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15 year old Max and spoopy A.I. murder-cube IC-0n take on the shadow government. Basically, imagine you're running a 110° fever after watching too much anime and this is hell.

A cartoon animatic series by Liam Vickers, the maker of Cliffside. It can be watched on his YouTube channel here.


  • A God Am I: IC-0n is very transparent about her desire to become a god. The only time she doesn't act like she wants to be a god is when she insists she already is one.
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  • Body Horror: None in the first episode, but episodes two and three both feature it prominently, particularly whenever Kirie shows up.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: IC-0n is very open about her apocalyptic desires and outright calls herself evil.
  • Comedic Sociopathy: Half the humor of the series comes from IC-0n. IC-0n's first solution to any problem is murder and her end goal is to consume the universe, which should give you a good idea of what kind of humor she provides.
  • Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette: Hard to tell due to the usual art style, but the colored artwork shows IC-0n is this in her human disguise.
  • Foreshadowing: In episode two, IC-0n says she can't directly harm the administrator (Max) unless his access is revoked. The fact that she has, including seconds before when she slammed him face-first into the ground, foreshadows what we learn in episode three: Max isn't actually her administrator, he just said he was and she believed him.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: A lot of them.
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    • Anytime text flashes across IC-0n's face/display, reading it generally reveals what she's doing or noticing.
      • Before she boots up in episode two, her diagnostic notice says she's corrupted and that data recovery has failed, leading to her being booted in "safe mode."
      • In episode three we get this just before the diner confrontation:
        "SPLICED ENTITY DETECTED (DIVERGENT STRAIN IC-313n)"
    • During a lightning strike in episode three, Kirie's true form can briefly be seen.
    • During the flashback in episode two, when Kirie is getting chips from the vending machine, we see the text on its order dial switch to "WELCOME KIRIE 0u0, YOUR FLESH WILL BE REFORMED ANEW,WE'LL PEEL APART YOUR SOUL
Come back to us Kirie come back to us Kirie"'COME BACK TO US KIRIE".
  • Humanoid Abomination: Kirie, who's something even more inhuman than IC-0n, ironically because she Was Once a Man before becoming... other.
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  • Hunter of Monsters: Heavily implied to be Kirie, as she wants to take apart IC-0n, along with a flashback of IC-52n being torn apart by her true form.
  • A Match Made in Stockholm: IC-0n describes her relationship with Max as a "problematic power dynamic" and "male fantasy Stockholm bullshit," specifically in reference to the fact that he "basically kidnapped [her]" and as her administrator, she literally cannot disobey him. It's further complicated by the fact that Max isn't actually her administrator, he just said he is and she believed him. So while a relationship built on a lie still isn't great, his control over/imprisonment of her is essentially a Cardboard Prison consisting of a flimsy deception that would crumble the moment she tried to make good on any of her numerous threats against him. That said, their relationship isn't, at least currently, a romantic one.
  • Mechanical Abomination: IC-0n, an incredibly powerful machine capable of assimilating all matter and reconfiguring it into whatever she needs, while also being a terrifying monstrosity.
  • Ominous Cube: A recurring element of the IC-#ns. They take the form of small cubes when not forming animated bodies, and when they break things down or reconstruct them there's a notable cube effect taken by the materials in the process.
  • Power Tattoo: Both IC-0n and IC-313n have their number as a glowing tattoo on their body when in human form.
  • Wowing Cthulhu: IC-0n quickly takes a shine to the oversharing waitress in episode 3.
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