On the official site for the animated adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Tsutomu Nihei, Sidonia no Kishi, a new promotional video for the upcoming animated film was posted, which will be titled Sidonia no Kishi: Ai Tsumugu Hoshi.
The video confirms that the premiere is scheduled in theaters in Japan for May 14. The production of this feature film was announced in July 2020 and from that moment it was confirmed that it will have a completely original story, modifying the events of the source manga.
In addition, the development of a smartphone game is also confirmed, which is scheduled to launch this year, however, no further details have been revealed.
Having destroyed Earth several years ago, the Gauna extraterrestrial race has been chasing the survivors of humanity who, having narrowly escaped, fled to the ends of the galaxy aboard a huge seed ship. In the year 3394, Nagate Tanizake emerges from his lifelong seclusion deep within the mothership Sidonia in search of food for the higher levels, only to find himself engulfed in a series of events unfolding before him.
When the Gauna begins to attack Sidonia, it will be left to Tanikaze, with the help of his soldiers and friends Shizuka Hishijiro, Izana Shinatose, and Yuhata Midorikawa, to defend the last line of humanity and defeat the evil aliens.