Cyberpunk 2077 anime series has been announced by CD Projekt Red, Netflix, and Japanese studio Trigger which will be based on the upcoming game of the same name. The Cyberpunk 2077 franchise is expanding with various other media along with a comic book and anime series.
What happens when you put together CD PROJEKT RED, Studio Trigger, and Netflix?
CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS – an original anime series from the universe of #Cyberpunk2077, coming in 2022!
— Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) June 25, 2020
Netflix and CD Projekt Red are collaborating together for the anime series set in the world of Cyberpunk 2077. The anime series will be titled as Cyberpunk: Edgerunners and here are more details on the release date, trailer, story, and connection with Cyberpunk 2077 game.
Cyberpunk 2077 Anime Release Date and Trailer
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners release date is 2022 and the exact streaming dates will be announced soon. The anime series will be developed by Japan-based Studio Trigger who has previously worked on shows such as Little Witch Academia.
Cyberpunk 2077 anime will have a total of 10-episodes and it will focus on other characters set in the same world. There is so far only a small announcement teaser released and we are expecting a full Cyberpunk: Edgerunners trailer to come out soon that will also reveal the premiere dates for the show.
Cyberpunk 2077 Anime Story and Connection with Game
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will be set in the video game world and focus on a street kid where the plot synopsis says, “having everything to lose, he chooses to stay alive by becoming an edgerunner, a mercenary outlaw also known as cyberpunk.” Hiroyuki Imaishi will act as the series director, Yoh Yoshinari and Yuto Kaneko as character designers and the screenplay of Cyberpunk 2077 anime will be written by Yoshiki Usa and Masahiko Otsuka.
Cyberpunk 2077 anime will reference the events of the game but vice versa won’t happen. We could also see a cameo from V where he helps the street kid in Cyberpunk: Edgerunners and a lot of other game characters could also be seen in the anime series.