NieR:Automata Ver 1. 1a Anime 2nd Cour Announced

Crunchyroll is currently streaming the anime. 

nier automata cour 2

On Sunday, a trailer announcing the second cour of the NieR:Automata Ver 1. 1a anime confirmed that the production of the second cour has been green-lit.

The anime originally premiered on January 7, however, episode 4 was delayed from January 28 to February 18 due to COVID-19.

The anime was delayed again from episode 9 and further in March. COVID-19 was cited to be the cause this time as well.

The staff for the anime includes:

  • Director: Ryouji Masuyama
  • Series Composition: Ryouji Masuyama, Yoko Taro
  • Chief Animation Director, Character Design: Jun Nakai
  • Music: MONACA

Crunchyroll is currently streaming the anime.

Square Enix describes the original game’s story as:

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.

Source: ANN