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[10/07/21 - 04:35 PM]
Video: Adult Swim and Crunchyroll Reveal November 13 Premiere Date for "Blade Runner: Black Lotus" and First Look at "Shenmue the Animation"
Adult Swim will air the English language version on Toonami, the network's popular anime programming block and Crunchyroll will stream the series in Japanese with subtitles to its global audience of more than 120 million registered users and more than 5 million subscribers.

[via press release from Adult Swim]

Adult Swim and Crunchyroll Reveal November 13 Premiere Date for "Blade Runner: Black Lotus" and First look at "Shenmue the Animation"

All-New Assets Unveiled for Blade Runner: Black Lotus and Shenmue the Animation During Virtual New York Comic Con

Adult Swim and Crunchyroll's highly anticipated new series Blade Runner: Black Lotus is set to premiere on November 13 at midnight ET with two new back-to-back episodes, revealed today during New York Comic Con's The Future of Blade Runner: Black Lotus virtual panel along with a new trailer and key art from the series.

The panel featured Shinji Aramaki (co-director), Kenji Kamiyama (co-director), Joseph Chou (executive producer), and futurist Maurice Conti, who shared his take on how the Blade Runner world stacks up against our own future.

The series is produced by Alcon Television Group and animation studio Sola Digital Arts, with Shinichiro Watanabe serving as a creative producer. Adult Swim will air the English language version on Toonami, the network's popular anime programming block and Crunchyroll will stream the series in Japanese with subtitles to its global audience of more than 120 million registered users and more than 5 million subscribers.

The official Blade Runner: Black Lotus soundtrack album arrives November 5 and features Grammy-Award winning singer songwriter Alessia Cara's new original song "Feel You Now." Pre-save the album HERE.

Fans also got a first look at Shenmue the Animation, Adult Swim and Crunchyroll's next original co-production during the Shenmue: Continuing the Legacy virtual panel that featured Yu Suzuki (Shenmue video game creator) and how he brought his Sega creations to life through anime. Additional panelists include Chikara Sakurai (director), Yû Kiyozono (producer, Telecom Animation), Joseph Chou (producer, Sola Entertainment).

About Adult Swim

Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is WarnerMedia's #1 brand for young adults offering original and acquired animated and live-action series. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT) on its linear channel, and also available through HBO Max, Adult Swim is basic cable's #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes, reaching over 40 million viewers via HBO Max.

About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories through the content they love. Best known as a top streaming service delivering AVOD and SVOD content, Crunchyroll also provides experiences to deepen fan engagement and community through social, events, games, consumer products, content distribution, content creation, and manga publishing.

Fans have access to one of the largest collections of licensed anime through Crunchyroll, Anime Digital Network (in partnership with Citel, a subsidiary of Média-Participations), and Anime on Demand video streaming services, translated in multiple languages for viewers worldwide. Viewers can also access simulcasts - top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast. Crunchyroll's services also extend to licensing of theatrical, TV, home video, consumer product, and video game rights.

Fans engage further with events (including owned events Crunchyroll Expo, Anime Awards, Crunchyroll Movie Nights, KAZÉ Anime Nights), consumer products through eCommerce and retail partners (Crunchyroll, KAZÉ, AV Visionen), Crunchyroll Games, KAZÉ Games, and manga (KAZÉ Manga, Crunchyroll Manga app, Crunchyroll Manga Store). Crunchyroll joined the Funimation Global Group in August 2021 to bring even more anime to more fans worldwide.

Crunchyroll was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Paris, Lausanne, Chisinau, and Berlin (AV Visionen). VRV (U.S.) and Eye See Movies (Germany) are also Crunchyroll brands.

About Alcon Television Group

Alcon Television Group was founded in 2012 as a division of Alcon Entertainment, Alcon Television Group finances, develops, produces and distributes a diverse slate of scripted content with global market appeal for distribution on premium subscription networks, digital platforms and major cable and broadcast networks.

Alcon Television Group's latest projects include the upcoming season six of the critically acclaimed epic space series The Expanse which airs on Amazon and boasts a 100% Certified Fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes; the animated children's series Pete the Cat, a co-production with Amazon Studios based on the best-selling children's book series currently available on the streaming service; and Blade Runner - Black Lotus, a highly-anticipated anime series developed in partnership with Adult Swim and Crunchyroll inspired by Alcon's Oscar-winning feature Blade Runner 2049.

Past projects for Alcon Television Group include the Grammy award-winning and 5-time Emmy-nominated HBO documentary series The Defiant Ones which chronicled the divergent roots and unlikely partnership of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. The Company's first co-production was the Emmy-nominated documentary Sinatra: All or Nothing at All for HBO from Oscar winning director Alex Gibney. The intimate portrait of Sinatra as a singer, actor, father, husband and philanthropist remains one of HBO's most successful shows in the 50+ demographic.





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