In the Seven Deadly Sins, the Holy Knights guard Britannia and its kingdom with their power of magic. But soon a few of them betray the King, and as a result the whole kingdom falls into chaos until the other Holy Knights come to the rescue. 

They became the new ruler soon after they had been hailed as the savior of the kingdom, turning their backs on the people of Britannia. 

During this period, the rumour of the Seven Deadly Sins, the legendary group of knights, being alive began to scatter throughout the kingdom. In response to this, Princess Elizabeth sets on a quest to find the Seven Deadly Sins in order to restore peace in the kingdom. 

Magic, betrayal, unrevealed secrets, and many mysteries weave through this story. The following are the top 10 animes that are similar to Seven Deadly Sins. 

10. Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers

Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers
  • Creator- Ishio Yamagata & Miyagi
  • Light Novel/Manga
  • Season No.- 1
  • Episode No.-12

In his view, Adlet Mayer considered him to be “the strongest man in the world” and to be among the Braves of the six flowers. To save the world, the braves must fight against the Demon God. 

Upon being chosen, he encounters Crown princess Nashetania Loei Piena Augusta. Together they travel to the Land of Howling Demons where all the Braves are supposed to gather. 

After some investigation he realizes there are 7 braves instead of 6, and he is the one being investigated and deemed as a counterfeit. As Adlet begins his journey of finding the fraud, he will have to use his skills and find it before it is too late. 

9. Black Clover 

Black Clover
  • Creator- Yuki Tabata
  • Manga Ch No.- 285 (Ongoing)
  • Season No.- 4 (ongoing)
  • Episode No.- 170 (ongoing)

Asta and Yuno grew up in an orphanage together and both dreamed of becoming the Wizard King, considered the strongest mage of all. However, things didn’t work out right for Asta who wasn’t able to wield magic while growing up unlike Yuno who had control over powerful magic.

Every child of the kingdom was given a grimoire at the age of 15, according to the type of magic they possessed. Yuno received the legendary four-leaf clover Grimoire, but Asta did not. 

Yuno was immediately attacked by Lebuty after the ceremony. He wanted the legendary Grimoire. Asta did not allow that to happen and defeated Lebuty after he was chosen by the mysterious five-leaf clover grimoire for his determination to never give up and save Yuno. As a result of this, began their rivalry to become the future Wizard King

8. Blue Exorcist 

Blue Exorcist
  • Creator- Kazue Kato
  • Manga Ch No.- 130+ (Ongoing)
  • Season No.- 2
  • Episode No.- 37

Satan, the ruler of Gehenna, is unable to find a suitable host to possess so he sends his son to Assiah to grow up and become a fitted host. 

Assiah is the human world, while Gehenna is the demon world. In the end, Satan wants a host so he can travel between the two worlds unobstructed. 

Before he discovered that he was the son of Satan, Rin Okumura was a normal kid living in a normal house. He decides, however, not to follow his father and becomes an exorcist alongside his brother Yukio to protect Assiah. 

7. Akame ga Kill 

  • Creator- Takahiro& Tetsuya Tashiro
  • Manga Ch No.- 79 (Ended)
  • Season No.- 1
  • Episode No.- 24
Akame ga Kill

Unless Prime Minister Honest is removed, the nation will collapse. They have assembled Night Raid, an assassination team with extensive experience, to accomplish that goal and they will eliminate anyone standing in their way. 

They are also aware of the consequences of their merciless killings and are prepared to face them. Tatsumi, a naïve boy who wants to help his hometown, joins them. 

While fighting for Night Raid Tatsumi is challenged by powerful antagonists not only based on his physical prowess but also on his morals. 

6. Fairy Tail 

  • Creator- Mashima Hiro
  • Manga Ch No.- 545 (Ended- Continuation)
  • Season No.- 9
  • Episode No.- 328
Fairy Tail

Fiore is a mystical land with many magic guilds, but out of them the Fairy Tail is at the top of the heap, designed for mages to work together on missions. 

Magician Lucy Heartfilia is one of those mages who wants to become a wizard and is looking for celestial gate keys. She was about to be captured after getting tricked but was rescued by Natsu Dragneel, whom she met earlier while searching for keys. 

He is in search of the Dragon Igneel, his foster father, with the help of his partner Happy. As her new friend Natsu was already part of Fairy Tail, she no longer had to do anything to join and thus, began a journey of countless adventures with countless new friends and foes. 

5. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic 

  • Creator- Shinobu Ohtaka
  • Manga Ch No.- 369 (ended)
  • Season No.- 1
  • Episode No.- 25
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

The world has countless dungeons that contain treasure. A rare type of magician, Magi, designed and built these dungeons. 

Known for their ability to find Dungeons, Magi also help people build empires. Djinns (for the Indians, yes, you got it right Aladin Ka Jin) are the lords of the Dungeon, who confer powers to the potential King candidates. 

Together, Aladdin and Ugo, a djinn, embark on a journey to travel the world. In the meantime, they encounter Alibaba Saluja, who they must help in conquering a dungeon, to pay for the damages Saluja caused to a shop. 

4. Hunter x Hunter 

  • Creator- Togashi Yoshiro
  • Manga Ch No.- 340+ (Ongoing)
  • Season No.- 6
  • Episode No.- 184
Hunter x Hunter

There are hunters in the story, whose jobs include capturing criminals and looking for treasure. A 12-year-old boy named Gon Freecs wants to become a hunter to follow in his father’s footsteps who left him when he was a newborn and, therefore, wants to track him down. 

He decided to accomplish that by participating in the hunter exam, where he encountered an aspirant doctor, an ex-assassin and Kurapika (clan and revenge, yes but not the same as that character). 

They begin a journey together where they must take each step carefully, otherwise, the journey will end there with no place in between, with death. 

3. Yona of the Dawn 

  • Creator- Mizuho Kusanagi
  • Manga Ch No.- 206+ (Ongoing)
  • Season No.-1
  • Episode No.- 26 (3 OVA)
Yona of the Dawn

As if she was the young Siddhartha Gautama (commonly known as Buddha), Yona lived without concern for all the problems of the kingdom, behind closed doors. 

In the aftermath of his cousin Su-won’s betrayal, she had to leave the comfort of the palace walls with his bodyguard Son Hak. Beginning a new journey, Yona realized that the ideal life was actually nothing but poverty and grief, just like naive Gautama. 

Now, here’s the difference. A mysterious legend guided Yona to find a way to bring peace and prosperity back to Kouka, while Gautama went in search of the truth of life on his own and later became known as Buddha. 

2. Noragami 

  • Creator- Adachitoka
  • Manga Ch No.- 93+ (Ongoing)
  • Season No.- 2
  • Episode No.- 25 (4 OVA)

It is the dream of Yato to have a shrine with thousands of followers. This will require him to go around doing odd jobs for 5 yen. Additionally, he claims to be God of delivery (and yeah, he is not very good at business) 

As Hiyori Iki tried to rescue Yato from being hit by a car, she took the hit in place of him. A few moments later, she found her soul outside her unconscious body. 

Yato agrees to bring her back to normal on the condition that Hiyori finds a new partner for him, to which she agrees and with her presence, his fate appears to be changing. 

1. Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood 

  • Creator- Hiromu Arakawa
  • Manga Ch No.- 108.5 (Ended)
  • Season No.- 1
  • Episode No.- 64
Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood

In order to bring their mother back from the dead using forbidden Alchemy known as Human Transmutation, Edward and Alphonse Elric learn the lesson of Equivalent Exchange the hard way. 

Unlike Alphonse losing his whole body, Edward lost his left foot until he also gave up his right arm by affixing an armor suit to save his brother’s soul. 

They embarked on a journey to find the Philosopher’s Stone after struggling for years to find an answer under the Law of Equivalent Exchange. They had no idea that they would become part of a conspiracy that would soon engulf the entire nation. 

Honorable mentions 

Some anime that have a few similar characters like Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins) are: 

  • One punch man 
  • Plunderer 
  • Dragon Ball 

Having read this far, I would be thankful if you could leave a comment below telling me what you think of this list.


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