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    Updated on Jan 23, 2019. Posted on Jan 18, 2019

    Michael B. Jordan's Childhood Dreams Of Starring In An Anime Series Finally Came True

    Welcome to gen: LOCK!

    We've seen Michael B. Jordan as a hero...

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    ...a villain...

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    ...and a even a champion.

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    Now, we'll get to see Michael in an entirely new way: animated! That's right, Michael is starring in a new anime web series called gen: LOCK.

    The 31-year-old actor opened up about his excitement on Instagram, revealing it's been a dream of his for a very long time.

    Here's what you can expect from the series:

    Fifty years in the future, an oppressive authoritarian force threatens to conquer the world. A daring team is recruited to pilot a new form of weaponized neuroscience that powers devastating mecha, but they must be willing to sacrifice everything to save the world.

    Michael plays lead character Julian Chase, a vanguard pilot from Brooklyn.

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    "Way too excited to show you guys the final trailer for #genLock. All my real followers/fans know how much I’m an anime fan and this show fulfilled one of my life-long dreams of voicing a character on an animated show."

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    You can catch Michael. B. Jordan and the gen: LOCK web series on Rooster Teeth when it premieres on Jan. 26.

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    Rooster Teeth can also be found on VRV, a fandom-focused video platform featuring premium SVOD channels including Crunchyroll, NickSplat, and Shudder.

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