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Netflix and Studio Trigger series Cyberpunk: Edgerunners gets premiere date

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

Netflix and Studio Trigger announced a premiere date for their Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime series.

All ten episodes of the new anime will kick off on September 13th, exclusively via Netflix. The showrunners also shared a hot new piece of promo art featuring Lucy, one of the main characters in the series:

Here’s a new trailer:

Here’s a brief rundown on Cyberpunk: Edgerunners:

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners tells the story of David Martinez, a street kid trying to survive in a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, David decides to take control of his own destiny by becoming an edgerunner — a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk.

The acclaimed Japanese animation company Studio Trigger collaborated with CD PROJEKT RED to bring the story to life, with Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare) directing the show. Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia, BNA: Brand New Animal) is the chief character designer as well as executive animation director. Masahiko Otsuka (Star Wars: Visions ‘The Elder’) and Yoshiki Usa (GRIDMAN UNIVERSE series) wrote the screenplay based on the story provided by CD PROJEKT RED. T​​he original score is composed by Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill series).

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