Despair Descends
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Episode 23 Title

Kanji/Kana 絶望降臨
Rōmaji Zetsubō Kōrin
Air Date March 22, 2015
Chapter(s) 93, 94, 95, 96, 97
Story Arc Kingdom Infiltration arc
Opening Theme Seven Deadly Sins
Ending Theme Season
Episode Credits
Episode Director Hideki Itou
Screenplay Jukki Hanada
Storyboard Shinji Ishihira
Animation Director Takayuki Gotan
Kiminori Itou
Tatsuaki Okamoto
Yuuichi Terada
Asami Komatsu
Episode 22 Episode 24
Episode 23 Screenshots

Despair Descends絶望降臨 Zetsubō Kōrin」 is the 23th episode of The Seven Deadly Sins anime series.



Characters in Order of AppearanceEdit

Manga/Anime DifferencesEdit

  • In the anime, Howzer is present in the battle against Hendrickson, while in the manga he was already heavily wounded.
  • The other members of Dawn Roar are not shown dead.
  • In the anime, it's clarified that Hendrickson was taken over earlier than it should have in the manga retrospect.


Kingdom Infiltration arc
Fights and Events
Meliodas, Ban & Gowther vs. Holy Knights of LionesArthur Pendragon vs. HendricksonDiane vs. Dreyfus, Gilthunder, Hauser, & HelbramHauser & Guila vs. Dreyfus, Helbram, Jericho, & GilthunderGowther vs. ThreaderGowther vs. DreyfusKing vs. Helbram (Kingdom Infiltration arc)Meliodas & Arthur Pendragon vs. Hendrickson & GilthunderMeliodas vs. Hendrickson, Gilthunder & VivianGilthunder vs. HendricksonHoly Knights vs. Hybrid DemonsMeliodas vs. BanDreyfus & Griamor vs. HendricksonMeliodas, Diane, Ban, King & Gowther vs. HendricksonHoly Knights vs. HendricksonMeliodas vs. Hendrickson