Many anime dedicate a great chunk of their first episode to world-building, which helps audiences perceive the style and tone of the story they’re about to expertise. Quality world-building additionally makes the present’s setting really feel like an actual place, which helps immerse viewers on this planet and results in them caring extra in regards to the story and characters.
One of Winter 2023’s extra missed exhibits, Technoroid: Overmind options some surprisingly unbelievable world-building in its early episodes. Here’s what’s making it such a standout even in a crowded seasonal lineup.
Technoroid: Overmind is produced by Doga Kobo, additionally recognized for My Senpai Is Annoying and Sleepy Princess within the Demon Castle. This anime is a part of the Technoroid multimedia venture, the primary a part of which is a cell sport entitled Technoroid Unison Heart, which landed in January 2022.
Technoroid: Overmind follows a bunch of sentient, autonomous androids that stay collectively in a small home. The androids haven’t any cash and might’t pay the electrical energy invoice, so the corporate is threatening to chop their energy off. However, the androids want electrical energy to recharge themselves, leaving them in a harmful place.
All appears misplaced till the androids be taught that Babel, an leisure tower, is working a singing competitors the place contestants try and climb the tower and win cash for each layer they clear. The industrial additionally hints that those that get to the highest could win a particular reward. So the androids enter the competition to earn the cash they want, however quickly find yourself concerned in one thing extra complicated.