Hi chooms. We have good news about the next Cyberpunk 2077 spin-off anime series Cyberpunk: Edge Runners. During Geeked Week 2022, Netflix unveiled a world premiere clip of the series, in addition to providing us with plenty of additional information regarding the highly anticipated series.
Created by renowned game development studio CD Projekt Red (the team that brought us the famous Witcher games, including The Witcher 3: Wild Huntand Cyberpunk 2077), the show is animated by Japanese animation company Studio Trigger, starring Hiroyuki Imaishi (gurren lagann, kill her kill her, Promare) to manage.
Yoh Yoshinari, from Little Witch Academy fame, is the chief character designer and executive director of animation, while Masahiko Otsuka (Star Wars: Visions “The Elder”) and Yoshiki Usa (GRIDMAN UNIVERSE series) are in charge of writing the script based on the story provided by CD Projekt Red.
silent Hill series composer Akira Yamaoka will compose the original score for Cyberpunk: Edge Runners.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners World Premiere Clip
The first clip certainly plays up the show’s violence and gives us a glimpse of what appear to be some really badass female characters, while Mastiff’s “Acid Breather” plays in the background. This song is one of many played on the radio in Cyberpunk 2077.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Trailer
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Key Art
Below is key art for the series, featuring what appear to be two of the series’ two main characters.
When is Cyberpunk: Edgerunners coming to Netflix?
We don’t have an official date yet but Netflix has revealed that the series will be released in September 2022. It’s only a few months away! We will let you know the exact date as soon as we have it.
How many episodes will there be in Cyberpunk: Edgerunners?
Cyberpunk: Edge Runners tells a self-contained 10-episode story. It looks like the series is developed in a single season.
What is Cyberpunk: Edgerunners about?
From Netflix, Cyberpunk: Edge Runners tells the story of “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.
Do you have to have played Cyberpunk 2077 to understand Cyberpunk: Edgerunners?
The anime series is presented as a “standalone” story, so I guess that means you don’t need to play the game to understand it, although playing the game will likely enrich your viewing experience and vice versa.
Has the voice cast been announced for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners?
No, Netflix has yet to reveal the voice cast for the series.
Stay tuned to Netflix Life for more updates on Cyberpunk: Edge Runners and make sure you set a reminder on your Netflix account for the show.