Characters: Saint Seiya Gods
Saori Kido - Athena
Voiced By: Keiko Han (1986-2004) (JP), Fumiko Orikasa (2005-2011) (JP), Shoko Nakagawa (2012-persent) (JP), Allison Sumrall (EN), Virginie Ledieu (FR), Maria Fernanda Morales (Latin America)
- Back from the Dead: He is the one who granted Shion, Aphrodite, Shura, Camus, Deathmask, and Saga twelve hours of life in order to take Athena's head. The fallen Silvers were also granted this in the anime only.
- Big Bad: Of the Hades Arc.
- Bigger Bad: Could be considered this, since he and Athena are destined to fight, being the reason for the creation of the Saints, and everything related to the series.
- Cool Sword
- Eldritch Abomination: His soul.
- Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: According to Athena, since he doesn't understand The Power of Love.
- Evil Counterpart: In his more recent encarnation, to Shaka
- Everybody Hates Hades: And with good reason.
- God of Evil
- Omnicidal Maniac: Of the For the Evulz variety.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: Every time he used his power while Shun was possessed.
- Sealed Evil in a Can
- Shoulders of Doom
- Tall Darkand Handsome
- Visionary Villain: Being the Lord of the Underworld, he wishes to kill all of the living by possessing Shun, moving the moon and blocking out the sun. After that, he will take his perfectly preserved body from Elysium and use it to rule over everyone.
- What Beautiful Eyes