Between the events of Blade runner and Blade Runner 2049 come Black lotus. the brand new Blade runner anime debuts this fall on Adult Swim and Crunchyroll, and the series’ first trailer debuted at San Diego Comic-Con @ Home 2021.
Black lotus will follow a brand new replicant named Elle (voiced by Jessica Henwick in English and Arisa Shida in Japanese) which was created for an unknown purpose. All we know is that she’s confused, very knowledgeable, and that she’ll have some sort of role in how the world of. Blade runner changes between the Tyrell Corporation in the original film and the Wallace Corporation in the sequel. The show is produced by Joseph Chou and features episodes co-directed by Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama. Here is the trailer.
Those neon lights, smoke, iconic spinner vehicles … it’s true that it looks like Blade runner. On the other hand, the action is way beyond anything we’ve seen Deckard or K do in any of the movies. What, we assume, would be expected from an anime of people who worked on Ghost in the shell and The facilitator. Oh, what if you’re wondering about this song? It’s an original song called “Feel you Now” by Alessia Cara, created for the show. Also, here is a very cool and stylish official poster that made its debut.
You can watch the full panel, which was relatively reserved when it comes to spoilers on the show, below.
With the voices of Will Yun Lee, Samira Wiley, Brian Cox, Wes Bentley, Josh Duhamel, Peyton List, Stephen Root, Barkhad Abdi, Gregg Henry, Henry Czerny, and Jason Spisak, the 13-season episode of Blade Runner: Black Lotus will debut this fall on Adult Swim (in English) and Crunchyroll (in Japanese).
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