Following the successive release and reception of both seasons and movies of Knights of Sidonia, fans are currently sitting on the edge to know about Knights of Sidonia Season 3. Here’s everything we know so far about the popular series third installment:
About: Knights of Sidonia
Knights of Sidonia is a Japanese anime television series based on the space opera and mecha manga novel series of the same name by writer Tsutomu Nihei.
The manga series published its first volume on 25th April 2009 under the Kodansha publishing house and was imprinted by their magazine Monthly Afternoon. The series ran through 25th September 2015 which concluded the fifteenth and final volume of the Knights of Sidonia series. The manga was further localized in the English language by the North American publisher, Vertical.
Polygon Pictures was behind the production and adaption of the anime adaption of Knights of Sidonia. Kobun Shizuno directed the first season of the anime show under the assistance of Hiroyuki Seshita. On the other hand, scripts of Knights of Sidonia were written by Sadayuki Murai while Yuki Moriyama was the one to design the characters of the anime adaptation.
The series without a doubt had received an outstanding reception from the audience considering the already strong fanbase the series had created from the manga series. Among the many positive reviews that the anime television series received it also included encouraging feedback from Hideo Kojima, who is well-known for creating the popular video game series, Metal Gear.
Considering the series had already grabbed the attention of the viewer’s Knights of Sidonia ended up with a moderate rating of 7.8 out of 10 on the IMDB score.
Knights of Sidonia Season 3: Release Date
Nearly five years following the first publication of the manga series, the anime adaption of Knights of Sidonia debuted with their pilot episode on 10th April 2015 and finished with their last episode on 27th June 2015.
Following its great performance and with a steady fanbase, Knights of Sidonia was soon renewed for a second season with the title, Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine. The second installment of the anime television series was released a year later again on 10th April 2015 and telecasted their finale episode on 26th June 2015.
Both the seasons of Knights of Sidonia were initially broadcasted on MBS however following due to their avid fans the show, later on, was also premiered on TBS, CBC as well as BS-TBS.
Apart from that, the franchise has dropped a couple of movies. The first film of Knights of Sidonia was a compilation of various scenes from their debut season which was premiered on 6th March 2015. The movie’s content included additional scenes as well as re-edited sound effects.
Back on 3rd July 2020, a new anime film of Knights of Sidonia was announced to be in production. The film was given the title, Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars.
The crew members and team of the anime television series returned for their roles in the new movie as well with Sadayuki Murai and Tetsuya writing the scripts along with Polygon Pictures serving as the production studio. The film’s first four minutes were dropped on YouTube on 28th April 2021.
Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars was originally supposed to be released on 14th May 2021 however was delayed in the wake of the global outbreak. Regardless the movie was premiered on 4th June 2021 and the film will hit the big screen of international cinemas soon on 13th September 2021 by Funimation.
Nonetheless, since presently no official announcement has been released to confirm that Knights of Sidonia Season 3 is in development we don’t for sure whether there will be a third installment to the series. Along with that, many have started regarding Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars as the third season of the series.
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Knights of Sidonia Season 3: Cast and Characters
Ass of now, no official announcement has been made regarding the characters that will appear in Knights of Sidonia Season 3. We can’t say for certain which original voice actor will return to reprise his role in Knights of Sidonia Season 3.
Nevertheless, we can certainly take a look back at the ensemble that appeared in the prior seasons of Knights of Sidonia that included:
- Ryōta Ōsaka voiced as Nagate Tanikaze
- Aya Suzaki voiced as Shizuka Hoshijiro/ Tsumugi Shiraui
- Aki Toyosaki voiced Izana Shinatose
- Hisako Kanemoto voiced as Yuhata Midorikawa
- Takahiro Sakurai voiced as Norio Kunato
Knights of Sidonia Season 3: Plot and Storyline
Knights of Sidonia takes place thousands of years into the future and follows the story of protagonist Nagate. He has been with his grandfather who also brought him up. They reside in an underground layer of Sidonia. Since he has never encountered anyone else, Nagate self trains himself to master an old Guardian pilot simulator.
Following grandfather’s death and he gets arrested by cops under the violation of robbery. He is then selected as a Guardian pilot whose mission is to protect the citizens of Sidonia from the aliens called Gauna.
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Frequently asked questions
A. Where can we watch the Knights of Sidonia series?
Both the seasons of Knights of Sidonia can be streamed on international streaming network Netflix which also has an English dubbed version of the series. You can even buy it on Amazon.
B. Is the trailer for Knights of Sidonia Season 3?
No, the animation studio of the anime series has not yet released a trailer for Knights of Sidonia Season 3.
C. Will, there be Knights of Sidonia Season 3?
Sadly, we can’t say for certain whether there will be Knights of Sidonia Season 3 since no announcement has been made by its creator.
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