Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its November slate of releases, which includes Sentai Filmworks’ science fiction Knights of Sidonia Season 2: Battle for Planet Nine, available on DVD, Blu-ray and Collector’s Edition Premium Box Set. At least in terms of number of releases, it looks like it's going to be a comparably affordable month for anime fans. Get the details after the jump.
The 55th annual Japan SF Convention (nicknamed "Iseshimacon" this year) has announced its slate of winners for the 47th Seiun Awards, and two anime / manga properties took home awards this year. Hit the jump to learn more.
Comic Con International: San Diego, July 21-23 will be hosting Tsutomu Nihei, the manga creator of Knights of Sidonia and BLAME! Before that, AnimeNEXT in Atlantic City, NJ June 10-12 will be hosting Rei Hiroe, best known as the author of gun blazing action manga Black Lagoon. More after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks announced plans to follow up its release of the first season of Knights of Sidonia with the second, Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine. Season two will be available soon on both DVD and Blu-ray. More after the jump.
According to an image making the rounds on the Internet, the Japanese publication of the 15th and final volume of Tsutomu Nihei's science fiction manga Knights of Sidonia features a wrap-around banner announcing the creation of a theatrical anime film adaptation of Blame. Hit the jump to learn more.
Beginning November 01, 2015, Singapore Airlines will be streaming the 2nd season of the science fiction / mecha TV anime Knights of Sidonia via their in-flight KrisWorld Entertainment System. Hit the jump to learn more.
After six years, two seasons of anime, and an anime movie Tsutomu Nihei has wrapped up his Knights of Sidonia manga in September 25th's November issue of manga magazine Afternoon. More after the jump.