Nanatsu no Taizai
The Seven Deadly Sins
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Nanatsu no Taizai

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English: The Seven Deadly Sins
Japanese: 七つの大罪


Type: Manga
Volumes: 41
Chapters: 364
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 10, 2012 to Mar 25, 2020
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, ShounenShounen, SupernaturalSupernatural
Authors: Suzuki, Nakaba (Story & Art)


Score: 7.851 (scored by 6126861,268 users)
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Ranked: #10412
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Popularity: #23
Members: 128,553
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The Seven Deadly Sins
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In a world where injustice prevails, the Holy Knights of Britannia protect their homeland with their unparalleled magic and strength. Their most sought-after targets are "The Seven Deadly Sins": a group of criminals once regarded as the strongest of Britannia's Holy Knights. Their supposed conspiracy to overthrow the Kingdom of Liones led to their defeat at the hands of the Holy Knights, but rumors persist that the seven infamous knights still live.

Ten years later, the Holy Knights ironically stage a coup d'état themselves and capture the King of Liones, installing themselves as the new rulers of the kingdom. Elizabeth Liones, the third princess of the kingdom, sets out on a journey to find the Seven Deadly Sins and request their aid when she stumbles upon a bar owned by Meliodas, the Dragon's Sin of Wrath and the former leader of the disgraced knights. The pair sets out to find Meliodas' old comrades, but will it be hope or despair that awaits them in their travels?

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Nanatsu no Taizai won the 39th Kodansha Manga Awards in the shounen manga demographic category, alongside Yowamushi Pedal.

The series has been published in English as The Seven Deadly Sins by Kodansha Comics USA since March 25, 2014; in Spanish by Norma Editorial since September 26, 2014; in French by Pika Edition since March 19, 2014; in Italian by Star Comics since March 29, 2014; in German by Carlsen Manga since March 17, 2015; and in Brazil by JBC since March 21, 2015.

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Jun 6, 2020
harshtruth (All reviews)
Three words describe this manga: Utter-Fucking-Disappointment. If I could, I'd just leave this sentence as is for the review because I don't see why I must put in more effort in my writing than what the author did to the final half of his manga. As always, there will be little spoilers (except for the some parts which have major spoilers due to it being so bad I had to vent but I'll give a warning) in case you won't to read this for yourself.

This was one of the biggest let-downs since Fairy Tail as it offers a promising start with the lazy scribbles of read more
May 20, 2020
69thStreet (All reviews)
My first impression after watching the first season was that the anime was amazing but I couldn't wait for the second season so I decided to read the manga and at the time the new arc was barely just brewing and it was amazing, I was reading this, One Piece, and Bleach (which was barely finishing) and in the past it was the manga I was the most hyped up about once a new chapter came out.... After a few years a bunch of chapters came out and that hype died away by a lot and it's just sad because this series started out so read more
Jun 15, 2020
OzUnOo (All reviews)

If you're here to read reviews on the manga its probably cuz you've watched the anime and are curious whether the manga ending is worth the commitment or not.. MY ANSWER IS A YES!

The ending is funny, emotional and badass just the way you want a shounen battle series to be. People think that just because an ending doesnt blow their minds it means its bad, which I highly disagree.

If you're looking for a manga that reinvents the wheel, you shouldnt be reading SDS in the first place. This series has NEVER deceived the audience as to what its meant read more
Aug 6, 2020
User_69420 (All reviews)
As a guy who reads/watches shounen its's a 7 but for those who dont like the generic shounen stuff would probably give it a 5. So if u like shounen and u dont know what to read/watch i would recommend it. If u want something new (in terms of story) then this aint for you. I forgot to mention if u are a character driven person then u might like this sries bcs it has some pretty good characters.
Thisis also my first review so pls like it so i can be a liitle happier.
I actually dont care i just want to write a read more

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