This year, the theme of Animation Festa in Tokorozawa, running July 26 to September 28, is "sky, the universe and the technology," with Vocaloid IA being featured as its image character. The event has full scale mech recreations from Last Exile:Fam The Silver, Ghost in the Shell: Arise and A Certain Magical Index. This week, it introduced a virtual reality Knights of Sidonia launch. More after the jump.
Volume three of Knights of Sidonia hits Japan on July 23rd. The release, with episodes 5 and 6, features a special video from theme song singer Angela for its limited edition, and, like the other volumes, features a commentary track ( Sadayuki Murai, Hideki Moriya, and Naoki Yoshida ), 5.1CH surround sound and video taken from new angles and unedited scenes. See some differences after the jump.
With the Knights of Sidonia anime concluding its spring run, King Records has posted the ad heralding the sci-fi anime's fall return, now scheduled for November 23rd. Get a look after the jump
Following this morning's announcement by Netflix regarding the premiere of the Knights of Sidonia anime adaptation as an exclusive to the service that starts next week, the end of the last episode of the first season has confirmed that a second season of the series will be made with a preview event confirmed for November 23rd. Hit the jump for the confirmation.
In what seems like it should be an interesting experiment, all12 episodes of the sci-fi anime Knights of Sidonia series will premiere July 4 in all territories Netflix is available. And, as the series wraps up its spring Japanese run, the service has posted their subtitled trailer on Youtube. Get a look after the jump.
This summer, Netflix tries adding some anime to their programming by globally streaming the adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei’s deep space mecha manga Knights of Sidonia. Beyond a July 4th debut, few details have been announced, but last night, a number of voice actors announced their roles over social media. See who's who after the jump.
This summer, Netflix tries adding some anime to their programming by globally streaming sci-fi anime Knights of Sidonia. While the adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei’s deep space mecha manga is airing in Japan this spring, Netflix has now announced that it hits their service on July 4th. More after the jump.
Duo Angela seems to be something of a go-to act for sci-fi anime with themes to Valvrave, Fafner, K and more on their resume. This season, they perform the opening on Knights of Sidonia, with the song "Sidonia," along with "My Life" set to be released as a single on May 21st. Check out their music video after the jump.
This summer, Netflix will be streaming the Knights of Sidonia sci-fi anime globally. And, it should be interesting to see what kind of promotion and coverage the service's first anime license receives. Other series, like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, have had lives before becoming Netflix programming. But, Knights of Sidonia will be the first Netflix series to inspire a hug pillow. Get a look after the jump.
In time for the anime adaptation's summer Netflix debut, North American publisher Vertical Inc is launching Tsutomu Nihei’s sci-fi manga Knights of Sidonia on ebook platforms including iTunes Bookstore, Kindle and NOOK this week. More after the jump.