On the losing side of a global culture war, an Experimental Science Unit is pushed to identify a team of young pilots who can control a variety of prototype, next-generation mecha—giant, robotic, weaponized bodies. The recruits will find, however, that their newfound abilities come at no small cost.

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Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: None

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gen:LOCK is an upcoming American anime-style web series created, written and directed by Gray Haddock for Rooster Teeth. It is set on a dystopian future Earth in which cultural divisions are solved through fighting in giant, mecha robot armor and follows a diverse team of young pilots.

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It was announced with a brief teaser at RTX Austin 2017. A trailer was shown at New York ComicCon 2017, where it was described as, “grounded science-fiction" in the tradition of mecha anime such as Gundam and Tom Clancy novels but with a look and feel reminiscent of RWBY. In May 2018, it was announced that Michael B. Jordan would voice lead character Julian Chase, a Vanguard pilot and “All-American guy” from Brooklyn who helps form the show’s team. Jordan’s production company, Outlier Society Productions, will co-produce the show.

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