Orange Is The New Black, House of Cards, Hemlock Grove and now Netflix is taking on Anime with "Knights Of Sidonia." Knights Of Sidonia is based on the manga series by Tsutomu Nihei,marks the first Netflix original anime series. The story follows the struggle of human survival amongst the monstrous shapeshifting aliens “Gauna” who all but destroyed the solar system a millennia ago and are bent on eliminating humans from existence. Nagate Tanikaze, a low-born youth in a society of genetically engineered humans - now refugees that escaped the destruction of Earth one thousand years earlier, occupying the massive ship Sidonia. Nagate grew up living in the bottom layers of Sidonia away from civilization and raised by his now deceased grandfather. When Nagate’s talent as a pilot is revealed he becomes one of Sidonia’s elite defenders against the Guana. Check out the photo stills and trailer below.