In a CBR-exclusive clip from Crunchyroll's Onyx Equinox, Yaotl summons Quetzalcoatl to discuss his doubts about Izel, only to discover another shock. Onyx Equinox (2020– ) Episode List. Onyx Equinox Season 1 Episode 1: The Last Day Summary: As Mictlantecuhtli initiates a blood war, the other Gods consider destroying humanity altogether. Onyx Equinox follows Izel, an Aztec boy who is saved from death by the gods and forced to act as “humanity’s champion” in a journey that takes him across ancient Mesoamerica. Quetzalcoatl. But I just had to sketch Quetzalcoatl. Language: English Words: 659 Chapters: 1/1 Comments: 6 Kudos: 23 Bookmarks: 3 Hits: 99 Know what this is about? Although he's generally considered the Big Good of the nahua mythology, he's still generally depicted as being loyal to his family. Onyx Equinox‘s opening scene throws the audience into the middle of a blood war between gods. Just joined today and wanted to let you guys know that I really dig this show. The end of Episode 1 of the Crunchyroll original series, Onyx Equinox, left series protagonist Izel at the bottom of a (literal) pit of despair after the sacrifice of his older sister, Nelli. However, he can’t due do this due to said gates being made of obsidian, which is toxic against the gods. The god Quetzalcoatl (“Plumed Serpent”), voiced by Zeus Mendoza in Onyx Equinox. Onyx Equinox, the third Original production by anime-distributor Crunchyroll, is a blood-spilling animated fantasy series steeped into the temples, gods, and rituals of Mesoamerican history and mythology.. VA: Castulo Guerra . A group of gods assign Quetzalcoatl to close the gates of the underworld that were opened by Mictlantecuhtli, ... First episode is important to a show’s reputation, and this first episode of Onyx Equinox is a bumpy ride from the animations to the main character. Current Episode (aired 26 Dec. 2020) The Bet. It gave me the type of mythological quest I’m interested in. Hey, I’m new to the subreddit. 29 points. share. Quetzalcoatl As the “feathered serpent” god, his first appearance in a human shell is laden with feathers and scales. The hardest part of his entire plan is pretending that he doesn’t care. Created by Sofia Alexander, Onyx Equinox takes the classic myths and ledges, and gives it a new twist. report. Be the first one to add a plot. Onyx Equinox, the third Original production by anime-distributor Crunchyroll, is a blood-spilling animated fantasy series steeped into the temples, gods, and rituals of Mesoamerican history and mythology. Posted by 19 days ago. Quetzalcoatl, a serpente emplumada ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ~ Em ordem: Onyx Equinox; Fate/Grand Order - Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia (via Aniplex USA); Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid; For Onyx Equinox, it's the Olmec civilization, which was a real civilization that experts consider to be the cornerstone of Mesoamerican culture, but which we know extremely little about. 1 comment. Tezcatlipoca seeks to end the current human era, since he believes humans are too greedy and waste their blood in battle rather than as sacrifices. Watch Onyx Equinox Episode 1, ... Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca make a side bet to see if the “lowest-of-the-low” can serve as humanity’s champion to save the human race. He makes the bet with Tezcatlipoca to find the human champion to close the five Underworld gates. And warm, like that same blood, like the skin when it shudders at the peak of passion, like the entrails when they girdle his rigid sex, like the mouth that offers itself to his kisses and devours. The gods of Onyx Equinox. Onyx Equinox is a good show that’s produced by Crunchyroll Studios that shows a lot about Mesoamerican societies.From the ulama game to the cities, it was an enlightening experience to learn about the old societies. The show’s main plot is the apocalyptic conflict that forces a … There is lots of fantasy violence, including gory scenes of people covered in blood, missing limbs, committing suicide, and having necks slashed as part of ritualistic human sacrifices. Onyx Equinox wastes no time in getting down to business, cramming all that into the first ten minutes of the first episode, and while it’s a lot to take on board when you’re watching it, it certainly gets things started with a bang. Creator Sofia Alexander, previously a storyboard artist for Infinity Train, tells Polygon, “I hope that the love I have for Mexico and our culture and heritage is translated correctly.” Parents need to know that Onyx Equinox is an adult-oriented anime series set in ancient Mesoamerican history, and features some of the mythology and cultural practices of the time. Creator Sofia Alexander, previously a storyboard artist for Infinity Train, tells Polygon, “I hope that the love I have for Mexico and our culture and heritage is translated … Quetzalcoatl's power is sweet, sweet like the blood of sacrifices. After watching and reading about more well-known mythologies like Greek and Norse, it’s super refreshing to see the Mesoamerican mythologies – Aztec, Mayan, and Olmec in particular – see some earnest representation. Now in Onyx Equinox episode 2, “Jaws of the Jaguar,” we learn more about what closing the gates will entail. [art courtesy Crunchyroll] The god Tezcatlipoca (“Smoking Mirror”), voiced by Arin Hanson in Onyx Equinox. Quetzalcoatl and Yaotl’s conversation contains quite a bit of new information for us, some of it pulled directly from the Aztec religion, some of it the work of Onyx Equinox itself. The series focuses on an adolescent Aztec boy named Izel. Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca make a side bet to see if the "lowest-of-the-low" can serve as humanity's champion to save the human race. Onyx Equinox is a Mexican-American animated streaming television series created by Sofia Alexander for Crunchyroll.It is based on the mythologies of Mesoamerica, featuring deities of Aztec, Maya and Zapotec myth, while also making references to the Olmecs. WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Episode 1 of Onyx Equinox "The Last Day," now streaming on Crunchyroll. 2 comments. Onyx Equinox begins when the Aztec god of the underworld, Mictlantecuhtli, levels a Zapotec city after stealing blood sacrifices from the other gods. hide. Forums; ... Quetzalcoatl has varied interpretations. Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca make a side bet to see if the “lowest-of-the-low” can serve as humanity’s champion to save the human race. Onyx Equinox (Image: PR) With all 12 episodes in Onyx Equinox season 1 currently available to stream on Crunchyroll, I decided to binge-watch the latest Mexican-American animated series. And I’m glad I did. Mictlantecuhtli. A lot of why I like Onyx Equinox S1 is because of the Mesoamerican mythology. The cycle of humanity’s ages will be new to anyone not versed in their Aztec creation myths. save. EXCLUSIVE: Onyx Equinox Clip Reveals Yaotl's Growing Doubts About Izel. Quetzalcóatl's power is … I haven’t drawn fanart in forever. The show follows an Aztec boy named Izel as he is chosen by the god Quetzalcoatl to close five gates to the underworld and save humanity from potential doom. Home / Series / Onyx Equinox / Absolute Order / Season 1 / Episode 1 ... As Mictlantecuhtli initiates a blood war, the other Gods consider destroying humanity altogether. Go To. … But, with the gods Quetzalcoatl (Zeus Mendoza) and Tezcatlipoca (Arin Hanson) distrusting of each other, they have asked for Yaotl, Tezcatlipoca’s champion to oversee the quest and ensure that there are no tricks or cheating involved. Here, blood is a commodity. Onyx Equinox an original animated series from Crunchyroll. WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Episode 2 of Onyx Equinox "Jaws of the Jaguar," now streaming on Crunchyroll.. Quetzalcoatl (Onyx Equinox) Tezcatlipoca (Onyx Equinox) Xolotl (Onyx Equinox) Introspection; Character Study; Summary. ... Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca make a side bet to see if the "lowest-of-the-low" can serve as humanity's champion to save the human race. The Lore and Mythology Of Onyx Equinox EXPLAINED! The concept of the five suns is alluded to in Onyx Equinox, where Quetzalcoatl claims that the gods made humanity four times before. 31. This recap contains spoilers for the Onyx Equinox episode “Jaws of The Jaguar.” Onyx Equinox gets its main plot underway this week in “Jaws of The Jaguar.” The show’s second episode serves two functions: to kick off the central narrative, and secondarily to introduce deuteragonist Yaotl. In Uxmal, a tragic decision sets Izel's destiny in motion. As a special gift for fans around the world, Crunchyroll is going to deliver all episodes of Onyx Equinox on Saturday, December 26 so fans can fully enjoy the entire series over the winter break. 30. Onyx Equinox is an American animated web series created by Sofia Alexander for Crunchyroll.It is based on the mythologies of Mesoamerica, featuring deities of Aztec, Zapotec and Mayan myth. This prompts god Quetzalcoatl to close the gates to the underworld. VA: Zeus Mendoza . - Here's a video delving deep into Onyx Equinox's Mesoamerican influences! Human champion to close the gates to the subreddit nahua mythology, he 's generally. 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