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Watch Blade Runner: Black Lotus anime’s opening out of Crunchyroll Expo


Crunchyroll unveiled the primary key artwork visible, in addition to a brand new trailer for Blade Runner: Black Lotus, the upcoming authentic anime co-production with Grownup Swim primarily based on Blade Runner universe, throughout its Digital Expo occasion on Thursday following the debut of its first trailer final month at San Diego Comedian-Con.

The trailer includes a first take a look at the collection opening, together with the unique tune “Really feel You Now,” by singer-songwriter Alessia Cara.

Set in Los Angeles in 2032, 13 years following Ridley Scott’s 1982 authentic movie and 17 years earlier than Denis Villeneuve’s 2017 follow-up, Blade Runner: Black Lotus facilities on Elle (Jessica Henwick), a mysterious lady with no recollections of her previous save a locked information gadget and a tattoo of a black lotus. Alone and on the run, Elle should piece collectively her previous with the intention to face a darkish and unsure future as she takes the combat to those that are looking her in seek for solutions.

Key Art Visual for Blade Runner: Black Lotus

Photograph: Crunchyroll

The collection is about to function appearances by Niander Wallace Jr., the antagonist of Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, this time portrayed by Wes Bentley (The Starvation Video games), in addition to new characters within the type of Niander Wallace Sr. and LAPD Police Chief Earl Grant, performed by Brian Cox (Succession) and Stephen Root (Workplace House) respectively. Will we catch a doable glimpse of Officer Okay. in some unspecified time in the future? Fingers crossed, however for now, we’ll have to attend till the collection airs to seek out out.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus will run 13 episodes and can be directed by Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed) and Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost within the Shell: Stand Alone Complicated). The collection can be animated by Sola Digital Arts (Ultraman 2019) and produced by Alcon Leisure. In the meantime, Shinichiro Watanabe, the legendary director behind collection like Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, and Carole & Tuesday, will function a artistic producer on the collection.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus will air on Grownup Swim and stream on Crunchyroll when it’s launched this fall.


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