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"Seven Deadly Sins" spinoff manga tells the love story of Ban and Elaine; novel available on January 17

By Mauricia | Dec 22, 2016 10:59 AM EST
"Seven Deadly Sins" spinoff manga narrates the story of how Ban and Elaine met.
(Photo : Instagram/seven.deadly.sins) "Seven Deadly Sins" spinoff manga narrates the story of how Ban and Elaine met.

Kodansha's Shonen Magazine Edge official website has revealed that there will be a manga spinoff for Mamoru Iwasa's Nanatsu no Taizai: Seven Days (The Seven Deadly Sins: Seven Days). The February issue will accommodate the spinoff novel which will begin on January 17, 2017. The manga's front will be embellished with Nanatsu no Taizai: Seven Days ~Tozoku to Seishojo~ (The Seven Deadly Sins: Seven Days ~The Thief and the Holy Girl~ along with a color opening page.

The novel is about Nakaba Suzuki's The Seven Deadly Sins (Nanatsu no Taizai) spinoff manga narrating in more details how Ban and Elaine met each other. According to Anime News Network, the website describes the story where there is a forest located in the north of Britannia land where humans are not allowed to go. The forest is called the "Fairy King's Forest" where the Fairy King, Harlequin, whose been missing for 700 years.

Elaine, his younger sister watches the Fountain of Youth from human self-indulgence. After so many farewells and 700 years of seclusion, her tears are almost getting dry until Ban came along seeking the Fountain of Youth. Elaine's heart healed within a week with Ban closing the distance between them but....

Crunchyroll cited that the spinoff manga will delve on Elaine's encounter with Ban. She is protecting the Fountain of Youth after her brother's disappearance while Ban is searching for it. At first, she distrusts but over the course of time, she learned to believe him.

Kodansha published the spinoff manga on October 17 and three "side story" of novels made by Shuka Matsuda. Vertical will be responsible for launching Matsuda's The Seven Deadly Sins: The Seven Scars Left Behind (Shosetsu Nanatsu no Taizai -Gaiden- Karera ga Nokoshita Nanatsu no Kizuato) novel in North America.

In 2012, Suzuki released the original manga in Weekly Shonnen magazine with the 24th compiled book volume was published by Kodansha Comics on December 16. The publishing company also circulated the initial English volume in 2014 and shipping the 16th volume in September. Unfortunately, the manga is on currently on a break but a few of Suzuki's side stories will run for the time being.

Yo Kokukuji will illustrate the manga adaptation that will become available in the February issue on January 17, 2017.

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