Red House Rising Season One Trailer

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Season One of the Red House Rising podcast began as a Video Graphic Novel. 


It's July, 1941. War is raging in Europe. Pearl Harbor is about to explode. Japan is terrorizing Korea and China and weaponizing  islands across the Pacific. Three women  – an ace transport pilot, a Chinese Intelligence officer and a local island leader – find themselves on Trük Lagoon in the Japanese Mandates, where they join forces to rescue young girls sexually enslaved by the Japanese Navy and its ruthless secret police, the Tokkeitai.

Red House Rising was Produced, Written, Directed and Edited by Chris Côté and Dayle Kerry, from an original story by Chris Côté, Dayle Kerry and Jack MacCarthy. 

Original Music and Sound Design by Jack Côté. 

Starring Dayle Kerry, Raechel Wong, Roy Vongtama, Chris Côté, Rio Shigeta, Tian Wang, Ellen Mah, Andy Goldberg, Fin Kim, Tiffany Hubbard, Danni DanDan Gadigan, Josh McClenney, Craig Tsuyumine, Mark Shubb, Derek Kawasaki, Don McClennan, Matylda Kerry and Melinda Chilton.

Podcast narration by Robin Abcarian.

All Asian and Pacific Islander characters were voiced by Asian or Pacific Islander actors.

Red House Rising passes the Bechdel test.

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