Funimation Releasing Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in The Stars For US & Canada

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Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars is a new anime movie being released on Funimation. The movie is a continuation of the anime series that currently has 2 seasons available on the streaming platform. Knights of Sidonia is a mecha-based sci-fi series with the story centered around humanities survival against an alien race. The movie is a great addition for fans to enjoy in order to continue seeing more of the show’s content.

It’s been nearly 10 years since ace pilot Nagate Tanikaze repelled the Gauna forces and saved Sidonia, humanity’s last home. In this final battle where annihilation looms and love blossoms unexpectedly, will humanity persevere or will the Gauna see domination?


In a sweeping new story based on the manga by Tsutomu Nihei, Earth is destroyed, and humankind lives on a massive spaceship called Sidonia to defend themselves from hostile aliens.

What Is Knights of Sidonia About?

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Welcome to Knights of Sidonia, the epic adventure tale set a thousand years in the future where the fate of humans rests in the hands of a brave few.

Funimation, the market leader in anime serving fans worldwide, brings the popular sci-fi anime Knights of Sidonia to theaters and television. Funimation announced today it has partnered with Polygon Pictures for the film release of Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars in theaters for a limited time beginning September 13 in the United States and Canada, in Japanese with English subtitles and English dub. The film, Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars, is the thrilling conclusion of the adventures of the Sidonia.

Funimation also announced it has acquired seasons one and two of the anime series giving fans a chance to enjoy all 24 nail-biting episodes and catch up on the action in outer space. The series is available beginning August 3rd on Funimation’s streaming platform in the United States, Canada, U.K. and Ireland.

Mitchel Berger, Funimation Global Group’s Senior Vice President of Global Commerce –

Knights of Sidonia is a kick-ass adventure tale in the truest sense, with epic battles and romance wovenin. We can’t wait to share the conclusion of their story with fans in theaters this September,”

“And what better way to prepare for the final battle coming to theaters than reliving where it all began with the anime series streaming on Funimation. We’re thrilled to be working with Polygon Pictures to bring the franchise to fans.”

The anime series is set a thousand years in the future where an alien race threatens to wipe out the human race. The adventure follows Nagate Tanikaze, training to become a Garde pilot and defend the massive starship Sidonia from a hostile alien species called Gauna.

Produced by Polygon Pictures Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars is supervising directed by and Hiroyuki Seshita and directed by Tadahiro ‘Tady’ Yoshihira, written by Sadayuki Murai and Tetsuya Yamada, with music by Shuji Katayama. The film features the cast and key creative team behind the popular series. The film’s Japanese and English voice cast include:

  • Nagate Tanikaze – Ryota Osaka (Japanese), Johnny Yong Bosch (English)
  • Tsumugi Shiraui – Aya Suzaki (Japanese), Alex Shi (English)
  • Izana Shinatose – Aki Toyosaki (Japanese), Melissa Fahn (English)
  • Yuhata Midorikawa – Hisako Kanemoto (Japanese), Jad Saxton (English)
  • Captain Kobayashi – Sayaka Ohara (Japanese), Wendy Lee (English)

Its amazing to see another amazing mecha anime with such a compelling story. Both the English and original Japanese versions of the film will be worth watching, especially since Johnny Yong Bosch is a fan favourite of the many anime shows he has stared in. Hopefully, this will be the first of many movies released for this series with more seasons to follow, as fans will keep wanting more. The Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars will be released in Theatres, in US and Canada, September 13th for a limited time.

What do you think of Knights of Sidonia? Will you be going to see the movie? What is your favorite moment in the series so far? Let us know on social media, or in the comments below, and keep following The Illuminerdi for more anime hype.

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Bryn Darby

Bryn Darby

Long time fan of Tokusatsu fan since Power Rangers was first released in the 90s. Whereas most Superhero fans grew up with DC Comics and Marvel, my childhood was surrounded by releases from Saban Entertainment such as Beetleborgs, along with anime, and other various fads of the generation. Anime is also a great passion with Digimon, That Time I Was Reincarnated As A Slime, and Demon Slayer being significant favorites. It was the love of both Power Rangers and Digimon that led to the path of becoming a Senior Writer for The Illuminerdi.