The Comic-Con 2021 digital event was like a breath of fresh air for many otakus as it brings great news for the coming years. Blade Runner Black Lotus is one of the most striking announcements that was a part of the event. Studio Solo Digital Arts, in collaboration with Warner Bros, is bringing a new CG anime to the Blade Runner franchise very soon.
The announcement comes with a brand-new trailer of the new anime. The anime is to fill the void between the former Blade Runner film and the upcoming 2049 version. The trailer also brings about new details from the series. From easter eggs to casting details to release date, we have it all covered for you. So, without any further ado, here is all that you need to know about the Blade Runner anime!
Blade Runner Black Lotus: Plot & New Trailer
Post the announcement in the event, the official YouTube channel of Adult Swim shared a 120-second trailer clip introducing the world of Blade Runner Black Lotus. According to reports, the story of the anime is in the timeline between the original Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049 movies. Moreover, the story will take us to 2032 in Los Angeles, where Elle triumphs over a secret mission.
Statements from the event also suggest that the anime will be keenly looking after placing easter eggs and foreshadowing for the upcoming Blade Runner movie. For now, the new trailer is receiving much love and appreciation from the audience. The comment section of the trailer shows that fans are extremely excited for the new anime to arrive. The experimental CG animation is also being loved by all fans alike.
Cast And Crew Updates!
For a start, the anime is an original vision of directors Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama. Shinichiro Watanabe will be financially providing for the film as a producer. Moreover, the new CG animation that is being introduced in the anime world is being brought to us by Studio Solo Digital Arts. Not much is out in the public domain about the casting details of Blade Runner Black Lotus. But, we know that Jessica Henwick is voicing the lead character of Elle. Besides, Jared Leto is all set to make a cameo appearance in the anime. Let’s wait for official news to come by to know more about other crew members.
Blade Runner Black Lotus: Release Date
The new Blade Runner Anime is all set to step foot at your screen very soon. The official statement slates the film to be a 2022 release. For now, a solid release date is not confirmed by the makers. We will be sure to let you know the dates as soon as they are out. Furthermore, the series is set to arrive on Crunchyroll. The slate from Adult Swim will also be announced soon enough.
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