Waltz of Evil: The Deadly Sins of Evil Guidebook is the first illustrative databook of the Deadly Sins of Evil series, released on December 24, 2013. It contains numerous short stories related to the series in general as well as the Original Sin Story and numerous illustrations by multiple artists.
- 1 Publisher Summary
- 2 Contents
- 3 Appearances
- 4 Trivia
- 5 Gallery
- 6 External Links
What's the Deadly Sins of Evil series?
It began with a novel series based on the musical works of The Daughter of Evil, The Servant of Evil, and the Seven Deadly Sins Series. Each song has a connection, set in the Bolganio region at various times, unfolding as a grand historical tale by various people. It started with Moonlit Bear and Chrono Story of Original Sin, The Daughter of Evil of Pride, Evil Food Eater Conchita of Gluttony, The Tailor of Enbizaka of Envy, The Lunacy of Duke Venomania of Lust, Judgment of Corruption of Greed, Gift from the Princess who Brought Sleep of Sloth, and the not yet revealed Wrath. The unfortunate fate of those involved with the Seven Deadly Sins is spun. As of 2013, following The Daughter of Evil novel series, both The Lunacy of Duke Venomania and Evil Food Eater Conchita have been released as part of Deadly Sins of Evil. In this book, the Moonlit Bear illustrated story, Tale of Abandonment on a Moonlit Night illustration story, the Judgment of Corruption Side Story: Gallerian manga, and a Deadly Sins of Evil short story written by the creator himself, Akuno-P, are compiled together.
Main Article: Moonlit Bear (story)
Moonlit Bear is the first short, illustrative story included in the databook. It follows the events of the song of the same name as a woman steals two fruit from a vicious bear on a moonlit night. The story was illustrated by Yoshida Dondorian. It was included as the only short story with colored illustrations, preceding a variety of other colored illustrations by various artists and the guidebook's index.
Deadly Sins of Evil Guide
A section dedicated to the explanation of mothy's Seven Deadly Sins Series, his Deadly Sins of Evil light novel series, and its related songs and events. The section begins with a story explanation of Deadly Sins of Evil: The Lunacy of Duke Venomania and Evil Food Eater Conchita, providing brief character descriptions of the principal cast advertised for each light novel and the basic plot summary of both books. Small blurbs of recurring characters or places in the light novel are included at the bottom of each summary.
An Evillious Chronicles timeline lists the major events that occur in the overarching story, adding the cover illustrations of all the light novels released up until that point adjacent to the area relevant to the timeline. Afterwards, a chronological guide of all of mothy's songs in the Evillious series up until that point is listed in chronological order. Each song is given a story summary and brief explanation of its place in the series with comments from Akuno-P. Finally, a brief description is given for four major album releases by mothy: Evils Forest, Evils Court, Original Sin Story -Act 1-, and its complementary -Act 2-.
Tale of Abandonment on a Moonlit Night
Main Article: Tale of Abandonment on a Moonlit Night (story)
Tale of Abandonment on a Moonlit Night is the second short, illustrative story included in the databook. It follows the events of the song of the same name, adding more context to the supernatural elements of the story while retelling the song's original events. It was illustrated by Mizutame Tori.
Deadly Sins of Evil
Main Article: Deadly Sins of Evil (manga)
Deadly Sins of Evil is a collection of yonkoma manga parodying the events of the Seven Deadly Sins Series with outrageous portrayals of the characters and their actions from various other media. It was written by HR (SHDX) and illustrated by Tamara. The manga was preceded by a page giving a brief description of each vessel of sin in the series.
Main Article: Heavenly Yard (story)
Heavenly Yard is the third short story included in the databook. It elaborates on the creation of the world Bolganio is set in while also explaining several details regarding the overall story from the perspective of Sickle, the god that created the world. It was written by Akuno-P.
Judgment of Corruption Side Story: Gallerian
Main Article: Judgment of Corruption Side Story: Gallerian
Judgment of Corruption Side Story: Gallerian is the final short story included in the databook. It covers an event with Chief Justice Gallerian Marlon and demonstrates his corruption in the Dark Star Bureau to achieve his goals. The manga was written by JK (SHDX) and illustrated by Masahiro Ikeno.
The end of the guidebook provides a small interview with mothy on some general questions about the series and its characters, such as Ma, as well as specific questions geared towards the previous two Deadly Sins of Evil light novels. Following that, an interview with Ichika regarding the upcoming manga adaptation of The Daughter of Evil series discussed the origin and evolution of the manga, including teaser illustrations and concept art for the setting and characters in the first volume.
Conceptualization and Origin
- A waltz is typically a type of ballroom dance performed between two people.