Crunchyroll and Adult Swim have launched a new trailer and key art for the forthcoming series Blade Runner: Black Lotus inspired by the critically acclaimed Blade Runner movie franchise.
The series will feature voice-overs from Brian Cox, Jessica Henwick, Samira Wiley, Stephen Root, and Wes Bentley.
During a Blade Runner: Black Lotus panel at San Diego Comic Con, Adult Swim, and Crunchyroll shared an exclusive look at the first-ever trailer and key art. Moderated by Jason DeMarco (co-creator of Toonami/senior vice-president and creative director for Adult Swim), viewers heard from the creative team and voice talent as they discussed the new anime series originating from the legendary Blade Runner franchise.
GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Alessia Cara, whose original song Feel You Now is featured in the new Blade Runner: Black Lotus trailer, will also have music featured in the highly-anticipated series.
- Overview: Crunchyroll and Adult Swim have premiered two new pieces of Blade Runner: Black Lotus content to the SDCC audience—a new trailer and key visual.
- About “Blade Runner: Black Lotus”
Coming this fall, the Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Original Blade Runner:Black Lotus will feature thirteen episodes directed by Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama. The series is produced by Alcon Entertainment and animation studio Sola Digital Arts, with Shinichiro Watanabe serving as a creative producer.
Adult Swim will air the English language version on the network’s popular anime programming block Toonami and Crunchyroll will stream the series in Japanese with subtitles to its global community of more than 100 million registered users and 4 million subscribers. Both will offer the series to viewers worldwide outside of Asia.
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