Funimation is partnering with with Polygon Pictures to bring the feature film Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven In The Stars to US theaters. This week they announced the film would begin screening here starting Monday, September 13. The movie is an extension of the Knights of Sidonia TV series which has produced 24 episodes over two seasons.
A thousand years in the future, a ferocious species of aliens arrived on Earth with the goal of exterminating the human race. The Gauna nearly succeeded, but at this point mankind perfected space travel and a sizable number of humans were able to escape the devastation by taking off in a massive starship, the Sidonia. The Gauna know, though, and they’re pursuing the Sidonia to finish what they started. All that stands between peace and human extinction are the brave Knights of Sidonia, who defend the ship and the colony inside.
Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven In The Stars features the voices of Ryota Osaka, Aya Suzaki, Aki Toyosaki, Hisako Kanemoto and Sayaka Ohara in the Japanese sub, and Johnny Yong Bosch, Alex Shi, Melissa Fahn, Jad Saxton and Wendee Lee in the English dub. There will be showings of both versions, beginning September 13 in over 200 theaters throughout the United States and Canada. New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver and Dallas are all mentioned as specific markets.
If you haven’t seen the original series, it’s now available to stream on the Funimation app.
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