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Black Crystal - Episode Prologue: "Lighting the Spark"

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The first ever episode of Black Crystal is here!

Black Crystal is an independent original project I've been working on since 2013. I have slowly developed the story, the characters, and the world through the first 3 years of pre-production, before I finally started animating this since last year. After a very long time of working non stop, the very first episode is finally finished!

This is honestly just a taste of what is to come for this series. This marks the very beginning both in terms of the story as well as what we can do with it as a production, because we know we can do so much better if we had the time and budget to keep improving with each episode.

So if you want to see the possibilities for the future of this project, please consider supporting us on Patreon, or even a one time donation on Ko-fi if you can not commit to a monthly payment. The production costs for this first episode were entirely paid out of pocket, and obviously that can't continue forever, which means this project will die without a proper budget. This is why it is entirely in the hands of fans and supporters to make sure this project might one day reach a real ending. Please help us see this story to its completion!

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/kayanimations
Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/kayanimations

The Black Crystal Team/CREDITS:

Producer and Animator:
KayAnimations - https://twitter.com/kayanimations

Sound Designer:
Rob Luzier - https://eyesonsound.com

Music Composer:
Matthew Marc Grice - https://twitter.com/marcatosound

Voice of Kuro Aonix:
Richard "Kaitsu" Nguyen - https://twitter.com/TheGreatKaitsu

Voice of Gen:
David Dobrev - https://twitter.com/DavidDobrevVA

Thank you so much for watching and I hope you enjoyed this first taste of Black Crystal!

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This animation looks absolutely stunning from beggining to end. The pixel-art approach gives it an unique feel, while not taking away anything from the quality of the animation. I'd say the voice acting needs a lot of work though.

WOAH!!! i didn't expect this! what did you use to animate this? i love it!
this kind of stuff could literally be a new type of anime lol!

Intense

Some intense action scenes and well animated, the "VOICES" were top notch even, very welldone on this film, And now here is a Well-Recieved piece here, This one has all the elements and brings a lot to the table especially as this one starts out and will work wonders for the portal and the fans of this kind of flick. a Uniquely well done submission that leaves a Mesmerizing result.

~~THINGS TO IMPROVE ON~~
Would love to see more of this style and story.

~X~

Wtf this is really good

ok i give you it is awesome visually but your voice actors need to project more emotion but if you can work that out great. :) peace out

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