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Trailer For Cool-Looking Upcoming Canadian TV Anime Serial 'Urbance' (Dystopian World, Gender Wars)

Television
by Tambay A. Obenson
January 18, 2013 10:26 AM
9 Comments
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Check out this trailer for an upcoming animated TV series I received, titled Urbance from Canadian director Joel Dos Reis Viegas, for Steambot Studios (a Canada & USA-based visual development studio who work in a variety of media platforms, including film and TV).

I'm told that it's not yet officially a TV series, but the filmmaker and the studio likely plan to pitch it to TV networks, after working on creating the world of the series for some 3 years (anime takes a long time to complete).

The synopsis reads:

In the big city, gender war rises. Sex is prohibited because of a genetic deadly virus. Ruled by hate and anger, boys and girls grow up apart from each other, forming rivals gangs. Among these lost teenagers, Kenzell and lesya will fight adversity and defy all the rules in order to live their love and restore peace.

A website has been set up for the project (HERE) where you'll find lots more information about the proposed serial, including a bunch of still images, and a breakdown of each character from each gang.

No ETA yet on when we can expect to see the first episode, whether online, or on TV. But it's got my attention, so I'll certainly be paying attention for any updates.

Here's the trailer:

URBANCE Trailer from Steambot on Vimeo.

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9 Comments

  • Justin D. | January 22, 2013 1:40 PMReply

    Wow, that looks good. I love a good animation. I'm definitely going to keep my ear to the ground and my eyes open for anything on this project.

  • SilverZeal | January 20, 2013 3:35 PMReply

    Holy Loas...dat luks fantabulously suparrific.

    D animators & studio shud do Static Shock nxt.

    Gosh dat luks damn gd!

  • Humming Loon | January 20, 2013 6:32 AMReply

    Super! Can't wait to watch

  • James Madison | January 19, 2013 4:39 AMReply

    Looks really good!

  • Micah | January 19, 2013 4:15 AMReply

    This looks amaze-a-balls!!!!

  • Aaron | January 18, 2013 12:58 PMReply

    "In the big city, gender war rises. Sex is prohibited because of a genetic deadly virus. Ruled by hate and anger, boys and girls grow up apart from each other, forming rivals gangs."

    Sadly that is exactly what the future is going to be like soon. I seen this on Tumblr last night and liked what I see. This and The Boondocks Season 4 is what I'm waiting for.

  • destiny | January 18, 2013 11:37 AMReply

    This looks fuckin amazing!!!!

  • Hoji | January 18, 2013 10:58 AMReply

    The hyperlink to the website doesn't work, Tambay. Project sounds interesting, though.

  • Tambay | January 18, 2013 12:01 PM

    Link fixed. Thanks!

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