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Who is Voice Actor Emi Lo? Meet Cyberpunk: Edgerunners' Lucy

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners has many intriguing characters to become acquainted with and it’s no surprise that lilac-haired Lucy has already become a fan-favorite. We introduce you to the character and the voice actor playing her, Emi Lo.

Edgerunners follows protagonist David Martinez as a struggling Santo Domingo relocator who has to pay his way in Night City as a cyberpunk. 

Directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and Hiromi Wakabayashi and created by Rafa? Jaki and Studio Trigger for Netflix, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is an anime spin-off series set in the universe of CD Projekt Red’s action-RPG Cyberpunk 2077 that takes place in the open world of Night City. 

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners | Official Trailer | Netflix

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners | Official Trailer | Netflix

Who is Lucy from Cyberpunk: Edgerunners?

Lucy is introduced as a skilled netrunner in Night City during Episode 2, when protagonist David Martinez notices her working on a train.

The introverted and headstrong character has aspirations of leaving the city for the moon one day, but operates within Maine’s crew of edgerunners for the time being.

Lucy develops a working and romantic relationship with David as the series progresses and rocks Cyberdeck and Monowire cyberware to facilitate her day job.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners – Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2022

Meet Emi Lo

Emi Lo is a Taiwanese-Chinese-American voice actor providing the English pipes for Lucy in Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. Lucy’s Japanese voice actor is Aoi Yûki.

The voice actor has a long list of credits in anime dubs for Funimation and Band Zoom! Entertainment.

Lo’s credits began in 2010 and the actor has since performed a staggering 79 roles since the debut of Kemono Friends in 2017.

The voice actor has brought a number of characters to life, including Chitose Inui in Kakegurui Twin, Amira and Maria Slime in Edens Zero, and Suma in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Season 2 Possibilities

Netflix has confirmed that Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is a “standalone” story, which could hint at what Season 2 has in store.

The anime has not been billed as a limited series nor a miniseries, meaning it does have room to expand.

The “standalone” description suggests Season 2 will have a completely new story and the Season 1 ending also supports this.

Season 1 has, so far, received overwhelming positivity from the fanbase, which should be more than enough to convince the platform to consider its continuation.

By Jo Craig – [email protected]

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is now streaming on Netflix.

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Being a pop culture writer and a proud geek of all trades, Jo loves to dissect fandoms and marvel at their insides. The entirety of The Lord of the Rings, superhero origins, the Ghost of Tsushima score, the Wings of Freedom, and the endless search for a sleepy Tyranitar are but a few of Jo's passions, with a penchant for contributing to the geek culture community.

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