Glory to Mankind! A new teaser trailer, a new key visual, and new cast confirmations have been revealed for NieR:Automata Ver1.1a, the upcoming TV anime based on the smash-hit science fiction action RPG directed by Yoko Taro, developed by PlatinumGames, and distributed by Square Enix about an army of androids taking on invading alien machines on a post-apocalyptic, far future Earth.
If has been confirmed that more voice actors will be reprising their roles from the original video game, including:
- Chiaki Kano as Commander.
- Keiko Isobe as Operator 60.
- And Meari Hatsumi as Operator 210.
Square Enix describes the story of the original NieR:Automata video game as follows:
The distant future…
Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing a new type of threat: weapons known as “machine lifeforms.” In the face of this insurmountable threat, mankind is driven from Earth and takes refuge on the Moon.
The Council of Humanity organizes a resistance of android soldiers in an effort to take back their planet. To break the deadlock, the Resistance deploys a new unit of android infantry: YoRHa .
In the forsaken wasteland below, the war between the machines and the androids rages on. A war that is soon to unveil the long-forgotten truth of this world…
The NieR:Automata Ver1.1a TV anime is directed by Ryouji Masuyama and features animation production by A-1 Pictures. The series will broadcast in Japan beginning in January of 2023.
Source: Comic Natalie
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