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Knights of Sidonia

NIHEI Tsutomu


A straight robot SF manga depicting battles against alien species. The solar system is destroyed by a mysterious lifeform called “Gauna”, which cannot communicate with human beings. Some humans choose to live in the spaceship “Sidonia” travelling in space, procreating in the ship. A young lower-class boy, Nagate Tanikaze, who grew up in Sidonia, becomes the pilot of an enormous armed robot “Tsugumori” and devotes himself to the battles.

©Kodansha Ltd.


NIHEI Tsutomu


Born in 1971 in Fukushima Prefecture. Manga artist and illustrator.

( 2013 )

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