NieR: Automata – Anime release and cast revealed

NieR: Automata 9S

In February of this year, the implementation of NieR: Automata as anime announced. After that it got very quiet on the subject. Until now, because on the Aniplex Online Fest 2022 came the big reveal from the release and cast of the NieR: Automata-anime.

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a is coming in early 2023

The long-awaited anime adaptation of NieR: Automata is finally within reach. NieR: Automata Ver1.1a should the series be called and in January 2023 publication is pending.

With the implementation, the studio A-1 Pictures cared for, whose Director Ryoji Masuyama closely with the game director of the original game Yoko Taro works together.

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After the release of the game six years ago, the adaptation is actually quite late, the game director admits in the interview with Aniplex.

Normally, the anime adaptations would be announced as soon as possible after the game’s release in order to boost its sales.

That wasn’t the case this time, but you can join over 6 million copies sold probably not complaining even without a directly following anime.

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For the fans of the game, the story should be changed as little as possible. This was also discussed in detail with Taro, who initially could hardly be stopped from changing one or the other to adapt the world of “NieR: Automata” to the adaptation as an anime.

Because a story in the anime comes through Camera work and the emotional portrayal of the characters told differently, the game director is very excited about the end result.

NieR Automata Ver1.1a
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Equally excited is the cast of voice actors for NieR: Automata Ver1.1a. This consists of Yui Ishikawa in the role of 2B, Natsuki Hanae as 9S, Hiroki Yasumoto speaks Pod 042 and Kaoru Akiyama as Pod 153.

Many have been skeptical that an anime can adequately reflect the atmosphere and emotions of the game. how do you see it? Write it in the Comments!

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