Scenario writer, Gen Urobuchi (Nitroplus) who was known for works like 『Puella Magi Madoka Magica』『PSYCHO-PASS』 will be handling a completely original CG animation as the draft and series composer, the teaser video was released. Completely original CG animation 『OBSOLETE』, will be exclusively released on YouTube as a 「YouTube Originals」 from December 2019.
The work 『OBSOLETE』 is a full CG real mecha animation with Gen Urobuchi handling the drafts and series composition, 「BUEMON」 handling the CG animation, and will be released on the Bandai Namco Channel on Youtube, a service that provides videos and event viewings as a 「YouTube Originals」.
“2.5m” conscious control type general-purpose robot 「Exoframe」 plays an active role in the series, depicting the world in the near future close to the present.
In the year 2014, an alien who suddenly appeared and demanded a 「trade」 with humanity. What they brought to Earth as the price for limestone was the conscious-control general-purpose robot 「Exoframe」.
「Exoframe」, which is cheaper than a fighter aircraft and a gun and can be easily controlled by anyone, will widely spread across the globe and change the world――.
＜The alien’s negotiation lines＞
「Currently, we are calling all radio bands in five different languages.
We’re not here to seek political interference or cultural exchange。We only seek for a trade.
1 product per 1,000 kilograms of limestone, and we will be providing the products of our technology.
We do not distinguish between nations, ethnicities, thoughts, or any other differences.
We are proposing this exchange condition to all human beings equally and fairly.」
＜What’s an EXOFRAME？＞
Name：Enhanced Xenobiological Organic FRAME（Reinforced alien organism structure）
Height while standing：255cm ／ Weight：269kg
A conscious-control general-purpose robot obtained through a trade (Exchange with 1,000kg of limestone) with aliens
As the aliens stated 「We do not distinguish between nations, ethnicities, thoughts, or any other differences. We are proposing this exchange condition to all human beings equally and fairly.」,
since 2014, this barter had been taking place everywhere on the planet.
Because of its function to read human consciousness, most humans can move the 「Exoframe」 just like the way they move their bodies. Research is being done on the power source and how human consciousness is read, but still it cannot be elucidated by the scientific capabilities of humankind, and details of the system are still left unknown.
◎Draft・Series Composition：Gen Urobuchi（Nitroplus）
A screenwriter and novelist with the alias Nitroplus. With numerous famous works like 『Puella Magi Madoka Magica』『Fate/Zero』『Sousei no Gargantia』『Rakuen Tsuihou -Expelled from Paradise-』『PSYCHO-PASS』『Thunderbolt Fantasy』.
After working as a CG designer at Studio Ghibli and Sunrise Emotion Studio, he joined BUEMON since 2014. Debuted as a director with the animated egg 2016 work 『Kaze no Matasaburou』.
He has worked on many anime, games, manga and novels. Famous anime works like 『Jormungand』『Joker Game』『Drifters』『Princess Principal』and the comic 『Gunka no Baltzar』『
The Poor, Communion, and Rich』,
Established in 2014 with the CG staffs of Sunrise Nerima Studio, who worked on 『Steamboy』, 『FREEDOM』 and 『SHORT PEACE』. An animation and video company that specializes in CG。
Participated in the 2017 KINEKO International Film Festival, Japanese Film Shorts Grand Prix and several other film festivals with the animated egg 2016 work 『Kaze no Matasaburou』. The work released this time will the first series work.