Blade Runner: Black Lotus is a new animated series coming from Crunchyroll and Adult Swim who will show the Japanese and English versions respectfully.
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
Coming later this year, the Adult Swim and Crunchyroll Original BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS will feature thirteen episodes directed by Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama. The series is produced by Alcon Entertainment and animation studio Sola Digital Arts, with Shinichiro Watanabe serving as a creative producer.
For those who are interested, you can hear from the creative team and voice talent Shinji Aramaki (co-director), Kenji Kamiyama (co-director), Joseph Chou (executive producer), Wes Gleason (voice director), Jessica Henwick (voice of Elle), and Jason DeMarco (co-creator of Toonami/senior vice-president and creative director for Adult Swim/moderator) during the [email protected] 2021 panel.
Succession star Brian Cox, Samira Wiley (Orange Is The New Black, Handmaid’s Tale), Jessica Henwick (Game of Thrones), and Wes Bentley (American Beauty, The Hunger Games ) are among the big names voicing the new series of which an exclusive first look at Blade Runner: Black Lotus shall be shown.