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ATLANTA, GA – November 18, 2019 – Moving Ink Media, the creative company behind the award-winning webcomic Kamikaze launched a Kickstarter on November, 11 to fund their animated pilot entitled Kamikaze: Embrace the Fire based on their main character Markesha
Nin. Moving Ink is also publishing the Kamikaze: Short Circuits anthology, with 4 new stories found in the same universe and featuring a diverse roster of incredibly talented guest artists and writers. The month-long campaign has a goal of $27K to fund the completion of both projects and as of today is over 30% funded!
Created by husband and wife team Carrie and Alan Tupper, and the talented illustrator/designer Havana Nguyen, Kamikaze is set in a future dystopia where natural resources are scarce and what food there is controlled by corrupt factions. Markesha is a teenager who lost her mother and is caring for her blind father, making ends meet as a courier. When a routine delivery turns deadly, Markesha finds herself caught between warring factions. Now she’s an agent for the resistance organization that saved her and her secret identity “Kamikaze,” becomes a symbol of hope for her people.
The Florida based animation company Echo Bridge Pictures, led by animation director Esteban Valdez, is bringing the world of Kamikaze to life. The animated pilot will feature the voice talents of Dani Chambers (SSS.GRIDMAN, One Piece) as “Markesha Nin”, Monica Rial (Dragon Ball,
gen:Lock,My Hero Academia) as her tech assist “Audrey Dalma” and Johnathan Young, Youtube famous for his genre music covers, as Markesha’s enemy “Toro Blackthorne”.
The Short Circuits anthology will feature a cadre of talented writers and artists including Robert Jeffrey II (Green Lantern/DC Comics), Sceritz (Scorpio), Dan Jolley (Dr. Strange Marvel; G.I. Joe/Image Comics), Takeia Marie (Simone Visits the Museum), Malissa White from Comics Creators Club and more!
Visit our Kickstarter Page at the link below for full details on the crowdfunding project.
Please use the hashtag #kamikazeKICK and/or #kamikazeanimation when discussing this project.
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About Moving Ink Media
Moving Ink Media is a media design studio for a global world. We focus on the creation of compelling stories with diverse characters and themes that resonate with under-served audiences through animation, comics, and other narrative media. Based in Atlanta Georgia, we have produced award-winning media properties that have won both critical and fan acclaim.
About Echo Bridge
Echo Bridge is an award-winning animation production company and studio specializing in 2D, hand-drawn, animation for commercials, music videos, video games, educational and explainer videos, television shows, feature films. The company was founded in 2010 by veteran animator,
Esteban Valdez, in St Petersburg, Florida. Currently, the company is in development of a seriesof TV shows, Short and Feature Films, and Video Games.