Cyberpunk Edgerunners has been a major hit among critics and audiences as of late and has renewed a lot of interest in its videogame counterpart, the divisive Cyberpunk 2077.
But other than prompting revisits to a game from 2020, it also begs the question of what shows like it — or unlike it — fans should check out next, and 2012's Psycho-Pass is a pretty clear contender.Written by Gen Urobuchi and directed by Naoshi Shiotani, Psycho-Pass was Production I.G.'s bold new science fiction IP that aimed to be the studio's next big hit like Ghost in the Shell.
It was a dark series depicting the darkness hiding within a seemingly utopian society where public safety is at an unbelievable high, thanks to the seemingly all-knowing «Sybil System.»FEATURED: Hideo Kojima Praises Cyberpunk Edgerunners AnimeWhat qualifies as cyberpunk can be a subject of debate depending on the media in question or who you talk to.
Many definitions found online specify some element of lawlessness permeating the world of the story, which doesn't quite fit Psycho-Pass' initial utopian bend, as fragile as the veneer may be.In Cyberpunk 2077 and Edgerunners, a «cyberpunk» is a term for an individual carving their own identity in a dystopian future city that is typically characterized by rampant capitalism.Read more on gamerant.com