Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki

Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine

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Synonyms: Knights of Sidonia: War of the Ninth Planet, Sidonia no Kishi: Dai-kyuu Wakusei Seneki
Japanese: シドニアの騎士 第九惑星戦役
English: Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 11, 2015 to Jun 27, 2015
Premiered: Spring 2015
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:55 (JST)
Studios: Polygon Pictures
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, SpaceSpace
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.741 (scored by 6008260,082 users)
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Ranked: #10052
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1596
Members: 111,370
Favorites: 344

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Having narrowly avoided the collision with the asteroid, the Sidonia sets a course for the Lem system in order to wipe out the Gauna nest.

(Source: Polygon Pictures)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Seshita, Hiroyuki
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Murai, Sadayuki
Script, Series Composition
Morita, Hiroyuki


Opening Theme

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"Kishi Koushinkyoku (騎士行進曲)" by angela

Ending Theme

1: "Ichizu no Hikari (一筋の光明)" by Customi Z (advance screening)
2: "Requiem (鎮魂歌 -レクイエム-)" by Customi Z (eps 1-11)
3: "Sidonia (シドニア)" by angela (eps 12)

Jun 28, 2015
HaXXspetten (All reviews)
Sidonia no Kishi has always been one of the most underrated anime series ever in my mind. Actually I'm genuinely confused as to why it isn't higher rated than it is because I swear I almost never see anyone say anything negative about it. It's an anime which is not afraid to kill off characters, has a storyline on an epic scale, excellent usage of battle CGI and probably the best sound directing I have ever heard. Overall it's an incredibly joyride from start to finish and I really wish more people would give it a shot.

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Continuing from where the first season left read more
Jun 29, 2015
ZephSilver (All reviews)
It's truly perplexing to see how often anime enthusiasts overlook Sidonia no Kishi (Knights of Sidonia). It's a show with a tried-and-true formula for mainstream success. With a dense bishounen protagonist that catches the fancy of all the female characters, a premise that warrants lots of over-the-top carnage and narrative twists, a simple setup that requires very little qualifiers to buy into, and even less thought process to grasp; it's easy to watch, easy to merchandise, and made for mass consumption. But for reasons beyond comprehension, it's only viewed by a few stragglers that come upon it by happenstance, with the only reasoning I could read more
Jul 4, 2015
factoryx (All reviews)
Finally, the second season becomes available on Netflix as of July 3rd, and honestly I just plowed through all 12 episodes like a junkie with a drug addiction.

Picking up where the last season ended it seemed to focus more on Nagate's personal life and his personal Heram, which brings up something I consider to be a flaw. For me, to have the full female cast fall for Nagate pulls away from the series plot, which is a shame since we only get 12 episodes with the possibility of not getting another season. We get it, he's a bad ass. 7/10

This is read more
Jul 8, 2015
WildNeptune (All reviews)
Note: This is a SEQUEL and will include spoilers for the first season.

The story takes place shortly after the ending of the first season. The Hoshiijiro ena has been "moved" and early on a lot of backalley type set up goes around to make the viewer question the motives of certain characters. Besides all this the other main focal point of the story is a big one, and quite literally at that since it's the hybrid, Tsumugi.

By itself the story is not anything special, but it has set itself up to have some pretty stunning resolutions and encounters down the road. Watching read more

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