Crunchyroll unveiled the primary key artwork visible, in addition to a brand new trailer for Blade Runner: Black Lotus, the upcoming unique anime co-production with Grownup Swim based mostly 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 encompasses a first take a look at the collection opening, together with the unique music “Really feel You Now,” by singer-songwriter Alessia Cara.
Set in Los Angeles in 2032, 13 years following Ridley Scott’s 1982 unique 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 reminiscences of her previous save a locked knowledge system and a tattoo of a black lotus. Alone and on the run, Elle must piece collectively her previous so as to face a darkish and unsure future as she takes the battle to those that are searching her in seek for solutions.
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 Area) respectively. Will we catch a attainable glimpse of Officer Ok. sooner or later? Fingers crossed, however for now, we’ll have to attend till the collection airs to search 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 Advanced). 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 inventive producer on the collection.
Blade Runner: Black Lotus will air on Grownup Swim and stream on Crunchyroll when it’s launched this fall.