CD Projekt and Studio Trigger release a new trailer for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime series

CD Projekt and Studio Trigger have released a new action-packed trailer for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, a ten-episode anime series set to release on Netflix next month.

Edgerunners tells the story of a street kid named David choosing to become a mercenary known as an edgerunner in the Cyberpunk 2077 universe. The second protagonist is an edgerunner named Lucy. Today's trailer also briefly introduces several other characters set to make an appearance. The anime series has some key Trigger talent behind it, including director Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren LagannKill la KillPromare) and chief character designer Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch AcademiaBNA: Brand New Animal).

The trailer and description can be found below, via CD Projekt. The official website is here.

Welcome to Night City, where chrome exceeds the flesh.

Find out what it means to be an edgerunner from Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, coming to Netflix in September 2022!


The series tells a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in Night City — a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he stays alive by becoming an edgerunner — a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk. 

CD PROJEKT RED, the company behind the Cyberpunk 2077 video game, is producing the series with Rafał Jaki (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Cyberpunk 2077, The Witcher: Ronin) as Showrunner and Executive Producer, with Satoru Homma, Bartosz Sztybor and Saya Elder serving as producers. The team at CD PROJEKT RED has been working on this new series since 2018. Acclaimed Japan-based animation company, Studio Trigger, will serve as the animation studio on the series and bring the world of Cyberpunk to life with their signature, vibrant style. Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare) will direct the series along with creative director Hiromi Wakabayashi (Kill la Kill), character designer and animation director Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia, BNA: Brand New Animal), and the adapted screenplay by Yoshiki Usa (GRIDMAN UNIVERSE series, Promare) and Masahiko Otsuka (Star Wars: Visions ‘The Elder’). The original score will be composed by Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill series).