Alcon Entertainment's animated series arrives this fall
A new trailer and key visual are here for BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS, a Crunchyroll and Adult Swim original that's set to premiere this fall. Inspired by the Blade Runner movie franchise, Alcon Entertainment's animated series will air on Adult Swim in English dubbed form and stream on Crunchyroll in Japanese with English subtitles, and you can see the latest preview below.
Jason DeMarco—co-creator of Toonami and senior vice president and creative director for Adult Swim—moderated the San Diego Comic-Con panel for BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS, discussing the new series with the creative team and voice talent. One of the additional reveals was that GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Alessia Cara will have music in the series, including original song "Feel You Now," which is in the new trailer.
BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS will feature 13 episodes directed by Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama, with Shinichiro Watanabe as a creative producer and animation production by Sola Digital Arts. Adult Swim will air the English language version on its Toonami block and Crunchyroll will stream the series in Japanese with subtitles.
The Japanese and English cast members were also recently announced.