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Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime is one of the the latest few years greatest hits that was praised for many factors. The animation, character designs, plot, voice acting and many other reasons made the series a top-notch and a must-watch anime.

Recently Crunchyroll held the Anime Awards 2023 event, and Cyberpunk: Edgerunners was named as the Anime of the Year.

The anime also received the following award at the 2023 Crunchyroll Anime Awards:

Best Voice Artist Performance in English: Zach Aguilar, David, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

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Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime premiered on September 13, 2022 on Netflix.

The game developer CD PROJEKT RED unveiled the Japanese cast which include:

  • KENN as David
  • Aoi Yūki as Lucy
  • Hiroki Touchi as Maine
  • Michiko Kaiden as Dorio
  • Takako Honda as Kiwi
  • Wataru Takagi as Pilar
  • Tomoyo Kurosawa as Rebecca
  • Kazuhiko Inoue as Faraday
  • Yurika Hino as as Gloria
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Ripperdoc

The anime’s staff includes:

  • Hiroyuki Imaishi as the Director
  • Animation Studio: Trigger
  • Yoh Yoshinari as Character Designer, Animation Director
  • Hiromi Wakabayashi as the Creative Director
  • Masahiko Otsuka, Yoshiki Usa as the Scriptwriters
  • Hiroyuki Kaneko as the Assistant Director
  • Yūto Kaneko and Yusuke Yoshigaki as Assistant Character Designers
  • Akira Yamaoka as the Music Composer

The anime has been described by the company:

”Cyberpunk: Edgerunners tells a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he chooses to stay alive by becoming an edgerunner—a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk.”

The original Cyberpunk 2077 game has been described:

”Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. You play as V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant that is the key to immortality. You can customize your character’s cyberware, skillset and playstyle, and explore a vast city where the choices you make shape the story and the world around you.”

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