Shinichiro Watanabe of 'Cowboy Bebop' also participates in the director's Kenji Kamiyama & Shinji Araki participate in the production of a new animation series of 'Blade Runner'

Blade Runner - Black Lotus (Blade Runner: Black Lotus) "was decided to be produced as a new work devoted to the flow of the popular SF movie" Blade Runner "released in 1982. The director is in charge of Kenji Kamiyama known as "Ghost in the shell manger STAND ALONE COMPLEX" and Shinji Araki of "Starship · Troopers Red · Planet".

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According to Crunch Roll and Adult Swim, "Black Lotus" consists of 13 episodes. The stage of the story is said to be in 2032.

"Blade runner" released in 1982 is a stage in 2019, the sequel published in 2017 "Blade Runner 2049" as it is in the title, so 2049 is the stage, so it will draw between. In addition, before the release of "Blade Runner 2049", three works " Blade Runner Black Out 2022 ", " 2036: Nexus Dawn " and " 2048: No Ware To Run " are made as short stories that connect the two works "Black Lotus" will further fill the blank space of the chronology. The story and characters that have appeared have not been revealed yet.

"Black Out 2022" which was the only animation work of the three short stories was directed by Shinichiro Watanabe, known for such as "Cowboy Bebop", "Reverberation Terror", etc. This time, he is also a Creative Producer for "Black Lotus" Participate as.

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Director Kenji Kamiyama and "APPLESEED", "Captain Herlock - SPACE PIRATE CAPTAIN HARLOCK -", "Starship Troopers", "Stone Alone Complex", "East Eden", "Princess Hirune - Story of Unknown Watashi" Red Planet "in cooperation with Shimazu Araki.

Broadcasting is done in the frame of " Toonami " of adult swim, and it is believed that crunchy roll will deliver worldwide.

By the way, the tag of "Kamiyama Kenji & Aramaki Shinki" is handed out as " ULTRAMAN " announced to be delivered in April 2019 by Netflix, as well as titles, new titles of "Ghost in the Shell" new animation It is announced that you are in charge of production.

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