A highly anticipated anime series called Cyberpunk: Edgerunners premieres in September this year. The release will take place on Netflix. Let’s explore the details and learn the most interesting facts about it.



The series is a product of Japanese animators forming Studio Trigger. A definitive feature of the studio’s products is visual humor. They also have their own distinctive style making them unique. It would be best described as an experimental and stylistic art approach.

Over-the-top storylines are also typical for the studio’s projects. The most well-known anime of the creators include Kill la Kill and the hugely popular Promare. Considering that, we expect a high-quality anime with enthralling plot twists and a fantastic environment.

Edgerunners: overview

The story consists of ten episodes and revolves around a street child. He tries to survive in a city of the future where people have obsessive ideas. The citizens value body modifications and technological stuff above anything else.

The main character once had to choose. And he decided to stay alive by turning into an edgerunner. In fact, he is an illegal mercenary who can also be called a cyberpunk.

The series is a spin-off of an extremely popular computer game, Cyberpunk: 2077. However, it’s not necessary to be a fan to enjoy the anime. According to the director, it’s going to attract a wide range of audience. So those not familiar with the game can also find it interesting to watch.

The first announcement took place in June 2020. As of now, we already have a captivating trailer, promising lots of action.


The original universe of Edgerunners is taken from Cyberpunk 2077. This PC game gained huge popularity after its launch in December 2020. Judging by that, the upcoming series promises to be a big success as well.

The team, the storyline, and the environment are of the highest quality. However, any turn of events is possible. So let’s just wait for the release date and see what happens.