AD 2300, the human race has advanced to space, and a lot of planetary nations have been founded. Amaterasu is a newly built space battleship of a planetary nation, Kibi. It is operated by apprentice officers of Defense Academy. When it is about to return from the test flight, the Alliance of Henrietta Nations declares war against Kibi. The alliance destroys the battleships of Kibi by its overwhelming military power, and Kibi surrenders to the alliance. However, the apprentice officers in Amaterasu don't want to surrender without fighting. In order to fight against the alliance, they come up with an idea. They ask Galaxy Network, a galaxy wide TV network, to become their sponsor. In return for receiving money, they let Galaxy Network broadcast their war. Amaterasu and Galaxy Network, being involved various speculations, a solitary war of Amaterasu begins.
Knights of Sidonia
It's been a thousand years since the Gauna, a strange alien race with no known method of communication, destroyed the solar system. A portion of humanity managed to escape using enormous "seed ships" like the Sidonia, which have allowed them to maintain the population while drifting through space. Nagate Tanikaze is a young man who has been raised deep in the bowels of the ship. When he goes into training to pilot the huge robotic weapons known as Gardes, Nagate is entrusted with piloting the legendary unit known as Tsugumori. Nagate and his fellow pilots put their lives on the line against the Gauna, in the ultimate battle for the survival of humanity!