Studio Trigger Is Working On New Original CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS Anime
Together with CD PROJECT RED, Studio Trigger will work on an original anime series based on the upcoming game Cyberpunk 2077. The series will come out on Netflix.
The synopsis is as follows according to official Cyberpunk 2077 page:
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.
Below you can watch the announcement video:
Among people working on the series, we can highlight the names of:
Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Promare, Kill la Kill) – director
Masahiko Otsuka (Gurren Lagann, Promare) – assistant director
Hiromi Wakabayashi (Kill la Kill) – creative director
Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia, BNA: Brand New Animal) – character design
Yuto Kaneko (Little Witch Academia) – character design
Yoshiki Usa (SSSS.GRIDMAN, Promare) – adapted screenplay
Masahiko Otsuka (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare) – adapted screenplay
Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill series) – original OST
The series will premiere in 2022.