out of all the saint seiya franchise, the lost canvas is my favorite. this is the prequel from the original. the drawing style is a little bit different from the original but i love everything about this series, the art work the animation , the soundtrack. so, here's an introduction to the main characters.
Tenma, Pegasus Bronze Saint, from 18th century 15 years old
An orphan of Japanese ancestry, who is later revealed to be son of Mephistopheles Yōma. He grew up with Alone and Sasha, in which all three were treated as brothers. He was the current reincarnation of Pegasus Saint, who has strength to slay even gods, but Tenma is also Seiya's past life.
Sasha (Athena), Reincarnation of Athena, from 18th Century 14 years old
In the Sanctuary, she meets Tenma again as a Saint and later encounters her brother Alone as an enemy. Although being in different positions, Sasha wishes to live with Tenma and Alone again, remembering their promise
Alone (Hades), Hades' chosen body for his incarnation, From 18th century 15 years old
He is an Italian orphan raised alongside Sasha and Tenma, who later become arch-enemies. Alone believes that everybody has a good side and disapproves the use of violence. At first he rejects his fate as the god of the Underworld, but is later convinced by Hypnos, and sealed by Pandora's kiss before Tenma leaves for the Sanctuary, they make a promise that, while Tenma tries to become a Saint of Athena, Alone too must try to become a good artist so that he can finish the painting of Tenma when they once again reunite