A new Nanatsu no Taizai movie 2 has been announced that’s called The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light (Nanatsu no Taizai: Hikari ni Norowareshi Mono-tachi).
The release date in Japan is July 2, 2021. The movie will have a runtime of 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Director Takayuki Hamana (Arte, Prince of Tennis) is helming the project. Nanatsu no Taizai TV series scriptwriter Rintaro Ikeda (Hortensia Saga) is returning. Original manga author Nakaba Suzuki is writing the original story.
Porno Graffiti band singer Akihito Okano will be performing the movie’s the song “Onward to the Light (Sono Saki no Hikare e)” which is featured in this trailer video.
The movie will introduce several new characters. Fairy King Dahlia will be voiced by Japanese voice actor Yuichi Nakamura, while Giant master craftsman Dabuzu will be played by Shinichiro Kamio. Elizabeth’s mother, the Supreme Deity of the Goddess Clan, is voiced by Kana Kurashina.
Japanese anime studio DEEN will be producing the new movie. Studio DEEN is famous for the KonoSuba anime series.
In early 2021, DEEN also released Log Horizon Season 3 (see our story on Log Horizon Season 4), Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Season 2: Battle of Kimluck, and the Sailor Moon Eternal movies.
A-1 Pictures produced the first two seasons, the OVA, and the first movie, The Seven Deadly Sins: Prisoners of the Sky. The final two seasons were produced by Studio DEEN and Korean studio Marvy Jack.
The movie will be a direct sequel to Netflix’s The Seven Deadly Sins Season 5 anime TV series. There are currently no plans for The Seven Deadly Sins Season 6, although a Four Knights of the Apocalypse anime could potentially happen in the future.
Instead, the final season of The Seven Deadly Sins anime series is currently releasing in Japan and will be released internationally on Netflix later in 2021.
The announcement trailer:
The full movie trailer:
A new The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light trailer released in early July 2021 features Dahlia and Dabuzu.
- Updated July 2, 2021: Added newest trailer.
- Updated April 15, 2021: Added new The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light trailer 2 and poster drawn by manga creator. Studio DEEN and returning staff confirmed.
This article provides everything that is known about The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light (Nanatsu no Taizai: Hikari ni Norowareshi Mono-tachi) and all related news. As such, this article will be updated over time with news, rumors, and analysis. Meanwhile, let’s delve down into what is known for certain.
The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light U.S. release date
The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light release date in Japan is scheduled for July 2, 2021.
A premiere time frame for the United States, Canada, UK, and other countries hasn’t been announced yet.
Nanatsu no Taizai: Hikari ni Norowareshi Mono-tachi movie’s story takes place after the manga’s ending
The original story will be written by manga creator Nakaba Suzuki. The movie’s timeline takes place after the Dragon’s Judgement story arc.
“This movie is full of elements that I didn’t dare to draw in the main story of The Seven Deadly Sins!” the author stated on the official website. “︎The new relationship between King and Dianne, Meliodas and Zeldris, the appearance of OOOO and OOOO, whose names were only mentioned, the last battle of OOOO, it’s a loss if you look at it!”
It’s likely that The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light movie will take place years before the story events in The Seven Deadly Sins manga sequel that’s also coming out starting on January 27, 2021.
The manga sequel is called The Seven Deadly Sins: The Four Knights of the Apocalypse. The sequel will be located in Britannia once again. The story will open in a place called God’s Finger and will likely feature the Holy Knight Tristan, the son of Meliodas and Queen Elizabeth.
The Seven Deadly Sins manga’s ending was contained in Volume 41, which ends with Chapter 346. The final volume was released in Japan on May 15, 2020.
Kodansha Comics has been publishing The Seven Deadly Sins manga’s English translation. Volume 41 was released on November 24, 2020.
For those wanting to read the manga online, the English translation on Crunchyroll contains the manga’s ending.