The Seven Deadly Sins

When they were accused of trying to overthrow the monarchy, the feared warriors the Seven Deadly Sins were sent into exile. Princess Elizabeth discovers the truth—the Sins were framed by the king's guard, the Holy Knights—too late to prevent them from assassinating her father and seizing the throne! Now the princess is on the run, seeking the Sins to help her reclaim the kingdom. But the first Sin she meets, Meliodas, is a little innkeeper with a talking pig. He doesn't even have a real sword! Have the legends of the Sins' strength been exaggerated … ? Prepare to get swept away by an epic fantasy story and colorful cast of characters that will rewrite the history of manga as we know it!


By Nakaba Suzuki

Ages: 13+
Streaming on
Crunchy Roll

Available Volumes


Winter Anime Season Finale Sale—digital manga volumes up to 50% off!

The Winter 2017 anime season is reaching its exciting conclusion this month! Find out where to watch the anime versions of your favorite Kodansha Comics below and catch up on those series—or jump ahead—by reading the manga that inspired 'em all! With this week's Anime Season Finale Sale putting some digital manga volumes up to 50% off, you can't go wrong. […]

Manga Vacation Week #2: new 99-cent digital volume 1s this week Dec 27-Jan 3!

Have a Nice Manga Vacation! This week, we're offering Fairy Tail, Parasyte, and other classic Kodansha Comics digital volume 1s for only 99 cents! But hurry! This offer lasts December 27 through January 3 at all of our digital retail partners: BookWalker, comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Where do you want to go for your manga vacation? […]

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 4: Your New Favorite Shonen

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Are you looking for the perfect gift for your manga loving friends and family? It can be hard to choose in a sea of series, but this year we’ve got you covered with curated selections for everyone on your list!   Part IV: Your New Favorite Shonen Shonen – action filled, […]

Humble Manga Bundle: name your price to support charity—BUNDLE ENDS MAY 18

Update: ONLY TWO MORE DAYS for the first-ever Humble Manga Bundle! Kodansha Comics has teamed up with our good pals at Humble Bundle, the phenomenal pay-what-you-want digital book bundler, on the first volumes of 10 digital manga series. THIS SPECIAL BUNDLE ENDS WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 10:59 A.M. PACIFIC TIME. While manga has appeared in previous Humble Bundle book bundles, this […]

Go on Manga Vacation! Digital manga on sale for the holidays

Any plans for this holiday season? Not really? Well, we got you covered. Starting Black Friday, November 27, we are having a blowout 99¢ sale on Volume 1s of selected Digital Editions at all of our digital retail partners: comiXology, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook. Now—whether you're goin' on an exotic trip or an exotic staycation—you can be on a manga vacation!  […]

Read The Seven Deadly Sins Chapter X, the never-seen-before original manuscript

Before he started serializing The Seven Deadly Sins, Nakaba Suzuki drew more than twenty versions of the pilot chapter. For the first time ever, we publish here one of the original 54-page manuscripts—a.k.a. "Chapter X"—in English translation, featuring earlier settings that are slightly different from what we know as the beginning of this manga. Can you spot the differences?  Find out more […]

5 Best Couples in The Seven Deadly Sins

The relationships between the characters in The Seven Deadly Sins are not so simple to say the least. That said, who are the best couples in this story so far? Here's a bonus article in our series of character profiles of the main cast of The Seven Deadly Sins by Nakaba Suzuki!  1. Meliodas ♡ Elizabeth This coupling involves the “hero and heroine” of […]

The Seven Deadly Sins Character Profiles Part 2

So just who are The Seven Deadly Sins? Other than the fact that they are the most wanted criminals in the world, very little has been known about them … until now. Here's Part 2 in our series of character profiles of the main cast of The Seven Deadly Sins by Nakaba Suzuki!  (Continued from The Seven Deadly Sins Character Profiles Part 1) Name: DIANE […]

The Seven Deadly Sins Character Profiles Part 1

So just who are The Seven Deadly Sins? Other than the fact that they are the most wanted criminals in the world, very little has been known about them … until now. Here's Part 1 in our series of full profiles of the main characters of The Seven Deadly Sins by Nakaba Suzuki!  Name: MELIODAS A.K.A: The Dragon Sin of Wrath […]

Watch Nakaba Suzuki draw The Seven Deadly Sins [video]

In the premiere of this Kodansha Comics video, Nakaba Suzuki draws the character Ban for an actual page from The Seven Deadly Sins chapter 146 (published in Weekly Shonen Magazine #47, October 21, 2015). (Video footage taken by Nakaba Suzuki's editor.) For more coverage of The Seven Deadly Sins manga, including an interview with Nakaba Suzuki, go here: The Seven Deadly Sins anime begins […]

Nakaba Suzuki interview on The Seven Deadly Sins

Interview by Misaki C. Kido Nakaba Suzuki is no novice mangaka (manga artist), having made his debut in 1994, but he keeps his story and characters fresh in his latest—the kinetic medieval-fantasy actioner The Seven Deadly Sins. His worldview has grown too—it's now evolved into a full-blown animated series, soon to be unveiled to Western audiences for the first […]

All about The Seven Deadly Sins manga: interview, artist video, character profiles, and more

Yes, the anime based on The Seven Deadly Sins manga makes its debut November 1 as a Netflix Original series: catch the trailer and announcement here. And over the next several weeks at Kodansha Comics, we'll have running, exclusive coverage of the manga series that started it all, including: • The first in the Kodansha Comics Interviews series: this time of course with […]

The Seven Deadly Sins anime comes to Netflix Nov 1 [trailer]

It's been confirmed: at our New York Comic Con panel yesterday, we announced the 24-episode anime series based on The Seven Deadly Sins manga by Nakaba Suzuki starts streaming in English on Netflix November 1. This is the second Netflix Original anime series after Knights of Sidonia.  Here’s an early look at a subtitled trailer: The Seven Deadly Sins, […]