With the introduction of the Seiya of Sagittarius, it was only a matter of time before the Funko line released The Knights of the Zodiac, this time inspired by nothing less than bronze saints clad in golden armor.
That’s it! At the brand’s latest event, a new set of four figures inspired by the characters Shiryu from Libra, Hyogi from Aquarius, Shun from Virgo, and Ikki from Leo were unveiled. Each of the saints of Athena wears golden armor corresponding to their zodiac sign.
We last saw a wave of Saint Seiya Funko Pops debut in 2020 with an official release at Funko Fair 2021. presale of these items starting at $11.99. (205.28 Mexican Pesos at current exchange rates) excluding shipping and VAT. It is worth noting that each of these parts also includes its own box.
Would you like to get one of these versions of Funko The Knights of the Zodiac? The franchise, also called Saint Seiya, began as a manga written and illustrated by Masami Kurumada in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1986 and ended in 1990 in the same publisher’s V-Jump magazine.
The most recent adaptation brought the Knights of the Zodiac franchise to cinema with Knights of the Zodiac Saint Seiya: The Beginning (2023).