Aniplex has announced that the NieR: Automata anime adaptation, which has been titled NieR: Automata Ver1.1a, will premiere in January 2023. Aniplex has also confirmed that the Japanese cast from the game will be returning to reprise their roles in the anime adaptation. The anime adaptation will also feature new arrangements of the music from the game.

Production Crew:

  • Studio: A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online)
  • Director: Ryouji Masuyama (Blend S)
  • Series Composition: Yoko Taro
  • Character Design: Jun Nakai (Gin no Saji)
  • Music: MONACA (Summertime Render)

Synopsis via Square Enix:

NieR:Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 and their battle to reclaim the machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful machines.

Humanity has been driven from the Earth by mechanical beings from another world. In a final effort to take back the planet, the human resistance sends a force of android soldiers to destroy the invaders. Now, a war between machines and androids rages on… A war that could soon unveil a long-forgotten truth of the world.

2B Promotional Trailer:

9S Promotional Trailer:

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