Blade Runner is one of those films mythical enough in itself. And even if there are sequels, variations, or you don’t know what else, nothing happen to hit him, to hurt him, as if he was insensitive to all that can reach it.
A real pillar of the science-fiction film, Blade Runner , however, has not had an easy life at the time of its release, before imposing itself as a must-see, becoming a reference for all lovers of SF and giving birth to a lot of children informal, whether series B or even animated japanese.
A film that always sends as many stars in the eyes
His return to the front of the stage the past year with the Blade Runner 2049 Denis Villeneuve has proven : if the film does not do as well commercially as hoped for by Warner, he at least had the advantage of proving that the people liked it as much as ever this universe, that there was a commitment specific and that the time did not seem to alter it.
How are they going to take this new ? Indeed, we learn via the website of the network’s Adult Swim thatan animated series inspired by Blade Runner there will soon be produced and released. Blade Runner : the Black Lotus the congress will take place in 2032 and should involve characters previously seen in this universe, however, without the specific which. The series is a co-production between Adult Swim and the platform Crunchyroll, which is expected to distribute the series around the world, while Toonami should take care of the us territory.
And if you want to scream heresy and the overexploitation shameful, something is holding us back yet. The fact may be that Shinichirô Watanabe, creator of Cowboy Bebop and the director of Blade Runner, Black-Out 2022, the animated short that serves as the prequel to Blade Runner, 2049, Watanabe therefore who is on board the project as a “creative producer” on the series. Mine nothing, it is a detail which has its importance and when we see how Blade Runner is a reference capital in the SF japanese animated, it is said that it is better to it to come from there rather than elsewhere.