NieR:Automata Ver1.1a Cour 2 Reveals New Key Visual, Debuts on July 5!

They are perpetually trapped in a never-ending spiral of life and death.

The second cour of the TV anime “NieR: Automata Ver1.1a” is set to start broadcasting on July 5. Along with this announcement, a key visual has also been released.

New Key Visual:

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Original Work: NieR:Automata (Square Enix)
Director: Ryoji Masuyama
Series Composition: YOKO TARO /Ryoji Masuyama
Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Jun Nakai
Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures

NieR: Automata Ver1.1a is an action RPG produced by Square Enix and developed by PlatinumGames, originally released in 2017. The first cour of its TV anime adaptation aired in January 2023, directed and composed by Ryouji Masuyama at studio A-1 Pictures, with character designs and chief animation direction by Jun Nakai and music by MONACA.

Crunchyroll streams the series in subs and dubs, describing it as follows:

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 who 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…

This is the story of these lifeless <androids> and their endless fight for the sake of mankind.

Source: @NieR_A_ANIME

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