Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Anime Announced
An all-new original anime series set in the Cyberpunk 2077 universe, CD PROJEKT RED, Studio Trigger, and Netflix announced that Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will launch in 2022.
This standalone, 10-episode story tells of a street kid that is trying to survive in a body and technology modification-obsessed city in the future. In a desperate attempt, he chooses to stay alive by becoming a mercenary outlaw known as an edgerunner, or cyberpunk.
In development since 2018, Hiroyuki Imaishi will direct the series. He will work alongside assistant director Masahiko Otsuka, creative director Hiromi Wakabayashi, character designers Yoh Yoshinari and Yuto Kaneko. The adapted screenplay is a joint effort by Yoshiki Usa and Masahiko Otsuka. Finally, the anime will feature an original score by Akira Yamaoka of the Silent Hill series.
Learn more with the announcement trailer below:
Cyberpunk 2077 – CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS announcement video
According to Adam Badowski, Cyberpunk 2077 Game Director and CD PROJEKT RED Head of Studio:
Masahiko Otsuka, CEO, Studio TRIGGER, added:
Finally, Director Hiroyuki Imaishi had to say the following:
The fourth episode of today’s Night City Wire event saw a number of new videos for CD PROJEKT RED’s Cyberpunk 2077