On Thursday, Crunchyroll revealed new opening and a new visual teaser for Blade Runner: Black Lotus anime during its Crunchyroll Expo. “Feel You Now” by Alessia Cara is played in the video. The anime will premiere in November 2021.
Blade Runner: Black Lotus opening video on “Crunchyroll Collection” YouTube channel is region locked and may not be available in some countries. Check it out on Adult Swim’s YouTube channel down below.
On July 7, 2021, Crunchyroll and Adult Swim revealed the English and Japanese casts for Blade Runner: Black Lotus. The 13-episode television anime series will be produced by the two companies in collaboration with Alcon Entertainment. The anime is based on Blade Runner 2049, the sequel to the 1982 film Blade Runner.
The narrative of Blade Runner: Black Lotus will take place in 2032, between the two films, and will feature several well-known movie characters.
The cast are:
|Elle, a female replicant created for a secret and unknown purpose||Jessica Henwick||Arisa Shida|
|Joseph, a mysterious figure who owns a spare parts junkyard in Los Angeles||Will Yun Lee||Shinshu Fuji|
|Alani Davis, a fresh LAPD recruit||Samira Wiley||Takako Honda|
|Niander Wallace Sr, founder and CEO of the Wallace Corporation||Brian Cox||Takaya Hashi|
|Niander Wallace Jr, a brilliant scientist working for his father||Wes Bentley||Takehito Koyasu|
|Marlowe, a deadly Blade Runner||Josh Duhamel||Taiten Kusunoki|
|Josephine Grant, the wife of the police chief||Peyton List||Yoshiko Sakakibara|
|Earl Grant, Police Chief of the LAPD||Stephen Root||Hochu Otsuka|
|Doc Badger, a black market dealer||Barkhad Abdi||Takayuki Kinba|
|Senator Bannister, a politician with strong feelings on replicant production||Gregg Henry||Masane Tsukayama|
|Doctor M, a brilliant doctor and professor of medicine||Henry Czerny||Akio Nojima|
|Hooper, a journalist in the pocket of the Wallace Corporation||Jason Spisak||Kazuki Yao|
Source – ANN