No, this isn’t a fan-made commercial, but rather a real anime video promoting Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 11. It’s titled “Internet Explorer: The Anime,” and stars Inori Aizawa. According to The Verge, it’s “set in the kind of dystopian world you’d find in Akira, Inori finds herself being chased by killer robots.” Continue reading for the video and more information.
This video was released in hopes of luring some of Google Chrome’s users over to Internet Explorer 11, but will it work? Only time will tell. For those who can’t watch the video for any reason, here’s a bit more info on it:
She’s surrounded, but just as she’s about to be blasted into oblivion, her “I” pendant activates to protect her. A
And then things go bananas. What follows is a melange of tributes to Sailor Moon, Chobits, and Neon Genesis Evangelion (and perhaps even some notes of MegaMan X thrown in for good measure). And then there’s a cat.