The NieR:Automata anime adaptation has revealed a new visual and trailer titled ‘Promotion File 003: Bunker’. Studio A-1 Pictures is in charge of the production, and the official title of the anime is NieR:Automata Ver1.1a. The new visual and trailer feature the YoRHA Squadron Commander, voiced by Chiaki Kano. Keiko Isobe will voice Operator 6O, while Meari Hatsumi will voice Operator 21O, all three are reprising the roles from the game. Watch the new trailer:
Also check out the new visual, featuring the commander:
The previously released trailers and visuals featured 2B voiced by Yui Ishikawa is voicing 2B and 9S voiced by Natsuki Hanae. 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.