The Seven Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse (Mokushiroku no Yon-kishi), a sequel manga to Nakaba Suzuki’s epic classic The Seven Deadly Sins, prepares for its much anticipated television adaptation, excitement in the world of animation is growing. This article delves into the most recent information, which includes a stunning new visual, a cast expansion, details on the theme songs, and a major lengthening of the runtime.
Meet the New Cast Member – Akio Ōtsuka as Varghese
Akio Tsuka, a well-known actor, joins the anime’s cast as Varghese, the series’ protagonist Percival’s wise and mysterious grandfather. Tsuka’s inclusion in the cast is a notable one. In the ethereal world known as “God’s Finger,” these two characters live in harmony. Varghese’s persona is certain to come to life in a memorable way because to Akio Tsuka’s extraordinary talent.
Theme Songs to Enchant Your Ears
The Seven Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse is no different from other anime in that music is essential to establishing the mood. The fantastic group Little Glee Monster will perform the opening theme, “Up to Me!” On the other hand, Moonchild, a superb ensemble, will perform the closing theme, “Friends Are For.” The anime’s fascinating universe will be brought to life for listeners through these tunes, it is promised.
A Prolonged Adventure – Two-Cours (Quarter of a Year) Run
The fact that this anime adaptation is not merely a quick diversion will please fans. It is planned to continue uninterrupted for two courses, or a quarter of a year. This longer running time guarantees that audiences will have the chance to delve even further into Four Knights of the Apocalypse’s enthralling story.
Premiering Date and Time
Mark your calendars because TBS and its 27 affiliates will air the anime for the first time on a freshly developed anime programming slot. Sunday, October 8 at 4:30 p.m. (3:30 a.m. EDT) is the scheduled time for the debut. The fact that this adaptation is airing at prime time is proof of the high expectations surrounding it.
Previously Announced Cast Members
Before these exciting new additions, several cast members had already been announced for the anime:
- Shou Komura as Percival
- Kikunosuke Toya as Donny
- Aino Shimada as Nasiens
- Kanna Nakamura as Anghalad
- Kouki Uchiyama as Shin
- Toshiyuki Morikawa as Ironside, a Holy Knight of Camelot
- Rikiya Koyama as Pellegarde, a Holy Knight of Camelot
- Sachi Kokuryu as Arthur Pendragon, ruler of Camelot
Behind the Scenes
This anime’s creative crew is a force to be reckoned with. The director is Maki Odaira, who is well-known for their work on Pokémon Journeys: The Series. Shigeru Murakoshi, known for works like I’m Quitting Heroing and Zombie Land Saga, is in charge of supervising and writing the scripts for the television series. The character designer is Youichi Takada, a significant animator known for his work on Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and Lupin the Third: Part 5.
The legendary team of Hiroyuki Sawano and Kohta Yamamoto, with Yamamoto also handling the music composition, created the compelling main theme. Production and planning are being led by UNLIMITED PRODUCE by TMS, which promises an adaptation that is both visually gorgeous and expertly executed.
The manga series was first published by Nakaba Suzuki in the Weekly Shnen Magazine in January 2021. Both the digital and printed editions of the manga are being made available to English-speaking readers through Kodansha USA Publishing. Percival, the protagonist of the tale, has lived a tranquil life with his grandfather on the enigmatic God’s Finger. Percival is thrust into a world of adventure and uncertainty when an unwelcome visitor destroys their idyllic existence.
As he sets out on a voyage, he learns about a life that is very different from the one he had in his upbringing and meets companions who will be important in his destiny, which is connected to the fate of the entire planet.
Legacy of The Seven Deadly Sins
It’s crucial to mention that since its publication in Kodansha’s Weekly Shnen Magazine in 2012, Suzuki’s original work, The Seven Deadly Sins manga, has captivated both readers and viewers. The 41st and final volume of the manga was released by Kodansha in May of the same year, bringing the story’s epic journey to an end in March of that year. Kodansha USA Publishing made sure that both physical and digital versions of the manga were easily accessible to English-speaking readers.
Additionally, Crunchyroll gave readers access to fresh chapters as soon as they appeared in Japan. As a result of the manga’s popularity, numerous television anime adaptations and memorable films were produced, solidifying the manga’s position in the hearts of readers all over the world.
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