With the entire drama surrounding Cyberpunk 2077’s preliminary launch, it could be straightforward to neglect that there’s one other thrilling venture on the way in which: an anime spinoff from famed studio Set off. (That’s the identical crew behind tasks like Promare, Little Witch Academia, and Kill la Kill.) The Netflix sequence was first announced back in 2020, and now we lastly have the primary trailer for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. It’s laborious to inform exactly what’s going on within the one-minute-long clip, nevertheless it certain appears unimaginable.
Should you’re curious concerning the precise premise, right here it’s:
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners tells a standalone, 10-episode story a few road child making an attempt to outlive in a technology- and body-modification-obsessed metropolis of the long run. Having every part to lose, he chooses to remain alive by turning into an edgerunner — a mercenary outlaw also referred to as a cyberpunk.
Edgerunners options some all-star expertise, together with director Hiroyuki Imaishi, writers Masahiko Otsuka and Yoshiki Usa, character designer Hiroyuki Imaishi, and composer Akira Yamaoka. The present is predicted to hit Netflix in September.