Netflix's Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Releases Opening: Watch

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is coming to Netflix later this Fall, and the series has released its flashy opening theme sequence to get fans hyped for its big debut! Although Cyberpunk 2077's original video game launch seemed to have a divisive response among fans, it's hard to argue about the promise the world introduced within the game actually has as a setting. Seemingly picking up on this was CD Projekt Red themselves as they teamed up with Studio Trigger (which is currently celebrating its 10th Anniversary) for a brand new anime take on their Cyberpunk world coming to Netflix in the next few months.

As part of Studio Trigger's special 10th Anniversary plans for Anime Expo this year, the studio debuted the very first episode of the series for fans in attendance. Not only was response to this debut positive, but now fans everywhere can see a little of it for themselves as Netflix has officially released the opening sequence for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. Featuring "This Fffire" from Franz Ferdinand, you can check out the opening for Cyberpunk's anime debut below: 

CD Projekt Red, the original company behind the Cyberpunk 2077 video game, produces the series with Rafał Jaki (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Cyberpunk 2077, The Witcher: Ronin) serving as showrunner and executive producer. Satoru Homma, Bartosz Sztybor and Saya Elder serve as producers with Studio Trigger producing the animation for the new series. Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill, Promare) will direct with Hiromi Wakabayashi (Kill la Kill) serving as creative director, Yoh Yoshinari (Little Witch Academia, BNA: Brand New Animal) as character designer and animation director, and features an adapted screenplay from Yoshiki Usa (Gridman Universe series, Promare) and Masahiko Otsuka (Star Wars: Visions 'The Elder'). 

Silent Hill's Akira Yamaoka will be composing the music too. As for what to expect from the series' story itself, Netflix officially describes Cyberpunk: Edgerunners as such, "The series tells a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in Night City — a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he stays alive by becoming an edgerunner — a mercenary outlaw also known as a cyberpunk."


What do you think? How do you feel about the opening for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners? How well has it captured the original video game it was inspired from? What are you hoping to see in the new anime when it hits Netflix? 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!