The popular anime Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will not have a second season

The popular Japanese medium Famitsu did an interview with Satoru Honmaanime producer Cyberpunk: Edgerunners,Y Hiroyuki Imaishiproject manager at the studios trigger. The interview asked questions about various details of the production, such as its beginnings and decisions about the content, but one question in particular was the one that attracted attention in forums and social networks.

It should be noted that Cyberpunk: Edgerunners He was one of the most pleasant surprises of the year, maintaining a score of 8.72 points on the platform MyAnimeList and to be one of the highest rated series of all of 2022. Therefore, it is not surprising that fans are waiting for information about a sequel project that is in production.

Unfortunately, the producer Satoru Honma preempted all these comments during the interview in question, and confirmed definitively that no sequel project is planned for this series. The producer said:

  • Personally, I would like to continue working with Japanese studios to produce more animation projects in the future, partly because we have received such good feedback. But, to be clear, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners has always been an independent production, so there’s no “we’re working on a second season right now behind the scenes.” Even if we could do a sequel in the future, I don’t know if it would be a second season or a completely different production.

The ten-episode series premiered on September 13 in the platform’s global catalog Netflixmaintained a perfect score by critics who specialize in Rotten Tomatoes. For her, Game Cyberpunk 2077 It is an action-role-playing video game developed and published by Red Project CD with the participation of the actor Keanu Reeves. Players take on the first-person perspective of a customizable mercenary called V, who can gain hacking and mechanization abilities with melee and ranged combat options.

Summary of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

Dreams are in danger of dying in Night City, a futuristic city in California. As a teenager living in the city’s slums, David Martinez tries to fulfill his mother’s lifelong wish that he rise to the top of Arasaka, the world’s largest security corporation. To do this, he attends the prestigious Arasaka Academy while his mother works hard to keep her family afloat. When an incident with a street gang leaves David’s life in turmoil, he stumbles upon the Sandevistan cyberboard, a prosthetic that gives the wearer superhuman speed. Filled with rage, David implants the device in his back and uses it to exact revenge on one of his tormentors.

This causes him to be expelled from the academy, which destroys his hopes of making his mother proud. Seeing David’s new abilities, the beautiful data thief Lucyna “Lucy” Kushinada offers to join him, giving him a ticket to salvation. However, by teaming up with Lucy, David enters the world of the Edgerunners, cyborg criminals who break any law for money. Edgerunners often lose their lives, unless the cyberware breaks their minds first; But as he fights to survive within a corrupt system, David is willing to risk it.

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