15+ ANIME Like Seven Deadly Sins [RECOMMENDATIONS]

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, The Seven Deadly Sins has it all. You name it!

This anime has its unique way to shine when it comes to the genre of action-adventure. The best part about this anime is the creation of the fictional World and other fantasy gimmicks that this world offers like some of the most detailed forests and historic fortresses, making these the major selling points of The Seven Deadly Sins!

Now, if you loved this anime, it’s only natural you’d want to watch something similar to it. This is why we have created the best list to recommend to you some of the anime that are very similar to The Seven Deadly Sins!

So, my fellow Otakus, let’s just dive right into the list!

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16. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

Both Seven Deadly Sins and Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic share the same historic/fantasy setting as well as a number of colorful and likable characters. Both MCs share the same ambitious nature and other characteristics (Both are blondes!). The theme of a strong friendship is very prominent in both of these and we also see the story deviating more towards darker themes at some point. Made by A-1 Studio, both share the same style of animation as well! This anime revolves around a young boy named Aladdin who sets out on a journey to explore new places. During his journey, he finds a strange flute that houses a Djinn. Now, the Djinn can't get out of the flute because of his muscular body and appears as a headless monster. They soon meet a greedy merchant named Alibaba, a slave girl named Morgiana, and another Djinn and their adventure begins!

Both Seven Deadly Sins and Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic share the same historic/fantasy setting as well as a number of colorful and likable characters. Both MCs share the same ambitious nature and other characteristics (Both are blondes!).

The theme of a strong friendship is very prominent in both of these and we also see the story deviating more towards darker themes at some point. Made by A-1 Studio, both share the same style of animation as well!

This anime revolves around a young boy named Aladdin who sets out on a journey to explore new places. During his journey, he finds a strange flute that houses a Djinn. Now, the Djinn can’t get out of the flute because of his muscular body and appears as a headless monster. They soon meet a greedy merchant named Alibaba, a slave girl named Morgiana, and another Djinn and their adventure begins!

15. Plunderer

Plunderer and Seven Deadly Sins have stark similarities in their action/adventure themes. The female protagonists of both the anime are looking for someone very strong who could help them as well as that very "strong" person exceeding their expectations by being even stronger! Set in a post-apocalyptic world, this anime is about a society dominated by certain numbers. The numbers are imprinted somewhere on human bodies that determine their remaining lives. Once reached till 0, they will be dragged down into "The Abyss". Hina is our main female protagonist who's in search of the Legendary Ace that her mother wished for while being dragged into the Abyss. For Hina, her word count is equal to the steps she's taken since her birth. She soon encounters the Legendary Ace whose word count is negative.

Plunderer and Seven Deadly Sins have stark similarities in their action/adventure themes. The female protagonists of both the anime are looking for someone very strong who could help them as well as that very “strong” person exceeding their expectations by being even stronger!

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, this anime is about a society dominated by certain numbers. The numbers are imprinted somewhere on human bodies that determine their remaining lives. Once reached till 0, they will be dragged down into “The Abyss”. 

Hina is our main female protagonist who’s in search of the Legendary Ace that her mother wished for while being dragged into the Abyss. For Hina, her word count is equal to the steps she’s taken since her birth. She soon encounters the Legendary Ace whose word count is negative. 

 

14. Trinity Seven

In Trinity Seven, our MC is very similar to the MC of Seven Deadly Sins. Arata and Meliodas are both perverts and will do anything to hit on any female that's breathing. Other than being huge perverts, they're determined to ward off all evils from their worlds. Having a team of exactly seven members with similar supernatural abilities, Trinity Seven and Seven Deadly Sins have similar stories. Trinity Seven tells us the story of a boy named Arata Kasuga who lost his cousin, Hijiri, in a "Breakdown Phenomenon". Determined to destroy the Breakdown Phenomenon, Arata enrolls in Royal Biblia Academy. There he meets seven beautiful girls (The Trinity Seven), each possessing unique powers. The girls team up with him to save the world from the dangers that lie ahead.

In Trinity Seven, our MC is very similar to the MC of Seven Deadly Sins. Arata and Meliodas are both perverts and will do anything to hit on any female that’s breathing. Other than being huge perverts, they’re determined to ward off all evils from their worlds. Having a team of exactly seven members with similar supernatural abilities, Trinity Seven and Seven Deadly Sins have similar stories.

Trinity Seven tells us the story of a boy named Arata Kasuga who lost his cousin, Hijiri, in a “Breakdown Phenomenon”. Determined to destroy the Breakdown Phenomenon, Arata enrolls in Royal Biblia Academy. There he meets seven beautiful girls (The Trinity Seven), each possessing unique powers. The girls team up with him to save the world from the dangers that lie ahead.

13. Soul Eater

Soul Eater is the kind of anime that offers top-notch action AND top-notch humor as well. Soul Eater and Seven Deadly Sins share the same intensity in their stories. Both revolve around the kingdoms that are under the threat of evil forces. Both include seven characters that give their unique essence to the story. Both have some super strong characters that try to eradicate evil forces and protect the innocent.

This anime tells us the story of Evans who’s a soul eater. The story includes 3 duo’s, each trying to reach a ranking of “Death Scythe”. To reach that ranking, they must collect the soul of 99 evil humans and 1 witch. Together, they face many challenges as they go forward and reach closer to their goal.

12. Rage of Bahamut: Genesis

Rage of Bahamut: Genesis and Seven Deadly Sins share a lot of similarities, from their middle-aged setting to their MCs being perverts. Both have kingdoms under the threat of some nasty evil forces. Both have a world where they're able to use magic. And lastly, the bittersweet relationship/rivalry between the MC and his best friend. The story of the Rage of the Bahamut is set in a magical world named Mistarcia, where every kind of magical creature exists. As soon as the demon beast "Bahamut" threatened their peace, humans, gods, and demons worked together to defeat it to restore peace. The Bahamut was sealed and there were two keys to unseal it; the god key and the demon key. One day, peace is disrupted when the god key is stolen by some mysterious woman (Yikes!). Now, the peace and harmony lie in the hands of our heroes who are willing to sacrifice their lives for it!

Rage of Bahamut: Genesis and Seven Deadly Sins share a lot of similarities, from their middle-aged setting to their MCs being perverts. Both have kingdoms under the threat of some nasty evil forces. Both have a world where they’re able to use magic. And lastly, the bittersweet relationship/rivalry between the MC and his best friend.

The story of the Rage of the Bahamut is set in a magical world named Mistarcia, where every kind of magical creature exists. As soon as the demon beast “Bahamut” threatened their peace, humans, gods, and demons worked together to defeat it to restore peace. 

The Bahamut was sealed and there were two keys to unseal it; the god key and the demon key. One day, peace is disrupted when the god key is stolen by some mysterious woman (Yikes!). Now, the peace and harmony lie in the hands of our heroes who are willing to sacrifice their lives for it!

11. Rokka no Yuusha

Both the MCs of Rokka no Yuusha and Seven Deadly Sins share the same overconfident personality when it comes to showcasing their abilities. They're quite similar in their choice of characters and the unique abilities and powers that they possess. The heroes in both the anime also initially start fighting against each other only to realize that the enemy is not them but some other bigger power that is right in front of them! Rokka no Yuusha is about a boy named Aldet who claims to be the world's strongest man and is chosen to be one of the six heroes who are bestowed world-saving powers. Apparently, an imposter mingles in with them, making it hard to actually point him out and discard him. The heroes start suspecting each other and their peace disrupts. They're all in for some serious trouble!

Both the MCs of Rokka no Yuusha and Seven Deadly Sins share the same overconfident personality when it comes to showcasing their abilities. They’re quite similar in their choice of characters and the unique abilities and powers that they possess. The heroes in both the anime also initially start fighting against each other only to realize that the enemy is not them but some other bigger power that is right in front of them!

Rokka no Yuusha is about a boy named Aldet who claims to be the world’s strongest man and is chosen to be one of the six heroes who are bestowed world-saving powers. Apparently, an imposter mingles in with them, making it hard to actually point him out and discard him. The heroes start suspecting each other and their peace disrupts. They’re all in for some serious trouble!

10. Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls At a Dungeon?

Is it wrong to try to pick up girls at a dungeon - Having amazing artwork and animation, this anime is very similar to Seven Deadly Sins. We notice both the MCs chasing after girls and showcasing their perverted sides with 0 SHAME. The plot of both the anime is also quite similar with MCs possessing exceptional powers and abilities.   The story follows the life of a young and naive boy, Bell Carnel who aspires to become the greatest and the strongest adventurer. He soon encounters a goddess named Hestia and with her support, he finds himself very close to his goals. Though, his journey is not as easy as it seems. He has to break his way through dungeons filled with blood-thirsty monsters and mysterious creatures in order to prove the honor of his familiar!

Having amazing artwork and animation, this anime is very similar to Seven Deadly Sins. We notice both the MCs chasing after girls and showcasing their perverted sides with 0 SHAME. The plot of both the anime is also quite similar with MCs possessing exceptional powers and abilities. 

 The story follows the life of a young and naive boy, Bell Carnel who aspires to become the greatest and the strongest adventurer. He soon encounters a goddess named Hestia and with her support, he finds himself very close to his goals. Though, his journey is not as easy as it seems. He has to break his way through dungeons filled with blood-thirsty monsters and mysterious creatures in order to prove the honor of his familiar!

9. Akatsuki no Yona

Akatsuki no Yona and Seven Deadly Sins are so similar that you'd feel like you're watching the same shows with slightly different settings and characters. Princess Yona from Akatsuki no Yona and Elizabeth from Seven Deadly Sins were thrown out in the middle of the battlefield and were forced to take care of themselves.  Both the female characters were saved when our male protagonists step out into the story. Yona and Elizabeth both show impressive mental strength when initially, they appear to be very fragile. So, if you liked Seven Deadly Sins, you're going to love Akatsuki no Yona! The story is set in the Kingdom of Kouka, where Princess Yona lives a very peaceful and pampered life in her castle with her peace-loving father. On the night of her 16th birthday, the castle comes under attack and Yona loses everyone but Hak, her bodyguard.   Yona escapes with Hak and embarks on a journey where she aspires to be a strong woman so that no one dares to touch her. She finds a bunch of people who become her ally and become a part of her long and arduous journey. 

Akatsuki no Yona and Seven Deadly Sins are so similar that you’d feel like you’re watching the same shows with slightly different settings and characters. Princess Yona from Akatsuki no Yona and Elizabeth from Seven Deadly Sins were thrown out in the middle of the battlefield and were forced to take care of themselves. 

Both the female characters were saved when our male protagonists step out into the story. Yona and Elizabeth both show impressive mental strength when initially, they appear to be very fragile. So, if you liked Seven Deadly Sins, you’re going to love Akatsuki no Yona!

The story is set in the Kingdom of Kouka, where Princess Yona lives a very peaceful and pampered life in her castle with her peace-loving father. On the night of her 16th birthday, the castle comes under attack and Yona loses everyone but Hak, her bodyguard. 

 Yona escapes with Hak and embarks on a journey where she aspires to be a strong woman so that no one dares to touch her. She finds a bunch of people who become her ally and become a part of her long and arduous journey. 

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8. The Time I got Reincarnated as a Slime

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime is set in an issekai world, it shares the same sort of story with Seven Deadly Sins. Both of them are set in medieval times. The MCs of both the anime are happy-go-lucky but can be very serious when needed. Both these anime have a bunch of interesting and likable characters. even the color schemes of both anime are quite similar. The story is about a 32-year-old corporate slave who's tired of his monotonous life. But after dying at the hands of a thief, he wakes up to a whole new fantasy world.... but as a SLIME! He enjoys his life as a slime and discovers exciting powers within him. He befriends a bunch of monsters and embarks on a journey full of adventures and of course, predicaments!

Though The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime is set in an issekai world, it shares the same sort of story with Seven Deadly Sins. Both of them are set in medieval times. The MCs of both the anime are happy-go-lucky but can be very serious when needed. Both these anime have a bunch of interesting and likable characters. even the color schemes of both anime are quite similar. 

The story is about a 32-year-old corporate slave who’s tired of his monotonous life. But after dying at the hands of a thief, he wakes up to a whole new fantasy world…. but as a SLIME!

He enjoys his life as a slime and discovers exciting powers within him. He befriends a bunch of monsters and embarks on a journey full of adventures and of course, predicaments!

7. Overlord

One strong similarity between Overlord and Seven Deadly Sins is the strong fantasy setting that leaves you at the edge of your seat with every coming episode. The true sense of adventure is what makes both the anime similar to each other. The MCs of both the anime are also very overpowered. So, this one is for all the fantasy fans who loved watching Seven Deadly Sins! The story is about Momonga who's crazy about a virtual reality game, Yggdrasil. The game is supposed to shut down after midnight but Momonga finds himself fully aware inside the game as the powerful wizard, Ainz Ooal Gown. Momonga can't get the hang of this abnormal situation but with the help of his loyal servants, tries to take control of this new, bizarre world!

One strong similarity between Overlord and Seven Deadly Sins is the strong fantasy setting that leaves you at the edge of your seat with every coming episode. The true sense of adventure is what makes both the anime similar to each other. The MCs of both the anime are also very overpowered. So, this one is for all the fantasy fans who loved watching Seven Deadly Sins!

The story is about Momonga who’s crazy about a virtual reality game, Yggdrasil. The game is supposed to shut down after midnight but Momonga finds himself fully aware inside the game as the powerful wizard, Ainz Ooal Gown. Momonga can’t get the hang of this abnormal situation but with the help of his loyal servants, tries to take control of this new, bizarre world!

6. One Piece

Like Seven Deadly Sins, One Piece has a bunch of lovable characters, each having his/her own unique powers and abilities. They’re both set in a fantasy world with bizarre characters. Both focus on the power of friendship and teamwork!

One Piece revolves around a happy-go-lucky pirate. Luffy who’s in search of the great treasure left by the strongest “Pirate King ” Gol D. Roger. Luffy forms a crew and sets out on his journey to get the treasure. However, he’s not the only one in search of that treasure. He has to fight a bunch of super-strong enemies in order to get the treasure. Nothing is impossible for him as long as his Nakama is there for him!

5. Full-Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood

You might find Full Metal Alchemist a misfit in this list but look closely, both the MCs are very ambitious WITH blonde hair. They're both short BUT badass and overpowered. even the action/adventure setting is similar. The characters in both the anime represent the seven deadly sins as well! This anime tells us the story of Edward Elric and his brother Alphonse who tried to resurrect their mother by performing the forbidden technique of human transmutation. As a result, Edwar lost his leg and Alphonse lost his entire body. Edward takes the fall and sacrifices his right arm to save the soul of his brother and attach it to metal armor. Both brothers are now in search of the legendary philosopher's stone that will repair their bodies and give them back their normal lives.

You might find Full Metal Alchemist a misfit in this list but look closely, both the MCs are very ambitious WITH blonde hair. They’re both short BUT badass and overpowered. even the action/adventure setting is similar. The characters in both the anime represent the seven deadly sins as well!

This anime tells us the story of Edward Elric and his brother Alphonse who tried to resurrect their mother by performing the forbidden technique of human transmutation. As a result, Edwar lost his leg and Alphonse lost his entire body. Edward takes the fall and sacrifices his right arm to save the soul of his brother and attach it to metal armor. 

Both brothers are now in search of the legendary philosopher’s stone that will repair their bodies and give them back their normal lives. 

4. Akame Ga Kill

Both Akame ga Kill and Seven Deadly Sins have a set of characters that are fighting against corrupt rulers. Just like Seven Deadly Sins, the characters in Akame ga Kill have trouble getting along with each other but after some time, we notice that they're willing to sacrifice their lives for each other! The life of Tatsumi, a naive country boy, turns upside down when he steps into the capital in order to earn some money. He comes face to face with an assassin group called "Night Raid" who takes him with them and makes him a part of their team. Tatsumi soon finds out that the people of Night Raid are not evil at all but are fighting against evil. They train him hard and make him a very competent swordsman. Along with Tatsumi, the Night Raid are ready to break the endless chain of tyranny!

Both Akame ga Kill and Seven Deadly Sins have a set of characters that are fighting against corrupt rulers. Just like Seven Deadly Sins, the characters in Akame ga Kill have trouble getting along with each other but after some time, we notice that they’re willing to sacrifice their lives for each other!

The life of Tatsumi, a naive country boy, turns upside down when he steps into the capital in order to earn some money. He comes face to face with an assassin group called “Night Raid” who takes him with them and makes him a part of their team. Tatsumi soon finds out that the people of Night Raid are not evil at all but are fighting against evil. They train him hard and make him a very competent swordsman. Along with Tatsumi, the Night Raid are ready to break the endless chain of tyranny!

3. Hunter x Hunter

Hunter x Hunter and Seven Deadly Sin are both in the same league when it comes to action-adventure. Both show us a dangerous and mysterious world where anything could happen at any time! They're both extremely enjoyable and will keep you coming for more. The characters in both are so likable that you'd find yourself in love with them. Overall, Hunter x Hunter is one of the best action-adventure anime and is very similar to Seven Deadly Sins. This anime's story revolves around a 12-year old boy named Gon who sets out on a journey to look for his missing father. He decides to take an exam to be a "Hunter". On his way, he befriends three characters who also want to take the exam. All the four hunters are down for any calamity that awaits them and are ready to defy all odds!

Hunter x Hunter and Seven Deadly Sin are both in the same league when it comes to action-adventure. Both show us a dangerous and mysterious world where anything could happen at any time!

They’re both extremely enjoyable and will keep you coming for more. The characters in both are so likable that you’d find yourself in love with them. Overall, Hunter x Hunter is one of the best action-adventure anime and is very similar to Seven Deadly Sins.

This anime’s story revolves around a 12-year old boy named Gon who sets out on a journey to look for his missing father. He decides to take an exam to be a “Hunter”. On his way, he befriends three characters who also want to take the exam. All the four hunters are down for any calamity that awaits them and are ready to defy all odds!

2. Black Clover

The setting and air of both Black Clover and Seven Deadly Sins are very similar as both offer an action/adventure fantasy world. We also see a bunch of interesting characters, possessing unique magic powers. The MCs are both knights and have something to do with Demons. They're both competing against their best friends in order to reach the top. And on top of everything, they're both SMALL! Aspiring to become the next Wizard King Asta and Yuno move to the Capital after taking the Magic Knights exam. Asta receives a Grimoire with a five-leaf clover while Yuno receives a Grimoire with the legendary four-leaf clover. Both become a part of some really strong teams with super-strong captains. Their journey to become the best of the best begins!

The setting and air of both Black Clover and Seven Deadly Sins are very similar as both offer an action/adventure fantasy world. We also see a bunch of interesting characters, possessing unique magic powers. The MCs are both knights and have something to do with Demons. They’re both competing against their best friends in order to reach the top. And on top of everything, they’re both SMALL!

Aspiring to become the next Wizard King Asta and Yuno move to the Capital after taking the Magic Knights exam. Asta receives a Grimoire with a five-leaf clover while Yuno receives a Grimoire with the legendary four-leaf clover. Both become a part of some really strong teams with super-strong captains. Their journey to become the best of the best begins!

1. Fairy Tail

Fairy Tail is similar to Seven Deadly Sins when it comes to the concept of friendship and teamwork. Though, Fairy Tail has a much lighter tone. The concept of "Never giving up" is also similar in both. We also notice the personalities of both the MCs quite similar to each other. Apart from the MCs, both the anime offer a set of distinct and unique characters that'll grab your attention right away! This anime revolves around Natsu who's in search of his foster father and teacher. For that, he joins a magician's guild by the name of "Fairy Tail" which are notorious for destroying cities while doing their job. Natsu soon meets Lucy who shows interest in joining his guild and ends up being in the guild with Natsu's help. The team appears to be a strong family who helps the ones in need and fight the forces of evil during their journey!

Fairy Tail is similar to Seven Deadly Sins when it comes to the concept of friendship and teamwork. Though, Fairy Tail has a much lighter tone. The concept of “Never giving up” is also similar in both. We also notice the personalities of both the MCs quite similar to each other. Apart from the MCs, both the anime offer a set of distinct and unique characters that’ll grab your attention right away!

This anime revolves around Natsu who’s in search of his foster father and teacher. For that, he joins a magician’s guild by the name of “Fairy Tail” which are notorious for destroying cities while doing their job.

Natsu soon meets Lucy who shows interest in joining his guild and ends up being in the guild with Natsu’s help. The team appears to be a strong family who helps the ones in need and fight the forces of evil during their journey!

Conclusion

Seven Deadly Sins is unique in its own way while being classic as well. It’s the kind of anime that keeps you hooked to it and wonder what’s going to happen next with every new episode. 

There are a whole bunch of anime that share the same themes and settings with Seven Deadly Sins. Our list includes those anime that are closest to the setting of Seven Deadly Sin and give off the same vibe.

Please let us know if you have more suggestions and if we missed out on any anime similar to Seven Deadly Sins!

 

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