Staff, casting, visuals & promotional videos, release date: the NieR: Automata anime is becoming clearer.
It was during the Aniplex Online Fest 2022 event, broadcast live on the YouTube channel of the production company Aniplex, that we learned the release date of anime NieR: Automata.
Two promotional posters as well as two trailers, centered on the characters of 2B and 9S, were also presented for the occasion!
In addition, the project’s production team and its artistic cast have also been revealed.
So, this is Ryouji Masuyama (Blend S) who is making the series at the animation studio A-1 Pictures (86: Eighty Six). He also signs the composition of the screenplay alongside Yoko Taro (original creator of NieR: Automata). Nakai Jun (Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace note) is credited as character designer and as animation director. The music is composed by MONACA.
As for the actors, we find for the moment:
- Yui Ishikawa as 2B
- Natsuki Hanae as 9S
- Hiroki Yasumoto as Pod 042
- Kaoru Akiyama as Pod 153
As a reminder, the anime NieR: Automata is adapted from the eponymous video game by PlatinumGamesedited by Square-Enix since February 2017 in Japan and available in France since March 10, 2017.
More information to follow in the months to come.
Release date of anime NieR: Automatadirected by animation studio A-1 Pictures, is announced for January 2023 in Japan !
The story takes place in the year 5012, on a planet Earth abandoned by humans, forced to leave to live in space following an alien invasion of great magnitude.
From an orbital station, humanity controls androids left behind to fight off the threat, hoping to one day regain control of the planet.
Of these androids, 2Ba combat robot, will assist the resistance in their daily confrontations.
Only, as time passes, 2B begins to understand that many machines no longer wish to fight…
This anime is adapted from the eponymous video game by PlatinumGames.
- Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Drama, Adventure
- Release date: January 2023
Anime staff :
- Original work: PlatinumGames
- Production: Aniplex
- Animation Studio: A-1 Pictures
- Director: Ryouji Masuyama
- Screenwriters: Ryouji Masuyama, Yoko Taro
- Chara Design: Nakai Jun
- Animation Director: Nakai Jun
- Music: MONACA
Anime Cast :
- 2B: Yui Ishikawa
- 9S: Natsuki Hanae
- Pod 042: Hiroki Yasumoto
- Pod 153: Kaoru Akiyama
Sources: nierautomata-anime.com, twitter.com/NieR_A_ANIME
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