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NieR: Automata Anime Puts Spotlight on Pascal in New Teaser

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A new teaser trailer has arrived for NieR: Automata Ver1.1a, the upcoming anime adaptation based on Yoko Taro’s hit NieR: Automata game. This one highlights pacifist robot Pascal, with Aoi Yuki officially set to reprise the voice role.

Pascal visual:

Here’s how Square Enix describes the original game:

The distant future… 

Invaders from another world attack without warning, unleashing a new type of threat: weapons known as “machine lifeforms.” In the face of this insurmountable threat, mankind is driven from Earth and takes refuge on the Moon.

The Council of Humanity organizes a resistance of android soldiers in an effort to take back their planet. To break the deadlock, the Resistance deploys a new unit of android infantry: YoRHa .

In the forsaken wasteland below, the war between the machines and the androids rages on. A war that is soon to unveil the long-forgotten truth of this world…

Ryouji Masuyama is directing the NieR: Automata Ver1.1a anime, which is being produced by A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online). It’s currently scheduled to premiere in January 2023.

Via Comic Natalie