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The Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Opening is a Splashy, Colorful Bop

Promotional image for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, featuring main character David Martinez looking over his shoulder.

Image: Studio Trigger/Netflix

The Cyberpunk 2077 practice retains going, regardless of its rocky protracted launch. Now that the sport’s been patched right into a playable (and satisfying) state, and DLC is on the horizon, it’s the right time for Netflix to launch that Edgerunners tie-in anime they provided us a first look eventually month throughout their week lengthy TUDUM occasion.

Studio Trigger, dealing with manufacturing on the collection alongside CD Projekt Red and greatest recognized for Promare and Little Witch Academia, revealed the opening titles to Edgerunners on Saturday throughout their panel at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. Set to “This Ffire” by Franz Ferdinand, the opening is a visible feast—like their work typically is—and is heavy on the yellow that Cyberpunk has grow to be infamously known for. Similar to the opening for final yr’s Super Crooks, all the pieces within the opening simply appears and sounds nice, a lot that you’ll seemingly not skip the opening throughout the collection’ 10-episode first season. And if that doesn’t catch your consideration, the collection’ soundtrack being dealt with by Silent Hill’s Akira Yamaoka seemingly will.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners | Opening Credits | Netflix

Edgerunners is ready in in the identical universe as the sport, and by extension Mike Pondsmith and R. Talsorian Games’ tabletop RPG. The anime tells the story of David Martinez (voiced by Zach Aguilar of Demon Slayer fame). As a road child seeking to survive in Night City, David opts to grow to be a mercenary outlaw, aka a cyberpunk. The setup sounds roughly like that of 2077, with David being an precise character with historical past on the earth of Night City fairly than 2077’s protagonist V, who the participant needed to create from high to backside. The collection will even deal with a netrunner named Lucy, and the 2 will inevitably cross paths in some unspecified time in the future throughout the season.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will hit Netflix in September.

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