Cyberpunk: Edgerunner Anime Series from TRIGGER Streaming on Netflix

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Netflix began streaming Cyberpunk: Edgerunner anime series from studio TRIGGER and CD PROJEKT RED. All 10 episodes are now available worldwide. 

The original anime takes place in the same world as Cyberpunk 2077, the video game developed by CD PROJEKT RED and released on December 10, 2020. 

Netflix briefly describes the show as 

“In a dystopia riddled with corruption and cybernetic implants, a talented but reckless street kid strives to become a mercenary outlaw — an edgerunner.” 

The staff includes Hiroyuki Imaishi (Promare, Kill la Kill, Gurren Lagann) as director, Masahiko Otsuka (Promare, Gurren 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 for the series. 

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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