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NieR:Automata Ver1.1a Part 2 Kicks Off July 5


July 2024 premiere plans were recently announced for the second part of the Nier:Automata Ver 1.1a anime, and now a concrete launch date has been confirmed. According to the anime’s staff, the second cours is set to go live on July 5.

A full version of the new key visual from Jun Nakai, who serves as the anime’s character designer and chief animation director, was also shared:

Ryouji Masuyama is directing the NieR: Automata Ver1.1a anime, which is being produced by A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online) and is available to stream on Crunchyroll.


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.

Via Anime News Network