18 days is an animated series based on the Mahabharata and is available on the Youtube for free. Created with the help of Grant Morrison, who earlier worked on projects like Fantastic Four and All Star Superman, the series is based on the stories from the Mahabharata and is available in English, Hindi and Tamil.
First two episodes titled 'The Tale of Four Yugas' and 'Krishna Speaks' are available now online.
You can watch the episodes and find other details about the series here on Youtube
Times of India reports
The series, created by Graphic India, is part of efforts that Google is making to pitch YouTube as a viable alternative to traditional television.
According to Google, the animated series follows the course of the climactic war that concludes the age of a race of supergods and begins the age of man. Graphic
Indiais pitching it as a series that reflects the epics wars that decide the future.
"A genre mash of superhero action and mythology grounded in the all too human passions of its warriors, villains and monsters, 18 Days will rewrite the rules of epic fantasy," said Morrison.
"18 Days updates and retells the timeless stories of the Mahabharata for a new audience on a whole new platform."
"There will be 50 episodes in the main series. Though a Graphic India official added that series would also have additional back up episodes and behind the scenes material."
co-founder and CEO Sharad Devarajan said that he believed Morrison would reinvent the timeless tale of Mahabharata with 18 Days and make it approachable to today's audience. India