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NieR: Automata Anime Reveals Its Theme Songs in Trailer

On the official site for the anime adaptation of the video game of Square Enix, NieR: Automatawhich will be titled NieR: Automata Ver 1.1a, a new main promotional video for the project was revealed. The video confirms that the premiere has been scheduled for January 7, 2023 in Japanwhile the platform crunchyroll will take care of its distribution in the West. In addition, it also shows a snippet of the musical themes, which include:

  • aimer will perform the opening theme titled “escalatewhile the rock band amazarashi will perform the closing theme titled “Antinomy“.

It should be noted that in an interview between the animation director of the series Ryoji Matsuyama and the creator of the video game Yoko Taro, it was explained that this project will not be a faithful adaptation of the game, but will be a completely original story, starring the iconic characters of this franchise. In its time, the game was praised for its story and themes, its gameplay, and its music. Some visual and technical problems were criticized, but sales exceeded expectations; as of July 2021, the game had sold over 6 million copies worldwide.

voice cast

  • Yui Ishikawa like 2B.
  • Natsuki Hanae like 9S.
  • hiroki yasumoto as Pod 042.
  • Kaoru Akiyama as Pod 153.

Production team

  • Ryouji Masuyama (Blend S, Darling in the FranXX, Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios A-1 Pictures.
  • Yoko Taro (Yoshinoya Kyoudai, SINoALICE, Kimi Shi ni Tamou Koto Nakare) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts, along with Ryouji Masuyama.
  • Jun Nakai (Re:CREATORS, Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri, Gin no Saji) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
  • Monach (Shangri-La Frontier, Summer Time Render, Aharen-san wa Hakarenai) is in charge of composing the soundtrack.
NieR: Automata

Synopsis for Nier: Automata

NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S and A2 and their battle to take back the machine dystopia, invaded by powerful machines. Mankind has been driven off Earth by mechanical beings from another world. In a last-ditch effort to reclaim the planet, the human resistance sends a force of android soldiers to destroy the invaders. Now, the war between the machines and the androids continues… a war that could soon reveal a long-forgotten truth of the world.

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