Cyberpunk 2077 may have had a hard time as a video game, but as an anime it’s had nothing but success. The animated spinoff Cyberpunk Edgerunners, produced for Netflix, took home the top prize in today’s Anime Awards. The event was hosted by a mix of movie directors, Hollywood actors, sports figures and Twitch influencers.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is an Anime spin-off of the controversial video game, Cyberpunk 2077. Rather than adapting the events from the game, This Anime is an in-universe spin-off. Before the controversies of releasing a buggy game, There was so much hype for the game because of the trailer innovation, and Keanu Reeves was a cast member. It sold around 18 million copies in its first 15 months.