Knights of Sidonia: Ai Tsumugu Hoshi Anime Film Gets Postponed Due to COVID

The sequel film is now scheduled for June 4

Knights of Sidonia: Ai Tsumugu Hoshi

 

The official Twitter account for the Knights of Sidonia anime franchise announced tonight that the sequel film, Knights of Sidonia: Ai Tsumugu Hoshi, will be postponed from its May 14 premiere to June 4 due to the State of Emergency measures in Japan to combat COVID-19, which sees a majority of theaters in the countries most populous regions close.

 

 

 

 

The King Amusement Creative YouTube channel premiered the first 5-minutes of the film last month in the lead-up to the premiere:

 

 

Previously released poster:

The movie poster for the upcoming Knights of Sidonia: Ai Tsumugu Hoshi theatrical anime film, featuring humanoid weapon Tsumugi Shiraui and human Garde pilot Nagate Tanizaki sharing a tender moment on a beach beneath a red sky.

 

Knights of Sidonia, based on the manga series by Tsutomu Nihei, about a colony of humans more than a thousand years in the future fleeing from the shapeshifting aliens known as Gauna. Amongst them is Garde pilot Nagate and human/Gauna hybrid Tsumugi. Ai Tsumugu Hoshi will adapt the closing arc of the manga. The film is currently scheduled to be released on June 4.

 

Source: Knights of Sidonia on Twitter

 

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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram

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