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Adult Swim and Crunchyroll Producing Blade Runner Anime Series!

Blade Runner 2049 – Joi (Ana de Armas) and K (Ryan Gosling) – Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures.

Adult Swim and Crunchyroll have announced a Blade Runner anime series to be produced with Alcon Television Group.

Blade Runner – Black Lotus will feature thirteen 30-minute episodes produced by animation studio Sola Digital Arts (Ultraman). Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed) and Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) will direct all episodes of the premiere season.

The story will take place in 2032 and will include some familiar characters from the BLADE RUNNER universe.

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Dreaming Trailer: Napping Princess!

Napping Princess – Art courtesy of GKIDS.

Kokone Morikawa has a bad habit of napping during the day, but when her father disappears three days before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – and is accused of stealing technology from a powerful corporation.

Kokone enlists the aid of childhood friend Morio to  find him – and they realize that her dreams (of a world with incredible motorized contraptions) are the key to finding him – and the mystery of the stolen tech.

GKIDS is bringing Napping Princess – directed by Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) – to North America in both dubbed and original Japanese voice tracks. It opens in Los Angeles and New York on September 8th – before platforming across the continent.

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