Each week, the new hit show "American Gods," based on the novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman, does some of the heaviest lifting in TV storytelling. For the show's intricate story of warring gods to work, they must also tell the richly detailed stories of the many new deities who appear in each episode, which they've been accomplishing incredibly well by carving out spaces for unique short films on each god's origin and history.

In the case of their fifth episode, "Lemon Scented You," they introduced the ancient goddess Nunyunnini, and they did so with a gorgeously produce animated sequence from our friends at creative studio Tendril. Tendril has shared the details of that production, including concept art, storyboards, 3d models, VFX tests, and more, which you can see here: