More Cyberpunk here. On Thursday, CD Projekt Red unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming open-world action-adventure role-playing game Cyberbunk 2077 and announced a new original anime series called Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, the series It will be released on Netflix in 2022. The brand new “Cyberpunk 2077” trailer further hyped the futuristic neon night world and set up a campaign story, centered on a “V” called “Ambitious, enhanced illegal behavior on the Internet”-that is you. As for “Cyberpunk: The Fringe Walker”, this will be a ten-episode independent story about a street boy who became a “edge walker” (law breaker) and survived in the night city.

It said that CD Projekt Red has been working on “Cyberpunk: Verge Walker” since 2018. Japanese animation company Studio Trigger will be the assistant director Imaishi Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann), assistant director and co-author, Studio Trigger CEO Masahiko Otsuka (Gurren Lagann), co-author Yoshiki Usa (SSSS.GRIDMAN), creative director Hiromi Wakabayashi (killer Kill) ) And character designers Yoh Yoshinari and Yuto Kaneko (Little Witch Academy). The composer is Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill series). CD Projekt Red will produce Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.

“We are very happy to finally announce that we are making anime in the world of “Cyberpunk”,” said Adam Badowski, the game director of “Cyberpunk 2077” and the studio head of CD Projekt Red in an email. . “We have swallowed almost all cyberpunk novels to watch, read and entertain; this genre has left a lot of room for creativity and has had a impact on us. Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is our influence on cyberpunk The love letter of the whole and the story told in the form of animation.”

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Otsuka added: “We are very happy to work with Trigger Projekt Red Records to create a brand new story in the highly anticipated world of Cyberpunk 2077. It is a challenge to adapt this universe to anime, but we I am eager to face it. I have always liked cyberpunk as a genre, but I always find it difficult to create it as an original work. That’s why I’m very happy to work with CD Projekt Red on this project. To please game fans and Anime fans are not easy, but I like challenges and I look forward to making them. We will try our best to meet and exceed expectations.”

Cyberpunk 2077 will be launched on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on November 19. It will be released on Stadia, PS5 and Xbox Series X later in 2020. “Cyberpunk: Verge Walker” will be released on Netflix in 2022.

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