Trivia / B't X

  • Executive Meddling:
    • During the turn into The '90s, Masami Kurumada fellout with Shonen Jump with his Saint Seiya series, prompting it's cancellation. Leading him to leave Shueisha to reside with a different publisher who's willing to give him his creative freedom in developing a new story to catch some fresh air. Hence the birth of B't X through Shonen Ace of Kadokawa Shoten. The rest of his Saint Seiya francise was adopted by Akita Shoten's Weekly Shonen Champion and Champion Red magazine.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff:
    • Despite how low their popularity fell in Japan, B't X stirred up a mass cult following literally everywhere else around the globe, particularly amongst their East Asian neighbors, South Asia, Italy, Spain, and Latin America. They even had toys, and action figures produced and sold exclusively outside of Japan to cater the fans, resulting to these foreign versions of memorabilia becoming Limited Special Collector's Ultimate Editions to local Japanese fans. note 
    • The popularity of B't X not only opened the doors of reintroducing their brother series Saint Seiya to a new generation of fans in Asia, but also pushed Saint Seiya into global popularity as well.
    • B't X is one the best remembered and loved animes in Argentina, after Dragon Ball and Saint Seiya. This probably has a lot to do with the fact that very little anime is ever exported there.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: Due to Japan's failed attempt to release the DVD version of B't X NEO, along with the hard, HARD reach for Japan's limited-released TV Box set in DVD, most local Japanese fans have to crawl their way finding episodes online, or owning the French version of B't X, which released the complete TV and OVA set in one DVD box (with affordable pricing).
  • Role Association:
    • Let's just look down at the cast and count how many of them are connected with YuYu Hakusho:
      • Our hero is Hiei. He keeps the common shout of "MESSIAH FIST!!!!" from ever getting dull; not to mention he's been a Game Master since he was a kid. note 
      • His brother is Yusuke Urameshi.
      • The woman who trained him is Kurama
      • Juggler is Kurama's high school schoolmate who likes to play word games. note 
      • Aramis' B't is Yusuke's mom.
      • Jin plays an enemy again, only colder and obsessed with flowers.
      • Kuwabara's sassy sister now plays a baddie Creepy Child in charge of the empire.
      • Metalface was Hokushin, Yusuke's lead subordinate in the Three Kings Arc.
      • Karin was Suzaku's pet bird, Murugu, and also Hinageshi, one of the guides to the Spirit World within the movie.
      • And oh yes, elite mook Asato Kido still plays...an elite mook name Miru.
    • With an interesting note, Teppei and Ron continued their team bond out to the Universal Century that same year. Two years later, they formed the Myougi Night Kids for their off-duty hobby.
    • In the wake of 2013, Teppei did his expies proud by becoming the Libra Gold Saint in Saint Seiya Omega.
  • Troubled Production:
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