The Blade Runner sequel movie, Blade Runner 2049 is getting a ton of hype in Japan. And now, the movie is getting itself its own animated short by Cowboy Bebop director, Shinichiro Watanabe. Now, this anime short, titled “Blade Runner Black Out 2022”, has finally received its own PV:

This new anime short spin-off takes place between the original film and the next upcoming movie. It involves a massive power outage throughout the United States, which is causing repercussions for everyone.

Cygames Pictures is responsible for the animation, with Watanabe also writing the animated short’s scripts. The movie itself will act as a tie-in for the main Blade Runner 2049 movie, which premieres in Japan on October 27, 2017, a few weeks after it premieres in the US on October 6.

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