Plot: Set immediately after Saint Seiya, Saint Seiya - Saintia Shō follows the traditional central plot common to Kurumada's original work and its derivative works: Athena, the Greek goddess of justice and heroic endeavor, returns when evil consumes Earth, and battles antagonistic deities, the agents of evil, with the assistance of her army of warriors known as Saints, protected by their Cloths, battle armors that represent their guardian constellations. The main character in the series is a young female Saint named Shō, who protects Athena and her Sanctuary from the attack of Goddess of Discord, Eris. The series introduces a new class of female Saints, which are known as Saintia (聖闘少女（セインティア） Seintia, lit. "Holy Fighting Girls"), Athena's personal maidens.
I suppose I should prepare for Saint Seiya. I don't have time to read the original.
Lucky me, I find the manga's 1st chapter on a Youtube video. That saves me time to not go on fan scanlation sites to read it.
While I'm not fluent in Spanish, I do have 2 years of high school Spanish which is good enough to make out some if not most of the words since it uses the same alphabet along with the illustrations for context.
Speaking of Spanish, I remember Saint Seiya was the "DBZ" in Central and South America as it didn't do so well in North America.
Since it has female characters predominantly, no doubt the art style becomes soft and look shoujo as the eyes are somewhat detailed.
Sho's upbringing: she lives with her dad in what appears to be a traditional, old style Japanese home.
Why am I getting a Sailor Moon vibe?
Weird, they blacked out the male Saints' eyes.
Oh it's all girls school so does this mean it follows the trend that most new anime shows with a high female character ratio, lots of yuri baiting?
Actually no, I'm getting an Utena vibe instead.
Well, that was a good read. The art style is pleasant to look at. That's good to note since I have read really ugly manga where I cannot make out the characters like Attack on Titan's case.
Taka, I'm still don't know how to feel about Toei animating this manga with the updated Original Saint Seiya art style rather than the clean and detailed Shoujo like art style Chimaki draws in Saintia Shou.
Wait, did they actually say that in the news? We don't have information or a trailer yet to preview the product, I mean anime. Usually, anime does try to emulate the original source's art style unless you are from a light novel where you only have LN covers.
Most drastic case I seen in changing the art style would Haru Chika.
Not too familiar with Toei Animation's record with the art style in anime since I didn't pay too close attention to Toriko, Sailor Moon, and One Piece
Oh yeah, the magazine news with its anime visual promos. I'm so dense. Thanks for the correction. I do see the difference. The anime is much sharper and looks more "shonen" and grittier than Shoujo. I'm thinking they might have done it for their target demographic, guys. I might get whammed here since moe anime is mostly consumed by men and has a lot of "soft features." It's weird that they make the anime.
Comedically, I see her anime self is angry while her manga side is happier. it's the Kirby effect!
Taka, LOL true. Anyways while I'm slightly disappointed that they aren't following Chimaki's art style it doesn't seem like they changed much in the character design features. I guess once a PV is released I can judge it better.
Taka: When I first got Disney Plus last year?, it didn't have a lot back then either. I think they added some new movies especially new ones. Like HBO Max and the defunct DC Universe, they are trying to focus on newer exclusive shows instead of building their
Nov 13, 2020 23:31:32 GMT
Taka: pre-existing library. Wreck it Ralph is worth it. The sequel might not be as good but it's still fun to watch.
Nov 13, 2020 23:32:11 GMT
Old Man Dream: Just got done with Tarzan. I'll get around to posting a review for it sometime later today.
Nov 14, 2020 16:24:41 GMT
Old Man Dream: Tarzan review is up. Now getting into uncharted territory with Disney film's I've yet to see. Next in the retrospective, Fantasia 2000.
Nov 14, 2020 20:48:26 GMT
Old Man Dream: Fantasia 2000's done. See if I can get a review for it up sometime tonight.
Nov 15, 2020 0:27:24 GMT
Taka: Oh I see next Mon is a holiday in Japan hence why today is a big amount of manga releases and news of upcoming manga. Edit: The holiday is Labor Thanksgiving Day which is on Nov. 23.
Nov 21, 2020 1:24:38 GMT
Old Man Dream: Wanted to pass along that I'm done with Lilo and Stitch as of a half-hour ago. Not sure if I'll get a review up tonight. But if not, should more than likely get it done sometime tomorrow.
Nov 23, 2020 2:14:47 GMT
Master Monster Menos: Back after my job had me laid off and ended up having to relocate afterwards. Your usual updates will return from here. Thank you Taka for your help as always.
Nov 23, 2020 13:48:45 GMT
Taka: I was going to comment more. I have to write up my daily reports. I got a 2nd job, it's a temporary job online regarding social media and COVID-19 outreach towards an ethnic community. I woke up at a weird time but I slept more than 10 hours due to feeling
Nov 24, 2020 14:07:40 GMT
Taka: sick or something. The 2019 manga project and the Best Anime Vice stuff will be posted before the end of November. I will get it done.
Nov 24, 2020 14:07:41 GMT