Shigeru Okada, known for the Netflix stop animation series Rilakuma and Kaoru and YouTube channel Nariomaru Darkside, is crowd-funding his new horror project The Depth of Yagen.
The Depth of Yagen is about a poor family of three. One day the father sells his daughter to human traffickers. The girl’s mother, determined to find and reclaim her daughter, pursues the traffickers into the forbidden mountain, where she gets cursed. This curse brings on a terrifying transformation of her body, but nothing will not stop her saving her daughter.
The Depth of Yagen will be a five part series and by the looks of the introduction video, this looks amazing! You can’t go wrong with horror in a traditional Japanese setting and on top of that, the stop animation looks stunning but at the same time unnerving. It’s also insanely interesting seeing Shigeru Okada walk us through his process of stop animation. You definitely do not want to miss out on this opporunity.
For only 500 yen (about $4.50) you can get the full 5 episodes for download! A bargain to say the least.
So what are you still doing here? Go pledge now!!