Adult Swim today revealed first looks at the upcoming anime series Blade Runner: Black Lotus and new family comedy Teenage Euthanasia, before diving deeper into fan favorites Tuca & Bertie and Rick and Morty as part of the virtual San Diego [email protected] experience.
Fans can watch the Tuca & Bertie panel and check out exclusive content on Adult Swim’s YouTube channel.
During the Blade Runner: Black Lotus panel, Adult Swim and Crunchyroll shared an exclusive look at the first-ever trailer and never-before-seen key art.
Moderated by Jason DeMarco (co-creator of Toonami/senior vice-president and creative director for Adult Swim), viewers heard from the creative team and voice talent as they discussed the new anime series originating from the legendary Blade Runner franchise.
GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Alessia Cara, whose original song “Feel You Now” is featured in the new Blade Runner: Black Lotus trailer, will also have music featured in the highly-anticipated series.
Black Lotus will feature 13 episodes directed by Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama, with Shinichiro Watanabe as a creative producer and animation production by Sola Digital Arts. Adult Swim will air the English-language version on its Toonami block and Crunchyroll will stream the series in Japanese with subtitles.
Adult Swim and Crunchyroll previously announced the voice cast, which includes:
Elle: Jessica Henwick / Arisa Shida – A female replicant created for a secret and unknown purpose.
Joseph: Will Yun Lee / Shinshu Fuji – A mysterious figure who owns a spare parts junkyard in Los Angeles.
Alani Davis: Samira Wiley / Takako Honda – A fresh LAPD recruit.
Niander Wallace Sr: Brian Cox / Takaya Hashi – Founder and CEO of the Wallace Corporation.
Niander Wallace Jr: Wes Bentley / Takehito Koyasu – Brilliant scientist working for his father.
Marlowe: Josh Duhamel / Taiten Kusunoki – a deadly Blade Runner.
Josephine Grant: Peyton List / Yoshiko Sakakibara – The wife of the police chief.
Earl Grant: Stephen Root / Hochu Otsuka – Police Chief of the LAPD.
Doc Badger: Barkhad Abdi /Takayuki Kinba – A black market dealer.
Senator Bannister: Gregg Henry / Masane Tsukayama – A politician with strong feelings on replicant production.
Doctor M: Henry Czerny / Akio Nojima – A brilliant doctor and professor of medicine.
Hooper: Jason Spisak / Kazuki Yao – A journalist in the pocket of the Wallace Corporation.
Soaring on Adult Swim this summer, fans joined moderator Adam Conover for a star-studded conversation with Lisa Hanawalt (creator and executive producer) and special guests Raphael Bob-Waksberg (executive producer) and Nicole Byer(voice of Plant Teen 2, The Chill Bird) as they revealed a sneak peek of the next episode of Tuca & Bertie.
Things went interdimensional as fans relived the best of Rick and Morty season five alongside Dan Harmon (co-creator and executive producer), Scott Marder(showrunner and executive producer), Chris Parnell (voice of Jerry), Sarah Chalke(voice of Beth), Spencer Grammer (voice of Summer), Brandon Johnson(moderator), and special guests.
New episodes of Rick and Morty premiere Sundays at 11 p.m. ET/PT.
Lastly, Adult Swim shared a behind-the-scenes look at Teenage Euthanasia, a brand-new animated coming-of-all-ages comedy series that touches on death, family, and accidental resurrection.
Moderated by Tim Heidecker, the panel features Alyson Levy (co-creator), Alissa Nutting (co-creator), Scott Adsit (co-director and co-executive producer), Maria Bamford (voice of Trophy Fantasy), Jo Firestone (voice of Euthanasia “Annie” Fantasy and Bebe Neuwirth (voice of Baba).
Teenage Euthanasia is currently in production and is set to premiere this fall.