If you’re a fan of Samurai Jack or the very dark barbarian/dinosaur cartoon Primal or the original Clone Wars show, then you need to check out Unicorn: Warriors Eternal from creator Genndy Tartakovsky.
The first episode is free right now on YouTube (see below) and subsequent episodes air every Thursday on Adult Swim at midnight with replays on Friday and Saturday and next day HBO Max streaming.
“This show was created in my early days at Cartoon Network Studios more than 20 years ago,” Tartakovsky said in the press release. “All the projects we worked on — Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and Sym-Bionic Titan — were like a training ground getting us ready for this series. It took all of that time to finally be able to tackle a show like Unicorn Warriors Eternal.”
Here’s the trailer:
Tartakovsky has made some of the best animated shows of all time and this one is shaping up to be another instant classic already, with a compelling story and beautiful animation. Here’s the synopsis:
In “Unicorn: Warriors Eternal,” an evil force is looming across the dark, thick-aired streets of industrial revolution London when a group of heroes dubbed Unicorn are accidentally reawakened in the bodies of teenagers instead of adult hosts they’ve embodied in the past. Melinda, a powerful sorceress, Seng, a cosmic monk, and Edred, a warrior elf. With distorted memories and their magical abilities weakened and fragmented, the trio must work together with help from their steam-powered robot, Copernicus, to unravel the mysteries of their pasts and present that will reveal their path to defeating a timeless threat.
You can watch the full season premiere below for free:
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