Game studio CD Projekt RED, known for the Witcher and Cyberpunk series of games, along with studio Trigger announced the development of the anime Cyberpunk Edgerunners. The show is being created in support of the game, which came out in 2021 and was accompanied by criticism and dissatisfaction from gamers.
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The series will be released by Netflix, which many fans of the title met with hostility, as not all of the animated projects online service have been successful, and the company’s controversial policy on the issue of race and gender is a lot of discontent. The project will be about a guy named Cyberpunk, who lives in a city of the future called Night City. The release date for the anime Cyberpunk Edgerunners on the Edge is expected in 2022, with a more precise release date unknown.
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According to the plot, the story centers on a young boy from the free city of Night City. It was founded in 1992 with money from a powerful tycoon who dreamed of creating a place where technology would rule. The rich man succeeded and now Knight City is ahead of the rest of the world in terms of technology. The people living there are so obsessed with technology that they often modify their own bodies to become even stronger and better.
The main character in the story – the usual guy from the slums. He dreams of getting out of poverty and sees the only way to do the dirty jobs that other mercenaries do not want to take. All this leads to the guy crossing the line, which is very problematic as there is no law as such in Knight City. The ten-part story will recount the adventures of a young man and his becoming. The release date is 2022.
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The author of the novelty was Hiroyuki Imaishi, the music for the show was written by Akira Yamaoka, known for Silent Hill. There is also information that the key characters in the show were voiced by famous actors. Exact names are not given, but according to Netflix there will be surprises for viewers. Also, the creators have mentioned that the anime and the game do not have a common bond in the story and the TV project is a stand-alone piece of work, unfolding in the same universe as the game. The release date for the anime Cyberpunk Edgerunners on the Edge will be in 2022.
Considering that Keanu Reeves played one of the characters in the game, many people expect the public favorite to appear in the series, however, there is no confirming or denying information about this. However, this fact allows us to expect that the main character in the novelty will also play some famous actor. The authors released a video in support of the series, but it describes the setting and does not give any specific information about the plot or performers. However, all this viewers will soon find out for themselves, because the release date of the show is scheduled for 2022.
|Original name:||Cyberpunk Edgerunners|
|Cast:||Hiroyuki Imaishi, Hiromi Wakabayashi|
Episodes release schedule
|Season 1 episode 1||2022|