CD Projekt Red’s highly-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 edges closer to its release date of 19 November 2020, they’ve announced an anime series Cyberpunk Edgerunners.
Set in the game’s world of Night City, it will focus on different characters and a different story line to that of it’s video game counter part.
CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS tells a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in a 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.
Japanese animation company, Studio Trigger will be working on the series, with director Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare) and the score will be composed by Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill).
Cyberpunk Edgerunners will screen on Netflix in 2022.
Check out the announcement video for more details.