RWBY made it’s debut at RTX 2013 this past weekend, and while I wasn’t there to witness the episode myself, I did get to see the fan’s reaction; it was intense. You can check out the panel in part for yourself here, though note that you’ll still have to wait for the episode to release online to actually watch it.
ROOSTER TEETH ANNOUNCES
ONLINE PREMIERE OF “RWBY”
New Anime Series from the Creators of “Red vs. Blue”
Premieres on RoosterTeeth.com July 18th
Austin, TX— Tuesday, July 9, 2013 — Rooster Teeth Productions is thrilled to announce the online premiere of their highly anticipated new anime series, RWBY. The first season will premiere exclusively on the Rooster Teeth website on Thursday, July 18th.
Rooster Teeth premiered the first episode of RWBY at RTX 2013 to a packed room of 2,400 excited fans. Following the premiere, cast and crew received a standing ovation.
“We’re just ridiculously excited about how awesome this show is. The fan reaction at RTX was off the charts, and we can’t wait to reveal episode one to our fans online, and new audiences around the world,” says Rooster Teeth CEO and Co-Founder Matt Hullum.
Created and directed by Monty Oum, RWBY is the story of four very different girls brought together for one legendary purpose. Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang are new students at Beacon Academy, a school designed to train warriors and monster-hunters. Unfortunately, monsters aren’t the only threat to the citizens of Vale and before the year is over, the students of Beacon may find that homework is the least of their problems.
“RWBY‘s episode one premiere at RTX was met with a standing ovation. The acceptance of this new project by our fans was overwhelming to the dedicated team members who all put their hearts into it,” says series creator and Rooster Teeth Director of Animation Monty Oum.
Check out the RTX 2013 RWBY Panel video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqaPg_9iTUc
Check out the four RWBY character trailers here:
“Red” Trailer – http://roosterteeth.com/archive/?id=6052&v=more
“White” Trailer – http://roosterteeth.com/archive/?id=6934&v=more
“Black” Trailer – http://roosterteeth.com/archive/?id=7194&v=more
“Yellow” Trailer – http://roosterteeth.com/archive/?id=7615&v=more
About Rooster Teeth
Rooster Teeth is a creative production studio responsible for award-winning online videos such as Red vs. Blue, the longest running web series in history; the reality gamer series The Gauntlet; comedy series Rooster Teeth Shorts; the upcoming animated series RWBY; and Immersion, a show that tests video game concepts in the real world. Rooster Teeth founded and operates the gaming website AchievementHunter.com and produces the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast, voted Best Gaming Podcast at the 2012 Podcast Awards. With a dedicated worldwide fan community, Rooster Teeth created RTX (Rooster Teeth Expo), an annual gaming and Internet convention held in Austin, TX which attracts thousands of gamers, online video fans, and Rooster Teeth community members from around the world. The Rooster Teeth YouTube channel became the 8th most viewed YouTube channel in the world (non-music) in 2012, now with over 5 million YouTube subscribers and 2.2 billion views, and the Rooster Teeth website has 5 million unique monthly visitors with 1.4 million registered community members. Rooster Teeth has won multiple awards, including 2011 and 2012 Best Animated Series (Red vs. Blue) from the IAWTV, and has been featured by hundreds of major publications and networks including MTV, G4, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone Magazine, Wired Magazine, and many more.