The Seven Deadly Sins (2014 TV series)

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The Seven Deadly Sins
Season 1
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The cover of the first Japanese Blu-ray release.
Country of originJapan
No. of episodes24
Release
Original networkJNN, MBS, TBS
Original releaseOctober 5, 2014 (2014-10-05) –
March 29, 2015 (2015-03-29)
Series chronology
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List of The Seven Deadly Sins episodes

The Seven Deadly Sins (Japanese: 七つの大罪, Hepburn: Nanatsu no Taizai) is a television series based on a Japanese fantasy manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Nakaba Suzuki. The series debuted on MBS and other Japan News Network stations on October 5, 2014.[1][2] The staff was revealed in the combined 36/37 issue of the year: created by A-1 Pictures, directed by Tensai Okamura, written by Shōtarō Suga (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne), with Keigo Sasaki (Blue Exorcist) providing character designs and Hiroyuki Sawano composing the music.[3] The show's first opening theme song is "Netsujō no Spectrum" (熱情のスペクトラム, Netsujō no Supekutoramu, "Spectrum of Passion") performed by Ikimono-gakari for the first twelve episodes and the second opening theme is "Seven Deadly Sins" performed by Man with a Mission, while the first ending theme titled "7-Seven" is a collaboration between Flow and Granrodeo, the second ending theme from episode thirteen onwards is "Season" the major label debut of Alisa Takigawa.[4][5]

The first Seven Deadly Sins anime series was licensed for English release by Netflix as its second exclusive anime, following their acquisition of Knights of Sidonia.[6] All 24 episodes were released on November 1, 2015 in both subtitled or English dub formats. On February 14, 2017, Funimation announced that they acquired the first anime for home video distribution for US and Canada and released the series on Blu-ray and DVD later in the year.[7] Part One of the first season was released on Blu-Ray on May 15, 2017 with Part Two being released June 20 the same year.[8][9] The complete entirety of the first season was released on August 14, 2018.[10] Madman Entertainment is importing Funimation's release into Australia and New Zealand, with a release scheduled for January 2019.[11]

An original video animation (OVA) titled "Ban's Additional Chapter" (バンの番外編, Ban no Bangai-hen) was included with the limited edition of volume 15 of the manga, released on June 17, 2015.[12] A second OVA composed of nine humorous shorts was shipped with the limited edition of the sixteenth volume of the manga, released on August 12, 2015.[13]

Episode list[edit]

StoryEpisodeTitle [14]Original air date
11"The Seven Deadly Sins"
Transcription: "Nanatsu no Taizai" (Japanese: 七つの大罪)
October 5, 2014 (2014-10-05)
A seemingly youthful owner of the Boar Hat tavern and his talking pig Hawk encounter a rust-covered knight that drives away their customers, who assume the figure to be one of the Seven Deadly Sins. The knight is revealed to be a young woman named Elizabeth, who is seeking the Seven Deadly Sins, the strongest of the Liones Kingdom's Holy Knight orders that have been branded as wanted criminals for supposedly betraying the kingdom ten years before. The tavern helps Elizabeth evade the Holy Knight unit known as Beard of the Mountain Cat, and learns that the Holy Knights staged a coup d'état and took control of Liones. The unit's leader Twigo confirms Elizabeth to be Liones' third princess, while the tavern owner introduces himself as Meliodas, the Deadly Sins' captain and bearer of the Sin of Wrath. Meliodas quickly defeats Twigo before he and Elizabeth escape on Hawk's Mother.
22"The Sword of the Holy Knight"
Transcription: "Seikishi no Ken" (Japanese: 聖騎士の剣)
October 12, 2014 (2014-10-12)
Meliodas agrees to help Elizabeth since he is looking for the other Deadly Sins, giving her a new outfit to work as a tavern maid for their travels. The group soon set shop in Bernia Village which is famous for its Bernia ale, learning that a Holy Knight planted his sword to magically cut off the water's supply in response to a boy named Mead taking offense to knight disrespecting the villagers. Despite the villagers' futile efforts, Meliodas easily removes the sword as only a Holy Knight can and is hailed a hero as the villagers celebrate in the Boar Hat. At Fort Solgales, Holy Knights inform their leader Gilthunder of his sword's removal. Gilthunder throws a spear imbued with his power to determine if it was Meliodas, receiving his confirmation when Meliodas senses the spear and redirects it at the fortress as it was nearly destroyed and missed Gillthunder's head by centimeters. Meliodas decides to leave Bernia and head towards the Forest of White Dreams, assuming one of his comrades is hiding there.
33"The Sin in the Sleeping Forest"
Transcription: "Nemureru Mori no Tsumi" (Japanese: 眠れる森の罪)
October 19, 2014 (2014-10-19)
Meliodas's group arrive to the Forest of White Dreams, a foggy, dense forest where even the Holy Knights avoid. They encounter Prankster Imps that attempt to confuse travellers by creating copies of their companions, forcing the imps to flee towards a sleeping giantess they wake up. Meliodas reveals the giant to be Diane, the Seven Deadly Sins member who possesses the Serpent's Sin of Envy, who briefly pummeled her captain in a jealous rage upon seeing Elizabeth. The surprise reunion is cut short when Gilthunder arrives, Elizabeth recognizing him as her childhood friend before learning of his actions in Bernia Village. Gilthunder explains that he seeks to avenge his father, the Holy Knights' grand master Zaratras whom the Deadly Sins were said to have murdered, Meliodas explaining what happened from what he could remember. But Gilthunder refuses to listen as he and Meliodas manages to inflict a mortal injury on him, only to be tricked into revealing there whereabouts of the Deadly Sin members bearing the sins of greed and sloth with the latter said to be dead.
44"A Little Girl's Dream"
Transcription: "Shōjo no Yume" (Japanese: 少女の夢)
October 26, 2014 (2014-10-26)
Diane throws Gilthunder out of the forest and joins Meliodas to retrieve their comrade Ban, bearer of the Sin of Greed, from Baste Prison which is under the jurisdiction of the Holy Knights' Weird Fangs unit. But Meliodas suddenly collapses from his injury with the group stopping at Dalmary Town so he can be treated by the resident doctor Dana, both Diane and Elizabeth expressing their envy towards the other for how they can best help Meliodas as the former decides to head towards the prison. They soon themselves attacked a swarm of poisonous insects led by the Weird Fangs' Friesia, Diane overcoming her phobia to dispatch the swarm and head out. Elizabeth then checks up on Meliodas and learns he has been poisoned by Dana as the Weird Fangs' Golgius came for both her and Meliodas's sword, only for Meliodas to suddenly wake up. At Baste Prison, Ban breaks out of his cell when he hears mention of Meliodas.
55"Even If You Should Die"
Transcription: "Tatoe Anata ga Shindemo" (Japanese: たとえあなたが死んでも)
November 2, 2014 (2014-11-02)
Golgius proceeds to overwhelm Meliodas with his invisibility while fatally wounding Dana to conceal Weird Fangs abducting his daughter Sennett to force him to aid them. Meliodas manages to outwit Golgius, who escapes before revealing why he attempted to steal Meliodas's sword. Elizabeth sheds tears over Dana before she and the others run into Diane on their way to Baste Prison, learning she fell under the hypnosis of the Weird Fangs' Ruin with Meliodas also subjected when he and Elizabeth run into two shepherds. Meanwhile, after attempting to try one the attire of apprentice Holy Knight Jericho, Ban gets stabbed in the chest by the Weird Fangs' Jude as he served his purpose as bait.
66"The Poem of Beginnings"
Transcription: "Hajimari no Uta" (Japanese: はじまりの詩)
November 9, 2014 (2014-11-09)
As Meliodas and Diane still fight each other under Ruin's control, Friesia attacks the shepherd boy that Ruin disguised himself as to prompt Elizabeth to risk her life to protect him. But as Ruin reveals his true identity, he realizes she took his bell and break his spell as he and Friesia are quickly defeated with the other disguised shepherd revealing where Sennett is being held. At the same time, Ban survives his mortal wound and dispatches Jude before finding Meliodas as his group rescue Sennett while Golgius erected a barrier to keep them inside Baste Prison. But the Holy Knights retreat when the prison gets destroyed by Meliodas and Ban's reunion. The group return to Dalmary Town, finding Dana somehow survived as he treats them to a meal. Meanwhile, Gillthunder visits King, the holder the Grizzly's Sin of Sloth, and remind of their arrange.
77"A Touching Reunion"
Transcription: "Kandō no Saikai" (Japanese: 感動の再会)
November 16, 2014 (2014-11-16)
Years before joining Seven Deadly Sins, Ban sought to become immortal by drinking the Fountain of Youth, a liquid sap produced by Sacred Tree, so he can live long enough for something good to happen. He ceases his attempts after learning the Foundation of Youth sustains the Fairy King's Forest, the fountain's sworn protector Elaine realizing him not to be like the other humans. In the present, Meliodas and his group arrive to a run-down town near the Necropolis where King is said to be buried with Ban meeting a pair of siblings. Ban is then attacked by he learns to be King, who accuses him of destroying the Fairy King's Forest while seeking to enter the Necropolis. The siblings reveal to Meliodas's group that the Necropolis is another world that only be entered when one shares a priceless memory with the dead. Ban's memory of Elaine gives the group passage with King following after them, a Holy Knight appearing in the town soon after.
88"The Fearsome Pursuer"
Transcription: "Osorubeki Tsuisekisha" (Japanese: 恐るべき追跡者)
November 23, 2014 (2014-11-23)
Upon arriving in the Necropolis, realm composed of green crystals, Ban follows after Elaine's spirit with King in pursuit. King reveals himself as Elaine's older brother as he proceeds to petrify Ban for causing Elaine's death and the destruction of their home. This causes Ban to remember falling in love with Elaine before they were fatally wounded when the Fairy King's Forest is attacked by a demon, a monster whose race were sealed away ages ago. Elaine saves Ban by giving him the Fountain of Youth through a kiss, allowing him to kill the demon and give a seed to grow a new Fairy King's Forest. As Meliodas and Diane battle the Holy Knight Guila after she projects her soul into the Necropolis, Elaine's spirit frees Ban so he can rejoin the others before eventually making herself visible to King. Elain also convinces King to protect Ban, with King executing a surprise attack from behind through Ban to strike Guila.
99"Dark Pulse"
Transcription: "Ankoku no Myakudō" (Japanese: 暗黒の脈動)
November 30, 2014 (2014-11-30)
King easily defeats Guila with his Sacred Treasure, the Spirit Spear Chastiefol, sending her soul back into her unconscious body which the group tied up upon their return to the living world. King explains to Elizabeth and Hawk that the Deadly Sins each use their full potential with a Sacred Treasure weapon, his comrades admitting to have lost theirs through circumtances, also revealing that Guila is a type of Holy Knight known as a New Generation. Meanwhile, Jericho and Twigo were summoned by Great Holy Knight Hendrickson to become New Generation Holy Knights, which acquires them to drink the blood from the corpse of the demon that ravaged the Fairy King's Forest. Twigo explodes after drinking the blood while Jericho survived the excruciating experience. The following day, with Diane and Elizabeth staying behind, Meliodas brings Ban and King to the Merchant Town of Vaizel and sign up for its annual fighting festival, with the prize being Diane's War Hammer Gideon. Holy Knights Griamore, Princess Veronica Liones' bodyguard, and Howzer also sign up.
1010"The Vaizel Fighting Festival"
Transcription: "Baizeru Kenka Matsuri" (Japanese: バイゼル喧嘩祭り)
December 7, 2014 (2014-12-07)
The fighting festival commences with Love Helm as the referee as eight contestants are left standing after the elimination round. The first quarterfinal match has a female fighter named Matrona knocking Griamore out of the ring. Matrona is exposed as a human-sized Diane wearing Elizabeth's clothing, revealing that the two got themselves shrunk by a giant mushroom called a Chicken-Matango while forging for food. After Howzer defeats the three-time champion Taizoo with one punch, King easily loses to the town drunk Cain Barzad as he is nearly powerless unarmed. The final match is Meliodas versus Ban, with Griamore and Veronica revealing to Howzer the Seven Deadly Sins infiltrated the tournament as they search the village for Elizabeth.
1111"Pent-Up Feelings"
Transcription: "Sekinen no Omoi" (Japanese: 積年の想い)
December 14, 2014 (2014-12-14)
Meliodas and Ban prove to be equally matched as Ban uses his Snatch ability siphon's Meliodas strength and speed, but Meliodas suddenly grabs Ban's wrist and blasts him out of the ring for the win. The semifinals commences with Diane fighting Howzer as initially holds back as a gentleman before going all out with Diane defeating the Holy Knight, who expressed enjoying his bout with a Deadly Sin member. Meliodas then faces Cain, who is revealed to be a former Holy Knight as he attacks Meliodas to see if he truly was responsible for the destruction of the Danafor kingdom as the rumors say. But Cain makes peace with Meliodas after he confirms it to be a lie, forfeiting the match. The final match between Meliodas and Diane occurs soon after, with Ban making the fight more interesting by using Hawk's earnings to bribe women into provoking Diane to go all out. Meanwhile, Guila and Jericho are approaching Vaizel.
1212"Bloodcurdling Cannon"
Transcription: "Senritsu no Kanon" (Japanese: 戦慄のカノン)
December 21, 2014 (2014-12-21)
Meliodas and Diane stop fighting when they and the other Deadly Sins sense Guila and Jericho approaching, the four attempting to drive the townsfolk out before the Holy Knights attack Vaizel. Jericho extracts revenge on Ban before joining Guila in overpowering Meliodas before King intervenes. But Guila and Jericho are saved at the last second when Love Helm reveals himself as the former's commander Helbram, an old enemy of King's. Hawk and Elizabeth use the moment to get Ban and Meliodas to safety as the Elizabeth returns to her original size just as Veronica and Griamore find her. Veronica scolds Elizabeth for getting herself involved with the Deadly Sins and believes Meliodas bewitched her as she traps him within Goddess Amber, a stone specifically made to seal evil entities. Griamore is forced to trap Elizabeth when she attempts to flee with Meliodas's sword and Goddess Amber, only to redirect the spell on Guila and Jericho when they attempt to take the girl against Veronica's wishes. Veronica chases after Elizabeth, only to take the full blunt of a explosive Guila littered around the village to save her younger sister. After Veronica dies from her wounds, Meliodas breaks out of the Goddess Amber at Elizabeth's call with a dark aura around him.
1313"The Angel of Destruction"
Transcription: "Hakai no Shito" (Japanese: 破壊の使徒)
January 11, 2015 (2015-01-11)
Displaying his full power while attacking everyone save Elizabeth, Ban noting his leader's power to be familiar, Meliodas clashes with Helbram who assumes him to be superior to the New Generations before defeating him and taking his sword. Meanwhile, after being knocked into a ravine by a Holy Knight while throwing an old man toward Howzer to protect, Diane emerges in her true size after Hawk's Mother retrieved her clothes. Diane reclaims Gideon and asks Howzer to flee with the old man and Holy Knight, Ban grabbing the others as Diane rescues Meliodas while destroying Vaizel with Helbram and his subordinates escape with Ban's sword hilt. After Griamore departs to give Veronica a burial, Diane comforts Elizabeth while Ban confines to King that he intends to use the Horn of Cernunnos kept in Liones to revive Elaine. With his sword now stolen and seeing how dangerous the Holy Knight have become, Meliodas decides to stop holding back and end the ongoing war for good.
1414"A Reader of Books"
Transcription: "Hon wo Yomu Hito" (Japanese: 本を読むひと)
January 18, 2015 (2015-01-18)
Helbram deploys the Holy Knights' elite Roar of Dawn unit to execute an Armor Giant roaming Ordan Forest reaches Helbram. Despite Jericho's annoyance, Guila uses her leisure time to visit her younger brother Zeal, secretly killing three thugs who were harassing him because their father was said to be a deserter in the Holy Knight. Meliodas's group arrive to Ordan Village and split up with Elizabeth and Hawk encountering a youth named Alan, who is looking for glue to repair the armor of his large traveling companion. While hunting to restock their supplies, Meliodas, Ban and King find the Armor Giant being attacked by the Roar of Dawn, recognizing the armor to be of their comrade Gowther. Just as it seems that the Armor Giant is about to be slain, Alan intercepts and reveals himself as the real Gowther, the Goat's Sin of Lust.
1515"Unholy Knight"
Transcription: "Anhōryi Naito" (Japanese: アンホーリィ・ナイト)
January 25, 2015 (2015-01-25)
The Roar of Dawn soon realized they were fighting three of the Deadly Sins before Gowther decapitates the Armor Giant's head and gives it to their leader so they leave with their prize, Gowther revealing his armor was sealing a power that was consuming a Holy Knight as mutates into a monster. Meliodas lowers his guard upon noticing the Holy Knight still conscious as Gowther uses his Sacred Treasure, the Twin Bow Herritt, to place the monster in a trance as Ban rips the Holy Knight's heart out. But it didn't work as the Holy Knight, whom the group recognized as Dale, mutates into a demon. Meanwhile, Cain visits Elizabeth in the Boar Hat and reveals her resemblance to a knight named Liz who became Meliodas's lover during his time in Danafor. When the demon makes its presence known, Elizabeth gives Meliodas the sword that Liz intended to give him, allowing him to end the transform demon's misery as he and the others realize it was created by someone in the Holy Knights. At the same time, Helbram receives the Armor Giant's head and has Guila destroy the evidence of its existence.
1616"The Legends, Provoked"
Transcription: "Karitaterareru Densetsu-tachi" (Japanese: 駆り立てられる伝説たち)
February 1, 2015 (2015-02-01)
Gowther rejoins the Deadly Sins, though he causes trouble by using his power to deluge his teammates' darkest secrets while revealing that Meliodas was knocked out by their comrade Merlin the day they were disbanded. At the capital, as Jericho reveals to Guila that she observed the Deadly Sins' battle with Dale and gives her senior her father's pendant, Helbram gives Meliodas' hilt to Hendrickson so he can complete the Coffin of Eternal Darkness relief and need one more thing to release the demons to commence a new Holy War. At the Boar Hat, Meliodas explains the Coffin of Eternal Darkness before Elizabeth is abducted by the Holy Knight Vivian. Diane throws Meliodas, Ban and Gowther toward the Liones capital as Hendrickson attempts to extort Grand Master Holy Knight Dreyfus's aid by reminding him that he got his position when they killed his brother Zaratras. The three Deadly Sins get bombarded by Dreyus's Holy Knight army on the north side of the castle as Hendrickson deals with Arthur Pendragon and his army approaching from the south side.
1717"The First Sacrifice"
Transcription: "Saisho no Gisei" (Japanese: 最初の犠牲)
February 8, 2015 (2015-02-08)
Hendrickson tries to convince Arthur to leave, only to engage him in battle as he realizes he might know his agenda. Meanwhile, with Hawk brought with her, Elizabeth escapes her cell and tries to find her father. Thanks to Gowther's spell, he Ban and Gowther manage to sneak inside the castle town while King summons his black hound Oslow to use its mouth to teleport Diane inside the castle. But Diane is ends up being attacked by Dreyfus and Helbram's groups, with Howzer reluctant to fight her as she is knocked into the streets by Dreyfus while Helbram attacks indiscriminately. This causes Howzer and Guila to turn on their fellow Holy Knights when Diane injures her to save Zeal from a falling building.
1818"Even If It Costs Me My Life"
Transcription: "Kono Inochi ni Kaete mo" (Japanese: この命にかえても)
February 15, 2015 (2015-02-15)
Despite combining their attacks, Howzer and Guila are outmatched when Gowther arrives and traps Dreyfus in a nightmare before something metaphysically knocked him out. But battle takes its toll on Dreyfus as Gilthunder carries him to safety while Helbram attempts to finish Diane and everyone each when King intervenes. Helbram that reveals himself as a fairy and King's former best friend, focusing his attacks on Diane to make King suffer. But King uses Chastifol to shield Diane and the others from harm, explaining to be fulfilling a promise that he made seven centuries ago. Meanwhile, Elizabeth and Hawk find the former's eldest sister Margaret Liones and attempt to free her. But Vivian appears, teleporting Hawk elsewhere before she knocks Elizabeth out and unlocks Margaret's cell door while reminding her of the consequences of her escaping.
1919"The Fairy King Waits in Vain"
Transcription: "Machibōke no Yōseiō" (Japanese: まちぼうけの妖精王)
February 22, 2015 (2015-02-22)
Centuries ago, Harlequin suffered amnesia as rescued from drowning by a young Diane with the two spending decades together in what seemed to be days from their perspective. Harlequin eventually regained his memories of leaving the Fairy King's Forest to rescue Helbram and their friends from a one-eyed man named Aldrich who knocked down a waterfall. When a nearby village was attacked, Harlequin promises to return to Diane and encounters who he thought was Aldrich. But it turned out to be Helbram, who was driven madly obsessed to kill every human, with Harlequin forced to kill his friend. Harlequin turned himself to the authorities after erasing Diane's memories of him and to take responsibility for Helbram's actions. In the present, King manages to kill Helbram, who can finally atone for his grudge against humans. Meanwhile, Meliodas comes to Arthur's aid when he is overwhelmed by Hendrickson.
2020"The Courage Charm"
Transcription: "Yūki no Majinai" (Japanese: 勇気のまじない)
March 1, 2015 (2015-03-01)
After leaving Dreyfus, Gilthunder is sent by Vivian to aid Hendrickson against Meliodas and Arthur. Meanwhile, Elizabeth wakes up in the bedchamber of her ailing father King Bartra Liones with Vivian mocking them before joining Gilthunder and Hendrickson to finish Meliodas off. When Meliodas sees Margaret jumping off a castle tower to free Gilthunder of his burden, Meliodas kills the monster that has been following her with Arthur saving her in time. This allows Gilthunder, having knew the truth of Zatara's death, to finally exact revenge on Hendrickson at full force. Vivian attempts to attack Meliodas, Gilthunder, Margaret and Arthur in her illusions, but is stopped when Arthur's mage reveals herself as her mentor: The Seven Deadly Sins' Merlin, the Boar's Sin of Gluttony. Meanwhile, Ban enters the catacombs where Hawk was teleported to and finds the Horn of Cernunnos.
2121"The Looming Threat"
Transcription: "Ima, Soko ni Semaru Kyōi" (Japanese: 今、そこにせまる脅威)
March 8, 2015 (2015-03-08)
After finding Hawk, Ban makes contact with a goddess through the Horn of Cernunnos who agrees to resurrect Elaine on the condition that he kills Meliodas. Meanwhile, Meliodas and his group reach Elizabeth and Bartra before Dreyfus arrives as Margret reveals that she witnessed him and Hendrickson murder Zatara and that Vivian created familiars to keep her and Gilthunder silent. Dreyfus confesses while explaining that Hendrickson went insane is trying to start a new Holy War, Bartra stripping Dreyfus of his titles and to await sentencing. After Merlin takes Arthur and Bartra to Camelot for the latter to get medical help, an enhanced Hendrickson devastates the castle with an reanimated Helbram while awakening the demon blood in the New Generation Holy Knights. After Hendrickson gravely injures Meliodas and Gilthunder, Elizabeth surrenders herself to stop a bloodbath. Meliodas attempts to pursue Hendrickson when he is attacked by Ban, who finally accepts that Meliodas is a demon. Elsewhere, Dreyfus confronts Hendrickson as Elizabeth threatens to kill herself to stop his plans.
2222"What I Can Do for You"
Transcription: "Kimi no Tame ni Dekiru Koto" (Japanese: 君のためにできること)
March 15, 2015 (2015-03-15)

Despite Ban's fixation to resurrect Elaine at any cost despite Hawk's attempts of reasoning with him, Meliodas uses rank to convince Ban that they can settle matters later as he has Hawk take him to find Elizabeth. Ban joins the fray and manages to stop Jericho from killing her brother and restore her to normal by extracting the organ causing her transformation while King musters the nerve to vaporize Helbram, the Sins proceeding to save the other New Generation Holy Knights.

A repentant Dreyfus battles Hendrickson out of atonement with the fight ending with Dreyfus killed and Elizabeth wounded as Meliodas arrives, having Hawk carry Elizabeth to safety while he battles Hendrickson. He is joined by the other Sins and every able Holy Knight, Guila included, as they fight Hendrickson before Ban knocks him through a cave wall upon seeing the corpse of the demon that destroyed the Fairy King's Forest.
2323"Despair Descends"
Transcription: "Zetsubō Kōrin" (Japanese: 絶望降臨)
March 22, 2015 (2015-03-22)
Hendrickson reveals that he developed the New Generation and his demonic powers from studying the corpse of the Red Demon that destroyed the Fairy King's Forest, with Ban pummeling Hendrickson through the ground before destroying the corpse. Meliodas, Ban, King and Gowther jump down after Hendrickson, finding him injecting himself with the blood from the corpse of a gray demon to become a full demon as he overpowers the knights upon returning to the surface. Hendrickson reveals that he needs Elizabeth's blood to complete the ritual and release the demons back into the world, killing Hawk when he sacrifices himself to shield Meliodas while he protects Elizabeth. The shock of Hawk's death causes an unaware Elizabeth to reveal her dormant powers as a goddess's apostle, healing everyone while slightly damaging Hendrickson.
2424"The Heroes"
Transcription: "Eiyū-tachi" (Japanese: 英雄たち)
March 29, 2015 (2015-03-29)
Having Gowther relay a combat strategy the other knights, Meliodas fights Hendrickson one-on-one while taking friendly fire to defeat him with his Revenge Counter after Griamore arrives at the last second to prevent Hendrickson's escape. A fully healed Bartra then returns with Merlin, commanding the Holy Knights to restore the kingdom and preserve its people as "punishment" for their actions. Bartra gives the Deadly Sins his gratitude for saving the kingdom and protecting Elizabeth, the group joined by Veronica while Hawk is revived as a piglet. Merlin reveals to Meliodas that the Coffin of Darkness was taken south of Liones as the kingdom returns to some normalcy as they hold a festival to celebrate. The following day, Elizabeth joins the Deadly Sins in their southward journey to find their last member while Ban and King leave the group for a while. Meanwhile, Gillthunder, Howzer, and Griamore uncover a revelation while studying Dreyfus's documents.
OVA1OVA1"Bandit Ban"
Transcription: "Bandetto Ban" (Japanese: バンデット・バン)
June 17, 2015 (2015-06-17)
Somewhere in northern Britannia, Ban arrives at the Fairy King's Forest in search of the Fountain of Youth. He quickly climbs up the large majestic tree, and ends up meeting a mysterious young girl whom he ignores initially. He decides to ask her who she is, only to discover that she was the Guardian Saint protecting the fountain. Swiftly, she swings her hand and the winds blow Ban off the tree. However, Ban survives the fall and persistently continues to climb up again. He repeatedly climbs up and gets blown off, until both of them grows extremely annoyed. In order to obtain the fountain, Ban equips himself with his Nunchaku, leading Elaine to believe that he was planning to kill and steal like all other humans. To her surprise, he quickly grabs the Fountain of Youth and begins drinking. But before he could even take a sip, Elaine manipulates the tree branches and immobilizes him by grabbing all of his limbs. She then persuades him that without the Fountain of Youth, the forest itself will die. Astonishingly, Ban replies straightforwardly, stating that he understands. When Elaine decides to read his heart, she discovers that he really had the intentions of giving up. She releases him and the two begin to get to know each other. Ban tells her that the reason for stealing the fountain is to hope for something good to happen in his life. In response, she replies saying that she already lived for over 700 years, protecting the cup in place of her brother, King, who abandoned her. Ban decides to show her his ale label collection and the two bonded over a span of 7 days. Suddenly, when Ban was away, she quietly whispers that she wished that he had come to steal her instead of the Fountain of Youth. She was startled to discover Ban behind her, who had heard what she said, and realized that they both have similar thoughts and feelings. Out of the blue, a mysterious monster from the Demon Clan appears, burning the forest with its Purgatory Fire. Ban immediately confronts the monster after telling Elaine to escape with the fountain, and successfully robs one of its hearts. Not realizing that it had more than one heart, he lets down his guard and as a result, both of them get severely injured by the monster. Both of them realize that the only way to survive was to drink the Fountain of Youth, which means that only one of them could live. The two of them wanted each other to drink the fountain, hoping for their survival. In desperation, Elaine seemingly drinks the liquid, only to kiss Ban and deliver it to him directly. Ban immediately recovers from the injuries after consuming the liquid, and quickly defeats the monster in rage. Before passing away, Elaine gives him the forest's last seed and he repeats, Someday, I'll definitely make you mine. Sadly, before he was able to finish the phrase, she was gone. Later on, somewhere within the Kingdom of Liones, Ban is judged and sentenced to death for his apparent sins of destroying the Fairy King's Forest, taking the Fountain of Youth and killing the Guardian Saint. As the captain of the guard asked Ban if he has any last words before execution, Ban told everyone present that he is no longer "Bandit Ban" and "Undead Ban" is now his name.
OVA2OVA2"Heroes Fun Time -Extra Stories Compilation-"
Transcription: "Eiyū-tachi no Tawamure -Bangai-henshū-" (Japanese: 英雄たちの戯れ -番外編集-)
August 12, 2015 (2015-08-12)
A series of short clips.

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