The premiere date for the Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime series has been set for September 13.
The show will debut on Netflix and all 10 episodes of the standalone series will air at the same time. Along with announcing the official release date, a trailer for the show is rather “gory” so it might not be safe for work.
The show tells the story of David Martinez, a street kid trying to survive in a city obsessed with technology and body modification. In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, he decides to take his destiny into his own hands by becoming an edgerunner, also an outlaw mercenary. known as cyberpunk.
Another key character is Lucy, a skilled netrunner and an important member of Maine’s mercenary crew. Despite her highly sought-after technical abilities, she wants nothing more than to escape Night City and its dangerous past.
Developed by Japanese animation company Studio Trigger in conjunction with CD Projekt RED, the show is directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill) and Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia) serves as lead character designer and executive director. animation.
Masahiko Otsuka (Star Wars: Visions ‘The Elder’) and Yoshiki Usa (Gridman Universe) wrote the script based on the story provided by CDPR. The score was composed by Silent Hill composer Akira Yamaoka.