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“Seven Deadly Sins Film” Gets Trailer, Visual, Premiere Date

The hype train for this Brittanian adventure is starting to heat up!

Earlier today, the official Seven Deadly Sins anime website updated with new details on upcoming movie The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky (Gekijōban Nanatsu no Taizai Tenkū no Torawarebito). A trailer and key visual, as well as details on the film’s première date were unveiled.

We break the details down below.


The 30-second teaser features a brief glimpse of the film in action, as a vocal theme plays in the background.

Key Visual

The image is a hand-drawn scene of battle, in which Meliodas squares off against a new foe.

The film’s logo was also unveiled, which you can check out below:


The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky opens on August 18. Theaters across Japan will open ticket pre-sales on March 3. The first 50,000 customers will also receive a clear file, which features the film’s key visual.

Noriyuki Abe (Bleach, Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files) will serve as chief director for the project, which will see Yasuto Nishikata (Killing Bites) taking the director’s chair at A-1 Pictures. Keigo Sasaki (Blue Exorcist, The Seven Deadly Sins) will fill the dual role of chief animation director and character designer, while Makoto Uezu (The Heroic Legend of Arslan, Yuki Yuna is A Hero) writes the scripts.

Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan, Kill la Kill) will score the soundtrack. The film itself will have a totally new story by manga author Nakaba Suzuki.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Meliodas: Yuuki Kaji
  • Elizabeth: Sora Amamiya
  • Hawk: Misaki Kuno
  • Diane: Aoi Yūki
  • Ban: Tatsuhisa Suzuki
  • King: Jun Fukuyama
  • Gowther: Yuuhei Takagi
  • Merlin: Maaya Sakamoto
  • Escanor: Tomokazu Sugita

Source: Anime! Anime!

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