TZGZ is increasing its animated lineup with a brand new authentic collection known as Magical Woman Friendship Squad. TZGZ is SYFY’s late evening animation block with extra grownup animation collection (TZGZ: “It involves Syfy!” ?!). The collection is an enlargement of the unique Magical Woman Friendship Squad quick movies entitled Magical Woman Friendship Squad: Origins. The brand new collection, which premieres on September 26 at midnight, expands among the authentic plot factors within the quick movies, however brings the collection to a wider story.
The collection was created by Kelsey Stephanides and follows two roommates, Alex (Quinta Brunson) and Daisy (Anna Akana), who’re given magical powers to guard the creator of the universe, Nut (Ana Gasteyer), who’s the form of a pink Pandas has. Alex and Daisy face all types of threats to their world from different dimensions. To harness their powers, they use magical objects that give them enhanced skills, and make use of a superbly animated transformation sequence that may rival any Adora that transforms right into a She-Ra transformation.
Over the course of the six episodes of the season, Alex and Daisy learn to use their powers, utilizing a number of weed and beginning control-related puns, and utilizing their friendship to strengthen their powers. The collection makes use of its 11-minute episode runtime as fast jumps into the world which are straightforward to digest and bathe in a single session, however create an entire storytelling image.
The collection is stuffed with many popular culture references that seamlessly give the collection a novel voice. It is a millennial collection that pokes enjoyable at millennials and their views of the world. It touches on many related actual world subjects which are more likely to delay some extra “conservative” thinkers, and makes positive you do not apologize for them.
The fuller animation model of the unique shorts brings the collection to life in a full of life means. The model attracts closely on anime inspiration, particularly within the battle scenes. The animation, particularly within the final act of the sixth episode, along with the music choice, was an ideal spotlight of historical past, artwork and magnificence. I needed to do the tune within the final act Shazam as a result of it was the right tune for the second and actually catchy.
The collection finally shines when Alex and Daisy maneuver by means of their lives collectively as millennials and unsuspecting with regards to rising into their new roles as protectors. All six episodes are an amazing style of what the collection desires to be and what future seasons can convey. Viewers will need extra of those enjoyable characters.
Magical Woman Friendship Squad airs Saturday and midnight on SYFY throughout their TZGZ block. Magical Woman Friendship Squad: Origins episodes will be streamed on Syfy.