Blade Runner: Black Lotus Co-Directors Discuss the Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Production


As revealed method again in November of 2018, two veterans of the anime business are coming collectively to co-direct a brand new spin on the vaunted Blade Runner franchise. BLADE RUNNER – BLACK LOTUS is a Crunchyroll and Grownup Swim manufacturing comprising 13 30-minute episodes produced by animation studio Sola Digital Arts (Ultraman), and this weekend's first ever Grownup Swim Con acquired some perception from the masters on the helm.


See what Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed) and Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost within the Shell: Standalone Complicated) needed to say within the interview beneath.



Grownup Swim will air the English dubbed episodes on its Toonami programming block. In the meantime, Crunchyroll will deal with worldwide streaming.



BLADE RUNNER started life in 1968 as a visionary science fiction novel by Philip Okay. Dick titled “Do Androids Dream of Electrical Sheep?” The novel was tailored into the traditional BLADE RUNNER movie directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford in 1982. The franchise was revived in 2017 with the lengthy awaited follow-up BLADE RUNNER 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve. As a part of 2049’s promotion, an anime quick movie, directed by Shinichiro Watanabe, BLADE RUNNER BLACK OUT 2022, was additionally launched. It’s also presently out there for viewing on Crunchyroll.




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