Nier: Automata is coming to the Anime world and is scheduled to be released in the Winter of 2023. The anime has confirmed the release date of 8th January 2023. The first season of Nier: Automata has the title of Nier: Automata Ver1.1a.
The Official Trailer Announces the Confirmed Release Date
Nier: Automata is a popular video game of Square Enix and Platinum Game. They are heading the game content in a new and different direction. A new trailer of Nier: Automata Ver1.1a has already been released. The official trailer has already teased a lot of action and the two main protagonists 2B and 9S in an apocalyptic world background.
The announcement of Nier: Automata’s anime adaptation surprised a lot of fans of both the anime and video game segments. The Aniplex Online Fest 2022 event dropped the first official trailer of the anime. The official trailer revealed the series’ premiere date as well.
The trailer looks like making the anime a retelling of the first part of Nier: Automata’s storyline. But the tricky part is that the game has multiple endings. Fans will be waiting to see how the plot of Nier: Automata Ver1.1 finishes.
The Plot Details of Nier: Automata Ver1.1a
The anime is offering a new kind of story to the fans and the show will probably target mature viewers. The anime will focus on three characters from the video game version. They are 9S, 2B, and A2.
The official synopsis on their official website suggests: “The distant future, 5012. The sudden aerial invasion of Earth by Aliens and their creations Machine Lifeforms led mankind to the brink of extinction. The surviving number of humans who took refuge on the moon to organize a counterattack using android soldiers to recapture Earth. However, the war reaches a stalemate as the Machine Lifeforms continue to multiply infinitely. In turn, humanity deploys a new unit of android soldiers as an ultimate weapon: YoRHa. Newly dispatched to Earth 2B joins 9S, the analyst currently stationed there, where amid their mission, they encounter a myriad of mysterious phenomena…This is the story of these lifeless androids and their endless fight for the sake of mankind.”
The Official Cast of Nier: Automata Ver1.1
The anime’s voice-acting cast includes:
- Yui Ishikawa as 2B
- Natsuki Hanae as 9S
- Ayaka Suwa as A2
- Daisuke Namikawa as Adam
- Hiroki Yasumoto as Pod 042
- Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Eve
- Aoi Yuuki as Pascal
- Atsumi Tanezaki as Lily
- Kaoru Akiyama as Pod 153
- Chiaki Kano as Commander
- Meari Hatsumi as Operator 210
- Keiko Isobe as Operator 60
The anime version will release under Ryoji Masuyama’s direction from the plot of the original game creator, Yoko Taro. Nier: Automata Ver1.1 is coming from A-1 Pictures. The anime will be available for streaming on Crunchyroll on 8th January 2023. Hulu and Amazon Prime also have streaming rights based on regions. Aniplex has already announced that Nier: Automata Ver1.1 will be released in over 160 countries.
Nier: Automata is one of the critically acclaimed games after releasing in 2017. The game has had massive followers and a great fan base since then.