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Blade Runner: Black Lotus Anime Replicates Onto Screens November 13

Blade Runner: Black Lotus Anime Replicates Onto Screens November 13I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe… the 1982 cult classic Blade Runner turned into anime by the directors of Ghost in the Shell

Yup, it’s happening. Blade Runner: Black Lotus is set to hit screens November 13 on Adult Swim and Crunchyroll.

Here’s the English and Japanese voice casts, announced back in July:

Jessica Henwick and Arisa Shida as Elle
Will Yun Lee and Shinshu Fuji as Joseph
Samira Wiley and Takako Honda as Alani Davis
Brian Cox and Takaya Hashi as Niander Wallace Sr
Wes Bentley and Takehito Koyasu as Niander Wallace Jr
Josh Duhamel and Taiten Kusunoki as Marlowe
Peyton List and Yoshiko Sakakibara as Josephine Grant
Stephen Root and Hochu Otsuka as Earl Grant
Barkhad Abdi and Takayuki Kinba as Doc Badger
Gregg Henry and Masane Tsukayama as Senator Bannister
Henry Czerny and Akio Nojima as Doctor M
Jason Spisak and Kazuki Yao as Hooper

Black Lotus takes place between the original Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049, and is directed by Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Arakami (Ultraman, Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045).

Source: ANN

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.