Titled Blade Runner Black Out 2022, the anime short is set a few years after the events of the original film and takes place during - what else? - a power outage, according to NetLab. Who would you like to see featured or directing them?
With the long-awaited sequel, Blade Runner 2049, soon to hit theaters, indubitably the question will be raised of what happened in the years that passed between the two films.
Cygames Pictures also released a really cool video showing samples of some of the artwork and previews of the animation for the film. Pictures'Blade Runner 2049 will allow fans to experience more of the action than in any other format. Watanabe's goal in making the short movie is to pay a respectful homage to Blade Runner, while not creating an "imitation". The animation is directed by Shinichiro Watanabe and is the third companion piece to be released ahead of Ridley Scott's follow-up to his 1982 science-fiction classic. Well now, Japanese Blade Runner fans have one more thing to add to the "pro" column for this film.
Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos.