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Blade Runner: Black Lotus is an upcoming 13-episode anime series based on the Blade Runner franchise. The series will be produced by Sola Digital Arts with Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama signed on to direct all episodes. Shinichirō Watanabe – director of Blade Runner Black Out 2022 – will be serving as a creative producer.

The series is set to air on Adult Swim and stream on Crunchyroll in Fall 2021.[1]

The series will receive a behind-the-scenes book, The Art of Blade Runner: Black Lotus, which is due for release in 2022.


Black Lotus will take place in 2032, in the aftermath of the Blackout and will be centered on a female replicant protagonist.[2] Some characters from the movies – such as Doc Badger[3] – will feature.[4]


Character English Japanese
Elle Jessica Henwick Arisa Shida
Joseph Will Yun Lee Shinshu Fuji
Alani Davis Samira Wiley Takako Honda
Niander Wallace, Sr. Brian Cox Takaya Hashi
Niander Wallace, Jr. Wes Bentley Takehito Koyasu
Marlowe Josh Duhamel Taiten Kusunoki
Josephine Grant Peyton List Yoshiko Sakakibara
Earl Grant Stephen Root Hochu Otsuka
Doc Badger Barkhad Abdi Takayuki Kinba
Senator Bannister Gregg Henry Masane Tsukayama
Doctor M Henry Czerny Akio Nojima
Hooper Jason Spisak Kazuki Yao