Knights of Sidonia final volume out now; Tsutomu Nihei to visit San Diego Comic Con
Updated May 3. It's the 15th and final volume of Knights of Sidonia, science fiction mastermind Tsutomu Nihei's outer space epic that was adapted into a hit Netflix series. Both print (from Vertical) and digital (from Kodansha Comics) editions are available starting from April 26.
To celebrate the occasion, we're also making all previous 14 digital volumes of the series available for $4.99 on all platforms, which includes:
Sale runs through Tuesday, May 3!
Also, Comic-Con International had announced that Tsutomu Nihei, the manga creator of Knights of Sidonia and BLAME! is coming to San Diego Comic Con 2016 as a special guest!
Here's a special video message from Nihei-sensei about his anticipation to visit SDCC2016.
Besides being generally excited about the event, it sounds like Nihei-sensei has some major announcements regarding his latest projects up his sleeve. For more info about his appearance during SDCC2016, stay tuned to KodanshaComics.com!
About Tsutomu Nihei
Born in 1971 in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, Tsutomu Nihei has been drawing comics professionally since the mid 1990s. In 1995 he was awarded the Jiro Taniguchi Special Prize in that year's Afternoon Magazine Four Seasons Awards for his submission called Blame. After working as an assistant to veteran comic artist Tsutomu Takahashi, Nihei went on to launch his debut series Blame! in Afternoon Magazine in 1998. Following the success of Blame! he next penned BioMega (Viz Media) and Wolverine SNIKT (Marvel). In 2009 Nihei returned to Afternoonto launch his latest series, Knights of Sidonia. In 2015 he won the Kodansha Manga Award in the General Comics category for his work on Knights of Sidonia.