Netflix: the platform finally reveals the release date of this highly anticipated anime

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Earlier in the weekend, we revealed to you; this new excerpt as disturbing as it is promising from this long-awaited horror anime on Netflix, at; know Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre. But while the latter is expected in early 2023, another anime from the streaming platform revealed its release date, and it happens to be soon.

Netflix: the platform finally reveals the release date of this highly anticipated anime


return to the kingdom of liones

Last September, we revealed to you ; what were the different animes presented by Netflix during this year's Tudum Japan, among which we find in particular the next animated film of the franchise The Seven Deadly Sins, titled; Grudge of Edinburgh (Nanatsu no Taizai: Ensa no Edinburgh en VO).

Presenté just a year ago, the film will feature an original story imagined by the creator of the series, Nakaba Suzuki. This spin-off will thus make the link between the universe of the anime The Seven Deadly Sins and that of The Four Knights of the Apocalypse, the latest manga from the creator, who will also be entitled to; its anime adaptation. And thanks to; a new trailer shared just yesterday by Netflix, we now know the release date of this animated film which will be divided in two parts, with The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 1 scheduled for December 20, 2022.

This spin-off will then be centered; on the character of Tristan, who is none other than the son of Meliodas, aka the Dragon of Wrath, and Elizabeth, Princess of the Liones Kingdom, and discovered for the first time during the anime's season 5 epilogue. Here is Netflix’s shared official description of the upcoming animated movieThe Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 1:

14 years have passed since the Kingdom of Liones defeated the Clan of Demons and brought them back. the peace. Prince Tristan is tormented. by his incapacity to control two great powers: that of the Clan of Demons, of his father Meliodas, once captain of the Seven Deadly Sins representing the Dragon of Wrath, and that of his mother, Elizabeth, of the Clan of the Goddesses.

When Elizabeth's life is threatened, Tristan hastily leaves the kingdom and travels to New York. Edinburgh where Deathpierce, once a member of the Sacred Knights group, the Pleiades of the Azure Sky, guards his castle. But what are Deathpierce's real intentions?

Fate is ready to strike and spare no one, even the Seven Deadly Sins…

One of the main features of this new project, besides the introduction of a original story, is in the style of the anime, produced by Afred Imageworks and Marvy Jack, having then chosen to use CG animation. A choice that may then put off some fans, who may have trouble with the transition from traditional animation from the first seasons to the first seasons. the CGI of the new Netflix movie.

Netflix: the platform finally unveils the release date of this highly anticipated anime

And to find out what is this next cult anime with unbearable suspense that will land very soon on Netflix, see our previous article on the subject, right here.