Square Enix Manga & Books announced that the prequel manga of the video game NieR:Automata will be getting an English release in December 2022. The manga YoRHa – Pearl Harbor Descent Record is written by Yoko Taro and illustrated by Megumu Soramichi. English cover still hasn’t been finalized, but you can check out the English one below:
Yoko Taro is a Japanese video game director and scriptwriter known for creating the Drakengard game franchise and NieR spin-offs. On the other hand, Megumi Soramichi is a manga artist known for adapting the anime series Zombie Land Saga into manga. The prequel manga is based on the musical stage play titled YoRHa scripted by Yoko Taro. It serves as a backstory for the characters A2 and Anemone and is set in the same universe as Nier: Automata.
A manga series set in the universe of the award-winning, post-apocalyptic action RPG NieR:Automata!Square Enix Manga & Books
The distant future. Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing a new type of threat: weapons known as “machine lifeforms.” In the face of this insurmountable threat, mankind is driven from Earth and takes refuge on the Moon.
It is the year 11941, and the long war against the machines rages on. In an attempt to break the deadlock, the Council of Humanity forms a new infantry unit of female androids: YoRHa. Deployed to the planet’s surface, these soldiers now fight to recapture Earth for the glory of mankind…
Among other Square Enix announced for this year are:
- The Girl I Like Forgot Her Glasses Vol. 1 (manga)
- Tokyo Aliens Vol 1. (manga)
- NieR Art – Kazuma Koda Art Collection (art book)
- FINAL FANTASY XIV: Chronicles of Light (novel)
- FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE: Material Ultimania Plus (art book)
- FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE: Traces of Two Pasts (novel)
Source: Square Enix Manga & Books Official Website
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