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Knights of Sidonia Available on Netflix

posted on 2014-07-05 03:58 EDT
Mecha series marks thirtieth anniversary of POLYGON PICTURES.

The mecha anime series Knights of Sionia is now available on the Netflix site:

The series aired in Japan in Spring 2014, based on a manga by Tsutomu Nihei. The manga's story takes place after humans flee Earth, which had suffered a devastating invasion of alien creatures called Gauna. Humans travel through space in giant ships, while the Gauna continue to pursue them. As a new human culture develops, people fight the Gauna with Morito (Guardian) robotic mecha. A young man named Nagate Tanikaze trains as a Morito pilot aboard the spaceship Sidonia and defends its people from Gauna attacks.

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The anime marks the 30th anniversary of POLYGON PICTURES, a studio that has earned Daytime Emmy Awards (Transformers Prime, Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and an Annie Award (Tron: Uprising).

Images © Tsutomu Nihei, Kodansha/KOS Production Committee  


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