Knights of Sidonia Compilation Film's Trailer Previews New Scenes, angela's Song

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Film to open on March 6 before 2nd TV season premieres in April

The official website for the Knights of Sidonia compilation film began streaming a new trailer on Friday. The video previews some of the new scenes that do not appear in the original television anime series and features angela's theme song "Sidonia."

Text: Praised in 50 countries across the world
Text: A thousand years since the destruction of the solar system...
Text: The future of humanity
Text: Has been entrusted to a single boy.
Nagate: This is... the world above ground...!
Text: Knights of Sidonia film trailer
Izana: Is it possible you have such an incredibly amazing ability?
Norio: Who are you?
Shizuka: Thanks. I'm glad I'm not alone.
Kobayashi: I want you to become a pilot for a Tsugumori.
Woman: A Gauna has appeared!
Voice: What's it been, a hundred years?
Man: Nagate, you need to gain the resolve to fight.
Shizuka: No!
Yuhata: One hour left.
Woman: Communications have been severed!
Kobayashi: We no longer have access to the word "retreat."
Nagate: I will fight with the Gauna. That's all there is to it.
Izana: I won't let you erase Nagate's life...!! He's the light of hope for Sidonia...!!
Nagate: Our time isn't zero!
Text: The Last Hope can't be let go of.

The video announces that people who attend the film's theater screenings will receive a framed reproduction genga specially illustrated and signed by Knights of Sidonia manga creator Tsutomu Nihei. The genga include serial numbers, and the illustration will change each week of the theatrical screening. The first week's illustration will be the main character Nagate Tanikaze, and the second week's illustration will be the female lead Shizuka Hoshijiro. The distribution of each genga will be limited to 30,000 copies throughout Japan.

The theatrical film version of the first Knights of Sidonia television anime season will open in theaters in Japan on March 6 and run for two weeks. Advance sales of a limited number of the film's Blu-ray Disc release will also go on sale in theaters for 5,000 yen (about US$43) on March 6. Regular sales of the film's Blu-ray Disc and DVD releases will begin on March 25.

A key visual for the film was also released. The text in the poster reads, "The Last Hope can't be let go of."

The film will be a compilation of all 12 episodes of the season with new sequences and redone sound effects. Kobun Shizuno, the director of the first season, is also directing the movie.

The film will be followed by a second TV anime season, Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine, in April.


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