Netflix has launched the primary clip for its new anime Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, the highly-anticipated spinoff-collab primarily based on the world of the Cyberpunk 2077 online game. True to its identify, this Cyberpunk anime clip brings the world of futuristic neo-noir tech with a tough metallic soundtrack and vibe, with a showcase of some good ol’ anime motion and excessive violence. If the query at hand is whether or not or not the worlds of Cyberpunk and anime belong collectively, this clip says that it should be a match made in heaven, certainly:
Remember how Maelstrom gang was the one gang in Night City with an excessive risk stage in Cyberpunk 2077?
Well, the risk will get larger. Check out a #GeekedWeek unique clip from CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS, premiering September, 2022. pic.twitter.com/pntz8jgVrt
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) June 8, 2022
“Remember how Maelstrom gang was the only gang in Night City with an extreme threat level in Cyberpunk 2077? Well, the threat gets bigger. Check out a #GeekedWeek exclusive clip from CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS, premiering September, 2022.” –Netflix Geeked
Players of the Cyberpunk game will already take discover of the notorious Maelstrom gang within the clip, given a slick anime makeover. It really is outstanding how nicely Cyberpunk 2077 interprets into anime – however then once more, it at all times did appear to be the game got here from some anime influences.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners “follows a street kid trying to survive in tech and body mod-obsessed city of the future. With everything to lose, he chooses to become an edge runner, a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk.” The anime will introduce an unique character to the collection however can be full of loads of signature nods to the Cyberpunk online game world (as you’ll be able to clearly see).
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The anime can be a standalone 10-episode story by Studio TRIGGER and CD Projekt. Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare) will direct together with assistant director Masahiko Otsuka (Gurren Lagann, Promare), artistic director Hiromi Wakabayashi (Kill la Kill), character designers Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia, BNA: Brand New Animal) and Yuto Kaneko (Little Witch Academia), The screenplay was tailored = by Yoshiki Usa (SSSS.GRIDMAN, Promare) and Masahiko Otsuka (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare). The unique rating can be composed by Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill collection).”
If you’re not familiar, here’s more about the Cyberpunk 2077 video game:
“Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, action-adventure story set in night time metropolis, a megalopolis obsessive about energy, glamour and physique modification. You play as V, a mercenary Outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant that’s the key to immortality. You can customise your character’s cyberwar, talent set and play type, and discover an enormous metropolis where the alternatives you make form the story and the world round you.”