Nanatsu no Taizai OVA

The Seven Deadly Sins: Ban's Side Story OVA

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Synonyms: Nanatsu no Taizai: Ban no Bangai-hen, The Seven Deadly Sins: Ban's Side Story, The Seven Deadly Sins: Bandit Ban OVA 1
Japanese: 七つの大罪
English: The Seven Deadly Sins: Ban's Side Story OVA
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 17, 2015 to Aug 12, 2015
Producers: Aniplex
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.501 (scored by 101774101,774 users)
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Ranked: #17822
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Popularity: #1228
Members: 187,528
Favorites: 215


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OVA bundled with the 15th and 16th volume of the manga.

15th volume DVD will feature the sin of greed as the central character.

16th volume DVD will feature side stories of the main characters in omnibus format.

(Source: MAL News)


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Kumazawa, Yuuji
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Opening Theme

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"Seven Deadly Sins" by MAN WITH A MISSION (eps 2)

Ending Theme

1: "Season" by Alisa Takigawa (eps 1)
2: "7 -seven-" by FLOW x GRANRODEO (eps 2)


May 11, 2022
I think Ban's backstory more than anything is what sold me on this series in the early part of it. I look at it now from a cynical perspective knowing just how pointless a lot of those early struggle were and how stupid the story got as time went on, but at the time I was hooked. I wanted to know more and I wanted to see how Ban's story would go from here.

The second OVA is just a series of vignettes that don't really go anywhere. Mildly amusing and maybe a little but of world building but nothing particularly worthwhile there. It's just sad ...
Aug 7, 2020
This is going to be a short review since it is just two episodes I am going to break it down for each episode. Overall I think you should definitely watch Ban's episode. I think that episode is super good and gives such a good background for Ban and his past. The second episode is just short funny stories not that important.

Episode 1 (9):
This episode really just made me very emotional. It dives deep into Ban's past before he was apart of Seven Deadly Sins and it was such a good episode. The story really grew the complexity of his character and kind of put ...
Nov 16, 2019
To be an OVA, this anime is pretty informative in filling in gaps in the main season storyline. It explains what Ban did immediately after the death of Elaine, how Meliodas and Hawk meet and start the Boar's Hat, and how Merlin healed the King. The first episode is about Ban and Elaine. It just expounds a little more upon how they met and grew to care about each other before the attack by the red demon. The second episode is a series of shorts that fill in some backstory and side events in a humorous way. It follows around various characters from ...

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Poll: Nanatsu no Taizai OVA Episode 2 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Stark700 - Aug 13, 2015
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Poll: Nanatsu no Taizai OVA Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Stark700 - Jun 18, 2015
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Oct 5, 2022 11:47 AM
The main page may need to updated because of OVA 3?
mangalicker94 - Aug 28, 2018
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Nov 6, 2018 11:54 AM
Nanatsu no Taizai OVA, who is subbing this?
MrHappy - Jun 18, 2015
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Jan 31, 2017 8:14 AM
When will the second episode come?
dadnaya - Jul 25, 2015
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Jul 28, 2015 6:36 AM