A stage event at AnimeJapan 2016 has announced that the previously announced new TV anime of the Nanatsu no Taizai manga will air in August 2016 for a total of four episodes on MBS and TBS networks on Sunday 5p.m. A key visual for the series has been unveiled on the official website.
The new series, an original story by mangaka Nakaba Suzuki, will be titled Nanatsu no Taizai: Seisen no Shirushi (The Seven Deadly Sins: Signs of Holy War). Animator Keigo Sasaki returns to create character designs for the series, while other lead members of the production staff have changed.
Nanatsu no Taizai: Seisen no Shirushi will air on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. on the MBS and TBS networks.
Director: Tomokazu Tokoro (Haibane Renmei)
Series Composition, Script: Yuniko Ayana (Kiniro Mosaic)
Script: Yuuichirou Kido (Hikari: Kariya wo Tsunagu Monogatari)
Chief Animation Director: Tomoko Sudou (Nanatsu no Taizai)