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Blade Runner: Black Lotus Opening Premieres at Crunchyroll Expo

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Crunchyroll has revealed the opening for its upcoming anime Blade Runner: Black Lotus during today’s Crunchyroll Expo.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus is an upcoming animated series set in the cyberpunk world of Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. A joint production between Crunchyroll and Adult Swim, Black Lotus is set in the year 2032, which is after the original film and before Blade Runner 2049.

While plot details are being kept under wraps, series directors Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama shared the opening to the upcoming Blade Runner series with an original song from Alessia Cara.

Check out the intro and key art below.

Credit: Crunchyroll, Adult Swim

Credit: Crunchyroll, Adult Swim

Blade Runner: Black Lotus will star the voice talents of Jessica Henwick, Will Yun Lee, Samira Wiley, Brian Cox, and more.

Crunchyroll Expo is a free fully online event that will run from August 5 to 7. To celebrate, Crunchyroll has partnered with Xbox to offer Crunchyroll Premium members and new free trial subscribers a free three-month subscription to Xbox Game Pass on PC.

Check out IGN’s review of Blade Runner 2049 for our take on the last Blade Runner film, or check out the first Blade Runner: Black Lotus story trailer here.

Matt T.M. Kim is IGN’s News Editor.

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