Fans of Tyler, the Creator and irreverent adult toon comedy have been eagerly awaiting The Jellies! since its announcement this spring. The premiere date is finally drawing nigh, and Adult Swim has released a hilarious, if unnerving, documentary-style promo to celebrate. Scroll down to get to know the Walla Walla, WA of the show’s oddball universe. The Jellies! premieres Sunday, October 22 at 12:15 a.m. E/P.
Be sure to pick up the November issue of Animation Magazine, No. 274, to hear more about the show from Tyler and EP Aaron Augenblick of NYC’s Augenblick Studios.
Synopsis: The Jellies! is a quarter-hour animated series created by Tyler, The Creator and Lionel Boyce, that follows a family of jellyfish, including their 16-year-old human son, Cornell. When Cornell learns that he was adopted at birth, he is shocked by the news and spirals out of control as he tries to “find himself.” The result is he, his family and friends continue to end up in uncanny situations.
The show’s musical score and original composition is created by Tyler, who also lends his voice, along with those of Boyce, Phil LaMarr, Blake Anderson, AJ Johnson, Kevin Michael Richardson, and many more to the show’s great cast of characters. The Jellies! is executive produced by Tyler, Boyce, Kelly Sato Clancy, Aaron Augenblick, Chris Clancy, Lloyd Braun, and Jared Heinke.