Now Streaming in Austin: Seis Manos

Watch party for the Austin Mexploitation martial arts series

Seis Manos, the animated action series from Austin's Powerhouse studio, is getting the live tweet treatment for the next four weeks (Image courtesy of Netflix/Powerhouse Animation)

Welcome to Now Streaming in Austin, highlighting locally made titles to watch while self-quarantining.
Normally, we’d tell you to put your phone away when watching one of our daily recommendations for an Austin-made show. But you better keep your tweeting fingers sharp today for Powerhouse Animation’s live Tweet of Seis Manos.

The Netflix show created by the Austin studio (currently also hard at work on Castlevania season 4 and the revamp of Masters of the Universe) mixes Mexican mystical culture and martial arts know-how (read more about that right here), and has become a streaming smash.

But for those of you that have never seen the show, and fans that want a little bit more background on how exactly it was created (including their dedication to real representation of martial arts disciplines, even with a fantastical environment), the team has announced that for the next four Saturdays, they’ll be live-tweeting two episodes. That kicks off at noon with the first two episodes, “Toppled” and “Grief,” and the series will run through June 6.

So fire up your TV, grab your tweeting device, follow the hashtag #SeisManos, and let series creators Brad Graeber and Álvaro Rodríguez, and the whole Powerhouse team take you on a deeper dive into the world of Seis Manos!

Seis Manos

• Netflix (Link)

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More by Richard Whittaker
Now Streaming in Austin: <i>Mr. Roosevelt</i>
Now Streaming in Austin: Mr. Roosevelt
Noël Wells proves you probably shouldn't go home

May 30, 2020

Now Streaming in Austin: <i>The Golden Rut</i>
Now Streaming in Austin: The Golden Rut
The awkward and hilarious reality of going nowhere in Austin

May 29, 2020

KEYWORDS FOR THIS POST

Now Streaming in Austin, Netflix, Powerhouse Animation, Seis Manos

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle