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Seasons 1-2 of ‘Knights of Sidonia’ Returns to Netflix

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Netflix Authentic anime sequence Knights of Sidonia had left Netflix in July 2019 however has now returned to Netflix in full as of December 2019. Right here’s been the elimination schedule up to now, why it left within the first place and any particulars on a 3rd season.

Knights of Sidonia is one of the numerous anime picks up Netflix has comprised of Japan. In reality, it’s truly one of the earliest animes that Netflix acquired with season 1 coming to Netflix in 2014 with the second arriving in July 2015.

The sequence is a few hero rising up to save a world that’s underneath menace from aliens. It nonetheless ranks amongst the very best of the anime sequence clocking in at a 7.eight on IMDb.

When Knights of Sidonia seasons 1-2 left Netflix

Netflix noticed each seasons 1 & 2 of Knights of Sidonia leaving at completely different factors in 2019. Season 1 was faraway from Netflix in February 2019 whereas season 2 was eliminated in July 2019 as listed on our listing of July 2019 Netflix removals.

Removing date on Knights of Sidonia

In fact, this was initially newsworthy as a result of the present is dubbed and offered as a Netflix Authentic.

We’re all used to seeing titles leaving Netflix at this level however not essentially titles carrying the Netflix branding. Since Knights of Sidonia initially departed Netflix some of the British exhibits Netflix carried as Originals have additionally departed.

Why did Knights of Sidonia depart Netflix?

In fact, this isn’t a full Netflix Authentic which is a tough distinction to make. The sequence is simply distributed by Netflix in areas exterior of Japan.


On this occasion, it was doubtless the selection of the distributor to lapse and discover a new dwelling for the sequence however given it’s now again on Netflix as of December 2019, that appears like Netflix needed it again.

After we initially reached out to Netflix and Senai Movie Works to attempt to discover out extra in regards to the potential elimination of the sequence from Netflix. Netflix responded with:

“Netflix companions with content material suppliers to license streaming rights for a spread of TV exhibits and films. Although we attempt to maintain the content material you need to see, we purchase licensing rights for TV exhibits and films for a sure interval of time – not indefinitely.”

What about season 3 of Knights of Sidonia?

As we reported earlier in 2019, we have been and nonetheless predict a 3rd season to be made with that being commissioned again in 2017.

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