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Nice to see Tanikaze kick ass, and hold the top score amongst other pilots
Nice to see Tanikaze kick ass, and hold the top score amongst other pilots

April 10 2015 marked the start of the long awaited, season 2 of Sidonia no Kishi (Knights of Sidonia). The title for this season is: Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki (Sidonia no Kishi: War of the Ninth Planet)The name is quite interesting, it suggests there is going to be some huge, deadly battle coming soon… The question here is, what will the battle be on? Will Sidonia find a new, safe, place to call home, and the Gauna have some interest in the place? Or will they uncover a new planet, and then Gauna hamper their plans? I watched episode 1, and it was so good!! Got me excited for the next episode, and many episodes to come!! I write this post, highlighting some points loved about the episode.

Them Gauna are Rolling With Upgrades!!

Looks like the Gauna told themselves they are not going to lag behind in this season! Taking down Gauna is not an easy task – Sidonia pilots have to avoid being hit by the tentacle arms, and Hyggs Particles; some missions would result in 90% Sidonia pilots getting killed (I think there is an episode where no Sidonia Pilots survived). When I watched this episode and saw their bullet had no effect, I was shocked! I almost choked on my coffee!! Gauna now have regenerating Placenta (I think the shot, only got 20% of the Placenta damaged). I hope Sidonia plans to upgrade their fighter machines – Gauna clearly are moving up the ladder with ugrades.

That Weird Start

I still do not know much about this guy, and his little friends that take over people's brains, but it sure is looking like its going to be one big story
I still do not know much about this guy, and his little friends that take over people’s brains, but it sure is looking like its going to be one big story

The first scene we are introduced to is really weird, confusing, and interesting! I am really keen to see the full details behind this story come out! All we know, at this point, is that there is an abandoned “sealed” area, and experiments that took place almost lead to Sidonia’s destruction.

Just watching this scene unfold told me this season of Sidonia no Kishi is going to be one to be hyped for!!

That Mysterious Bad-ass

I was thinking this was the queen of all Gauna out there! Tsumugi... she sounds a lot like Hoshijuro
I was thinking this was the queen of all Gauna out there! Tsumugi… she sounds a lot like Hoshijuro

This bad-ass though!! In season 1, I thought this Gauna was the Queen of all Gauna, and that Sidonia is in for some serious trouble! I guess this is what got me so keen, to see what this Gauna is all about – because it is clearly different from the rest.

At this point, all we know of this gauna is that her name is Tsumugi. She sounds a lot like Hoshijuro (the girl that sarificed herself to save Tanikaze). I would love more details about Gauna, and I hope it will serve Sidonia well – Gauna got upgraded, so Sidonia will need all the power it can get 😀

Last Words

Overall, I must say I am pleased with the first episode of Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki. The episode gave viewers a great taste of what’s to come. I am keen on getting more details with regards to the “experiments that almost lead Sidonia to its downfall” – I know this will open a can of trouble. With the upgraded Gauna, and now Tsumugi is in the house, action will taken to the next level. Can’t wait for the next episodes 🙂