Nier: Automata, the action role-playing game from Square Enix and Platinum Games is fun gameplay with a plot to thrill millions of players from all over the globe. The popularity of games inspired the franchise to commission an animated adaptation.
Around 6 months ago and after weeks of speculation, the Nier Automata anime was announced. Since then, however, minimal information has dropped in about the progress until the Aniplex Online Fest 2022 event held on 09/24. The anime’s official title was announced to be NieR: Automata Ver1.1a.
The special event where Yoko Taro participated came loaded with high-profile announcements. The fans came to know that NieR: Automata anime adaptation is being handled by none other than Studio A-1 Pictures of Lycoris Recoil fame. The anime will be directed by Ryouji Masuyama who also directed the video game. Jun Nakai is the character designer of the anime and dons the role of a chief animation director. MONACA is in charge of composing the music.
Apart from these details, the franchise also released two moving teasers, dedicated to the two main protagonists of the saga, 9S, and the other one 2B.
Nier: Automata release date is scheduled for January 2023 and will involve Aniplex as its producer. At the moment there is no confirmed release date for Nier Automata, but it is confirmed for the upcoming winter season.
The wait is for 3 months only and the “NieR: Automata” anime will be an interesting watch. The comparisons will be drawn with the reception “Cyberpunk: Edgerunners“, a project that excited Cyberpunk 2077 players, received. Though the fans that “NieR: Automata” is of a different league but the fans wish to see A-1 Pictures rise to the challenge and create the anime a memorable experience.
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