The Seven Deadly Sins七つの大罪 Nanatsu no Taizai」 is the 1st episode of The Seven Deadly Sins anime series.


The third princess of the Kingdom of Liones, Elizabeth, finds Meliodas, who is the owner of the Boar Hat bar and is also one of the Seven Deadly Sins. With her identity revealed, she is pursued by Twigo whom Meliodas easily defeats. The princess joins him on his journey to find the other Deadly Sins in order to defeat the Holy Knights, who have orchestrated a coup d'état and have overthrown the king.


Characters In Order of AppearanceEdit

Manga & Anime DifferencesEdit

  • The episode opens with a flashback of a young Alioni discovering the bodies of numerous Holy Knights after the alleged betrayal of the Seven Deadly Sins.
  • At the end of the episode, Twigo arrives at Fort Solgales to directly report his encounter with Meliodas to the Holy Knight Gilthunder.
  • Diane and King's sacred treasures were revealed, while Ban's rapier was changed to a four-section staff and Escanor's spear was changed to a giant axe.


Introduction arc
Fights and Events
Meliodas vs. Twigo