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Kickstart Animated Short ORIENT CITY: RONIN & THE PRINCESS

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If you’re an animation nut, the beauty of hand drawn illustrations cannot be lauded enough. In fact, in a world dominated by CG, finding the gorgeous swirls of ink and brush (or pen stroke or paint) vigorously animated on screen feels like stumbling upon a pot of gold.

And in this case, the pot of gold is called Orient City: Ronin and The Princess, a sumptuously decadent animated short created by the team of Ryan Colucci and Zsombor Huszka (the guys who brought you the acclaimed graphic novel R.E.M, which was also funded by Kickstarter) who have crafted a spaghetti-western-meets-samurai tale of revenge and righteousness that happens to take place in a vertical city where the space between the social classes is as simple as which level of Orient City you were born in.

Did I mention how amazingly exquisite the art is…Seriously, look at this film still:

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I could lick it, it’s so pretty.

Now I could tell you all about how you should back this project simply because it looks fantastic, or that the story line is interesting, or that the characters look grand or that the backer gifts are generous, but why tell you when Colucci and Huszka have released an opening shot teaser trailer that will have you yelling, “TAKE MY MONEY!”

So after you drink this video in, check out their Kickstarter page and invest in the beauty of Orient City…you’ll be glad you did.

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