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

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Japanese: 聖闘士星矢 THE LOST CANVAS 冥王神話 外伝


Type: Manga
Volumes: 16
Chapters: 90
Status: Finished
Published: May 19, 2011 to Mar 12, 2016
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Kurumada, Masami (Story), Teshirogi, Shiori (Story & Art)


Score: 8.021 (scored by 20132,013 users)
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Ranked: #7622
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Popularity: #4055
Members: 5,087
Favorites: 149


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A series of side stories focusing each of the Gold Saints from Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas exploring their lives, mostly events which occurred before.

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Jun 1, 2015
Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas Gaiden provides us short stories of the gold saints, mostly of their stories are from before the Holy War, or from while they were training to be the gold saints, and also some of them are events from after the War.
The manga is very nice if you already read the Lost Canvas manga and want to know more about the gold saints – since some of them weren't explored that much in the original manga –, or if you simply liked an specific saint and want to hear some stories about his past.

Another thing that might call your attention ...
May 2, 2019
The Lost Canvas Gaiden, are 16 volumes, which tell 14 stories, dedicated to each of the principal Gold Saints (Gemini and Aries have 2 volumes, as well as the Old Twins, Sage and Hakurei).

The merit of these 16 volumes is therefore to further enrich its main characters, with various missions in the past (or some, in the future) and new backgrounds, perhaps even on a level of powers and space (think for example of Virgo Asmita, who in the main story has not had the chance to face great enemies). All this obviously expands the universe of the Lost Canvas in general, ranging with other ...
Jul 10, 2011
Preliminary (7/90 eps)
For fans who read and liked the Lost Canvas, this manga is very important, because it shows a side of history which we not have seen. You should try to read it, if you would like to know more about the past of Golden Saints.
This Gaiden shows some aspects of life each Golden Saints, their training and their past.
Firstly, each volume will be with each one of Golden Saint. I believe in 12 volumes initially....
Alfabica is the first....his past with his master, his pains, conflicts and a mission as Athena's Knight, before the events in Lost Canvas original.

Is very curious discover how was ...

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