Cyberpunk 2077 To Have Its Own Anime Edgerunner
Cyberpunk 2077 To Have Its Own Netflix Anime Series Edgerunner: On yesterday’s Night City Wire broadcast, it was announced that a Cyberpunk 2077-based anime would premiere in 2022. The name of the anime is Edgerunner while the premiere will take place on Netflix. The makers of the game CD Projekt Red will produce the anime. Studio Trigger will look after the animation studio. Hiroyuki Imaishi will take the seat of the director for the series. Akira Yamaoka will be the composer who has also composed for Silent Hill.
Details Of Cyberpunk 2077 Anime Edgerunner
The announcement was a big surprise for the fans of the game franchise. As per the official press release, the anime series will have 10 episodes. The press release said, “Edgerunner tells a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he chooses to stay alive by becoming an Edgerunner—a mercenary outlaw also known as a Cyberpunk.” The game will be set in the universe of Cyberpunk 2077.
Cyberpunk 2077 Game Director Excited For Edgerunner
The game director of Cyberpunk 2077, Adam Badowski did not shy away from showing his excitement. He said, “We are so excited to finally reveal that we are working on an anime in the Cyberpunk world. We’ve devoured just about all the cyberpunk fiction there is to watch, read, and play; it’s a genre that leaves so much room for creativity and has had such a strong influence on us. Cyberpunk: Edgerunner is our love letter to cyberpunk as a whole, and to stories told in animated form.”
Studio Trigger CEO Happy To Be Part Of Cyberpunk 2077 Edgerunner
Studio Trigger Masahiko Otsuka was evidently happy to be part of this anime. The company is one of the producers of Edgerunner. He said, “We at TRIGGER are thrilled to work with CD Projekt Red to create a brand-new story set in the world of the highly anticipated Cyberpunk 2077. It’s a huge challenge to adapt this universe into an anime, but we are eager to face it head-on. I’ve always loved cyberpunk as a genre but always found it difficult to create as an original work. This is why I’m very excited to be working with CD Projekt Red on this project. It won’t be easy to please both game and anime fans, but I love a challenge, and I’m looking forward to the production. We’ll do our best to meet and exceed expectations.”