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Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki


Alternative Titles

English: Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine
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

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 11, 2015 to Jun 27, 2015
Premiered: Spring 2015
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:55 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Polygon Pictures
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.951 (scored by 30,132 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #5982
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #999
Members: 57,230
Favorites: 246
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

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)

Background

Episodes 1 and 2 were previewed at a screening at Tokyo Dome City Prism Hall on November 23, 2014. Episode 3 was previewed at a screening at TOHO Cinemas Nihonbashi on February 8, 2015. Regular broadcasting began on April 11, 2015.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Shinatose, Izana
Shinatose, Izana
Main
Toyosaki, Aki
Japanese
Toyosaki, Aki
Shiraui, Tsumugi
Shiraui, Tsumugi
Main
Suzaki, Aya
Japanese
Suzaki, Aya
Tanikaze, Nagate
Tanikaze, Nagate
Main
Osaka, Ryota
Japanese
Osaka, Ryota
Killy
Killy
Supporting
Sakurai, Takahiro
Japanese
Sakurai, Takahiro

Staff

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


Edit Opening Theme

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

Edit 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 (ep 12)




More reviewsReviews

HaXXspetten
Jun 28, 2015
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.

--Story & Characters--
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ZephSilver
Jun 29, 2015
It's truly perplexing to see how Sidonia no Kishi (Knights of Sidonia) is constantly overlooked by many anime fans. It's a show that have the formula for mainstream success. With a dense bishounen protagonist that catches the fancy of all the female cast, a premise that warrants lots of over the top carnage and shock factor moments and a easy to consume setup that requires very little thought to buy into, and even lesser thought to grasp. It's easy to watch, easy to merchandise and easily made for mass consumption. But for reasons beyond comprehension it's only viewed by a few stragglers that come upon read more
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factoryx
Jul 4, 2015
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.

Story/Character:
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

Art:
This is read more
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Chrono1219
Jul 8, 2015
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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