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Blade Runner: Black Out 2022

Genres: action, science fiction
Themes: cyberpunk, dystopian, neo-noir, police
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Los Angeles, 2022 - Three years after the events of Blade Runner, the Tyrell Corporation introduces the Nexus 8 Replicants, which have a natural lifespan compared to the four-year lifespan of their predecessors. This results in mass riots by the human population, who use the Replicant database to hunt down all Replicants. Iggy, a rogue Nexus 8 unit, arranges to have a nuclear warhead explode over the city, triggering an electromagnetic pulse to cause a city-wide blackout and erase Tyrell’s Replicant database.
Running time: 16 minutes
Vintage: 2017-09-27

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Blade Runner: Black Lotus

Number of episodes: 13
Vintage: 2021

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Crunchyroll to Stream Shinichiro Watanabe’s Blade Runner Short

posted on 2017-09-19 19:26 EDT
Short to stream on September 26

“Blade Runner Black Out 2022” Anime to Debut Worldwide First on Crunchyroll

September 19, 2017 6:56pm CDT
Available worldwide (except Asia) on 9/26

Crunchyroll to Attend the Worldwide Premiere of “Blade Runner Black Out 2022” Anime in Japan

September 22, 2017 1:00pm CDT
Short film directed by Shinichiro Watanabe debuts first on Crunchyroll and VRV on 9/26 at 6:49am PST.

Will Shinichiro Watanabe’s “Blade Runner” Hook You? Find Out!

September 28, 2017 7:05pm CDT
This week on The Hook, we dive deep into the new short film “Blade Runner Black Out 2022” and find out what it foreshadows for next month’s blockbuster film release.

ShinichirĹŤ Watanabe - The Creative Process | Blade Runner Black Out 2022

Blade Runner: Black Out 2022 Wins Short Film Category at VFX-Japan Awards

posted on 2018-03-13 01:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Team Up for All-New BLADE RUNNER – BLACK LOTUS Anime Series

November 29, 2018 11:00am CST
Shinji Aramaki, Kenji Kamiyama, and Shinichiro Watanabe among creative staff


Well, this looks interesting :thinking:


Cowboy Bebop’s Shinichiro Watanabe Directs Blade Runner Anime Short

posted on 2017-09-14 19:47 EDT
Cygame Pictures animates short that takes place between original film and sequel

Blade Runner’s Unbelievable Influence On Anime

by Daryl Surat, Oct 6th 2017

Interview Video With Blade Runner: Black Lotus Directors Shinji Aramaki, Kenji Kamiyama Reveals Anime Will Debut in 2021

posted on 2020-07-26 01:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Directors discuss CG animation, what Blade Runner means to them, working during pandemic


Blade Runner: Black Lotus Co-Directors Discuss the Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Production

July 26, 2020 12:00am CDT
Get some insight into the series from Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama

Blade Runner: Black Lotus | A Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Production | OFFICIAL INTERVIEW

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Blade Runner: Black Lotus Anime Debuts This Fall on Adult Swim in Canada

posted on 2021-06-08 23:57 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Directors Shinji Aramaki, Kenji Kamiyama had revealed last July that series would premiere this year