Aniplex has released a new preview trailer for its upcoming anime adaptation of Square Enix’s NieR: Automata. NieR: Automata Ver1.1a will premiere in January 2023, it will feature cast members from the game and new music arrangements from the game. Square Enix has also announced additional cast members for the anime.

New Cast Members:

  • Yui Ishikawa (Mikasa – Shingeki no Kyojin) as 2B
  • Natsuki Hanae (Kaneki – Tokyo Ghoul) as 9S
  • Hiroki Yasumoto (King – One Punch Man) as Pod 042
  • Kaoru Akiyama as Pod 153

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.


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