Questions tagged [knights-of-sidonia]

Knights of Sidonia (or "Sidonia no Kishi") is a manga series by Tsutomu Nihei. It has a 2-season anime adaptation.

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Trouble following Akai squad vs Gauna 487

I'm having some trouble following the battle of the Akai squad vs Gauna 487 at the end of Knights of Sidonia episode 3 (which I am clearly overanalyzing). I've replayed the scene like five times and ...
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How does Tsumugi accelerate?

Well, when Tsumugi is moving around in the space, she creates a Higgs particle jet just like a Gardes. Now, Gardes clearly creates the jet from its engine, but how about Tsumugi? Does she...fart? Is ...
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Is there a direct connection between the characters' fates and the numbers on the helmets they wear?

Numbers frequently have cultural meaning, which can include superstition and foreshadowing. Anime shows, being Asian-derived (Japanese, right), likely have more local meaning. China represents just ...
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What is Tsumugi's gender?

What is Tsumugi's gender? I know that she is created from Hoshijiro's placenta and shares the same seiyuu, but does that also means that they are of the same gender? Was there any evidence that shows ...
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Why is it that the majority of Gardes pilots are females?

In Sidonia no Kishi, why is it that the majority of the Gardes pilot are females? I'm fully aware that they have a third gender, however, most of the pilots are taking the female form. Why is that? ...
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Why was the framerate so low in the first episode of Sidonia?

I only watched the first episode of Knights of Sidonia, and the main reason I dropped it was that the CG ran at an unbearably low framerate. I just took another look at it, and it looks like most of ...
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Does Sidonia no Kishi's 256 frame formation have scientific advantages?

In episode five or six of Sidonia no Kishi, Tanikaze and Shizuka were rescued by their fellow knights against orders of the captain. The rescuers adopted a 256 Gardes formation traveling to and from ...
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How much of the manga does the Knights of Sidonia anime cover?

I see there are many more chapters/volumes of Knights of Sidonia than there are episodes. If I were to want to get onto the manga after the anime series finishes, where would I start and are they ...
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What is the significance of the rescue of Nagate and Shizuka by 256 Guardians?

I didn't understand what happened at the sixth episode. Can you explain me the point listed below? Why did 256 guardians come for the rescue? Why so many, and why 28 of them? Why did the guardians ...
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Why does the commander wear a mask in the command center?

Whenever the commander is in the battle room, her face is always covered by a white mask. I thought it might be some unexplained atmosphere thing, but when Yuhata is in the command center, she is ...
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Does Knights of Sidonia have anything to do with the Muse song by a similar name?

The Muse song "Knights of Cydonia" is awfully similar in title to the anime series "Knights of Sidonia". This seems like a very unlikely coincidence as I haven't ever come across the name Sidonia in ...