Tsutomu Nihei’s “Knights of Sidonia” will be getting an all-new theatrical-length animated adaptation titled “Aitsumuguhoshi“, scheduled for release in 2021. In addition, the development of a “Knights of Sidonia” smartphone game has started, with the goal of launching it alongside the film’s release.

Author Nihei will be supervising the new adaptation while Hiroyuki Seshita serves as overall director. The film will be directed by Taira “Tady” Naohiro, with the screenplay written by Sadayuki Murai and Tetsuya Yamada, and animated by Polygon Pictures.