Battle of Surabaya (BoS) the Series has been released on November 1st, 2016 on YouTube. The first series entitled “Dureen!” telling about Yumna and Musa who find durian which then are stolen by Irul and Cak Sholeh, got more than 1000 hits within 24 hours of uploading.
Targeted for kids and teenagers, BoS the Series is a spin-off from the renowned film Battle of Surabaya released on August 20th, 2015. The series tells the adventures of the film’s beloved characters: Musa, Danu, Yumna, Sholehuddin, Irul, Mirah, John Wright and Kazuhiro as they live their colorful and imaginative lives during the Surabaya War in 1945.
This series is produced to fulfill the demand towards Indonesian animatic films which are not only entertaining but also educating, since it is hard to find such films which combine cultural wisdom, moral values and nationalism these days. Further, it is to encourage other animation intellectual properties to produce more animation films, so one day Indonesia can be known as one of the most influential animation makers.