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.
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:
|Character||Character Voice||Previous Work|
|2B||Yui Ishikawa||Attack on Titan (Mikasa)|
|9S||Natsuki Hanae||Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card (Yuna D. Kaito)|
|Pod 042||Hiroki Yasumoto||Boruto: Naruto Next Generations (Kinshiki Otsutsuki)|
|Pod 153||Kaoru Akiyama||Re:Stage! Dream Days (Mitsuko Kanzaki)|
|Commander||Chiaki Kanou||Dinosaur King (Aki Kodai)|
|Operator 60||Keiko Isobe||6HP – Six Hearts Princess Special|
|Operator 210||Meari Hatsumi||Debut|
|Pascal||Aoi Yuki||My Hero Academia (Tsuyu Asui)|
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:
|Staff||Member Name||Previous Work|
|Director||Ryouji Masuyama||Great Pretender, Evangelion 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance|
|Character Designer||Jun Nakai||Tokyo Majin, Silver Spoon|
|Series Composer||Ryouji Masuyama, Yoko Taro||NieR: Automata (Original Game Director) (Taro)|
|Music Composer||MONACA||Death 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