Sentai Filmworks Licenses ‘Knights of Sidonia’, Discusses Release Details

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Sentai Filmworks has just announced its latest acquisition: the home video rights to the 2014 Knights of Sidonia anime. It will be available on DVD and Blu-ray soon. Following this announcement, Sentai Filmworks held a Q&A session on Twitter. Here are the main statements they made:

  • There will be a collectors’ edition containing “exclusive content and other goodies”. The box set will also contain extra exclusive art.
  • The original U.S. English dub of the series will be included.
  • The release will feature a Japanese 5.1 audio track and an exclusive English 5.1 mix. A Spanish language track will be included, along with English, Spanish and French subtitles.
  • They acquired exclusive alternate angles, which can be considered as Director’s Cuts for each episode.
  • Other on-disc extras will include behind the scenes and footage from the creator’s Japanese Q&A panel and the Advanced Screening.

The release date for the DVD, Blu-ray and Collectors’ Edition DVD/Blu-ray combo-pack is June 9, 2015.

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