Surely after the success of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, fans have always hoped for part 2, but those expectations of the audience have been smashed.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is an anime series based on the hit game Cyberpunk 2077 created by Studio Trigger for the Netflix streaming service. The series consists of 10 episodes, premiered on September 13, 2022.
Created by Studio Trigger, a long-standing and famous studio with many quality works such as Little Witch Academia, Darling in the Franxx, etc., so the image quality of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is indisputable. In addition, the work also exploits the recently extremely popular Cyberpunk topic, making the film immediately the center of attention as soon as it is announced.
Anime “Cyberpunk: Edgerunners” is definitely a big hit for Netflix in 2022. The success of the work brought a lot of money to Studio Trigger, improving the reputation of the popular Cyberpunk brand along with it. pull back a large number of players of the game Cyberpunk 2077. In addition, characters like David, Lucy, Rebecca also received a lot of love from critics and fans, this is also the main reason why the vast majority The audience all hope that Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will have Season 2.
But recently, producer Satoru Honma and director Hiroyuki Imaishi have brought extremely sad news to fans regarding the future of the Cyberpunk: Edgerunners series. Accordingly, Hiroyuki shared that: “Personally, I would love to continue working with Japanese studios in the future, partly because we receive a lot of benefits after the anime comes out. But, I also have to make it clear, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will always be a standalone work. So there’s no such thing as ‘we’re producing Season 2’. Even if there’s a possibility of a sequel, it won’t be Season 2.”
These affirmations have completely closed the future for part 2 of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. However, the fact that Cyberpunk: Edgerunners does not have a season 2 will not be the end of the Cyberpunk-themed anime series. Surely with the success of Edgerunners, in the near future there will be many more anime series using the Cyberpunk 2077 game’s context released, this is also a smart and extremely effective way to promote the game.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners tells a standalone, 10-episode story that follows a street kid named David who tries to survive in a tech-haunted Night City with edited humans. by future technology. With nothing left to lose, he chooses to survive by becoming a con man – an outlaw mercenary also known as Cyberpunk.
Immediately upon release, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners was highly appreciated by the audience and critics, from the film’s excellent graphics to the story Edgerunners wanted to convey. Although the ending is a bit “dark”, at least Cyberpunk: Edgerunners has satisfied the majority of the audience as well as once again aroused the interest of many fans in the subject of Cyberpunk.
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