The upcoming NieR:Automata Ver1.1a anime unveiled a new trailer along with information about the opening and ending theme songs during the anime’s pre-recorded special program streamed on YouTube on Wednesday. The cast members and producers attended: Yui Ishikawa (2B), Natsuki Hanae (9S), Kaoru Akiyama (Pod 153), Yosuke Saito (Square Enix producer), and Shota Fuji (A-1 Pictures producer). The stream was originally supposed to be broadcast on December 11, but it was postponed due to production issues. Studio A-1 Pictures is animating the adaptation of Yoko Taro’s game. The anime unveiled a new trailer along with its January 7 premiere date last weekend.
Aimer is performing the opening theme song “escalate”, while amazarashi is singing the ending theme song “Antinomy.” Both the opening and the ending songs can be heard in the new NieR:Automata Ver1.1a trailer:
You can check the anime’s “Newest Information Announcement Special Program” below:
Crunchyroll will be streaming the anime and describes the plot as:
The distant future, 5012. The sudden aerial invasion of Earth by <Aliens> and their creations <Machine Lifeforms> led mankind to the brink of extinction. The surviving number of humans who took refuge on the moon to organize a counterattack using <android> soldiers to recapture Earth. However, the war reaches a stalemate as the <Machine Lifeforms> continue to multiply infinitely. In turn, humanity deploys a new unit of android soldiers as an ultimate weapon: YoRHa. Newly dispatched to Earth 2B joins 9S, the analyst currently stationed there, where amid their mission, they encounter a myriad of mysterious phenomena… This is the story of these lifeless <androids> and their endless fight for the sake of mankind.