Japanese television station MBS aired a 15-second commercial for the upcoming second season of the Knights of Sidonia anime on Friday.
The text in the commercial reads: “1000 years since the destruction of the solar system… The battle comes to Planet Nine.”
The second season, titled Sidonia no Kishi: Dai-kyū Wakusei Seneki (Knights of Sidonia: Battle for Planet Nine), will premiere in April in the Animeism programming block. Hiroyuki Seshita, the assistant director of the first season, is replacing Kobun Shizuno as the director of the second season at POLYGON PICTURES, and Sadayuki Murai is returning to be in charge of the series scripts.
Angela is returning to perform the opening theme “Kishi Kōshikyoku” (Knight March) and CustomiZ will perform the ending theme “Requiem.”
The theatrical film opening on March 6 will be a compilation of all 12 episodes of the season with new sequences and redone sound effects.
The first TV anime season premiered in Japan last April and Netflix premiered the English version streaming in July.
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