- Hulu has shared the first trailer for the Pen15 special animated episode releasing on August 27.
- In the episode, “Jacuzzi,” Anna, Maya, and Curtis are on vacation, when they are introduced to new insecurities. As the girls try to ignore them, a mystical turn makes their self-doubt impossible to forget.
- The special episode is written by Anna Konkle and directed by Dan Schimpf & Alex Anfanger.
- “Pen15 is an R-rated “traumedy” set in middle school as it really happened in the year 2000. Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine play versions of themselves as thirteen year old outcasts, surrounded by actual thirteen year olds. In this world, seventh grade never ends and the pains of growing up are inevitable.”
- Pen15 is created, written, and executive produced by Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, and Sam Zvibleman from the Awesomeness studio.
- Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone and Becky Sloviter of The Lonely Island, Marc Provissiero and Brooke Pobjoy from Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment, and Debbie Liebling also serve as executive producers.