"離騷幻覺 Dragon's Delusion — The Animated Sci-fi Project
The Dragon’s Delusion is a visually unique, highly stylised sci-fi story. This is not just an animation. This is an untold secret of our soul.
The search for eternal life is an incessant obsession of mankind. 2000 years ago, Emperor Qin Shi Huang conquered all six Warring States. After creating the first unified Chinese empire, the Emperor devoted his energy to the search for the elixir of life. He failed ultimately, and finally resorted to building a terracotta army to accompany his burial, so that he can extend his dream of an eternal throne in his afterlife. The Dragon’s Delusion puts forward a hypothesis: if the Emperor did succeed, what would the world be like? In this story, the Emperor implements an eternal life project that seeks to merge man and machine, and successfully accomplishes an unprecedented autocracy. In a world where human beings, robots and cyborgs live alongside one another, a robot nicknamed Mr. D appeared in a port city. As he discovers within himself the soul of a priest from a past life, he starts to pursue the answer to this mystery. In the process he is drawn into the plans of an assassins’ league dedicated to the extermination of the Emperor. Mr. D must solve the mystery of the Emperor’s immortality in order to overcome all the crises and solve all the mysteries."