CD Projekt Red has been on the move with Cyberpunk and the cyberpunk genre. Recent delays about the game left fans wanting to cancel their orders and go on all-out riot against the studio. However, in just a small period of time, it seems as if the whole situation has turned on its head.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners in collaboration with a Japanese an anime Studio Trigger and the all so popular streaming service Netflix has announced a totally standalone 10 episode anime series based on the nightlife in the Cyberpunk universe. While the stories of both the game and the anime don’t intersect, they’re both set in the same world with a totally different angle.
With new massive reveals from the studios, the hype keeps on building up. This time around its with an anime series. Anime enthusiasts from the get-go love the idea of a cyberpunk genre title and while there haven’t been many to go on with, they’re just left wanting more.
The aim for having an anime series according to the studio is that it acts as a gateway for more fans and enthusiasts to join the Cyberpunk genre and universe. Allowing for a wider audience it is something they’ve been dreaming for since they were teens and it seems as if its finally going to come true.
The story revolves around a kid trying to survive in the reckless cyberpunk world filled with technology and body modification with not many choices to survive he gets on with an outlaw franchise known as the “Edgerunners”