‘The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed By Light’ Release Date Confirmed – Here’s When It is Happening!

The Seven Deadly Sins The Movie: Cursed by Light is set for its premiere. With a waiting period of 3 years after the release of The Seven Deadly Sins Movie 1: Prisoners of the Sky, fans are hyped for the upcoming sequel!

The Seven Deadly Sins manga series created by Nabaka Suzuki was originally serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Jump from 2020 to 2021. TSDS or ‘Nanatsu no Taizai‘ was released way back in 2012 as a Japanese fantasy manga series. The manga ended with 41 published volumes under the main series and additional publications with spin-offs.

Even though the manga has ended, the anime series is still going strong with 5 seasons with the last one as the finale. The Seven Deadly Sins Season 5 last episode is to premiere on June 28th. Sadly enough, no international release has been revealed by makers.

The Seven Deadly Sins anime series received an adaptation in 2014 and has been renewed for 5 seasons with speculations ongoing for Season 6. The anime series produced by A-1 Pictures has a rating of 7.8/10 on My Anime List and 8/10 on IMDb.

However, the solace of a movie sequel The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky coming up in the next few days can cheer them up. Get all the details of the 2nd movie, The Seven Deadly Sins The Movie: Cursed By Light here!

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What is The Seven Deadly Sins About?

The premise of the story for the Seven Deadly Sins is set in the land of Britannia. This action-fantasy series is set around a band of powerful knights called the Seven Deadly Sins, each of whom possesses a unique ability.

The group disbands after a conspiracy against them that frames them for plotting a coup. Elizabeth, a Lioness Princess finds Meliodas, the leader of the deadly sins, and sets out to find the other members to prove their innocence. In this commotion, they must also free Liones from the Holy Knights who were manipulated by a demon to free their race.

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The Seven Deadly Sins Movie 2: Cursed by Light Plot

Spoilers Ahead

Movie 2 is a sequel to the first movie and takes place after the incidents of the manga. The story of the movie takes place after the Dragon’s judgement arc. The Holy War which had erupted after 3000 years between the humans, faeries, goddesses and giants pitted against the demons finally comes to an end. But Lion’s Sin of Pride Escanor has died fighting the Demon King. The Sins disperse and set out on their own paths.

The world seemed to be regaining peace. At the King’s wedding, the Sins have gathered to join the ceremony but unrest is nigh. Dahlia, the Fairy Prince of the Second generation and Dubs, the Master Craftsman of the Giants announce that the Sins have ruined the Holy War and will pay the price for it. Thus, a new battle ensues as the Sins, joined by Zeldris battle it out with the Fairies and the Giants.

The Seven Deadly Sins The Movie: Prisoners of the Sky has received a rating of 7.1/10 on IMDb and makes for a good watch. As the manga ended with its last volume in May 2020, an additional volume was released in January 2021 as The Four Knights of The Apocalypse Saga which may possibly get an anime adaptation. As for The Seven Deadly Sins The Movie: Cursed by Light, the story for the movie will be original and written by the creator of the series himself, Nabaka Suzuki.

The official site of the movie has updates on news, posters as well as the trailer.

When is The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light Movie Releasing?

The movie is set for release in Japan on July 2, 2021, which is just around the corner. The official trailer for The Seven Deadly Sins Movie 2: Cursed by Light was released on April 18 2021. There is no information about possible release dates for other regions including the USA and the UK.

While we don’t have official dates or announcements for digital release, we do have some speculations. It is likely that the last quarter of 2021 will bring announcements for digital release or better, the movie itself.

Where Can You Watch The Seven Deadly Sins Movie 2: Cursed by Light?

While the movie is scheduled for physical release in Japan in July 2021, it is expected that Netflix will bring the film to its platform in the subsequent months of 2021. Other streaming platforms like Crunchyroll have updated news about the physical release of the film but have not commented on potential release and distribution on their platform.

So as of now, it is not known which digital platforms will be streaming the movie other than Netflix’s upcoming plans. However, it will be a good idea to watch The Movie 1 – The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky that is already streaming on Netflix. In the meantime, check out the latest tweet

Cast for The Seven Deadly Sins Movie 2: Cursed by Light

With the release of the movie just a week away, the voice actors confirmed for The Seven Deadly Sins Movie 2: Cursed by Light are:

  • Yuki Kaji as Meliodas
  • Sora Amamiya as Elizabeth Liones
  • Misaki Kuno as Hawk
  • Aoi Yūki as Diane
  • Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Ban
  • Jun Fukuyama as King
  • Yuhei Takagi as Gowther
  • Maaya Sakamoto as Merlin
  • Tomokazu Sugita as Escanor
  • Yuki Kaji as Zeldris
  • Yūichi Nakamura as Dahlia
  • Shinichirou Kamio as Dubs
  • Kana Kurashina as Supreme Deity

Season 5 for The Seven Deadly Sins wrapped up on June 23, 2021. With the Movie Coming on July 2, fans are in for yet another adrenaline-fueled watch! Netflix is streaming the first 4 seasons of the anime series and will be adding The Seven Deadly Sins: Dragon’s Judgement on June 28!

Also a reminder for another anime movie coming soon – My Hero Academia: World Hero’s Mission scheduled for 2021. Let us know your watch list for the upcoming anime season Summer 2021!

Let us know if you’re hyper for the release of The Seven Deadly Sins Movie 2! Must be wondering how the sequel brings The Seven Deadly Sins‘ anime to an end? Will the plot end here with the movie? Share your thoughts in the comments below! 

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