
In Saint Seiya Classic you have:
Cliches, generic characters, cliches, more cliche, repetition, more repetition and cliche
Oh, and a POOR art style
Here you have development, good characters, good history and a good manga in general.
And a AMAZING art
And NO plot holes pratically, how amazing, hm Kurumada?

Ok, nós temos uma arte boa, desenvolvimento, bons personagens e praticamente tudo que não tem no clássico
Feb 17, 2014
If you liked the badasses in gold in saint seiya this manga shows what there all about, a massive scale war borderline on the amazing concept and the great character and art work this is definitely a manga for you.

I found that Saint seiya was lacking a lot of fighting power and that everyone was extremely balanced this does not occur here the power levels of the almighty gold saints of Athena show what there all about, all the characters were amazing evil and good character fights all the way upto the ending.

Can't wait to read the other saint seiya spin offs anything as ...
Jan 1, 2020
That thing you are reading right now? Drop it and read this instead.
I'm joking...or maybe I'm not.

I was always familiar with the Saint Seiya, but I was not aware of The Lost Canvas (or any Saint Seiya spin-offs). Honestly, I have no idea how I discover this manga, or what made me want to read it, but looking back, I'm so glad I did it.
Side note: No you don't have to read the original before reading this, but at the same time, if you read it, you gonna appreciate The Lost Canvas way more.

The plot is simple, almost cliche. I mean, it's ...

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