The Seven Deadly Sins (not the ecchi one) is getting itself a new anime movie. Now, its official website has revealed new details about it, including its title, as well as its release date. According to the announcement, the movie’s official title is Gekijouban Nanatsu no Taizai Tenkuu no Torawarebito (The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky). Meanwhile, the movie’s twitter page also revealed a brand new teaser PV:

Aside from the title, the official website also revealed that mangaka Nakaba Suzuki wrote a completely new and original story for the movie. They also unveiled the movie’s new key visual:

The film will follow Melodias and the Seven Deadly Sins as they battle the Knights of the Black and a ferocious monster to save the Sky Palace. And all this trouble begins when the Sky palace’s winged residents mistake Melodias for a thief and imprison him. The film will premiere on 18th August, with the main cast also returning:

  • Yuuki Kaji as Meliodas
  • Sora Amamiya as Elizabeth
  • Misaki Kuno as Hawk
  • Aoi Yuuki as Diane
  • Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Ban
  • Jun Fukuyama as King
  • Yuuhei Takagi as Gowther
  • Maaya Sakamoto as Merlin
  • Tomokazu Sugita as Escanor

Noriyuki Abe is serving as chief director, while Yasuto Nishikata is directing the film over at A-1 Pictures. And while Nakaba Suzuki is writing the original story, Makoto Uezu is writing the script. Keigo Sasaki is also returning as the anime film’s character designer.