There is no anime and manga enthusiast I have never heard of Saint Seiya: The Knights of the Zodiac, one of the most important and famous Shonen works of the entire Japanese publishing panorama. Indeed, the brilliant idea of Kurumada has inspired many authors of future generations.
Saint Seiya's dad is a man particularly dedicated to his work, to the point of devoting himself to new manga occasionally. Despite the numerous spin-offs that characterize the franchise, the main characters of the iconic series continue to be the darlings of the public. After revealing the origins of the legendary armor and why Kurumada chose the constellation of Pegasus for the protagonist, we tell you a new anecdote, dating back to an interview over 10 years ago. In the present case regarding the forced birth of the Divine Armors:
"In fact, in order to continue pushing for a new level, I found myself forced to introduce the idea of the Divine Armor, needed to defeat Thanatos. Although perhaps I went too far. Initially, the twins called them" Kamui " , but at a closer look they nicknamed them "Divine Armor". They are nothing more than the last evolutionary stage of the Armor. Or maybe not ... "
Apparently, Kurumada was forced to create them for narrative needs, although the sensei's will to make sure that they are not the final Armor is evident. And for you, instead, what are the most fascinating armor of the Saint Seiya franchise? Let us know, as usual, with a comment in the appropriate box below.