On December 20, 2022, Netflix will be premiering the long-awaited and highly anticipated two-part anime film spinoff of The Seven Deadly Sins series. The grudge of Edinburgh: Part 1 runs for a total of 50 minutes and follows Prince Tristan’s life–the son of Meliodas and Elizabeth–directed by Bob Shirohata with writing credits to Rintarou Ikeda and Nakaba Suzuki. Be sure not to miss out on this thrilling tale!
In the anime, Yuuki Kaji returns as Meliodas. Tristan, Meliodas’s son, is voiced by Mikako Komatsu, with an adult Tristan expressed by Ayumu Murase. Sora Amamiya plays Elizabeth; Jun Fukuyama plays the King; Aoi Yki plays Diane; Tatsuhisa Suzuki plays Ban; Yuuhei Takagi plays Gowther & Kouki Uchiyama plays a fairy.
Yhei Azakami stars Deathpierce, Kazuyuki Okitsu as Priest, Shinnosuke Tokudome in the role of Tyrone, and Shino Shimoji portrays Kurumiru. Furthermore, Makoto Koichi plays Mini – all animated under Marvy Jack Studios and Alfred Imageworks collaboration. Let’s dive into The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 1 Review!’
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge Of Edinburgh Part 1 Plot Synopsis
Fans of “The Seven Deadly Sins” will be thrilled to see the same beloved characters return as they begin their journey on an all-new anime series, “Four Nights of the Apocalypse.” Our hero Tristan has been gifted both demonic powers from his father, Meliodas and goddess abilities from his mother; however, he is still struggling with mastering them in episode one – ‘Grudge of Edinburgh Part 1’. Despite this obstacle, he remains resilient in trusting the gifts bestowed upon him by his maternal side.
When Meliodas urges Tristan to take the fight against evil, he instead concentrates on aiding others. Then one day, a curse befalls Elizabeth causing her sickness. Knowing that his magic cannot help her, Tristan goes off to find treatment from Fairyland. While there, he meets an enigmatic fairy boy who joins him to get rid of Deathpierce’s minions and liberate Elizabeth from the malicious spell she is afflicted by.
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge Of Edinburgh Part 1 Review
The opening scene of this epic story unveils the heroic nature of Prince Tristan and Gowther, who are riding their horses through town. Suddenly they witness a devastating event involving two persons in a carriage, but Tristan offers his mother’s healing powers to help them without hesitation. The awe-inspiring display showcases Tristan’s abilities for all onlookers while also introducing audiences to his never-ending struggle against the Dragon Sin of Wrath – inherited from his father, Meliodas. Throughout the film, Tristan’s flashbacks reveal how he has previously traumatized his companion during their daily training exercises. This is why he now chooses to rely more heavily on utilizing his healing abilities.
Slow-motion scenes during the climax of the anime greatly enhance its narrative experience. But what truly set it apart are its vivid colours and meticulous design. Though simple in plot, audiences remain invested due to superb filmmaking and execution of premise by filmmakers & writers that provided enough setup for a thrilling conclusion – leaving viewers yearning for more! Not forgetting to mention the voice actors’ impressive job in bringing life into each character with unique personalities exuding from their performances!
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh, though expecting a simultaneous release for both parts would have been preferable, Part 1 is still entertaining on its own. Though slightly marred by an inadequate animation quality compared to the fantastic voice acting and thrilling action sequences featured within it, this film appeals to those already dedicated fans as much due to its lack of necessary exposition found within other films than its brief length.