During the event Aniplex Online Festival 2022 More information regarding the previously announced anime adaptation of the video game was revealed from Square Enix Y Platinum Games, NieR: Automata. Undoubtedly the highlight is a couple of promotional videos posted on the official Aniplex channel to introduce the main characters of the drama, B2 and S9.
In addition, it was announced that this series will be released in January 2023 and that the studio in charge of its production will be no less than Pictures A-1is recognized in the industry for being a franchise animation house Sword Art online.
Finally, in a mutual interview that took place between the animation director of the series Ryoji Matsuyama and the creator of the game Yoko Taroit was mentioned that this project will not be a faithful adaptation of the game but that it will be a new story, starring the iconic characters of this franchise.
2 new videos for the series were also released.
Production of the video game began in 2014, with the creator of the series Yoko Tarothe producer Yusuke Saito and the main composer Keiichi Okabe returning to their respective roles, and the artist Akihiko Yoshida in charge of character design. The game was praised for its story and themes, its gameplay, and its music. Some visual and technical issues were criticized, but sales exceeded expectations; as of July 2021, the game had sold more than 6 million copies worldwide.
Voice was cast
- Yu Ishikawa like 2B.
- Natsuki Hanae like 9S.
- The series will be directed by Ryoji Matsuyama in the studios Pictures A-1.
- Matsuyama also participate in the composition process of the side-by-side series Yoko Taro.
- Jun Nakai He will be in charge of character design and will also be the animation director.
- The composer will lead the soundtrack Monaco.
Summary of Nier: Automata
NieR: Automata tells the story of androids 2B, 9S, and A2 and their battle to reclaim the machine dystopia, overrun by powerful machines. Humanity has been driven from Earth by mechanical beings from another world. In a last ditch effort to reclaim the planet, the human resistance sends in a force of android soldiers to destroy the invaders. Now, the war between the machines and the androids continues… A war that could reveal the world’s long-forgotten truth.
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