The characters, cast list and [email protected] 2021 panel details for Adult Swim and Crunchyroll's Blade Runner: Black Lotus animated series.
The [email protected] 2021 panel will take place on Friday, July 23. Some of the stars lending their voices to the Blade Runner English and Japanese voice cast includes Jessica Henwick, Arisa Shida, Will Yun Lee, Shinshu Fuji, Josh Duhamel, Taiten Kusunoki, Peyton List and more.
The English and Japanese voice cast includes:
- 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 HondaNiander Wallace Sr, founder and CEO of the Wallace Corporation, will be played by Brian Cox / Takaya Hashi
- Niander Wallace Jr, a 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
Starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on Friday, July 23, the Blade Runner: Black Lotus 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) will be on hand at [email protected] 2021, where an exclusive first look of the series will be unveiled.
Adult Swim will air the English language version on its Toonami programming block, with Crunchyroll streaming the series in Japanese with subtitles.
Directed by Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama, Blade Runner: Black Lotus stars Jessica Henwick/Arisa Shida as Elle, Will Yun Lee/Shinshu Fuji as Joseph, Samira Wiley/Takako Honda as Alani Davis, Brian Cox/Takaya Hashi as Niander Wallace Sr, Wes Bentley/Takehito Koyasu as Niander Wallace Jr, Josh Duhamel/Taiten Kusunoki as Marlowe, Peyton List/Yoshiko Sakakibara as Josephine Grant, Stephen Root/Hochu Otsuka as Earl Grant, Barkhad Abdi/Takayuki Kinba as Doc Badger, Gregg Henry/Masane Tsukayama as Senator Bannister, Henry Czerny/Akio Nojima as Doctor M and Jason Spisak/Kazuki Yao as Hooper. The series debuts later this year on Adult Swim and Crunchyroll.
Source: Adult Swim