First local animated comedy series satirises MRT train breakdowns
Slated for launch on xinmsn today, comedy-animation Blk 88 breaks new ground with fresh drama concept
Funny, provocative and razor-sharp.
Singapore's first local animated series Blk 88 promises to be all these and more.
Starting today, Monday blues might no longer be a problem as xinmsn brings to our audience, exclusive preview release of animation Blk 88 on our portal before its broadcast on Channel 8 come 29 March.
Released online two episodes per week on Monday, viewers will have the opportunity to watch the animation first-hand online via xinmsn's"xinfirst" page.
A heartland comedy that draws satirical jokes on aspects of daily Singaporean lives, Blk 88 is a 14-part, five minute per episode animation that revolves around a dysfunctional middle-class Singaporean household, the Sim family.
Viewers and fans can look forward to familiar voices fronting the various characters in the series.
The stellar lineup includes MediaCorp veterans Huang Wen Yong (voice of Beng Huat) and Lin Mei Jiao (voice of Bee Huay), as well as popular MediaCorp Radio personalities Lim Pei Fen (voice of Tammy) and Xie Jia Fa (voice of Tommy) from Y.E.S. 93.3FM.
In the first two episodes of Blk 88, be prepared to be humoured by the hilarious storyline that parodies common societal issues such as the increasing problem of youth gaming addiction, and the unfortunate breakdowns of the MRT trains that have plagued our sunny island in recent time.
Also look out for special guest voiceovers featuring "Auntie Lucy" Dennis Chew, everyone's favourite "noose" caster Michelle Chong, Chua EnLai, and more!
Check out Blk 88's official website for more updates!
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Exclusively shown on xinmsn, Blk 88 will be available online from March 5 onwards before its telecast on Ch8.
Supported by the Media Development Authority (MDA), Blk 88 is collaboration between Scrawl Studios and xinmsn.
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