Adult Swim has debuted the opening theme sequence for Blade Runner: Black Lotus! Adult Swim and Crunchyroll are collaborating on a new animated project set within the Blade Runner film universe, and revealed the very first full looks at this upcoming animated series during Comic-Con @ Home and Virtual Crunchyroll Expo this year. Adult Swim has confirmed that Blade Runner: Black Lotus will be making its debut sometime this Fall, and Crunchyroll has confirmed they will be streaming it internationally with English subtitles upon its big debut. Now we've seen another major aspect of its production.
Following the release of the series' first full trailer earlier this month, Adult Swim and Crunchyroll have debuted the opening theme sequence for Blade Runner: Black Lotus featuring Grammy award winning artist Alessia Cara performing the theme, "Feel You Now." There's still no concrete release date for the new series just yet, but check out the opening to help tide you over below from Adult Swim's official Twitter account:
The full English and Japanese cast for Blade Runner: Black Lotus has been previously announced as well, and the cast of characters breaks down as such:
- Elle, a female replicant created for a secret and unknown purpose, will be played by Jessica Henwick / Arisa Shida
- Joseph, a mysterious figure who owns a spare parts junkyard in Los Angeles, will be played by Will Yun Lee / Shinshu Fuji
- Alani Davis, a fresh LAPD recruit, will be played by Samira Wiley / Takako Honda
- Niander Wallace Sr, founder and CEO of the Wallace Corporation, will be played by Brian Cox / Takaya Hashi
- Niander Wallace Jr, brilliant scientist working for his father, will be played by Wes Bentley / Takehito Koyasu
- Marlowe, a deadly Blade Runner, will be played by Josh Duhamel / Taiten Kusunoki
- Josephine Grant, the wife of the police chief, will be played by Peyton List / Yoshiko Sakakibara
- Earl Grant, Police Chief of the LAPD, will be played by Stephen Root / Hochu Otsuka
- Doc Badger, a black market dealer, will be played by Barkhad Abdi / Takayuki Kinba
- Senator Bannister, a politician with strong feelings on replicant production, will be played by Gregg Henry / Masane Tsukayama
- Doctor M, a brilliant doctor and professor of medicine, will be played by Henry Czerny / Akio Nojima
- Hooper, a journalist in the pocket of the Wallace Corporation, will be played by Jason Spisak / Kazuki Yao
How do you feel about the opening for Blade Runner: Black Lotus? Will you be tuning into the series with Adult Swim or Crunchyroll this Fall? Let us know all of your thoughts about it in the comments! You can even reach out to me directly about all things animated and other cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!