The NieR:Automata anime adaptation has revealed a trailer titled ‘Promotion File 008’ and confirmed a January 7, 2023 premiere date. Studio A-1 Pictures is in charge of the animation, and the official title of the anime is NieR:Automata Ver1.1a. The new trailer is mainly action featuring 2B voiced by Yui Ishikawa and 9S voiced by Natsuki Hanae. Watch the new trailer:
The previously released trailers and visuals featured 2B and 9S. Atsumi Tanezaki voices Lily, Daisuke Namikawa and Tatsuhisa Suzuki voice Adam and Eve, Ayaka Suwa voices A2. Chiaki Kano will voice the YoRHA Squadron Commander, while Keiko Isobe will voice Operator 6O and Meari Hatsumi will voice Operator 21O. Hiroki Yasumoto and Kaoru Akiyama are voicing pods 042 and 152 respectively, while the staff for the NieR:Automata anime includes:
- Director: Ryoji Masuyama
- Series Composition: Ryoji Masuyama and Taro Yoko
- Character Design / Chief Animation Director: Jun Nakai
- Music: Monaca
- Animation: A-1 Pictures
The official description for the story of the NieR:Automata game:
NieR:Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 and their battle to reclaim the machine-driven dystopia overrun by powerful machines.
Humanity has been driven from the Earth by mechanical beings from another world. In a final effort to take back the planet, the human resistance sends a force of android soldiers to destroy the invaders. Now, a war between machines and androids rages on… A war that could soon unveil a long-forgotten truth of the world.