Demon Slayer: Mugen Train The film became a huge box-office hit for entertainment company and streaming service Funimation. Riding high on the the success of this, the company is set to release another animated film, Knights of Sidonia: love woven from stars, based manga from Tsutomu Nihei.
You may be familiar with the Knights as there are two seasons streaming on Netflix. But, according to the deadlineFunimation has acquired the property rights and will begin streaming the first and second seasons on its platform on August 3rd. The animated film was directed by Tadahiro “Tadi” Yoshihira and written by Sadayuki Murai and Tetsuya Yamada at Polygon Pictures. as producers. The film will be a limited edition in Japanese with English subtitles and English dubbing. will act as the end of the series.
Mitchell Berger, Funimation Global Group’s Senior Vice President of Global Trade spoke of his love for the series. “Knights of Sidonia is a stunning adventure tale in the truest sense of the word, with epic battles and romance intertwined. We can’t wait to share the conclusion of their story with fans in theaters this September, ”he says. “And what better way to prepare for the final battle to hit theaters than reliving what started with an anime series aired on Funimation. We are thrilled to be working with Polygon Pictures to bring the franchise to fans. ”
Knights of Sidonia is a mecha series set in 3394 and follows Nagata Tanikadze, a Guard pilot in training. These pilots represent the line of defense that protects humanity aboard Sidonia’s spaceship from a shape-shifting alien species called Guana.
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