Saint Seiya 3D Movie Details and New Series
During MIPCOM trade event in Cannes, France, President Kozo Morishita Toei Animation announced that production is expected CG movie franchise of Saint Seiya to be brought to the big screen in July 2013.
Morishita said Toei Animation is considering producing a new TV series Saint Seiya after the movie. As for the possible new anime series, Morishita said: “In the past there had been a television series and then a movie, but we have found that delivery of a movie before you start developing a new series is a great way to test the public’s attention and limit risk. “
Morishita, mentioned about the 3D movie: “Compared to other films of Toei Animation, this” Saint Seiya “was characterized with a top-level budget, and will be delivered in Super 3D and 3D CGI.”.
Keiichi Satou (Tiger & Bunny), is leading the CG film project. The script is by Tomohiro Suzuki (first 6 chapters of Tiger & Bunny). The film shows how the new draft “Masami Kurumada” being the original creator of the Saint Seiya manga in its
Toei Animation confirmed in February 2011 that the production of the new animated film of Saint Seiya had given the green light.