Hisako Kanemoto, Takahiro Sakurai Join The Seven Deadly Sins Anime Cast

posted on by Kyle Cardine
Kanemoto will play Veronica, while Sakurai will play Griamor

This year's 47th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine is announcing two more cast members for the television anime of Nakaba Suzuki's The Seven Deadly Sins (Nanatsu no Taizai) manga on Wednesday. Hisako Kanemoto will play Veronica and Takahiro Sakurai will play Griamor.

The previously announced cast includes:

  • Yuuki Kaji as Meliodas 
  • Sora Amamiya as Elizabeth 
  • Misaki Kuno as Hawk 
  • Aoi Yūki as Diane 
  • Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Ban 
  • Jun Fukuyama as King 
  • Mamoru Miyano as Gilthunder 
  • Mariya Ise as Guila
  • Marina Inoue as Jericho
  • Ryohei Kimura as Hauser
  • Yuya Uchida as Hendricksen
  • Katsuyuki Konishi as Dreyfus
  • Ryotaro Okiayu as Helbram

Kodansha Comics, the publisher of the manga in North America, describes how the story begins:

When they were accused of trying to overthrow the monarchy, the feared warriors the Seven Deadly Sins were sent into exile. Princess Elizabeth discovers the truth - the Sins were framed by the king's guard, the Holy Knights - too late to prevent them from assassinating her father and seizing the throne!

Now the princess is on the run, seeking the Sins to help her reclaim the kingdom. But the first Sin she meets, Meliodas, is a little innkeeper with a talking pig. He doesn't even have a real sword! Have the legends of the Sins' strength been exaggerated?

The television anime premiered on October 5. The Japanese branch of online retailer Amazon is listing the series series at 24 episodes.

Suzuki launched the manga in Weekly Shonen Magazine in 2012, and Kodansha Comics published the fourth English volume in September. Crunchyroll is posting the new chapters as they appear in Japan.

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