The futuristic Taiwanese mini-series 2049, at present streaming and airing on varied on-line platforms and native TV channels, has formally introduced a brand new animated spinoff 2049+ Voice of Rebirth. The primary Taiwanese animated sequence to share the identical title as its authentic IP, 2049+ Voice of Rebirth imagines Taiwanese society within the 12 months 2049, exploring potential social points such because the utilization of synthetic intelligence, housing justice, and the applying of good know-how in aged care.
2049+ Voice of Rebirth, an animated spinoff of the live-action 2049 sci-fi franchise, has launched its first official teaser trailer. The primary Taiwanese animated sequence to share the identical title as its authentic IP, 2049+ Voice of Rebirth is produced by Xanthus Animation Studio, a a number of Golden Bell Award recipient and a Gold Remi winner at WorldFest Houston, and contains a star-studded voice solid headlined by J.C. Lin, Janice Yan, and Wenny Lin. Driving the most recent scorching matters of synthetic intelligence and large information, the story tackles a imaginative and prescient of Taiwan set 30 years sooner or later, an period the place parcel-delivery drones, police cyborgs, and engineering robots are working round all over the place. The highly-anticipated sequence will discover social points we might should face sooner or later, such because the utilization of AI, housing justice, and the applying of good know-how in aged care.
Xanthus Animation CEO Bruce Yao notes that although 2049 seems like the long run, it’s additionally the close to future. Accordingly, the animation design took the landscapes of our present surroundings as the muse, then added in between the brand new and outdated city areas varied holographic shows, sensory controls, drones, and inexperienced architectural ideas.
Yao mentioned, “We consider robots and so-called large information and databases will grow to be quite common in on a regular basis life 30 years from now. Within the manufacturing of this animation, we reworked these parts to provide them extra of a sci-fi really feel; as an illustration, making holographic projections tangible, in order that AI and large information are offered as a dwelling individual in entrance of you. They grow to be characters to serve people, like an AI CEO, AI physician, AI receptionist; even law enforcement officials on the police station are all AI, making a particular type of look.”
The sequence will reveal the impression of massive information on human lives, maybe bringing effectivity and comfort, however it’s going to additionally present a facet missing in heat and humanistic care.
2049+ Voice of Rebirth is produced by Xanthus Animation Studio, Taiwan Cellular’s myVideo streaming service, and Greener Grass Manufacturing, with authentic songs produced by HIM Worldwide Music Inc.
The story facilities round temple youth Wei (voiced by J.C. Lin), who discovers the advantages of being a “nail home” (holdout) when his grandfather urgently wants funds to pay for medical payments. As a way to get extra money out of property builders, Wei groups up with Wet (voiced by Janice Yan), a lady against group reconstruction, to use for historic landmark standing for the temple his grandfather left him. From performing conventional spiritual ceremonies to taking part in a world singing and dancing competitors, Wei and Wet’s efforts to reinforce the worth of the temple seize the eye of the general public. As their relationship grows over time, additionally they discover themselves torn between household, friendship, and even love.
The sequence premieres on myVideo at 10 pm on 4 December 2021 with a brand new episode launched each Saturday.