Anime News NieR: Automata Ver1.1a

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a PV5 and Visual reveals Adam and Eve!

The anime adaptation of the action role-playing game NieR: Automata is approaching TV screens in January 2023. The anime has just released a new promotional video introducing two new characters.

The official website for NieR: Automata Ver1.1a has released a short promotional video titled “Promotion File 005”. The video displays two new characters – Adam and Eve. A key visual featuring the duo has also been released along with the video.

アニメ『NieR:Automata Ver1.1a』Promotion File 005:アダム/イヴ
Animation “NieR:Automata Ver1.1a” Promotion File 005: Adam/Eve

Daisuke Namikawa (Mikage in 07-Ghost) will be voicing Adam, and Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Zenon in Black Clover) will be voicing Eve. The two characters are machine lifeforms but highly resemble humans or androids. Adam and Eve will be the antagonists of the series.

The official website had previously revealed the following cast. Here’s the list of who plays whom in the series:

CharacterCharacter VoicePrevious Work
2BYui IshikawaAttack on Titan (Mikasa)
9SNatsuki HanaeCardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card (Yuna D. Kaito)
Pod 042Hiroki YasumotoBoruto: Naruto Next Generations (Kinshiki Otsutsuki)
Pod 153Kaoru AkiyamaRe:Stage! Dream Days (Mitsuko Kanzaki)
CommanderChiaki KanouDinosaur King (Aki Kodai)
Operator 60Keiko Isobe6HP – Six Hearts Princess Special
Operator 210Meari HatsumiDebut
PascalAoi YukiMy Hero Academia (Tsuyu Asui)
NieR: Automata Ver1.1a PV5 and Visual reveals Adam and Eve!
Adam and Eve Key Visual | Source: Official Website

A-1 Pictures, who produced the earlier seasons of The Seven Deadly Sins, will be producing the anime. The core staff members are listed below:

StaffMember NamePrevious Work
DirectorRyouji MasuyamaGreat Pretender, Evangelion 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
Character DesignerJun NakaiTokyo Majin, Silver Spoon
Series ComposerRyouji Masuyama, Yoko TaroNieR: Automata (Original Game Director) (Taro)
Music ComposerMONACADeath March to The Parallel World Rhapsody

NieR: Automata was well-received by gamers and is still loved by them. Let’s hope that the anime lives up to the hype as well as the popularity that the RPG game has got.

About NieR: Automata Ver1.1a

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a is the anime adaptation of the popular 2017 action-fantasy RPG game NieR: Automata. A-1 Pictures will be producing the series. The first season will air on January 8, 2023.

The game tells the story of androids 2B, 9S, and A2 and their battle to reclaim the machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful machines. Humanity is on the brink of extinction, with few having fled to the moon.


Source: Official Website

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