Cyberpunk: The Edgerunners Animated Series Coming to Netflix in September 2022
CD Projekt Red and Studio Trigger released a new trailer for Cyberpunk: Edge Runnersa ten-episode standalone series coming to Netflix in September 2022.
Edgerunners tells the story of a street kid named David who chooses to become a mercenary known as an edgerunner in the Cyberpunk 2077 universe. The second protagonist is an edgerunner named Lucy, but little is revealed about her. subject apart from its introverted nature. The anime series has key Trigger talent behind it, including director Hiroyuki Imaishi (gurren lagann, kill her kill her, Promare) and lead character designer Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academy, BNA: new animal).
A trailer, interior video and description are available below, via CD Projekt. The official site is here.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners — Official Teaser
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners – A Look Inside
CD PROJEKT RED, creators of Cyberpunk 2077in collaboration with Netflix and Studio Trigger present all new promotional materials for the upcoming Cyberpunk: Edge Runners anime, including a new key visual, trailer, and production documentary video. The parties also announced that the show will premiere in September this year.
Revealed during Netflix’s Geeked Week, an event dedicated to geek culture shows, movies and games available and ready to hit the streaming platform, the new assets mark the first time Cyberpunk: Edge Runners was shown in motion – in the form of a trailer as well as the first part of a series of behind-the-scenes videos. Along with commentary on the show’s development from key CD PROJEKT RED personnel involved with the project, the documentary also features stills and concept art along with an exclusive clip and scene breakdown from the anime. . Future behind-the-scenes videos will cover other aspects of the show, with additional insight from the members of Studio Trigger.
The new key visual for Cyberpunk: Edge Runners, drawn by the series’ lead character designer Yoh Yoshinari and released as part of Geeked Week, features the series’ protagonists, David and Lucy. The pair are also shown throughout the trailer and behind-the-scenes video, along with other major and minor characters from the series.
Cyberpunk: Edge Runners tells a 10-episode standalone story about a street kid trying to survive in a future city obsessed with technology and body modification. With everything to lose, he chooses to stay alive by becoming an edgerunner – a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk.
The show is created by the famous game development studio CD PROJEKT RED, with Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt creative talents involved in the project. Bringing the world to life Cyberpunk: Edge Runners is acclaimed Japanese animation company Studio Trigger, with Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare) directing the show. Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia, BNA: Brand New Animal) is assigned as lead character designer as well as executive director of animation. Masahiko Otsuka (Star Wars: Visions ‘The Elder’) and Yoshiki Usa (GRIDMAN UNIVERSE series) are assigned to write the script based on the story provided by CD PROJEKT RED. The original score is composed by Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill series).
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