CD Projekt Red has announced that its new anime series, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, will premiere on Netflix in September.
Revealed as part of Netflix’s Geeked Week, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is an upcoming anime set in the world of CD Projekt Red’s latest RPG Cyberpunk 2077. The show will be a 10-episode standalone series that tells the story of a street kid who becomes an edgerunner – a mercenary outlaw – in order to ensure their own survival.
As well as being created by CD Projekt Red, the show brings together a number of well-known creators, such as director Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare), character designer Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia, BNA: Brand New Animal), and writers Masahiko Otsuka (Star Wars: Visions ‘The Elder’) and Yoshiki Usa (GRIDMAN UNIVERSE series).
CD Projekt Red has released a trailer for the show, which you can check out below, and a behind-the-scenes look. production documentary revealing some first look photos and concept art.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will premiere on Netflix in September 2022. As of this writing, a final date has yet to be officially announced, but more information will likely emerge closer to the time.