Cyberpunk 2077 comes alive in the first trailer for Edgerunners, a new anime series from the studio behind Kill La Kill and Promare.
A first trailer for Cyberpunk: Edge Runners the anime is out.
The new series is set in the world as an ambitious open-world video game from CD Projekt Red, but the visual style shown in the trailer more closely resembles previous work from the studio producing the series, Trigger, the acclaimed developer company. animation is the best known. to create cult anime such as kill her kill her and Promare. The trailer shows several shots of Night City, before showing off some of Trigger’s frenetic, pastel-colored action. According to Netflix, the new show will premiere on its streaming platform in September 2022.
edge runners is directed by director Hiroyuki Imaishi, who directed Promare, kill her kill her and is also known for Gainax’s acclaimed 2007 mecha series, gurren lagann, as well as “The Twins”, one of the anime shorts that was featured in the first season of Star Wars: Visions. The show will tell a story by Polish comic writer Bartosz Sztybor, the author of the award-winning graphic novel come back to me again. Notably, the show will feature a score by Akira Yamaoka, the former Konami composer who is best known for creating the music for the silent Hill series.
the original Cyberpunk 2077 was released for Windows PCs, the Sony Playstation 4, Microsoft Xbox One, and the Google Stadia streaming platform in 2020. Although the game received praise for its art direction and narrative, it was heavily criticized at the time. of its release for a myriad of technical and stability issues, especially when running on older versions of console hardware. The issues were so severe that the publisher was hit with a class action lawsuit from disappointed gamers, and Sony pulled the game from the Playstation Store for several months while CD Projekt fixed the game’s issues. game appears to have been a commercial success, selling over 18 million copies as of April 2022. An updated version of the game for Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X|S was released last February, and CD Projekt Red is now developing the game’s first DLC expansion.
Studio Trigger was established in 2011 by Imaishi and several other former studio members Gainax, which was best known for producing the influential mecha anime Neon Genesis Evangelion. In addition to the new cyberpunk anime, the studio is currently working on the third entry of its Gridman shared universe, a theatrical feature that will feature characters from 2018 SSSS.Gridman and 2021 SSSS.Dynazenon.