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NieR: Automata Ver 1.1a Anime 2nd Season Confirmed

NieR Automata Ver 1.1a Anime Screenshot

After the release of episodes nine to 12 on July 23rd, animation studio Aniplex and Crunchyroll have officially confirmed that the TV anime adaptation NieR: Automata Ver 1.1a will return for a second season. Here’s the latest trailer:

The first season premiered on January 7th. If you were avidly waiting for the weekly episode release, you’ve probably heard of the multiple production schedule delays due to COVID-19. Episode 12 is set to conclude the first series, and there’s still no information on when the second season will air.

To recap, read the anime’s plot summary below from Anime News Network.

NieR: Automata Ver 1.1a Story (Season 1)

In 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 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.

NieR: Automata is on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. The entire first season of the anime is now available to stream on Crunchyroll.

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Tin Manuel

Tin Manuel

Tin is a Graphic Designer by the day & an adventurer in whatever game she is playing at night. She gets giddy talking about RPG games (specifically JRPGs), new releases, and loves almost every female protagonist. She loves animals but has a great fondness towards pugs & shibas. She’s forgetful at times but she will never forget Aerith’s death in 480p.

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