Nanatsu no Taizai confirms premiere date for Season 4

A few days after the launch of season 3 on Netflix, fans are already looking forward to the next season of Nanatsu no Taizai. And they will have to be patient because the broadcast of season 4, which will take place as usual in Japan, before the rest of the world, has just been postponed until January 21, due to the current health crisis.

Meliodas and his friends

As a reminder, Nanatsu no Taizai takes place in the medieval kingdom of Britannia. In Liones, capital of the kingdom, the Grand Master of the Holy Knights Zaratras was brutally assassinated. Next, the presumed culprits are designated: the legendary knights of the King, who are seven, so they will flee and disappear.

Ten years later, a young woman named Elizabeth Liones goes in search of these mysterious men who were once the pride of Liones. This is how you will meet these formidable warriors and their charismatic leader Meliodas. It will be the beginning of a great adventure.

New season, new poster

The anime’s official website reveals that this new season called Nanatsu no Taizai: Fundo no Shinpan (The Seven Deadly Sins: Judgment of the Dragon), that is, season 4, will air on TV Tokyo and BS-TV Tokyo in January. 2021. An official poster is also launched for the occasion.

The anime, adapted from the manga by Nakaba Suzuki, has sold thirty-seven million copies, it should have returned in October this year to Japanese friends. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 crisis has delayed the initially scheduled plans. Therefore, this Japanese issue, scheduled for January next year, could last until the end of next spring.

A final season?

In fact, this season 4 could well be the last of an anime that saw the light of day in October 2014. It should be noted that the manga ended on March 25, 2020, after forty volumes published in the famous Weekly Shonen Jump. Considering that the anime closely follows the print version, it wouldn’t be surprising if this season is the last.

A logical ending for a series that has found an audience in Japan and internationally thanks to Netflix that has made it the leading figure in its Japanese anime category. Just reading the synopsis, it’s also hard not to think of Fairy Tail, whose similarities are numerous, if only because of its fantasy, medieval setting or folk soundtrack.

Nanatsu no Taizai, like One Piece, Bleach, Naruto Dragon Balls and others, respect the specifications of the fan service shonen, between the cute young girls with big breasts, the animal pet with the screaming voice, the most powerful enemies and battles galore. Regarding this season 4, it is convenient to stop at the continuation of the adventures of Meliodas, who definitely decided to become the King of the Demons in order to save Elizabeth.

Only the latter does not listen to him that way and goes in pursuit, accompanied by the rest of the Seven Deadly Sins. However, behind the scenes, the archangels are painstakingly preparing. For this reason, it is very possible that a new Holy War will break out, ending a truce that has lasted more than three thousand years.

Until season 4 sees the light of day, you can still follow the first three seasons that are currently available on Netflix. And then it would take a few months for the anime to air on Netflix. Probably not before the end of 2021.

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