There’s a brand new anime sequence impressed by the Blade Runner film franchise coming, and right this moment we acquired to be taught extra about its solid and characters, in addition to get an official first take a look at the sequence within the picture above. Introduced by Grownup Swim and Crunchyroll, Blade Runner: Black Lotus will function 13 episodes directed by Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama.
Set in a cyberpunk Los Angeles, Black Lotus will provide followers of the Blade Runner motion pictures an unique story revolving round a replicant created in secret. Whereas each Blade Runner motion pictures targeted on police brokers, Black Lotus appears able to increase the franchise into new instructions, because the record of characters consists of black market sellers, politicians, and scientists. Grownup Swim will air the English language model as a part of the Toonami block, whereas Crunchyroll will stream the sequence in Japanese with subtitles.
The whole record of Blade Runner: Black Lotus characters, along with the English and Japanese voice solid, consists of: Elle, a feminine replicant created for a secret and unknown objective (voiced by Jessica Henwick / Arisa Shida); Joseph, a mysterious determine who owns a spare components junkyard in Los Angeles (voiced by Will Yun Lee / Shinshu Fuji); Alani Davis, a contemporary LAPD recruit (voiced by Samira Wiley / Takako Honda); Niander Wallace Sr, founder and CEO of the Wallace Company (voiced by Brian Cox / Takaya Hashi); Niander Wallace Jr, a superb scientist working for his father (voiced by Wes Bentley / Takehito Koyasu); Marlowe, a lethal Blade Runner (voiced by Josh Duhamel / Taiten Kusunoki; Josephine Grant, the spouse of the police chief (voiced by Peyton Listing / Yoshiko Sakakibara); Earl Grant, Police Chief of the LAPD (voiced by Stephen Root / Hochu Otsuka); Doc Badger, a black market supplier (voiced by Barkhad Abdi /Takayuki Kinba); Senator Bannister, a politician with sturdy emotions on replicant manufacturing (voiced by Gregg Henry / Masane Tsukayama); Physician M, a superb physician and professor of medication (voiced by Henry Czerny / Akio Nojima); Hooper, a journalist within the pocket of the Wallace Company (voiced by Jason Spisak / Kazuki Yao)
There’s nonetheless no particular launch date for Blade Runner: Black Lotus, although it's been confirmed the sequence will debut later this 12 months. The present will debut at Comedian-Con@Dwelling 2021 panel hosted on-line on Friday, July 23, 8 p.m. ET.
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