With several different successful original series under their belt, it was only a matter of time for Netflix to dip their hands in a different genre. Anime!!! Earlier today, Netflix announced their first original anime series called Knights of Sidonia. The animation looks flawless and it looks to be somewhat Robotech like. If you anime freaks & geeks cannot wait for this series, you will not have to wait long. Knights of Sidoniawill be released on July 4th!
The first Netflix original anime series, Knights of Sidonia, based on the popular manga series of the same name, follows Nagate, a low-born youth in a society of genetically engineered refugees who escaped the destruction of Earth one thousand years earlier and now occupy the massive ship Sidonia. When Nagate’s talent as a pilot is revealed he becomes one of Sidonia’s elite defenders against the Guana, shapeshifting aliens bent on eliminating humans from existence.