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Seven Deadly Sins Franchise Gets All-New 2-Part Anime Film in 2022

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Netflix streams both films centering on Meliodas' son Tristan in 2022

Netflix revealed on Tuesday during its Netflix Festival Japan 2021 livestream that Nakaba Suzuki's The Seven Deadly Sins (Nanatsu no Taizai) manga franchise will have an all-new two-part anime film titled The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh (Nanatsu no Taizai: Ensa no Edinburgh). The films will focus on Meliodas' son Tristan. Netflix will stream both parts in 2022.

Bob Shirahata is directing the anime, with Noriyuki Abe as supervising director. Rintarou Ikeda is penning the script for the film. Alfred Imageworks and Marvy Jack are animating the film.

Nakaba Suzuki launched the The Seven Deadly Sins manga in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine in 2012, and ended it in March 2020. Kodansha published the manga's 41st and final volume in May 2020. Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English digitally and in print. Crunchyroll posted new chapters as they appeared in Japan.

The Seven Deadly Sins: Dragon's Judgement (Nanatsu no Taizai: Fundo no Shinpan), the franchise's latest television anime series, premiered on TV Tokyo in Japan on January 6. Netflix began streaming the anime on June 28. The series was delayed from its previously slated October 2020 premiere date due to the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed By Light (Nanatsu no Taizai: Hikari ni Norowareshi Mono-tachi), an all-new original anime film, opened in Japan on July 2. Netflix began streaming film on October 1.

Suzuki launched a sequel manga titled The Seven Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse (Mokushiroku no Yon-kishi) in Weekly Shōnen Magazine on January 27. Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga simultaneously in English digitally, and will also release physical copies of the manga.

Source: Netflix's anime YouTube channel

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