Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Drops “NSFW” Trailer, Reveals September 13 Release

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Warning: The trailer warns of strobing effects that may affect photosensitive viewers in some scenes.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners has received a new two-minute “NSFW” trailer that shows off plenty of over-the-top action and violence, as well as brief snippets of the show’s sexual content. A new key visual and a September 13 release date were also revealed.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will stream on Netflix with 10 episodes. The anime is “about a street kid trying to survive in Night City — a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he stays alive by becoming an edgerunner — a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk.”

The staff includes Hiroyuki Imaishi (Promare, Kill la Kill, Gurren Lagann) as director, Masahiko Otsuka (PromareGurren Lagann) as assistant director, and Yoh Yoshinari (BNA: Brand New Animal and Little Witch Academia director) and Yuuto Kaneko (BNA: Brand New Animal animation director) as character designers. Trigger is the animation production company.

Other staff include Yoshiki Usa (Working Buddies!SSSS.DYNAZENON creative producer) as series composer, Usa and Otsuka as scriptwriters, and Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill video game series) as music composer. Cyberpunk 2077 Business Development Director Rafał Jaki is the showrunner and executive producer.

Meanwhile, the cast includes KENN as David, Aoi Yuuki as Lucy, Hiroki Touchi as Maine, Michiko Kaiden as Dorio, Takako Honda as Kiwi, Wataru Takagi as Pilar, Tomoyo Kurosawa as Rebecca, Kazuhiko Inoue as Faraday, Yurika Hino as Gloria, and Kenjiro Tsuda as Ripperdoc.

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Cyberpunk began as a tabletop role-playing game developed by Mike Pondsmith, with the first edition of the game being released in 1988. Later editions titled Cyberpunk 2020, Cyberpunk V3.0, and Cyberpunk Red were released in 1990, 2005, and 2020 respectively. In December 2020, The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt Red released its Cyberpunk 2077 first-person open world RPG, which was announced in 2012, after several delays. CD Projekt Red is also involved with the production of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.


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