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Hobby Japan's The 7 Deadly Sins Multimedia Project Gets TV Anime

posted on 2016-08-11 23:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Queen's Blade's Kinji Yoshimoto directing anime at TNK, Artland

Hobby Japan opened a website for the anime adaptation of its The 7 Deadly Sins (Nanatsu no Taizai, not to be confused with the similarly named manga by Nakaba Suzuki) multimedia project on Friday. The site is streaming a promotional video for the anime, which reveals it will be a television anime titled sin Nanatsu no Taizai.

Kinji Yoshimoto (Queen's Blade: The Exiled Virgin, Plastic Little) is directing the anime at TNK and Artland, and he is also credited for story concept, series composition, and color design. (Eri Umemoto is credited for color design alongside Kinji.) Masashi Suzuki (The Sacred Blacksmith, Rail Wars!, Queen's Blade: Grimoire) is the main writer.

Niθ (Blassreiter, Samurai Girls) drew the project's original character designs, and Sachiko Yasuda (Prison School, To Love Ru: Darkness animation director) is adapting the character designs for animation. Yasuda is also credited as chief animation director, alongside Masaru Koseki (Happiness!, Demon King Daimao) and Junji Goto (School Days, High School DxD, Daimidaler). Kio Edamatsu (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) is credited with industrial design. Kenta Masuda (Motto To Love Ru, Blade & Soul) is the art director, and Sadahime Matsubara (Queen's Blade: The Exiled Virgin, Ikki Tousen: Dragon Destiny) is visual coordinator.

Other staff members include:

Hobby Japan first announced the project in 2012 with a planned two-episode anime that had a different staff. Orchid Seed produced figures for the project.

The cast of characters includes (in the order presented in the video above):


Lucifer - Pride


Leviathan - Envy


Satan - Wrath


Belphegor - Sloth


Mammon - Greed


Beelzebub - Gluttony


Asmodeus - Lust

Source: MoCa News


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