The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that anime studio Studio Trigger and video game developer CD Projekt Red are developing an anime series based on the upcoming video game Cyberpunk 2077 at Netflix.
The anime series has been given a ten-episode order and will be called Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, focusing on a street kid trying to survive in a tech-obsessed city by becoming a mercenary called an edgerunner aka a Cyberpunk. Hiroyuki Imaishi will be directing the series that is being scheduled to be released in 2022.
The video game is an open-world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. The gamers will play as V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant that is the key to immortality. The game as gone through multiple delays, but is currently set for release on the 19th November 2020.