Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold
Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold (聖闘士星矢 黄金魂 -soul of gold- Seinto Seiya Sōru Obu Gōrudo) is an ONA anime series, a spinoff from the classic anime Saint Seiya, the animated adaptation of Masami Kurumada's manga of the same name. The series was announced on October 29 at the 2014 Tamashii Nation Figure Expo in Japan, revealing it would focus on the deceased Gold Saints in the aftermath of Athena's battle against Hades in the 20th century. It was also revealed that the series approach would be an original anime story, as it wouldn't be an adaptation of any of the arcs contained in Kurumada's manga or other related spinoffs in the franchise. An official event was to be held on October 31, 2014, at the Tamashii Nation 2014 Expo in Japan, to further introduce the series to the specialized media and to the public. Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold was released on April 11, 2015. Soul of Gold is part of the projects that commemorate the 40th anniversary of Kurumada as a manga artist.
After giving their lives in order to destroy the Wall of Grief and thus help Seiya and his friends reach the Elysian Fields to protect Athena, all twelve Gold Saints reappear in Asgard, after being mysteriously revived. While looking for answers about why they were brought back to life and by whom, the Gold Saints must fight a new enemy that threatens Asgard with their new, enhanced Cloths.