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Sidonia no Kishi

Sidonia no Kishi

Alternative Titles

English: Knights of Sidonia
Japanese: シドニアの騎士

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 11, 2014 to Jun 27, 2014
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.101 (scored by 14574 users)
Ranked: #3882
Popularity: #796
Members: 34,279
Favorites: 239
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2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

It's been a thousand years since the Gauna, a strange alien race with no known method of communication, destroyed the solar system. A portion of humanity managed to escape using enormous "seed ships" like the Sidonia, which have allowed them to maintain the population while drifting through space. Nagate Tanikaze is a young man who has been raised deep in the bowels of the ship. When he goes into training to pilot the huge robotic weapons known as Gardes, Nagate is entrusted with piloting the legendary unit known as Tsugumori. Nagate and his fellow pilots put their lives on the line against the Gauna, in the ultimate battle for the survival of humanity!

(Source: Polygon Pictures)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Sidonia no Kishi
Sequel: Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki

Characters & Voice Actors

Shinatose, Izana
Shinatose, Izana
Main
Toyosaki, Aki
Japanese
Toyosaki, Aki
Franco, Priscila
Brazilian
Franco, Priscila
...
Tanikaze, Nagate
Tanikaze, Nagate
Main
Bosch, Johnny Yong
English
Bosch, Johnny Yong
Lucindo, Fábio
Brazilian
Lucindo, Fábio
...
Benisuzume
Benisuzume
Supporting
Suzaki, Aya
Japanese
Suzaki, Aya
Hoshijiro
Hoshijiro
Supporting
Suzaki, Aya
Japanese
Suzaki, Aya

Staff

Shizuno, Koubun
Director
Abe, Noriyuki
Storyboard
Kitamura, Eri
Theme Song Performance
angela
Theme Song Performance



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Jun 27, 2014
Ragix
Sidonia no Kishi is truly a marvel. When I began the first episode and laid my eyes on the CGI, I felt a bit underwhelmed and my opinion began to waver on the show; However, SnK soon made me realize that I could have never been so wrong and I'm glad for that. Sidonia no Kishi is a post-apocalyptic sci-fi anime where everyday mankind lives in fear of being decimated, but continues to survive on an enormous ship known as Sidonia. There struggle is against an alien-species known as the Gauna which have brought humanity to its knees before and the only thing between read more
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Jul 22, 2014
judojon
High-concept sci-fi is hardly a rarity in anime, in fact it is integral to the medium as a whole. Apocalyptic struggles for the survival of humanity are also quite common, and giant robots are synonymous with anime. However, as well tread as these elements are, they can still feel fresh and like they’re on the cutting-edge when done correctly. Knights of Sidonia, adapted from a manga by acclaimed author Tatsomu Nihei of the same title, is a prime example for this. If taken on their own, the plot elements that the show uses are not breaking any new ground, and yet they come together to read more
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Recommendations

A group of humans in seclusion who live in fear of a powerful race of monsters that they have managed to evade for a long time, who are suddenly forced back into combat with these creatures.
Aliens that threaten the existence of humanity (they also appear very similar in both) and the development of mechas to fend off against the aliens is present in both. The setting of both is similar and deals with top notch students training to become pilots of the mechas, who live in some sort of spaceship.
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Opening Theme

"Sidonia (シドニア)" by angela

Ending Theme

"show (掌 -show-)" by Eri Kitamura

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