Green Tea Gallery is proud to announce the worldwide premiere of the first season of the United Brothers’ Fukushima Android Series Franchise, premiering at Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris.
The Fukushima Android Series Franchise is a multi-part film series by UNITED BROTHERS, a collaboration of the Fukushima-born brothers Tomoo and Ei Arakawa. Set against the background of UNITED BROTHERS’ founding history, topics of radioactivity and energy form the starting point of UNITED BROTHERS activities. The Fukushima Android Series Franchise revolves around these topics, stretching them to question of the potential energy and power of art.
Filmed between 2012 and 2017 in Berlin, Boston, Geneva, Hanover, Hawaii, Kyoto, Los Angeles, New York, Osaka, Paris, Tokyo, Zurich and Fukushima, the first season of the UB Fukushima Android Series features a wide cast of characters, many of whom have contributed works for this exhibition, including:
Richard Aldrich (Dr. Richie)
Mathis Altmann (Illegal Android Super Mathis)
Ei Arakawa (UB Vice President Ei)
Henning Bohl (Dr. Henning)
Kerstin Brätsch (Energy Maker East Kerstin)
Nikolas Gambaroff (UB Agent Nik)
Hanayo (Madame Tokyo)
Max Hooper Schneider (Coffin Master Max)
Cooper Jacoby (Vampire Cooper)
Lisa Jo (UB Agent Lisa aka Princess Jo)
Marie Karlberg (Energy Maker South Marie)
Jason Loebs (Dr. Jason)
Matthew Lutz-Kinoy (Mad Scientist Boss Mr. Matthew)
Tobias Madison (Energy Maker West Tobias)
Yuri Manabe (UB Dr. Yuri)
Shimon Minamikawa (UB Dr. Shimon)
Carissa Rodriguez (Dr. Carissa)
Sergei Tcherepnin (UB Agent Sergei)
Stefan Tcherepnin (Poison Master Stefan)
Natsuko Uchino (Punk Girl Natsuko)
Jan Vorisek (Dr. Vortex)
Amy Yao (Dr. Amy)
FIRST SEASON: Planet Earth
PROLOGUE : NEW YORK NEW YORK
The Pilot Film of the Series Franchise, see where it all began!
UB Androids bring Fukushima Sun Shield Energy to New York for a grand performance.
EPISODE 1: Les Androides
The UB Androids travel to France to defend the Nogent Nuclear Power plant from the Evil Madame Association. With the help of Dr. Richie and his Android Punk Girl, UB Inc. must save Paris and the world from danger.
EPISODE 2: The West Coast Affair
The UB Androids travel to Los Angeles to protect the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant from the Madame Association’s machinations. However a new threat appears in the form of the evil “Mad Scientist Group R.O.S.E.” who deploy Illegal Androids to test the limits of UB’s Art Energy.
EPISODE 3: Ich Bin Ein Android
With the majority of UB Androids in maintenance after The West Coast Affair, a new model Android “Helena Type-A” must defend Berlin alone. Seizing on this weakened state, the Madame and Mad Scientist Alliance exploit Nuclear Waste stored in Gorleben in a bid to take full control of the city.
EPISODE 4: Tale of Android Part 1 and Part 2
The Mad Scientist Group R.O.S.E. takes initiative by attacking the headquarters of UB Inc. directly. With illegal androids powered by the ruins of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, R.O.S.E. confronts UB in an epic battle at the Iwaki Odori Parade.
EPILOUGE: UB Android