Watch Blade Runner: Black Lotus anime’s opening out of Crunchyroll Expo

Crunchyroll revealed the very first crucial art visual, along with a brand-new trailer for Blade Runner: Black Lotus, the upcoming initial anime co-production with Grownup Swim based upon Blade Runner universe, throughout its Virtual Exposition occasion on Thursday following the launching of its very first trailer last month at San Diego Comic-Con.

The trailer includes a very first take a look at the series opening, consisting of the initial tune “Feel You Now,” by singer-songwriter Alessia Cara.

Embed In Los Angeles in 2032, 13 years following Ridley Scott’s 1982 initial movie and 17 years prior to Denis Villeneuve’s 2017 follow-up, Blade Runner: Black Lotus centers on Elle (Jessica Henwick), a strange lady with no memories of her previous conserve a locked information gadget and a tattoo of a black lotus. Alone and on the run, Elle will need to piece together her past in order to deal with a dark and unpredictable future as she takes the battle to those who are searching her in look for responses.

Key Art Visual for Blade Runner: Black Lotus

Image: Crunchyroll

The series is set to include looks by Niander Wallace Jr., the villain of Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, this time represented by Wes Bentley (The Appetite Games), along with brand-new characters in the kind of Niander Wallace Sr. and LAPD Cops Chief Earl Grant, played by Brian Cox (Succession) and Stephen Root (Office) respectively. Will we capture a possible peek of Officer K. eventually? Fingers crossed, however for now, we’ll need to wait up until the series airs to learn.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus will run 13 episodes and will be directed by Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed) and Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Intricate). The series will be animated by Sola Digital Arts (Ultraman 2019) and produced by Alcon Home entertainment. On The Other Hand, Shinichiro Watanabe, the famous director behind series like Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, and Carole & Tuesday, will function as an imaginative manufacturer on the series.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus will air on Grownup Swim and stream on Crunchyroll when it’s launched this fall.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.