Sorcerous Stabber Orphen TV Anime director Takayuki Hamana tackles the film at DEEN
The first teaser trailer and visual for the upcoming sequel anime film to The Seven Deadly Sins TV anime and manga series was released today, revealing the film's director, screenwriter, returning cast members from the final TV anime adaptation, and the July 2 release date for Japanese theaters.
Helming The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light at anime studio DEEN is Sorcerous Stabber Orphen TV Anime director Takayuki Hamana in his first outing for the franchise, with Rintarou Ikeda returning from the last two TV anime seasons as the screenwriter. The cast from the first five seasons and the first anime film return for the new anime film.
The Seven Deadly Sins: Dragon's Judgement, which is adapting the final arc of the manga series by Nakaba Suzuki, is currently airing on Japanese TV and will be coming to Netflix internationally at some point in 2021. Cursed by Light is an original story by the manga creator set after the events of the TV anime and manga.
Suzuki's follow-up manga series Four Knights of the Apocalypse: The Seven Deadly Sins is being simulpubbed every Tuesday as chapters release in Japan.
Source: Comic Natalie
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