Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

is a 2022 Polish–Japanese cyberpunk web anime series based on the video game Cyberpunk 2077 by CD Projekt Red. The series was animated by Studio Trigger under the supervision of CD Projekt and premiered on Netflix in September 2022. Set in the Cyberpunk universe created by Mike Pondsmith, the anime serves as a prequel to the game and takes place about a year before the events of Cyberpunk 2077.


In a dystopia overrun by corruption, crime, and cybernetic implants, an impulsive but talented street kid named David, after losing everything he has in a drive-by shooting, makes the choice to survive on the wrong side of the law as an "edgerunner": a high-tech, black-market mercenary also known as a "cyberpunk".


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    contentLocation Moon Night City
    director Hiroyuki Imaishi
    genre crime
    keywords black market lose mercenary shoot street kid
    musicBy Akira Yamaoka
    nomination The Game Awards − Best Adaptation
    publisher Netflix
    theme neo-noir