Nanatsu no Taizai


The Seven Deadly Sins

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Alternative Titles

English: The Seven Deadly Sins
Synonyms: Nanatsu no Taizai
Japanese: 七つの大罪

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2014 to Mar 29, 2015
Premiered: Fall 2014
Broadcast: Sundays at 17:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, EcchiEcchi, FantasyFantasy, MagicMagic, ShounenShounen, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.951 (scored by 801515801,515 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #6012
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #26
Members: 1,271,971
Favorites: 21,360
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Synopsis

In a world similar to the European Middle Ages, the feared yet revered Holy Knights of Britannia use immensely powerful magic to protect the region of Britannia and its kingdoms. However, a small subset of the Knights supposedly betrayed their homeland and turned their blades against their comrades in an attempt to overthrow the ruler of Liones. They were defeated by the Holy Knights, but rumors continued to persist that these legendary knights, called the "Seven Deadly Sins," were still alive. Ten years later, the Holy Knights themselves staged a coup d’état, and thus became the new, tyrannical rulers of the Kingdom of Liones.

Based on the best-selling manga series of the same name, Nanatsu no Taizai follows the adventures of Elizabeth, the third princess of the Kingdom of Liones, and her search for the Seven Deadly Sins. With their help, she endeavors to not only take back her kingdom from the Holy Knights, but to also seek justice in an unjust world.

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Background

Netflix owns exclusive streaming rights to the series, all episodes were released on November 1, 2015 in both subtitled and dubbed format. Aside from the anime and manga, a video game adaptation and a few light novels also exist.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ban

Main
Suzuki, Tatsuhisa
Japanese

Meliodas

Main
Kaji, Yuki
Japanese

King

Main
Fukuyama, Jun
Japanese

Hawk

Main
Kuno, Misaki
Japanese

Diane

Main
Yuuki, Aoi
Japanese

Gowther

Main
Takagi, Yuuhei
Japanese

Liones, Elizabeth

Main
Amamiya, Sora
Japanese

Merlin

Supporting
Sakamoto, Maaya
Japanese

Elaine

Supporting
Koiwai, Kotori
Japanese

Gilthunder

Supporting
Miyano, Mamoru
Japanese

Staff

Takamura, Yuuta
Episode Director
Noshitani, Mitsutaka
Episode Director


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Opening Theme

#1: "Netsujou no Spectrum (熱情のスペクトラム)" by Ikimonogakari (eps 2-12)
#2: "Seven Deadly Sins" by MAN WITH A MISSION (eps 13-23)
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Ending Theme

#1: "Netsujou no Spectrum (熱情のスペクトラム)" by Ikimono-gakari (ep 1)
#2: "7 -seven-" by FLOW x GRANRODEO (eps 2-12)
#3: "Season" by Alisa Takigawa (eps 13-24)



Dec 21, 2015
Zalty (All reviews)
My experience of this anime can be summed up by the word "meh". I went into it hoping for a nice twist on the seven deadly sins being the good guys, and some awesome fight scenes, and ended up sorely disappointed. Sure, the characters are known by their sins, but rather than be actual embodiments of said sins, they were simply granted them as derogatory titles, so they fail to stand out as shounen manga characters in that department.

The characters don't undergo any sort of development across the series, and for the most part are bland and boring. Ban is pretty fun because of his read more
Apr 17, 2015
animesthabomb (All reviews)
“Seven Deadly Sins: Lion’s sin of pride, Serpent’s sin of envy, Boar’s sin of gluttony, Goat’s sin of lust, Grizzly’s sin of sloth, Fox’s sin of greed and Dragon’s sin of wrath.”

Action without reason or thought is just a testosterone-trip; complete with flashy powers and fights that drag on for way too long. So, it’s interesting to see an anime that suffers from these clichés and more – but also utilizes them to their fullest extent, giving rhyme and reason to them; which makes the show a whole lot more fun and meaningful than was expected.

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The core plot is simply the adventures (and misadventures) read more
Mar 29, 2015
Stark700 (All reviews)
The funny thing about sins is that we all have it. As some part of us, there’s a sin in everyone. It’s simple really because they are natural human instincts. That’s hardly what Nanatsu no Taizai is about though. On the surface, the show seems to talk about the sins in their variety. But really, this series is more about a journey, one that has our heroes find those lost Sins. Like a classic adventure, Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins) crafts the extraordinary portrait of how a journey should be in such a fantasy world.

Let’s get something over with first. This series has read more
Mar 29, 2015
keragamming (All reviews)
I just wrote a long ass review on this series, and I accidentally drop my laptap and it shut off before I even submitted it. -_- sigh, I'll make this one shorter then. if this review felt lacking, its probably because I'm kinda burn out, after putting so much effort in the previous Nanatsu no Taizai review. So let's begin for a second time now.

In late 2013, I read about 23 chapters of the manga and I wasn't impress, don't know if I was not in a good mood or not. fast forward in 2015, and the anime came, I wasn't excited at all, read more

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