Hideo Kojima, Kazutaka Kodaka Reward Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Anime – Curiosity

Sport creators Hideo Kojima (Steel Gear, Loss of life Stranding) and Kazutaka Kodaka (Danganronpa) are among the many legions of followers on Twitter singing reward for Studio Set off‘s Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime collection based mostly on CD PROJEKT RED‘s Cyberpunk 2077 recreation.

Kojima tweeted on Tuesday: “I simply watched ‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners‘ in a single sitting! Superior! Nice! Beneath the current home anime state of affairs, there was a sense that well-known Japanese studios have been consumed by the abroad market, however not this one! It is a miracle of compressing the set off to the world! For my era, the world view and visuals remind me of Yoshiaki Kawajiri‘s ‘Cyber Metropolis Oedo 808‘.”

In the meantime, Kodaka tweeted: “I just like the anime ‘Cyberpunk’. Together with the tough setting.” He additionally took the chance to plug the Akudama Drive anime, his personal narrative tackle a cyberpunk setting, including: “In case you preferred it, you may additionally like ‘Akudama Drive‘!”

Akudama Drive is an unique anime created by Studio Pierrot and Too Kyo Video games. It premiered in Japan in October 2020. Kazutaka Kodaka (Danganronpa recreation franchise) is credited with the unique story draft.

The Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime premiered final Tuesday with 10 30-minute episodes.

Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare) is directing the anime at Set off, whereas Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia, BNA: Model New Animal) is the character designer and animation director for the anime. The next are newly introduced employees members: Hiromi Wakabayashi (Kill la Kill, Promare) because the artistic director, Masahiko Otsuka (Star Wars: Visions ‘The Elder’) and Yoshiki Usa (SSSS.Gridman, SSSS.Dynazenon artistic director) because the scriptwriters, Hiroyuki Kaneko because the assistant director, Yūto Kaneko and Yusuke Yoshigaki as assistant character designers, and Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill video games) as music composer.

Netflix describes the anime:

The collection tells a standalone, 10-episode story a few road child making an attempt to outlive in Night time Metropolis — a know-how and physique modification-obsessed metropolis of the longer term. Having every part to lose, he stays alive by turning into an edgerunner — a mercenary outlaw also called a cyberpunk.

CD PROJEKT RED launched the “open-world, action-adventure story” for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in November 2020.

Sources: Hideo Kojima‘s English Twitter account, Kazutaka Kodaka‘s Twitter account

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