As previously reported, Southeast Asian anime channel ANIMAX Asia has updated their programming lineup for 2019, which may have hinted the airing of the upcoming anime adaptation of The Seven Deadly Sins.
The anime channel hinted in a teaser on their social media accounts on Thursday that they will air The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath of the Gods on a simulcast basis starting this October.
The teaser mentions that the upcoming season is set to premiere on October 9, which airs every Wednesdays at 10:30pm, within five hours after its initial Japanese telecast.
The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath of the Gods will be third television anime adaptation of the popular franchise, based on the fantasy adventure manga series by Nakaba Suzuki, which being published in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine since October 2012 and currently has 38 volumes.
The latest anime series, which is set to premiere in Japan this October, will head into the story’s climax and may last for about 40 episodes.
The upcoming series will have new staff, including Susumu Nishizawa as director and Rintarou Ikeda handling series composition, which will now be produced at Studio DEEN. A-1 Pictures produced the previous adaptations of the hit series.
The popular show’s Japanese voice casts, such as Yuuki Kaji (as Meliodas), Sora Amamiya (as Elizabeth), Misaki Kuno (as Hawk), Aoi Yuki (as Diane), Tatsuhisa Suzuki (as Ban), Jun Fukuyama (as King), Yuuhei Takagi (as Gowther), Maaya Sakamoto (as Merlin), and Tomokazu Sugita (as Escanor), will return to the upcoming series.
ANIMAX Asia has aired previous seasons of the series, including the four-part “Signs of Holy War” special.
The anime’s previous season, The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of the Commandments, was aired on the channel in April last year.
ANIMAX Asia is available on SKYcable, Cignal TV, SatLite and GSAT, as well as several provincial cable providers nationwide. Check your local listings.
For the full schedule and other details, please visit their website at animax-asia.com.